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These limestone caves are part of a national park system, with many of the caverns lit by lanterns for visitors to explore.
Lanquin, Guatemala
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All reviews great fun bat cave super slippery the river walk swim cool experience unique experience dark cave bats flying guided tour a lot of fun be careful cliff jumping cave experience great guide local guide light
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first ever cave experience. The guide gave everyone a candle. There is a rope that goes to the cave, so we don't get lost. The cave had everything, jumping from a waterfall, climbing a waterfall inside the cave, swim in the dark...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aph1985
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

But so very worth it! We did this caving tour as part of our Semuc Champey day tour, which went: caving, tubing, rope swinging, cliff jumping, hiking, swimming, grotto-ing. Just awesome. Trust your guide, and tip them well.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Carlito106
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I visited here in 2008 and was blown away by the incredible cave systems. We took a guided tour and in a group of about 6 of us explored the underground cave network for some hours. We were often wading through water or swimming. I...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Highlifenobudget
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Use your imagination for the various named formations as hardly stunning. The bats exiting at sundown was hard to see due to all the shadows cast by the overhanging trees and the bat numbers are in hundreds rather than thousands. Can go on your own...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank monkey-face-mouse
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Greengos tour of the Caves was excellent - smaller groups and earlier start as were walking distance to them

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JenSunHolidays
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

What we read these caves here seem to be the bat cave about a 5min ride from Lanquin and not the caves ‘Grutas Las Marias’!?! These caves has several interesting rock formations like turtle, eagle, monkey etc. Finding them without a guide would be a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rapha_y_nici
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Walking through this large, hot and wet cave was a great adventure and made a lot of fun. A local guide (the tour is for free but the guide asked for a tip) showed us different formations of stalagmites while we climbed over the rocks...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Eddschmer_Packers
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

PROs - The whole experience is fun and exciting. You walk, swim and crawl in the darkness with only a candlelight for company. I completely recommend it. CONs - Freezing cold. Be ready for that. Also, bring shoes that can get soaked.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank andresmayaj
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We thought the cave experience was actually better than Semuk Champey itself. You are swimming, climbing, and sliding for about a mile into the cave (and a mile back). I've seen a dozen caves in various countries, but never anything like this! You do not...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kim F
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Well worth visiting..takes a full day....cave tour...hiking to view point and swimming in the river pools.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Angelica S
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Response from Sarah C | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend it for a 5 year old. There is a lot of climbing in slippery dark conditions and they would need to be able to swim in the dark