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Address: East of Yapak, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
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At twilight every day, thousands of bats awake from the caves and fly over...

At twilight every day, thousands of bats awake from the caves and fly over White Beach.

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Not much to see..but the rock formation is nice

Just to give the company a different challenge for the day. We came here to see the inner part but not so much to the dark part of the cave. enough light can illuminate the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 May 2013
MijnlieverdFH
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Amsterdam
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

Try and go here and your told its closed. Maybe local guides go here, but we didn't find one and did ask around. Hotels say closed and locals say you cant get there anymore.

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Thank R-Tresidder
Australia
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

They were really nice and worth going to. A nice sight, not to scary or expensive. A good way to spend some time......

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Manila, Philippines
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

Had an awesome time at this place, its not a tourist trap at all but a full blown genuine bat cave that you need a guide with flashlights to climb down. When you get to the bottom theres a cool pool formation where the ocean is coming in. We saw 3 snakes in here too which was a good laugh.... More 

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3 Thank kayb84
Melbourne, Australia
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14 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

We visited Boracay, Phillipines in October 2014. We paid for the transfer to Bat Caves however upon near arrival were informed the Bat Caves and Crystal Cave were both closed to the public. Very disappointing.

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2 Thank LaraRCrofty
Pasig, Philippines
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226 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014

The trip is a dangerous one, as the tides could suddenly come up, and trap people inside. Plus being trapped means drowning also. And there were no bats to be found. My recommendation is to spend your money elsewhere.

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4 Thank mranola
Beijing, China
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45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

It's really nothing to see there really, black,weat and you feel like rats going through all those long caves,nothing special...just dont go

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2 Thank DanielleLY
Horndean, null, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2014

spend your money on a Buko shake, haven't been bats here for years the trip is a lot of money and better spent on other trips instead

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3 Thank Karl B
New Delhi, India
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36 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

I hate bats, so it is just my opinion. There are lots of those things out there. Go have fun, if you like.

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2 Thank Sandeepchatterjee
Amsterdam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2013

Just to give the company a different challenge for the day. We came here to see the inner part but not so much to the dark part of the cave. enough light can illuminate the entrance for picture taking. Enjoyable, We had fun!!!

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1 Thank MijnlieverdFH
Cubao
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

difficult to get in but after that you'll be amazed of what you can see inside.its really more fun in the Philippines!

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4 Thank Fersal H

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