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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%
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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 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I just took the 3 hours trip. It was well worth the money and we have a lot of fun! Megan is a excellent guide!

Thank Junya W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few months ago my cousin and I did the one hour tour, and it was just the two of us plus our guide. We got really good information about everything, and the guide was exceptionally friendly. He gave us lots of tips as well...More

Thank Sabrina V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Alex was fun and knowledgeable about caves and geology. We had great fun exploring the riverbend cave for 2 hours. If we had more time we should have done the longer tours!

Thank dddddtrip
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We are so glad we chose the 5 hour Extreme Cave Rappel! Our tour was led by Paul, who was fun and interesting from the moment we met him. He also made sure we were safe and comfortable the entire time. He taught us some...More

Thank Scott Y
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Wow! What a tour. We started the 1st day with the 2HR. OUTDOOR ROCK RAPPEL CLINIC. This was great well done, fun & professional. I felt safe & was given clear helpful instructions. Encouraged to do my best. Next day was the real deal with...More

Thank Tauna B
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend the 3 hour tour. Great workout, lots of info, second cave was more hands on and more challenging. A must do whilst visiting Nanaimo Nick was a great guide!

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We decided we wanted to do a quick visit and didn't do the tour. Really to enjoy the caves, I would recommend the tour. We could access the entrances of a couple caves without a tour, but not really worth the drive out in my...More

1  Thank amberh30
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great tour with Guide/Intetpreter Paul, from Yorkshire. His knowledgeable and engaging presentation brought the experience alive for us. The cave formations are unique and beautiful and I heartily recommend this tour for anyone interested in Geology or learning more about the natural...More

Thank Penny S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We've been wanting to check out the Horne Lake for years, finally got around to it and it was well worth it! We've had lots of different cave tours in various places, from leisurely strolls on boardwalks through well-lit caverns to helmets and headlights down...More

3  Thank kendaf2017
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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