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Address: Eleuthera
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Cave on northern Eleuthera resembling a church.

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Fasinating history...

A bit of the beaten path and not well signed, it's best to use GPS to find it. However, once there the history of the earliest settlers of Eleuthera is incredible.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Tyler M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

A bit of the beaten path and not well signed, it's best to use GPS to find it. However, once there the history of the earliest settlers of Eleuthera is incredible.

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Thank Tyler M
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is the cave where the first English settlers in the Bahamas seeked refuge after getting shipwrecked at the Devil's Backbone reef. The cave itself is not too exciting, but it is a must-see when visiting the north part of the island. One can take a few nice photos walking around it. Just beside the cave there is Tay Bay... More 

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Fayetteville, AR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a nice detour if you have some extra free time. Not something that I would go out of my way to see. Interesting information about the history of Eleuthera and also a lovely beach.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very cool to see and learn about the history of this cave. It was more my speed as Hachet cave was a bit much for me! Also great little path to the beach as well.

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Thank Jennifer C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Beautiful to look at, great to go inside and do a little exploring. Well kept and clean. Areas to sit down and educational plaques to teach the history of this site.

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Thank Girl With H
Palm City, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I wouldn't make a special long trip, but it is interesting. It can be hard to see the rock indication where to turn as the paint is faded. The beach is beautiful there.

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Tampa, FL
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Not much to this. Certainly not worth the drive. More of a large, open cave mouth than a real cave. Nice beach about 100 yards away, though.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

We stopped by this cave on our way to the airport (about 15 mins away from North airport). It was one big open cavern. It didn't go as deep as I had hoped. Almost don't even need a flashlight. Not that cool of a cave per se but neat the historical significance of the shipwrecked settlers who sought shelter there.

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Thank Whitizzy
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Cool cave with an interesting history behind it. While we enjoyed visiting, wouldn't recommend driving up here just for the cave. If you are visiting beaches nearby and are in the area it is worth a quick stop to check out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

It is quite a drive but a beautiful sight. The lighting in the cave is beautiful and different morning, noon and night. Just imagine taking refuge here. Be careful when you first go in. Around the corner to the right behind the first ledge. It seems to be a open restroom with toilet paper scattered around. There is a description... More 

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