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Hato Caves, Willemstad

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Once home to the Amerindian Arawaks 1500 years ago, Hato Caves still contain many of the petroglyphs left behind by their original inhabitants. A comfortable, paved trail leads you deep into the Earth, winding through stalagmites, stalactites, and other bizarre rock formations. You’ll have a guide on hand to relay stories of how man's relationship with the caves has evolved over time, while also explaining the geology behind the caves' formation. With steep paths and steps, entering the caves can present difficulties for people with mobility issues. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Willemstad using our trip planner.
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  • I'd say this is definitely one of the most underrated attractions in Curaçao. This was our second visit, this time with our tree year old, and it was great to be back. We had a very witty guide who... 
    I'd say this is definitely one of the most underrated attractions in Curaçao. This was our second visit, this time with our tree year old, and it was great to be back. We had a very witty guide who...  more »
  • Very cool, short tour. Highly recommend fitting this into a day of exploring the island. Our guide was great, taught us all about the caves. 
    Very cool, short tour. Highly recommend fitting this into a day of exploring the island. Our guide was great, taught us all about the caves.  more »
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  • Interesting geological formations, friendly guide, clean restrooms. The history of how the caves were discovered and inhabited is interesting as well. Nice gardens around the caves, but we had no time to explore everything.
  • Lloyd is an AMAZING guide! He’s newer, but has great energy, good information, and amazing jokes. If you want someone personable, I highly suggest asking for Lloyd! I’ve always believed that the guide is what makes or breaks the tour, and Lloyd totally killed it (in the good way). From one cave guide to another, Lloyd: You ROCK!

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