Hamilton's Cave Tours
Hamilton's Cave Tours
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raecation
Lake Grove, NY132 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Intriguing visit to the caves. Leonard was knowledgeable and told us lots of interesting facts. His personal stories were also fun. The bats are cool, and Leonard points out the several different species that are in the cave. I would have thought the bats would scare me but they don’t bother with you at all. There are some land crabs…and other creatures. The light coming in provides some cool photos too! It’s definitely a must do!! Bring bug spray!!!
Written 19 May 2024
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Reisha R
Nassau, New Providence Island21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Cool experience with a slightly creepy vibe. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and made learning fun. We were able to see different species of bats and learn about stalagmites and how the cave was used as a shelter years ago. I recommend visiting the caves when visiting Long Island.
Written 14 May 2024
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Cruiser653376
48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
Read reviews and thought we would take a look at the caves. And by the way ,these are not caves,they are caverns and spectacular ones at that The tunnels are large,easy to walk through with stalagtites and stalagmites, carvings and bats. Depending on the time of year you can see more species and greater number of bats. We saw three out of five species. They were not scary at all not were they smelly ( I thought they might be)
Leonard was knowledgeable and informative about the caves and his grandson Austin was a treat,pointing out spiders and hermit crabs along the way. Well worth the $15 entrance fee but do wear good walking shoes!
Written 14 April 2019
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Susan K
Long Island67 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019
Mr. Leonard Cartwright, under whose property this cave exists, gives a thorough and interesting personal tour of a beautiful cave. He is knowledgeable, kind, and a true Long islander.
Written 5 June 2019
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Sarah K
Gretna, NE126 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
I was hesitant to do the tour after reading about the bats. However the majority of the bats are only there from April to September. Great features and Leonard is the best gem of all. Worth the $15.
Written 28 February 2019
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symsdad
Penfield, NY167 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Couples
Saw the small sign for Hamilton's Cave in Deadman's Cay and decided to stop. Our expectations weren't very high but we decided to stop and were glad we did. Leonard, whose family owns the land, took us on a very pleasant and informative tour of the cave. All four of us thoroughly enjoyed our hour together. Like others have said in their reviews, lots of bats and stalactites. He charged us $15 per person for the tour and we felt that was very reasonable considering the time he spent with us.
Written 14 January 2019
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Reed B
Carlsbad, CA42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Family
Fascinating expansive caves explored by flashlight with a super guide, Leonard, whose family has owned the caves for over 160 years. He gives a great history of the use of the caves by the indigenous peoples, and how they were used until recently as shelters during hurricanes.
Written 12 March 2018
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ncoursol
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada12 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Couples
Would highly recommend running shoes, or good walking shoes. Mr. Hamilton was very knowledgeable about the caves and there history. For the $10.00 admission I feel it was worth the approximately 1-2 hour tour. Plenty off wild life to see inside the caves. Watch out for the big Johnson. you will see.
Written 1 May 2017
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babycatcher2
Annapolis, MD880 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Family
My family of three generations enjoyed Mr. Cartwright's approximately one hour tour of the caves. He was interesting and informative, and patient with our young children. We saw lots of bats and heard about his history in the caves, going back to playing hide and seek there in his childhood.

On a trip that included lots of beach and boat time, this was a nice diversion to see something we don't normally get to see. We were all happy we went and it was worth the $10 fee (no charge for our kids who were under 5).
Written 5 March 2017
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mark h
Venice, FL15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2015 • Friends
This is simply so Bahamian and so fun. Mr Cartwright took us up to his home after the tour. It has the best view in the Bahamas with no exaggeration.The Cave was historic and fascinating.
Written 27 May 2016
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