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cool spot off the beaten path

We visited Secret Caverns after a trip to Howe. Had not been to Howe in over 40 years, and it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Augie H
Eastport, New York
Tourist Trap!

I was not impressed with this cavern at all. The staff was very discombobulated when we arrived... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Somersworth, New Hampshire
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Off Rte 7, Cobleskill, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Secret Caverns after a trip to Howe. Had not been to Howe in over 40 years, and it seemed more touristy than ever. I had never been to Secret before, and the billboards along the way made it seem interesting. Not as polished...More

Thank Augie H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I was not impressed with this cavern at all. The staff was very discombobulated when we arrived. They charged me $16 for admission but then when my mom paid for hers they said she got a discount because a tour bus was in and only...More

2  Thank sbwpanda
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Came here this past weekend with my 2 1/2 year old, my bother, and my 7 year old niece! We had such a blast!!! So cool bc u can touch everything...even drink from one of the moving streams. The water at the end was absolutely...More

Thank Lfenning
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Secret Caverns has always been my favorite local cavern. Unlike others in the area, they don't over-market themselves and stay true to just providing a good time for their guests. The last time we went, we were paired with another couple using a service dog....More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Secret Caverns somewhat on a whim after we had planned a day trip to Howe Caverns. We had finished up at Howe, saw the signs and figured why not? The best comparison I could give you is that Howe Caverns is a well-oiled tourism...More

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Went here this past week. I looked up reviews on Tripadvisor and people recommended these caverns over Howe Caverns. I haven't been to Howe Caverns in a long time so I really don't remember it. Aiden, our tour guide, was friendly and funny which is...More

Thank NewYorkTarmale
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Howe Caverns and was curious about the Secret Caverns. We decided to visit the next day. We had an almost private tour by a funny and knowledgable tour guide. My 15 year old thought it was even better than Howe Caverns. The tour...More

2  Thank Lfed1
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had never been to a cave before, and planned a trip out to the area to stop here and Howes. We stopped here first and were greeted immediately at our car as we pulled up at the same time as a tour bus. We...More

Thank Erica D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

People ask me to compare the Secret Cavern to Howe Cavern and I answer they are different. Although on thinking about it a little more I do believe that Secret Cavern is my favorite of the two. The biggest reason I liked it more was...More

2  Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have gone several times to Howes Caverns. So when one of grandsons, mentioned going in cave, I thought I would try something different. To begin. I should mention that you should not have any serious health issues and wear sensible shoes.. There are over...More

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Omnia M
17 August 2017|
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Response from Valerie H | Reviewed this property |
$18 adults, $8 ages 6-12, under 6 free. Go to website and click on the "about" tab for prices and coupon.
23 July 2015|
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Response from dacranjel | Reviewed this property |
it's about $18 for adults and if you go to their web site their is a $2 off coupon. the tour is 45 minutes but isn't as fancy as Howe's cavern. tours head down about every 20 minutes.