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Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour

3225 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
+1 575-785-2232
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Sunday trip

Awesome place to visit!! It's literally like a whole different world down there. Absolutely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rham4917
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carven visit

I can not believe this place. It is like another world, beautiful. We walked thru the carven for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
James K
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3225 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awesome place to visit!! It's literally like a whole different world down there. Absolutely beautiful! Ps- this is where i got engaged at today!! :)

Thank rham4917
Reviewed 4 days ago

I can not believe this place. It is like another world, beautiful. We walked thru the carven for a little over mile and at every corner there was another wonder to be seen. Do not miss this place, a little out of the way but...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome is the only word...if we ever go to mars I think this is what it will look like.... bucket list must

Thank Gazoo D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time here and I still didn't get a chance see all I wanted to see! The Visitor's Center is a great place to start with a large gift/museum store, a cafeteria with pretty good food, thorough displays and a film. You...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A walk down the natural entrance is an amazing experience. You really get to experience the massive cavern you are headed down to see. You MUST be in relatively good shape to handle this. You are walking down at about a 25% grade or greater...More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entire experience from the entrance to the "bat cave" all the way down the 750' descent to the "Big Room" was what I call the big wow! An absolute must see. Do what you have to do to get down there you won't regret...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found the caverns very beautiful and peaceful. I felt like I was walking through a museum. I am the only person in my group entertained. Which is disappointing

Thank Rene D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour gave my wife and me the most fantastic eye candy tour in Carlsbad Caverns. The tour should be booked on-line to make sure it's available when wanted. The group is around 20 people which is a little large to hear all the ranger...More

Thank avakianj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a geologist, I am always excited to visit caves. I'm from Texas so I am quite used to the Texas cave system. Compared to Carlsbad, Texas caves are tiny little nothings. This cave is so massive and beautiful. There is so much to see...More

Thank kimconner87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking into the Caverns is a unique experience, journeying from hot desert sunlight to total natural darkness (with artificial lighting). One sees many wonders and learns a lot about the Caverns and the formations therein. The walk is fairly strenuous, with a very steep grade...More

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Cathyrusia
9 July 2017|
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Response from Steve1362 | Reviewed this property |
No, this is not pet friendly. Like all National Parks, a big part of their mission is to protect the natural environment which pets can often stress. Due to the high temperatures in the area, pets are not permitted to be... More
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Thomas G
24 April 2017|
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Response from orchestrarocks |
Yes. They have handrails throughout the cave
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Jocelyn K
18 February 2017|
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Response from lswight | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if you're asking about the volume of people who visit on a Sunday or not, but that's what I'm assuming. All I know is right now is their off season and the number of people who visit are just a fraction of the... More
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