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Bat Caves

East of Yapak, Malay, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
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Nice paddle trip in a kayak

We were told about this place, looked at it on a map, and decided to make it an adventure. You can... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Mushu5
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Ventura, California
Heaven for fruitbats !

As you pass by during your island hopping excursion you can clearly see hundreds of bats hanging on... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Floridians33596
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Valrico, Florida
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At twilight every day, thousands of bats awake from the caves and fly over White Beach.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good16%
  • Average30%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible21%
10 Aug 2017
“Nice paddle trip in a kayak”
10 Jun 2017
“Heaven for fruitbats !”
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East of Yapak, Malay, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We were told about this place, looked at it on a map, and decided to make it an adventure. You can rent kayaks at a few places on the north end of White Beach, north of Station 1. Depending where you can launch your kayak...More

Thank Mushu5
Reviewed 11 June 2017

As you pass by during your island hopping excursion you can clearly see hundreds of bats hanging on the trees upside down near this cave. It is a very cool sight. The water is gorgeous here ! We snorkeled nearby. It is worth seeing for...More

1  Thank Floridians33596
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The trek inside the cave is longer than some caves I've been in. It was something different to do. The scenery leading up to the cave is awesome. My review is about Pangihan Cave on the mainland of Aklan.

Thank helensdale
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This cave is no ordinary cave. Not because Batman is inside it (no he isn't!). A naturally created cave carved hundreds of years ago is a must-be-here and a must-see when you visit the island of Boracay. On top of these cave shows hundreds of...More

Thank giem k
Reviewed 7 June 2016

You will find hundreds of fruit bats all around and inside this cave. This is a nesting ground for bats. Pretty cool place to see.

1  Thank Shyam2000
Reviewed 23 January 2016

I visited the bat caves just at sunset. I had been told that the bats fly out of the caves at sunset. Sure enough out they came. So many that they almost turned the sky black.

Thank ASIATRAVLER
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The bat caves with their cliff-side forests are best appreciated from the sea. Hire a small speed boat or motor banca and hug the coast until you see thousands of these giant flying foxes hanging upside down waiting for dusk to feed on fruit and...More

1  Thank JEJYulo
Reviewed 16 October 2015

the bats not in the caves but on the tree. such a new and great experience. beautiful scenic place. thousands of bats were hanging on the trees.

1  Thank shana1210
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

I went deep of 150 ft to see bats and the water coming from the sea, not bad but I won't recommend it alot.

1  Thank Talotunisi
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We are passing by bat caves when island hopping.so we ask our guide how can we go there and he told us its closed. he said " too dangerous and closed to the public". so disappointing

Thank CindySusantoLee90
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steph p
26 July 2017|
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Response from Mushu5 |
Yes, you can kayak there, but timing is everything. Needs to be calm wind, or blowing from the Northeast. The swinging of the currents around low tide can make landing your kayak tricky, or even dangerous. There are... More
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