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“Caves were interesting once you get to them”
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Harrison's Cave
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Harrison's Cave Tour in Barbados
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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!
Croydon, United Kingdom
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“Caves were interesting once you get to them”
Reviewed April 30, 2014

We visited the cave as part of a small tour group. Having arrived, only 1 of the 3 lifts were working so getting to the centre took a few trips, and once we were in the "Cave Interpretation Centre" our guide left us to it. There were no instructions from the staff about the tour, so we wandered about the 'information centre' with quite poor technology (some repetitive videos and unresponsive touch screens).

We were finally led into a theatre where we watched a 10 minute video on Barbados, which was actually quite informative. Once the video ended, another tour group were led in, sat down, then the tour guides quickly led all of us (our group and the new group) onto the trams to see the caves. The new tour group didn't see the video at all.

The tram down into the caves was a better experience, even if it felt a little like a rollercoaster without any seatbelts. The guide made an effort to speak slowly and clearly so we got a good idea of the cave layout & formations, although she did not seem enthusiastic.

Overall I found the experience a little lacking having been to the salt mines in Austria which were much better, but it still made for an interesting excursion.

Visited April 2014
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“Excellent break from the beach”
Reviewed April 27, 2014

We, a family of four (kids aged 8 and 11), opted for the walking tour, accompanied by guide, and were not dissapointed! The tour took 1 1/2 hours and we got to know a lot about the history how Barbados evolved and about how the cave was discovered. Time flew by and we really enjoyed it. We had a very enthusiastic and knowlegdeable guide, Sean, who we can warmly recommend.

Visited April 2014
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“Outstanding scenes.”
Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

A very pleasant surprise as I had modest expectations but took my 8 year old Grandsons and 20 year old daughter and friend. All loved it. Definitely worth it. Not my first cave but one of the best. Excellent guided tour.

Visited May 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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“Must Do Activity - Fun, Cool and More”
Reviewed April 23, 2014

I'm not really big on caves, however, I've been to quite a few because of a family member. This is both one of the best and easiest caving experiences. It was also great to see underground rivers and waterfalls.

It's a fun activity. Caves are cool. And they've made this a terrific educational experience for kids - not boring at all.

Taking the tram ride makes it exceptionally easy for people to visit, and our tour guide gave clear explanations for everything. It's expensive, but I'd recommend getting it into your budget for your trip.

Visited April 2014
1 Thank Kai R
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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“A good couple of hours”
Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

The grounds are small but a nice place to walk around the journey around the caves was ok but car kept moving when you wanted to take a pic, not the biggest caves in the world but worth a visit a bit expensive for the amount of time your in the caves

Visited April 2014
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