Grotte de Hortense, Ile Des Pins

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#6 of 7 in Parks in Ile Des Pins
Discover a bit of regional history by visiting Grotte de Hortense, a cave where a local chief's wife once hid to escape intertribal conflict in 1855. Access to the cave requires a short hike through the rainforest. A path leads visitors to the large mouth of the cave, naturally decorated with eye-catching stalactites. Take a flashlight if you want to venture farther in than a few steps, and remember to wear sturdy hiking shoes suitable for wet paths. See Grotte de Hortense and all Ile Des Pins has to offer by arranging your trip with our Ile Des Pins trip builder site .
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  • Is less people who, really, is a mystery. Mystery cave coming out if I went walking through the Woods and keep walking in that beautiful light will come through. This is really recommended.
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  • Thank you has our young guide who introduces the history of the island and thank you has the kindness of her grandmother.
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  • There are several caves on the island we decide to make one and c was the one above. Walk in the rainforest to access. Very nice but careful soil sliding into the cave. Not really possible to go far inside as dangerous, but it remains impressive view from the outside
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