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Hato Caves

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Address: F. D. Rooseveltweg | Willemstad Netherlands Antilles, Willemstad, Curacao
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+599 9 868 0379
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Old coral reefs exposed when the sea receded.

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The Hato Caves are an outstanding example of a limestone formation.These caves at over 200,000 years old, are apparently the biggest and most prominent caves on the island. Our... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Brenda K
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Iroquois, Canada
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Only guided visits, but the guide will squeeze every little detail and make it a 50 minutes tour. Won't go back, but I recommend for a rainy day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour was super interesting and our tour guide was SO fun! Beware though, lots of stairs at first and you do walk through a bat cave.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Takes about an hour to tour. Interesting, we did it with a whole package of caves, rum factory and downtown area.

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Iroquois, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Hato Caves are an outstanding example of a limestone formation.These caves at over 200,000 years old, are apparently the biggest and most prominent caves on the island. Our tour guide was excellent and indeed we did see the long-nose bats on the day we visited. I will however mention that there are many rough steps often covered with a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've never been to warm caves before and this was a cool one. The tour guide did a great job of letting us explore and soak in the moment as well as telling us stories and giving us history. There is one place where you can take pictures (where natural light comes in) otherwise you are not allowed to.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an okay spot to visit, doesn't take a lot of time and it is kind of interesting. We stopped as we had rented a car to drive around the island. It's a nominal fee to get in and the caves are pretty cool. It 's short tour, 20 minutes maybe, but you see some different rooms, a cave... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cave tour is a nice hour or so diversion from other activities although it turned to be much shorter than anticipated especially when the time it took for the solo tour guide to repeat whatever information she needed to convey in three languages. Thankfully, once you have ascended the 49 steps up to the cavern entry, the trek through... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The caves are small and for those who have been to US caves in Virginia this cave is a mere a baby cave

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our best experiences on the island. A self-guided nature walk that teaches about the plants and birds on Curacao. Then the cave tour - which takes abut an hour.

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Thank David N
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The caves are cool, really they are. Unfortunately they have one guide take people of multiple languages so you wait 15 minutes before you even understand what you are looking at. Would be better if they had plaques or something to describe what you're seeing so you don't have to wait so long.

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