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Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park

3900 Horne Lake Caves Rd, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2L7, Canada
+1 250-248-7829
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Check out the Vancouver Island Underworld! Open year round for exploration above and below ground. Tours range from easy family tours all the way to the "Underground Extreme" where explorers rappel down a seven-storey waterfall! Or try the "3 hr. "Wet & Wild" Spelunking Adventure. Next door to the Horne Lake Campground where visitors will find lakefront campsites, canoe & kayak rentals, free parking & picnic area, boat launch and even camping in a teepee!
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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3900 Horne Lake Caves Rd, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2L7, Canada
+1 250-248-7829
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing adventure, second time in 10 years. A must see, and the lake before the caves is prestine and lovely.

Thank clbunny2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome experience. Our Tour guide, Alex was very knowlegable and funny. What an awesome experience. Highly recommend.

Thank Jacqui A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our adventure in the Horne Lake main cave with family and friends. The check-in was efficient. The guides were friendly and informative. And the caves were wonderful.

Thank Neville_Grigg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 2 hours tour with our teo kids (6 and 9) and had a great time. There is a 30 minutes hike in the beginning but no problem also for the kids. Our guide was very experienced and we learned a lot about...More

Thank Flugreise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Felix, our tour guide who hales from Australia, brought the caves to life for us. We are not self professed cave explorers rather we prefer being above ground. So this was a true experience, We loved the Buddha and his pond, the ice cream flow...More

Thank pelicanplace2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we rented the helmets for $10 each and went on the self guided tour to three caves. I found it tiring to hike up to each cave and VERY tight, uncomfortable and dangerous to be squeezing between rocks n a cave. A person could easily...More

Thank langley_peter
Cave_Park_Director, Manager at Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your honest opinion Peter. The park and the caves are located on a hill and yes, you have to hike uphill to get to them. It is POSSIBLE to slip or twist an ankle on the rocky floor of the cave but...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The family, including two boys age 10 and 12 went to the caves this summer. We did the self guided tour and it was excellent. However we are going to go back and do the quizzed tour, it would be even better than what we...More

Thank linda l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I had an amazing time at the Horne Lake Caves and it was all thanks to our guide, FELIX! You can totally tell that he loves what he does, which is awesome. His enthusiasm and knowledge was definitely felt throughout the tour....More

Thank noooemail
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While other reviewers may have found the guided tours of the caves a wonderful experience, for us and other families with whom we spoke the day we visited, the suggestions for "self-guided" touring of the caves were hugely disappointing. No tours are available for visitors...More

1  Thank 1972Pat
Cave_Park_Director, Manager at Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Pat, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at this park. We love to hear about families adventuring together, especially out in natural spaces! However, we’re sorry to hear your experience was not the fit you hoped it would be for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing tour! Highly recommend for all ages, there's a tour for everyone. Fun, entertaining and lots of great learning. We'll be recommending this hidden gem to all our friends and family! I'm hooked and I'll be back very soon too. Thanks again to Alex the...More

Thank Amanda K
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1 August 2017|
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Response from islandholidaymaker | Reviewed this property |
It's very tight in places. But they told me the two hour tour was more open although I did the one hour which I assumed would be easy and it was NOT! Crouching, squeezing, climbing....barely enough room to get through in... More
23 August 2016|
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Response from Eddie M | Reviewed this property |
No if you do not want to
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19 May 2016|
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Response from Cave_Park_Director | Property representative |
Yes the road is a publicly-maintained gravel road. No problem for cars just take it easy on the speed. As summer is peak time around the lake, watch out for oncoming traffic - everything from ATV's to logging trucks share... More