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Hato Caves

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Address: F. D. Rooseveltweg | Willemstad Netherlands Antilles, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: +599 9 868 0379
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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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US$63.99*
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Ostrich Farm and HATO Caves Combo Adventure
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Beach and Eco Tour of Curacao

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Unusual caves

We enjoyed our brief tour. The only disappointing thing was not being allowed to take pictures. Not sure why. There are so many caves in the world it seemed odd to be prevented... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
stonesx7
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High Springs, Florida
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High Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our brief tour. The only disappointing thing was not being allowed to take pictures. Not sure why. There are so many caves in the world it seemed odd to be prevented from taking photos

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Richmond, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Interesting tour, fun guides! This cave is warm, so be prepared and there are lots of steps up to and down from the cave. Not horrible, but if you have issues with steps, you may want to think about this. Very informative and fun.

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1 Thank dragonfly88700
South Florida, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The caves were interesting as part of the history of the island, but really not a must see. You can get through them in a short period of time. Once inside, there isn't too many variances in the cave that are fascinating. A guide will point out a few random formations that require a far fetched imagination. Be aware, you... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide was absolutely OK, but the caves cannot be considered extremely beautiful or interesting compared to those in other destinations. However, if you want to do something during your stay it is an option.

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Puerto Rico, Caribbean
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting place to interact with nature and learn a little about the formation of the caribbean islands and the african culture in it. Sadly you can not take pictures in most beautiful places.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a visit, these caves really exceed both of our expectations. The cave system was very large, and the lighting they did in it was done very well that you could pick up on details, without it seeming like you weren't in a cave. The tour guide was good, but because he had to speak in 3 languages for... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Hato cave as part of a day trip. Bit of a climb up to the cave entrance. There were 49 steps. Not for those with mobility issues. Cave was large once inside and extremely hot. They had fans to help cool you but still very hot, Would not allow you to take pictures inside except for at one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to a lot of caves in my lifetime, but most when I was a young kid, so decided to visit one again. Our guide - I forget his name :-( - really made the trip. He was a wealth of knowledge and told us all about the history of the caves and how they were used as a... More 

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2 Thank WeirdNJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was very nice and provided a lot of interesting history. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and impressed everyone with their ability to conduct the tour in a wide range of languages.

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Thank Zackary E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit. We took an excursion from our cruise ship which included a tour of the caves. So beautiful and we also saw lizards, iguanas, and birds during the trip.

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