Conch Bar Caves

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Named for the nearby village of Conch Bar, Conch Bar Caves is the largest above water cave system in the Turks and Caicos, and the Bahamas as well.

Hidden within the system of caves are underground lakes,and Lucayan Indian artifacts protected by the stalactites and stalagmites that jut from the ceiling and the ground. A colony of bats make their home within the caves, but they are known to be harmless.

RW:These limestone caves have eerie underground lakes and milky-white stalactites and stalagmites. Archaeologists have discovered Lucayan Indian artifacts in the caves and the surrounding area. The caves are inhabited by some harmless bats.

Location

Located in the western part of Conch Bar, Conch Bar Caves always welcomes customers who are rooming in or near this village. Whether or not you are staying in the vicinity, you should consider dropping by to check out the sights. In case you're wondering, Grace Bay is to the west.

Nearby Restaurants

If your stomach begins to growl, visitors will be able to pick from just enough dining options in the vicinity of Conch Bar Caves. The nearest eatery to Conch Bar Caves is Mudjin Bar & Grill, which has a menu full of Caribbean food. Mudjin Bar & Grill is maybe about three quarters of a mile away from Conch Bar Caves, so check it out and eat up!

Nearby Attractions

Other kinds of nearby activities include Crossing Point Trail, which is a quarter mile away Conch Bar. You might also consider heading over to Readymoney Gardens, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Conch Bar Caves
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Crossing Point Trail GeoFeature 0.2 mi. (38.7 km) NE Conch Bar Middle Caicos
Readymoney Gardens Other Attraction 5.5 mi. ( km) W Readymoney North Caicos
Wades Green Plantation Historic Site 14.4 mi. ( km) WNW North Caicos

More Information

Hours

There are no official operating hours for the Conch Bar Caves, and the entrance remains gated when tours are not in session. It is best to call ahead and book a tour.

Cost

For a tour of the caves that lasts approximately one hour you will be expected to pay between $10 and $15(USD).

Location: Conch Bar, Middle Caicos

 

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