Animal Flower Cave

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The Animal Flower Cave is located at the most northerly point of Barbados in the parish of St.Lucy.

The name "Animal Flower Cave" comes from the sea anemones found in the pools of the cave. Some of these pools are deep enough for you to swim in.

There are also several openings looking out to sea, offering spectacular views!

Cave opening at the Animal Flower Cave

The walls of the Cave are full of interesting formations which have been coloured green and brown by oxidation of copper and iron. See if you can spot the lizard, turtle and hand formations as you explore the cave!

Colourful formation in the Animal Flower Cave

Be sure to also stop in at the Pirates Tavern bar and restaurant... reportedly serving the best lemonade in Barbados!


The cliffs surrounding the Cave offer spectaular views of the northern coast of Barbados where huge Atlantic waves crash against the cliffs.

Rugged northern coastline of Barbados

There are a number of craft stalls where you can view and purchase the works (including jewellery and clothes) of talented Barbados crafts people.

The now famous cave has been featured in singer Billy Ocean's music videos and in the soap opera "Bold and Beautiful".

To discover this beautiful location and others you can take an island tour. If you've hired a car, you can easily combine a visit to Animal Flower Cave with stops at Cove Bay and River Bay.


View point on Barbados satellite map

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