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Nice hike to the bat cave

Family of 3 hiked the Bloody River to the bat cave - my 13 year old daughter loved it! All the... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
dinamber
,
Cape Coral, FL
Great hike to the bat caves

The river is dried out and there are no signs but who cares if you have some hiking experience it... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
rokajoska
,
Cayman Islands
via mobile
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Folklore holds that this dried river bed once flowed blood for three days following a slaughter of Carib Indians by British and French colonial forces.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average25%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible8%
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“nice hike” (2 reviews)
“canyon” (2 reviews)
“petroglyphs” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Family of 3 hiked the Bloody River to the bat cave - my 13 year old daughter loved it! All the rock scrambling, water hiking and climbing up the wooden ladder made it a challenging but fun experience! We rented a car and drove here...More

Thank dinamber
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The river is dried out and there are no signs but who cares if you have some hiking experience it doesn t matter at all, it s a very nice Sunday morning hike, pretty easy, includes some rock hopping and rope climbing but that s...More

Thank rokajoska
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

There is a sign on the side of the road that described what happened. There is a dries up river bed that is dried up. But not sure why this is part of the island tour visit. Just wasn't interesting

Thank Ken F
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The river is not well signposted and one really needs a guide to learn of the significant events that took place here. I only saw the two petroglyphs that were (sadly) painted over on a nearby rock. If I'd known that more were accessible with...More

Thank KiminGranCouva
Reviewed 18 July 2016

After hearing the history of "Bloody River" I got goose bumps. Knowing that during the war, they just dumped bodies there.

Thank MellyMel1517
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The canyon of the Stone Fort River with its scores of Carib petroglyphs on the walls is not just naturally impressive it is also a historical place as it is here where 2000 Caribs were trapped by French and British forces and killed to the...More

Thank travelmartin
Reviewed 21 February 2016

With a heavy rain, Bloody River comes over the road, on its way to the ocean. Pretty exciting when your in a small vehicle. If it's not raining, you won't even know it's there unless the guide mentions it. It's name comes from a battle...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 5 February 2016

The history is long gone and apart from understanding the history there is little to see other than the location. Best to understand the history when passing through on an island tour.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

Interesting story but greatly exaggerated. As a physics major, I ran the discharge flow rate of a "river" 12' wide, even only 1/4 deep, at a barely flowing rate (very slight slope) and to maintain that volume of blood for three days would require the...More

1  Thank KarlMessner
Reviewed 9 February 2011

We had a pleasant hike up the eerily beautiful river canyon. You can see why the Caribs considered it a spiritual place. Our guide, Royston, said not many people do this short hike; and we certainly couldn’t have located the trailhead (in a field of...More

4  Thank CoralReef
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