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A Snapshot of History

Black Point Tunnel, also known as Bat Cave, is a tunnel that was cut out of the rock by slaves to... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
hywheeler
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Beautiful views at the end of the tunnel

Built using slave labor to facilitate the movement of sugar cane from the estate to the ship, this... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
Mississauga-Chick
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Mississauga, Ont
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10 Jun 2018
“A Snapshot of History”
2 Apr 2017
“Interesting history, but one heck of a drive to get there and rather dissappointing !”
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Black Point Heritage Park is home to the Jasper Rock Tunnel. The tunnel is approximately 300ft long and links Grand Sable to Byera Bay. The Tunnel was built by the British Between 1812 and 1815 to provide access for Sugar export. Facilities at the...more
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Black Point Tunnel, also known as Bat Cave, is a tunnel that was cut out of the rock by slaves to make it easier for plantation owners to transport sugar cane to ships bound for Europe. It is possible to walk the length of the...More

Thank hywheeler
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The drive from Arnos Vale where the tourist hotels are, is an experience especially when a front seat passenger in a LHD hire car! Having got to Black Point Tunnel park, we were greeted by a demand for EC$5 per person. No "Hello, how are...More

3  Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Built using slave labor to facilitate the movement of sugar cane from the estate to the ship, this site provides insight into the islands history. There is an information board just before you enter that outlines the history of the tunnel. At the end of...More

1  Thank Mississauga-Chick
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Sugar cane used to be picked up by boats going to Barbados from the nearby beach. However the rock hill in between was a problem so many men were used to manually did a tunnel over to the beach. It is neat to walk through...More

Thank Jotum
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Enjoyed the tunnel and Bach very much! Cool history and worth the drive. It was nice to see where Pirates of the Carribean was partially filmed.

Thank LizVV
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The black point tunnel is just a drive through a dark area nothing more one one car can pass at any given time but its not to be over excited about .

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