Harrison's Cave, Saint Thomas Parish

4.4
#1 of 10 in Nature in Barbados
Venture into an ancient subterranean limestone cavern at Harrison's Cave. Officially only explored in 1970, it has been developed into a tourist-friendly site, with lighting and trails throughout. Witness bizarre rock formations sculpted over millennia by unseen forces, as you walk under hanging stalactites and around protruding stalagmites. Wander past brightly hued pools, and take a tram to the lowest point of the caves to witness a majestic, buried waterfall. See Harrison's Cave and all Saint Thomas Parish has to offer by arranging your trip with our Saint Thomas Parish road trip planning website .
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  • We were fortunate to be taken here by Marson, our wonderful taxi driver. The visit was well worth it. We were greeted by Hyacinth who showed us a video and then escorted us to our electric buggy. We w...  more »
  • A very interesting tour which everyone will like will go again friendly staff that went out of their way to make sure we had a great time  more »
  • The caves are well worth a visit. This natural phenomenon is magical and the guides are very good. There is plenty of time allowed for photo opportunities. The tour is well organised and the stalactit...  more »
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  • One of the great natural beauties of Barbados. We took the tram tour, which is definitely preferable for those who do not want to crawl around on their knees for three hours. The tram tour tour is 4t minutes long, and has two stops where you are allowed to get off and take pictures while walking around a little bit. Helmets must be worn at all times while inside the cave, but they are provided. I would definitely like to return to do the three hour tour, but that could just be because I'm the adventurous one in my family!
  • Amazing cave! More of a cave town or city filled with ancient stalactites and stalagmites. Very tour guides, safe warm cave. They have a range of tours depending on your comfort level in small spaces.
  • Beautiful setting, beautiful grounds and a beautiful natural cave. First thing I would note is to get a taxi or drive for a smooth worry-free journey, don't rely on public transport to get to the cave - and apparently it's still a bit of a walk once off the bus so make sure you account for travel in costs and save the hassle. And make sure you PRINT your tickets for entry. Mobile tickets are NOT accepted. Once inside the grounds I couldn't fault anything! Service, tour guide, staff... all friendly and welcoming. The tram ride was fun, perfect for those that may have difficulties walking long distances. The photos tell the rest of the story but nothing can compare to seeing it with your own eyes... its beauty is breathtaking!
  • Beautiful cave that can be enjoyed while being driven around! Take the time to explore the grounds before or after the cave tour. The gully is beautiful, lots of critters to spot and keep your eyes open for green monkeys! Sit at the front! You will see more and get better pictures!
  • The Harrison caves are definitely worth the trip. It was very cool to go almost a mile underground and hear the history of the caves. We took the tram tour which was great. I'd like to go back and take the walking tour and get up close and personal.
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