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Cody Caves

Cody Caves Forrest Rd | Nelson, Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia V0G 1A0, Canada
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Fantastic!

There are 3 levels of expedition, a basic level, an intermediate level and a level for experienced... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
29carfrae
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Nanaimo, Canada
Fantastic professional and fun!

This was one of the stops we had to make while taking vacation from Edmonton Alberta to Nelson BC... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
brooklynunder
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Cody Caves Provincial Park near Ainsworth Hot springs offers guided tours of a natural cave suitable for ages 5 & older. Open daily by reservation only. 10km of logging road access; steep and rough in places. Drive slowly and carefully.Have warm clothes and sturdy footwear for caving. Consistently described as the highlight of a kootenay vacation.
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  • Very good31%
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“family tour” (16 reviews)
“great tour” (6 reviews)
“logging road” (5 reviews)
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Cody Caves Forrest Rd | Nelson, Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia V0G 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There are 3 levels of expedition, a basic level, an intermediate level and a level for experienced cavers. We booked the intermediate level and it seemed about right for us. There was one other couple on our tour, who had obviously done more caving than...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the stops we had to make while taking vacation from Edmonton Alberta to Nelson BC. Very glad we did!! We had Steve as our guide. He was extremely knowledgeable about everything in there and explained everything in an easy to understand...More

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Lee H, Owner at Cody Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Eric for making Cody Caves one of your vacation stops and for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Family tour. We aim to provide a truly unique experience and we are thrilled that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience for an introduction to caving! Our group of 10 people aged 10 to 60 did the $45 dollar family tour, which took us on a fascinating and challenging trip into the caves. We took the last tour of the day which...More

1  Thank Derek W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Don't Waste your money on this trip, it is overprized with very poor road to the caves from the main road. We paid $160 for one hour of the cave tour which was short and brief, the guide did his best to keep us interested,...More

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Lee H, Owner at Cody Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

The team at Cody Cave Tours work hard to provide a memorable, safe and enjoyable experience in this spectacular underworld. Our pricing of $35 per child and $45 per adult for the family tour includes all equipment and 2 hours with our professional interpretive guide....More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I've just retired at 70. Bought a lovely motor home to travel North America for a 6 month solo adventure. Trying some fun new things along the way and boy did I have a blast in Cody Caves! I can't wait to make my grandkids...More

1  Thank Marie H
Lee H, Owner at Cody Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback for our Family tour. It was a pleasure to meet you and your North American retirement journey is truly inspirational. In addition you navigated the road in your motorhome and commented it was nothing compared to some of the...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

What an amazing time we had. Orion was such a knowledgeable guide and easy to be around. Two things I wish I had known...(1) how strenuous the 4 hour tour was. I'm in pretty good shape but it was really taxing to me. (2) in...More

1  Thank LIberty56
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

My little sister and I cross one thing off our bucket list together every year! We went on the Cody Caves Adventure Tour and had the time of our lives. The road up is a dirt road but we managed it in a Mercedes convertible....More

1  Thank Dixie A
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I was very interested in Cody Caves tours, because we are going to be for a few days at Ainsworth Hot Springs. I sent them an email, a few days past and no answer from them. Called them twice!!! and did not get an response....More

2  Thank JennyAlexG
Lee H, Owner at Cody Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

We returned your call on the evening of October 26th once we were able to gauge the effects of the heavy rain and low cloud at 600m. During this conversation we provided you a full explanation of our tour details and availability. We only run...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016

Did the Family Tour with a friend - it was our first time caving. We had a great time and learned a lot about caving and caves in general. The drive up the logging road is long and bumpy, however my friend managed it okay...More

Thank Jen C
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were a tour of 3 people and had a great time. Our guide was Steven. He was very good in providing information about the caves and giving us choices in accessing the different spots (easy, hard, dirty routes). I have done other cave tours...More

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V4mation
27 August 2016|
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Response from AlisonS154932 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few places where you have the option of a belly squeeze or a more open route on the family tour. Our boys did the squeezes and the adults took the easier way.
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