Ben's Cave, Lucayan National Park

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#2 of 10 in Nature in Grand Bahama Island
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 limestone sinkhole is an opening to an extensive cave system underlying much of the island. Located in Lucayan National Park, along the trail on the island side of the park. A circular staircase ...  more »
  • This cave in Lucayan National Park consisting of the National Park, there is a car park, toilets, for the passage of a local aborigine coast 5 dollars per person, better come up to five in the evening, then the Sun already sets and becomes dark. There are three grottoes (caves) with a convenient passage for them (there are stairs). recommend. It's certainly not underground caves of the Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico), but also an interesting natural phenomenon.
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  • The cave is part of an underground system of caves that reaches the sea. with special permissions you can swim in some places.
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