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Guadirikiri Caves, Arikok National Park

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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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  • 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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  • This cave is open to the public. They do ask that you not use flashlights because they disturb the bats. There are holes in the top of the cave that allow light to enter. Some portions are darker and ...  more »
  • We took a day tour of the island that included exploring the caves. This turned out to be one of the highlights of the tour.  more »
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  • 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!
  • 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. ****
  • Worth the stop, for the petroglyphs.
  • Great place to learn, very important to the story to the entrance of the cave
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