Guadirikiri Caves, Arikok National Park

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#8 of 15 in Nature in Aruba
Head to Guadirikiri Caves and find a dark and damp environment stretching an impressive 492 ft (100 m) into the mountain. The cave features two chambers, traditional Arikok cave drawings, stalagmites and stalactites, hundred of bats, and sun light piercing through holes in the cave's roof. According to legend, the daughter of an Indian chief fell in love and was imprisoned here by her disapproving father. A visit to Guadirikiri Caves represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Arikok National Park itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • August 9, 2017
    We rented a jeep to enjoy the day at the park. Our first stop was to check out the caves. Cool experience. There are bats in the caves. They are flying around the entire time. Didn't bother us though....  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    This cave is in the Arikok park. Easy to access, and possible to work around inside. Flashlight needed, but easy walk.  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    This cave has the distinction of being not so dark as the Fontein cave, because that gets sunlight on some of their cameras. The rest is dark and bats. It is not healthy to risk to their profunidades by guano from these critters that is toxic to humans and because you don't see anything.
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  • December 26, 2016
    Big cave with lots of rooms and easy to navigate as a couple big rooms have skylights (holes in ceiling to outside...). Signs reminding you to be quiet since bats live inside, which we saw plenty of!
  • March 28, 2015
    The notable Guadirikiri Cave got my particular attention for its two large dome-shaped chambers illuminated by the sunlight streaming through holes in the roof of the cave. The cave extends for about 100 feet. So I needed a flashlight to explore this spot gem. ****
  • January 2, 2016
    Worth the stop, for the petroglyphs.
  • October 16, 2016
    Great place to learn, very important to the story to the entrance of the cave
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  • January 14, 2017
    Excellent, too good...
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