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.
Conch Bar Caves can be found in Conch Bar, a village on Middle Caicos; it's to the east of Grace Bay.
If you've had enough time on your feet, and are ready to eat, you can choose from a handful local eateries near Conch Bar Caves. Mudjin Bar & Grill, which has a menu full of Caribbean dishes, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. It's maybe about three quarters of a mile away from this cave, so stop in and peruse the menu. Also within reach, you and your companions will have options such as Last Chance Bar and Grill and Super D so hopefully, at least one of these nearby choices will placate the entire group.
Other types of local activities include Readymoney Gardens, which is another attraction in the vicinity., which is a quarter mile away Conch Bar. Also think about heading over to
If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.
|GeoFeature||0.2 mi. (38.7 km)||NE||Conch Bar||Middle Caicos|
|Readymoney Gardens||Other Attraction||5.5 mi. ( km)||W||Readymoney||None|
|Wades Green Plantation||Historic Site||14.4 mi. ( km)||WNW||North Caicos|
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.
For a tour of the caves that lasts approximately one hour you will be expected to pay between $10 and $15(USD).
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