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“An interesting tour”
Review of Harrison's Cave

Harrison's Cave
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Harrison's Cave Tour from Bridgetown
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Owner description: Located in the central uplands of Barbados, is a magnificent attraction with a world class property and unmatched beauty anywhere else in the Caribbean. Harrison's Cave is a massive underground cave stream system, with awesome caverns and crystallized formations. Enjoy an unparalleled underground experience as you journey aboard a tram, past clear streams and cascading waterfalls. This phenomenal underground attraction, is one of Barbados’ premier visitor attractions, truly a must see when on vacation.Enjoy an unparalleled underground experience on one of our tours. On the Tram Tour you will journey aboard a tram, past clear streams and cascading waterfalls on a guided, driven tour of the caves awesome caverns. Looking for more adventure? The Eco-Adventure Tour is perfect for nature enthusiasts. Trek along our scenic gully trail before embarking on this amazing underground exploration; crawling and climbing as you traverse some of the caves natural passages.With other exciting tours also available, including our Scenic Gully tours, Walk- In Cave Tours, the amazing educational programs like the Harrison’s Cave Bat Program and Technical tour, Harrison’s Cave offers visitors to Barbados an entire new world to discover in one attraction.Unearth the Adventure!
Reviewed July 11, 2013

Not only do you get driven around the caves in an electric train, but you get a very interesting talk about them. It is nice and cool down there and very pretty. The waterfalls and lakes are especially lovely, but very, very deep, so be careful.

There is the obligatory gift shop once you are back on the surface but they have some nice souvenirs. It doesnt take all that long for this tour, but Welchmans Gully is nearby, and so is Bathsheba, so you could make a day of it!

Thank Jill G
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

If you like caves, but have not been able to do many of them because of the fact that you are or are traveling with older people or young kids, here is a cave you can enjoy because the main tour is on an electric tram. They have really worked the premises so that it's nice and professional. We traveled in a large party with 8 kids (aged 2 to 16) and 9 adults (aged 40 to 70) and therefore this provided the perfect opportunity to sit and enjoy without worrying about slipping or hurting ourselves. The price is a bit steep ($31/adults, $15/kids up to age 13), but they've done a great job on this attraction.

They point out the original entrance and parts of where the first explorers spelunked and I can safely say that I'm glad I didn't have to do that! It's not the most fabulous cave you'll ever see, but it is interesting and they do have a short video at the beginning that explains the geology of Barbados and how it was not formed as part of volcanic activity like most of the rest of the Caribbean islands. It's an outlier for sure, and it's very interesting in how it happened!

As far as attractions go, it's a nice stop on an all day tour.

Thank friendlygardens
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Just got back from our trip...
We opted for the Eco-Adventure tour over the standard tram ride. Please note, you need to book in advance. The tour is also $100 US vs. $30 for the tram ride.

The tour started with putting on some equipment then walking down through the gully. Our tour guides, Barry and Jamar, pointed out different plants, flowers, and animals. We saw our first green monkey of the trip!

The hike down the gully and around some of the paths took maybe 45 minutes. Then we joined up with the larger tram group in the viewing center / cave entrance to watch a video on the cave's formation.

After that, we turned on our headlamps and started our walk down the cave. We had a blast and our great tour guides made the trip fun and informative. You do get wet and muddy and some parts of the tour require some real exertion (crawling on your belly for 5 minutes). The entire tour took about 3.5 hours.

The tour was a highlight of our trip versus what I think would've been "just okay" had we done the tram ride.

I would recommend this for moderately fit adults and teens. Probably not suited for children.

Thank jimboski93
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

This place is amazing. Cannot describe it as you must just go visit it for yourselves. You are taken into the caves by a tram and you go 180 feet down. Not scary as you don't realise this. the rock formations and walls are something you don't see everyday. The pools and roof formations are incredible. Go visit as it's worth it.

Thank bebbles
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

If you have been to other caves, Harrison's Cave is not spectacular. You just sit and enjoy the open tram ride. Only 2-3 short stops. I wish they added a stop where we can go in the water. Their other tour, the eco-tour, does go in the water but it is long and there is to crawl in some spots.

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