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Bat Cave

| West of the River, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
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Worth going there

We went there by ourselves. A guide is included with the ticket and shows all three "rooms... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Danai P
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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Bat cave nice walk

Leisurely walk to the caves. Idyllic surrounding. Maybe you will get a bit of hassle from the kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
eddigregg135
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Belize City, Belize
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| West of the River, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went there by ourselves. A guide is included with the ticket and shows all three "rooms". Recommended!

Thank Danai P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Leisurely walk to the caves. Idyllic surrounding. Maybe you will get a bit of hassle from the kids who want to take you there but they are harmless and will leave you alone. Lovely place to spend a few hours in the forest

Thank eddigregg135
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very mystic cave with lots of bats - awesome! After climbing through the entry, switch on your flashlight - you will be amazed. Please wear good shoes!

Thank danielaschroll
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Your enjoyment will depend on how much you like the cave versus the long, hot walk there. We found it moderately interesting.

Thank FWjaunt
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It takes a 30 minute? walk to get there, climbing over rocks and down steep sections but was worth it. Dark cave with many bats hanging from the roof of the cave. Our guide had a torch which made it easier to see them.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The trip is very cheap and only takes 2 hours, so why not? I rather to come here than nothing to do in day time and just laid back at the hotel.

Thank Herman L
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The bat cave was not very special when we visited it. It needs some climbing to get into the cave. There you see bats at the ceiling and flying around. Also big centipedes.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Speaking for myself - I only got to the first of 3 'rooms', and plan to return when I'm a bit better equipped for caving - due to continuous rain and 100% humidity on the day I went, I had difficulty keeping my glasses unfogged...More

Thank SoloTravelerTwo
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The BatCaves were cool hundreds and bats and not too stinky. Really nice scary aswell. we did it with our Jungle Trek Guide but you dont need a guide, just ask in the village and they will send you in the right directions. There will...More

Thank aguydownunder
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The Batcave is worth a visit. Panji my guide was very knowledgeable about the different species that inhabit this cave. Bring a good torch as there is a bit of clambering over rocks. Saw a huge centepede and birds nesting as well as plenty of...More

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