Where to Find All Island Cave Entrances in ARK: Survival Ascended

A quick guide to show you all the artifact cave entrance location on the Island in ARK: Survival Asceneded.

Central Cave

40.2° LAT | 46.6° LON

This entrance is really easy to find if you have played ARK Survival Evolved. It is located in the center of the map near the volcano. The cave contains the Artifact of the Clever.

North West Cave

14.1° LAT | 13.9° LON

Again, very easy to find, it’s located at the top of the north-western snow-area. It contains the Artifact of the Skylord.

Lower South Cave (Hunter Cave)

85.3° LAT | 54.2° LON

The well-known Hunter Cave located in a small ravine in the lower south part of The Island. It houses the Artifact of the Hunter.

North East Cave

8.9° LAT | 91.3° LON

You will find this cave on an island located in the top right corner of the map. This Island is named The Dead Island (or The Carno Island) and is very dangerous. If you go down this cave, you will find the Artifact of the Devourer.

Upper South Cave

71.3° LAT | 57.2° LON

This cave is located to the north of the swamp. It contains the Artifact of the Pack.

Lava Cave (South East Cave)

74.1° LAT | 92.2° LON

This cave is located in the southeast of The Island at the bottom of a ravine near the coast. The cave contains the Artifact of the Massive.

Swamp Cave

64.8° LAT | 35.1° LON

The Swamp Cave is located near the swamp in the Redwood Forest. The cave contains the Artifact of the Immune.

Snow Cave

26° LAT | 29° LON

The Snow Cave is located in the snow area. You can easily spot it because it is a large piece of ice sticking out of the snow. This cave contain the Artifact of the Strong.

The Caverns of Lost Hope

45.4° LAT | 95° LON

This is an underwatercave located on the east coast of the map. The cave contains the Artifact of the Cunning.

The Caverns of Lost Faith

54.4° LAT | 3.9° LON

Like the one before, this cave is an underwatercave and is located on the west coast of the map. It contains the Artifact of the Brute.


Here are the 5 largest underwater caves if you want to build your base inside, or find the explorer’s notes.

  • 97.8° LAT | 75.1° LON

  • 97° LAT | 33.7° LON

  • 49.9° LAT | 4.5° LON

  • 3.6° LAT | 17.1° LON

  • 34° LAT | 98.1° LON

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