This tourist site is a unique change from fun in the sun. It includes a great geology lesson and the underground cave visit on a tram is interesting and safe for all. Would not recommend if you are prone to claustrophobia!
An experience not to be missed if travelling to Barbados. This natural cave system is visited in small carriages accompanied by guides who are well informed, tell remarkable stories (and bad jokes!). The caves are visually stunning, some huge spaces created as the water percolates through the coral rock. There are chances given to leave the carriage seats and walk around at selected points to take photographs. The grounds are beautiful - lush woodlands. Look out for the Green Monkeys high up in the canopy!
We did this tour along with Bathsheba and wildlife reserve. This was a very good tour very interesting and the tour guide made the tour a lot more fun! I would deffo recommend this tour to anyone who comes to Barbados it is a must see!
I highly recommend this as a day out, although our tour guide this year wasn't as 'interactive' as the one I had last year!!
The caves have had a lot of investment with the addition of the lifts and the electric 'tram' that takes you on the tour which means even people with limited mobility can still enjoy the caves.
It would have been nice if the bar had been open so we could get a drink whilst waiting for our tour to start and lots of the items in the gift shop did not have prices but other than that, I can't fault the team or the venue.
Must see attraction in Barbados, I don't think you will go back if you saw it before, but definitely worth it for the first time. The photos can't really tell you the actual size, it's much bigger than you think. I was really amazed what the Nature can do. You can also get there by bus
Harrison's Cave is a truly impressive natural wonder that has been respectfully and thoughtfully developed as an attraction. The tram experience is informative and takes you a mile into the cave to see jaw dropping calcite formations that take centuries to develop. Informed guides explain about the different points of interest, following a video that explains the unique geology of Barbados. Last tram leaves at 330. Close to several other sites you may wish to visit if you are seeking a break from sun, sea and sand.
Visited May 2017
Well worth the drive on the roads to get there, the map I had was similar to how the roads are actually set out but a wrong turn or two just means you get to see more of the island, which is a nice bonus if you're not in any hurry. The caves were an amazing experience, well worth paying for the tram ride as you get a guide with commentary and stops along the way to get out and wonder at the caves and caverns. If I had had more time I definitely would have gone on the Eco tour - basically exploring through the caves where you wouldn't normally go, headtorch and on your hands and knees and wading through underground streams!! The visitors complex was as you would expect - gift shop, toilets etc but there were some other retail units down the bottom once you get iut of the fab glass elevator. Well worth the money!
Visited March 2017
We are told this was a must see attraction on Barbados, the actual tour consist of watching a 10 minute video and then a tour underground, unfortunately our guide seemed very bored with her duty and seemed to read a scripted statement in a very dull monotone voice, the caves themselves are interesting and are worth a visit but to be honest the guides attitude seemed to dampen everyone's spirits
Visited May 2017
Great experience, dark at times so not for those who get scared. Got a bit wet from time to time. Great guide and lovely location. Well worth a visit.
Visited May 2017
We hired a car to get to this attraction as it had been recommended to us and it was worth the journey. On arrival it was very busy and it took longer than it should to queue up and get tickets. There is then a lift down but no-one indicated whether we queued up or just gate crashed so it took almost an hour to get inside but the friendliness of other visitors and staff helped. Our tour guide was wonderful and she made it interesting as we toured the caves in a buggy - great fun and something different.
Visited April 2017