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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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  • There are several chambers and some fruit bats (said to not carry rabies and eat plants so don't panic). The odd one flutters about on occasion but not any significant number. The request is to not di...  more »
  • This was the second of two caves we wanted our group to see in our Aruban adventure. While the famed Fontein Cave is cool and definitely should also be visited during your Arikok visit, we found these...  more »
  • This cave is inside Arikok National Park and we stopped here while exploring with a UTV that we had rented. The cave has multiple large chambers with light streaming through the ceiling of several roo...  more »
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  • 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. ****
  • It is more attractive than fontein. More light through the hole in the Center. At the beginning it is obscure carry a flashlight
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  • Great place to learn, very important to the story to the entrance of the cave
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  • Excellent... If they carry camera carry great angular... excellent photos
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  • Worth the stop, for the petroglyphs.