Turks and Caicos Islands Sights

Conch Bar Caves

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Published 10/01/2015

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These limestone caves have good examples of stalactites and stalagmites, as well as small—and slightly eerie—underground bodies of water. Archaeologists have discovered Lucayan artifacts in the caves and the surrounding area; these natives to the island would have used the caves to weather storm season. Currently, the caves are inhabited by five species of bats—some of which are endangered and bring scientists here annually to study them—but they don't bother visitors. Visits can be arranged through TCIs National Trust. Guides provide flashlights and a sense of humor. It's best to wear sturdy shoes, as the ground is rocky and damp in places. If you don’t have much time, Indian Cave is a smaller version that's worth exploring. Watch for the sign on your right after leaving the causeway. It’s only a few steps off the road.

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Conch Bar, Middle Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands

Published 10/01/2015


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