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Bats, Stalagtites, and Leonard!

Fascinating expansive caves explored by flashlight with a super guide, Leonard, whose family has... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Reed B
Cave biology 101

Very interesting activities for all the family, beautiful cave lots of unseen nature that we dont... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
paquin2009
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Val d'Or, Canada
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A cave so extensive, it hasn't all been mapped yet.
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Fascinating expansive caves explored by flashlight with a super guide, Leonard, whose family has owned the caves for over 160 years. He gives a great history of the use of the caves by the indigenous peoples, and how they were used until recently as shelters...More

Thank Reed B
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Very interesting activities for all the family, beautiful cave lots of unseen nature that we dont have chance too see unclose like rare bath and stalemate ect, a most do when visiting the Island

Thank paquin2009
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Would highly recommend running shoes, or good walking shoes. Mr. Hamilton was very knowledgeable about the caves and there history. For the $10.00 admission I feel it was worth the approximately 1-2 hour tour. Plenty off wild life to see inside the caves. Watch out...More

Thank ncoursol
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Leonard Cartwright is the owner and guide of Hamilton Cave. He takes great pride in showing his natural treasure. Plan on an hour of simple spelunking. Plenty of bats and a few creepy crawlies. Great fun for all.

Thank Kevlar56
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

A natural wonder! Leonard was great and make our tour interesting. He goes beyond by taking us up the hill after the cave to show us a magnificent view on the side of the island.

Thank grace0172015
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

My family of three generations enjoyed Mr. Cartwright's approximately one hour tour of the caves. He was interesting and informative, and patient with our young children. We saw lots of bats and heard about his history in the caves, going back to playing hide and...More

Thank babycatcher2
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Toured Hamilton's Cave with Leonard Cartwright, it took about an hour and was well worth the $10 each. Leonard is very knowledgeable on local history and Cave ecology. The Cave is impressive, it's a no-frills tour but he does a great job, very informative and...More

Thank coloradofools
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Fun for kids and adults. The paths were pretty level for easy walking. Only had to squat low through one opening. Other rooms and passages had surprising high headroom. Guide Leonard Cartwright was attentive and paced himself to our group. Saw a variety of perching...More

Thank solomonknibb
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

This is simply so Bahamian and so fun. Mr Cartwright took us up to his home after the tour. It has the best view in the Bahamas with no exaggeration.The Cave was historic and fascinating.

Thank mark h
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

The caves are located in the settlement town of Hamilton's, Long Island. Hence, the cave is located on "private property", therefore having a guided tour, provided by property owner, Leonard Cartwright, is on the list of What to Do on Long Island. Take a step...More

Thank mangowings
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Les W
25 June 2017|
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Response from babycatcher2 | Reviewed this property |
Ha, good question. The way we found it was Leonard Cartwright's sign in front of his house, north of Dean's Blue Hole, south of Mangrove Bush settlement on the sound side of the road (right side going south). Non-descript... More
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