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671 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092-1703
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Secret Caverns Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

Of the two places to visit in howes' cave area, this is by far the better, less commercial one to tour. with a maximum of 20 people to each guide, it was more intimate, and more authentic to years ago. It was also 9.00 where...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

This 100 ft underground waterfall is definitely a hidden gem & an amazingly unique experience one should have. We visited this place on the way to our tour to Niagara Falls. We were not very excited when we heard its name as we didn’t do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VipulRawal
Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

I don't remember Howe cavern tour. This is less expensive and probably more low key. There is no boat or video. But the tour was informative and engaging. The tour guide could have pointed out more of the distinctive rock formations. But the waterfall at...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Aviva F
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

The caverns are cool (literally) and the tour guy was very good. The downside, the bathrooms were disgusting and in great need of a redo. Safety was a issue. Walkways were extremely slippery and cave walls were low. Be very careful. Someone in our party...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank FredRuth99
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Warning...I love all types of waterfalls. And this 100 foot underground waterfall was not a disappointment. We visited these caverns after seeing the "other" caverns in the area and we were much more impressed with all the formations here. Our guide was very relaxed and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

I took my girls to visit this when we were in NY last week. It was worth the hour drive and the low entrance fee. This adventure was 103 steps down and a short walk to a breath taking waterfall. It was damp and a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank wtwolf1122
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

It was a great experience walking deep into the caverns... we asked our kids to look out for the rock formations and they had a fun time posing before interestingly shaped rocks... The caverns were wet throughout but it was quite easy to walk through....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank travelbug6878
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

If you are planning on going to Howes Cavern and see the hand painted signs for Secret Caverns and find yourself wondering which to go to, let me tel you go to Secret Caverns! You won’t regret it! It’s a much friendlier atmosphere and is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Ryan O
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a great experience for me as we were going inside a cave which has a drastic temperature change inside than outside. The path towards the fall is full of rocks that have a calcium deposited on them this making that amazing to see....More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank J2438YMamits
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This place priced high in my opinion but the waterfall is spectacular. It's a narrow and tight cave. Walk can be challenging if not fit. Reward is a great waterfall.

Date of experience: June 2018
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August 14, 2018|
Response from J2438YMamits | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are some very narrow passage in the tunnel....for old people I would not recommend that....but for 9 years old there is no problem....also those narrow passages are ok to cross if you can walk normally. I do not... More