Animal Flower Cave, Saint Lucy Parish

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Explore the only accesible sea cave on Barbados, Animal Flower Cave, named after the sea anemones that inhabit its pools. Discovered in 1780 by English explorers who were sailing in the area, the cave features a coral floor that's more than 400,000 years old. Descend the coral steps, built in 1912, that lead down through the cave's roof. From there you may admire the cave's rock formations that differ in color due to oxidation. View the vibrant sea anemone, swim in the deep pool in the chamber, or take in ocean views from the mouth of the cave. Put Animal Flower Cave at the forefront of your travel plans using our Saint Lucy Parish trip planner .
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  • The cliffs at North Point will take your breath away, the ocean crashing against and through the open holes were awesome. Climbed down into the Animal Flower Cave (an adventure in itself!) and entered...  more »
  • The Animal Flower Cave on the Northern point of Barbados is a "must see" attraction. Our tour guide enhanced the tour of the caves with history, humor and imagination. Wear water shoes or other approp...  more »
  • We didn’t go into the cavess but throughly enjoyed the spectacular views. Had the ubiquitous rum lunch made by a really hysterical guy who showed us how to mak the ‘real ting’, Totally recommend makin...  more »
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  • Great attraction in Barbados. Good day trip especially for children. Great experience for adults also. I had a great time sharing this experience with my nephews who were visiting Barbados for the first time. Their facial expressions were priceless as we walked through the trial. In additional to the gardens there is also a pet zoo.
  • Awesome cave adventure and well worth the drive. Swim in the cave and look at beautiful views. There is a gift shop, small shop with things to eat and drink. Beautiful cliff-side walks and views in addition to the cave.
  • It a beautiful place there is a restaurant to get something to eat. The flowers are breathtaking. To view of the horizon is amazing the breeze is refreshing the sea is spectacular. Wow it's an awesome experience.
  • Off the beaten track but worth the drive if you are a fan of rugged yet dramatic coastline. Not ideal for swimming but as a relaxation spot it is ideal. Local handicraft is on sale by various craftsman on the island.
  • One of the most interesting places you can go to in Barbados. Everything about this place is beautiful. We had the joy of having the cave to ourselves as there were no tourists at the time. You can go swimming in the last pool, even though it is cold, I highly suggust doing it.
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