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Guadirikiri Caves

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Address: Arikok National Park, Aruba
Phone Number:
297 582 3777
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Who would have thought that these two caves, renowned in folklore as the...

Who would have thought that these two caves, renowned in folklore as the site where two lovers burst through rock and into heaven, would be so dark, damp, gritty and full of bats?

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US$ 320.00*
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US$ 73.80*
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Landmarks of Aruba Including Arikok National Park and Arashi Beach

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The larger of the two caves

This cave is inside Arikok National Park so there is an $11 fee to get into the park. Once inside everything is free. This is the bigger of the two caves. It's not huge but it... read more

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Troy, Missouri
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cave is inside Arikok National Park so there is an $11 fee to get into the park. Once inside everything is free. This is the bigger of the two caves. It's not huge but it is worth stopping in. We did see a few bats but they stayed away from us. There are a couple of chambers that are... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These caves are beautiful you don't need a tour to get here and you don't need to pay to get in as well. It is a little bit dark when you get in and is hot and muggy as any cave but it's interesting from the textures on the wall to the hole of light.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are several chambers and some fruit bats (said to not carry rabies and eat plants so don't panic). The odd one flutters about on occasion but not any significant number. The request is to not disturb them and to keep quiet. Frankly that's the best way to enjoy this cave anyway! The stalagmite/stalagmite structures and side chambers are interesting... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

This was the second of two caves we wanted our group to see in our Aruban adventure. While the famed Fontein Cave is cool and definitely should also be visited during your Arikok visit, we found these caves to be much more beautiful and breathtaking. Like most of the pictures you will find (mine included) you will see a lot... More 

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This cave is inside Arikok National Park and we stopped here while exploring with a UTV that we had rented. The cave has multiple large chambers with light streaming through the ceiling of several rooms. It's absolutely beautiful inside. There are bats in the deeper recesses of the cave and multiple park guides inside and outside the cave to give... More 

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited this as a family. This place was great. Its beautiful inside and a little mystical as the guide told of some local history/folklore and a little wind funnel appeared between the topside opening and ran down. We drove ourselves through the park in a rented jeep. We were able to see lizards and bats inside. A very interesting... More 

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Miramar, Florida
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great quick stop. The sun lighting up the cave is absolutely beautiful. I've been to a lot of caves and I was still impressed with this one! Go and take some epic pictures!

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Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

The caves were pretty neat, full of bats. We ventured into some of the tunnels which the kids thought was cool.

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

saw some bats flying around -- it was dark, so bring a small flashlight or your cell phone with a flashlight app. some great scenery and interesting rock formations inside. Spent about a half hour/45 minutes here and it was a good amount of time.

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Clark Mills, New York
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were out driving about on the 'other' side when we came across these caves so we decided to stop. It was cool how the sun came through the holes in the tops in some areas and it was completely dark in other areas. We walked around for a while inside, there were sleeping bats but they didn't bother anybody... More 

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