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Hato Caves

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Address: F. D. Rooseveltweg | Willemstad Netherlands Antilles, Willemstad, Curacao
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Old coral reefs exposed when the sea receded.

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Interesting visit!

Very friendly, nice and interesting explanation. First expirience of a cave where temperature is even warm as outside.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
tantan3591
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Willemstad, Curacao
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Hato Caves before going to the airport. There is a steep set of stairs that you have to climb to get to the caves entrance. The tour was very informative and full of interesting facts! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. You are only allowed to take photos and videos in two locations in the... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very friendly, nice and interesting explanation. First expirience of a cave where temperature is even warm as outside.

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Toronto, ON
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Another place we missed last year and made a point of going this year. Well worth it. We find cave drawings and petroglyphs so interesting so glad we got to see them. Did not realize this attraction is only just over 25 years old.. so it is still in really good shape! The guides who take you into the caves... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Long walk up minimum of 40 steps to cave entrance, then mostly flat surface, but caution needed when there.

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York, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Steep walk up 50+ steps takes you into the entrance of Hato Caves in Curaçao. Hand rails are installed for use by all patrons The caves are dark, although well lit with electric lighting, and the air is "close" although fans are placed throughout for ventilation. Stalactites and stalagmites are everywhere and our guide pointed out the shapes that they... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I toured this cave as part of an all-day island tour. We have been to numerous caves and were not expecting much but found this one a bit different and worth seeing. Our first surprise was getting to the entry to the cave. Rather than being at or near ground level, the entrancet was up a winding... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good history of the caves and the area provided by the guide. A little choreography was needed to move around other groups visiting the caves and the caves themselves are not very big, but still a good trip.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at the Hato Caves and thoroughly enjoyed our day. Or tour guide was knowledgeable and humourous, and really helped us to understand the historical aspects of the cave system. Afterwards we did there petroglyph walk and learned a lot about native species of trees, birds and more. Make sure you pick up the tour map at the concession... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best place I visited, while in Curacao. It has a great view. this place is simply spell bounding.The steps are a bit slippery though. Still itis indeed a must visit .... just amazing ....

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A good family outing to learn about Curaçao's history. Some stairs to get into the cave. They provide a nice tour with interesting facts.

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