Caves SitesCaves of varying sizes are found all over Jamaica. Some have played a role in Jamaica's history. Caves served as ceremonial sites for the Tainos, and Taino rock carvings (petroglyphs) and paintings (pictographs) can still be seen in some of them. Caves have also been used as secret meeting places for plotting enslaved revolts.. Jamaica is home to some of the most interesting caves. Indeed a good reason for a caving expedition. Two thirds of the area of Jamaica are covered by cave riddled limestone. There are more than 1000 known caves. Many more waiting to be discovered.

  • Mountain River Cave - On reaching Cudjoe Hill there is a sign, placed by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust
  • Two Sisters Cave - The Two Sisters Cave is a twin cave system, believed to be some 200,000 years old.


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