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20 Most Mysterious Treasure Caves Waiting To Be Explored

Amazing caves are located all over the globe, different types in a wide variety of sizes are waiting to be explored. Some folks call it caving, spelunking, or even potholing, but it’s all an adventure…at least until something goes wrong and then cavers are called in to rescue spelunkers. It’s been said that “the cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.”

“Entrance To Nowhere,” is the title from the photographer, but he added, “Entrance to a cave at Backbone State Park.” It was Iowa’s first state park.

“One of the openings to the many cave systems located in the islands of Ha Long Bay.” The photographer added, “The intensity of the midday sun gave a nice lighting effect.” 

Human-Shaped Entrance to a Cavate Cliff Dwelling in New Mexico.

Beach Cave. “All art, from the paintings on the walls of cave dwellers to art created today, is autobiographical because it comes from the secret place in the soul where imagination resides.”

“Holding your hand until the end of the world.

Huyen Khong cave, Marble mountain in Da Nang, Vietnam.

Beautiful Gibraltar at Sunrise. The photographer wrote, “The view of the sunrise from a cave on Mediterranean Steps, Gibraltar. This must have been what attracted the neanderthals to the area.” 

The stream flow through Iceland’s Crystal Cave.

Ice Cave at Matthiessen State Park. The bluish hues reminded the photographer of the Game of Thrones.

Reed Flute Cave in Guilin, China. “If there hadn’t been women, we’d still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.”

A sparkler going off in a cave  is likely something you don’t see every day. Light painting in Cave Olsztyn at the Hawk Mountain Nature Reserve in Poland.

“Heaven Cave.” The photographer added, “Cennet and Cehennem are the names of two big sinkholes on the Toros Mountains, in Mersin Province, Turkey. The sinkholes are among the touristic attractions of the province. Cennet and Cehennem are situated next to each other.”

Caving in the Grand Canyon at Blue Mountains National Park, Australia.

“The cave and novice,” wrote the photographer of this cave in Myanmar.

“Pure Imagination.” The photographer added, “One of Mt. Hood’s amazing glacial caves. A truly wonderful place that stole my heart. If you look out over the clouds you can see Mt. Hood’s shadow. It was truly spectacular. I can’t wait to get back.”

The photographer looks tiny from under the natural bridge of Imi n’Ifri @ Morocco. It too showed up under “cave” when searching for your armchair travel adventure.

“Against the Sky” is all the more the photographer shared about this autumn scene seen from a cave overlooking a lake.

One of the most spectacular natural caves I’ve ever adventured into,” said the photographer of Tham Lod Cave in the Mae Hong Son Wilderness, Northern Thailand. “The Lod is a natural limestone cave system, its main feature is the freshwater stream which runs through the middle of the cave for about 200-300 meters


Cave under Uluwatu. “This is one of my favorite surf beaches in Bali,” noted the photographer. In 7 Sea Temples of the beautiful island paradise Bali #2 is an aerial shot looking down at Uluwatu Temple and #10 is one of many monkeys that inhabit the temple. The cliffs are impressive, but this scenic cave is very popular with surfers; it leads up to a beach close to Uluwatu Temple.

We searched for a “cave” and found a “Light of Hope.” Birds, sunlight and a temple inside Batu Caves in Malaysia. Batu Caves, a series of caves and cave temples, is a popular Hindu shrine and tourist attraction near Kuala Lumpur. “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek,”


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