Curaçao Travel Guide

Curaçao Sights

Hato Caves

  • Rooseveltweg z/n Map It
  • Hato
  • Cave

Published 01/13/2017

Fodor's Review

Stalactites and stalagmites form striking shapes in these 200,000-year-old caves. Hidden lighting adds to the dramatic effect. Indians who used the caves for shelter left petroglyphs about 1,500 years ago. More recently, slaves who escaped from nearby plantations used the caves as a hideaway. Hour-long guided tours wind down to the pools in various chambers. Keep in mind that there are 49 steps to climb up to the entrance and the occasional bat might not be to everyone's taste. A new Indian Trail walking path and cactus garden enlighten visitors about local vegetation. The space is also available for special events. Located just two minutes from Hato International Airport.

Sight Information

Address:

Rooseveltweg z/n, Hato, n/a Curaçao, Curaçao

Map It

Phone:

5999-868–0379

Sight Details:

  • $8

Published 01/13/2017

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