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“A nice side track if you have time”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Cueva del Milodon

Cueva del Milodon
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$199.00*
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Full-Day Tour of Torres del Paine National Park from Puerto Natales
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
London, United Kingdom
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“A nice side track if you have time”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

The set of caves are quite far apart so if you're walking you need to give yourself a couple of hours to see it all. It was interesting, especially to find out about the history of the area but unless you're very interested in caves it won't be an all time high.

Visited December 2011
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Cava De' Tirreni, Italy
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“Interesting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2012

If you're interested about the legend of this giant bear, you should stop and have a visit inside his cave. You'll find it before entering the National Park, about an hour after you left Puerto Natales

Visited October 2011
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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“A literary cave”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2012

Besides the cave`s own merits as the home of many interesting fossils, very entertaining stalagmites (that curve due to the wind), and an interesting geological history, this cave is where the piece of Mylodon skin that inspired Bruce Chatwin's travel book In Patagonia came from. Anyone visiting Patagonia should read that book, and anyone visiting Puerto Natales should visit the cave for that very reason!

Visited March 2012
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Brasilia-DF
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“We expected more!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2012

In the same first full day tour to Torres del Paine, in the beginning of the morning visit to the Milodon Cave. Perhaps the very cold morning, not enjoyed a lot! But the landscape of the dawning day worth it!

Visited April 2012
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Ridgefield, CT
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“A very cool cave!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2012

This cave is quite large and shallow but fun to explore. The museum attached to the cave is quite informative. The remains of the animal discovered in the cave is called the Milodon. The town of Puerto Natales has a carved one outside one of the stores.

Visited January 2012
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