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nothin to lose if you skip it

Skipping this place = rather nothing to lose - especially if you have been in many caves. What... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Tomvoyager
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Krakow, Poland
I've expected more

Nice cave and nice experience especially because it is more authentic experience, no built in... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Danica G
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9 Feb 2017
“Not the right shoes”
8 Feb 2017
“nothin to lose if you skip it”
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Arroyo Zacarias, Pinar del Rio 20100, Cuba
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

I didn't MIND the 2cuc I paid to do this, but I guess I didn't feel like I had a choice - we were there. I carry a personal flashlight, so the fact that there were only two (big) hand held lights for everyone (one...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Suz S
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Skipping this place = rather nothing to lose - especially if you have been in many caves. What differs this from other caves is the possibility to sail a boat, inside the cave.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Tomvoyager
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Nice cave and nice experience especially because it is more authentic experience, no built in lights etc. The guides speak decent English but not too much informative. When we were told we can swim in the cave I was very excited, until we actually went...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Danica G
Reviewed 20 November 2016

It was part of a riding tour and interesting to see with some funny formations, but I have seen better caves than this one.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank brit933
Reviewed 17 November 2016

If your doing this as part of your horse riding tour - yeah sure do it. I've been in several caves before and this one didn't seem interesting at all. You can go swimming in the cave but its not very inviting. The cave is...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank swiss_globetrotter86
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing very special compering with other caves for example in Europe. But if you are on Cuba it is worth to see it among other attractions

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is the best walk we had in Cuba. Colours are really beautiful and this is not so much touristic.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Excursion416464
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I stopped here like most people do, who do the horse riding tours in the valley (My tour was only CUC5 per hour and I rode for around 4 hours). There is a swimming hole in the cave, although it seemed very few people were...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Justin W
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We got here on a horseback riding tour with a local guide, were given torches to walk through the cave and shown some interesting formations. At the end of the cave, there is a lake which you can swim in. Its lovely to swim in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank amirabee
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