Ben's Cave, Lucayan National Park

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The mysterious and enchanting Ben's Cave attracts many visitors with its clear, turquoise water and interesting history. Lush bromeliad and orchid trees cover this hidden gem, where the remains of Lucayan Indians were found preserved under rocks in fresh water 2 m (6 ft) deep. The caves' pool consists of a layer of fresh water sitting atop salt water, while the passages within the cave extend 900 m (3000 ft) horizontally. See bats hanging from the ceiling and fish swimming in the water. You can scuba diving in the cave, under the guidance of an authorized dive instructor. Add Ben's Cave to your Grand Bahama Island travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Grand Bahama Island trip itinerary builder app .
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  • This was the best cave we visited in the park. It's a step staircase down and room for about 25 people down in the cave which has crystal clear sweetwater with fish in it. Looks very nice.  more »
  • Part of the short trail in the Lucayan National Park, this is a awesomely beautiful site and very photogenic! Curving staircase down to the water, and if you go at the right time of the year, you will...  more »
  • Amazing place, worth visiting! It was good to hear the story of it and see the nature around. There was surprising warm when compared to other caves I have visited.  more »

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