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Hato Caves, Willemstad

Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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4/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web
Once home to the Amerindian Arawaks 1500 years ago, Hato Caves still contain many of the petroglyphs left behind by their original inhabitants. A comfortable, paved trail leads you deep into the Earth, winding through stalagmites, stalactites, and other bizarre rock formations. You’ll have a guide on hand to relay stories of how man's relationship with the caves has evolved over time, while also explaining the geology behind the caves' formation. With steep paths and steps, entering the caves can present difficulties for people with mobility issues. A visit to Hato Caves represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Curacao itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Something to see, the tour was very informative . I do not want to say to much to spoil the tour ,worth going to see. 
  • First of all, the price was extremely reasonable. When we arrived, we were able to buy tickets straight away, no waiting. Before the tour started we were given a guide to the "Indian Trail".... a nice...  read more »
  • very nice places the view inside is great. Prices for visit is very good The walk in the garden is owsome 
  • Great adventure. Our tour guide was very good. The story about slaves living there was very interesting. Please know there isn't a long set of steps you have to go up to get to the start of the tour. Once inside you will be amazed by the side of the rooms. Definitely worth seeing.
  • Highly interesting cave tour with a congenial tour-guide. Dress lightly because it gets hot and humid down there. You can't take pictures for most of the tour but they do allow it at one grand light filled spot in the cavern.
  • Caves are cool and your guide is energetic. Definitely worth seeing
  • part of a cruise trip excursion, it was worth to visit. Short guided tour through the caves, but the guide was fun and knowledgeable.
  • I have seen many caves in many different parts of the world. This one ranks among the most interesting in terms of variety of formations, and history. Out guide had a great sense of humor as well as being knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and informative. Be aware, however, that access is up a relatively steep staircase, the inside of the cave will be humid and hot because air does not circulate freely even though there are some fans at strategic places. You will also see some fruit bats--harmless of course. Still, definitely worth the time and money.
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