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All reviews an hour cave entrance car park be aware stalactites and stalagmites steep climb guided tour in advance hand rails cave art highlight of our trip no photos allowed well worth the visit amazing place bats flying thousand years fantastic experience
We stopped on our way back home. Luckily we arrived at 16:30 and were able to join the 17:00 tour. Our guide spoke in Spanish but told us she could translate in English if we needed. The cave paintings were fascinating! We also loved how...More
We’ve read that between 16-18h there would be a guided entrance each hour. We arrived at 16:00 sharp at the top of the stairs, but the last group of that day already left and there was no option to include us.
With us were two...More
This place was recommended by a friend after they were blown away on their visit. I can safely say the same was true for me.
Having visited a few other renowned caves over the years this was by far the most impressive. What is particularly...More
These caves offer a fascinating glimpse into a past world. Aside from the amazing rock formations that have evolved over millions of years, the 32,000 year old cave paintings are a wonder to behold. Our guide enhanced the experience with his knowledge and wit. This...More
Having recently read”Sapiens”, the international best seller, it was a privilege to see first hand evidence of our hunter-gatherer ancestors. A very well led tour by a guide who knew what she was talking about and the accompanying geology was breathtaking.
This is a highly recommended visit to make. It takes a bit of forward planning but is well worth the effort. You will also need your own transport to get to this location. It is a few Kms outside the little town of Benaojan. You...More
As much as seeing the Neolithic and Palaeolithic paintings were the highlight, this tour included so much more. The caves were just stunning. The guide explained everything in Spanish and English which was unexpected but much appreciated. Will be a highlight of our trip. Had...More
As other reviewers have stated, touring Cueva de la Pileta is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Reservations are only taken by phone. Call for a reservation at least a day ahead so you won't be disappointed. Best to call for a reservation before or after tour time....More
This is a very small operation. When we went one woman opened the ticket booth, sold refreshments, conducted the tour and sold post cards etc. afterwards. This is why booking by phone is important because a lot of the time there is no one there....More
If you type in Pileta cave tours on Google you will find the Pileta cave site heading the page and this gives opening times (open all year round and weekends) and advice on how to get there (by train then walk)