Goa Batu Cermin, or Mirror Rock Cave is a cave in a dark rock hill in Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara of Indonesia. The 19-hectare cave, which is about 75 meters high, gives a unique charm with sparkling walls. Goa Batu Cermin is always crowded with many visitors, both domestic and local tourists. Nowadays, the interesting tour of East Nusa Tenggara is starting to become a lively talk among travelers.
This tunnel cave was discovered by an archaeologist in 1951. According to Theodore Verhoven, the inventor of cave stated that Batu Cermin tunnel was originally located under sea but after millions of years the cave was finally lifted to the surface. This cave has walls that contain a lot of salt so that it can reflect sunlight.
Since its discovery, this tunnel attracted many visitors. These tourists are curious about the unique phenomenon of a mirror that can reflect light. During the day, visitors who come quite crowded. This interesting sight can be enjoyed more or less as far as 200 m and will be guided by professional guides.
Although entered in Goa, but visitors will not feel crowded. The visitors will feel fresh and cool. Maybe later if you visits this beautiful cave, you will find more and less light until you reach inside.
In this Batu Cermin Cave tourists can see many interesting things. Starting from the species and fossils of ancient relics and discovered by inventor of this cave, namely Theodore Verhove.
All these beautiful views can be enjoyed on the walls of cave. According to the cave guards, the existence of corals, turtles, coral fossils and other aut fish in the tourist area is due to Goa Cermin which was once located under the sea.