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Shenandoah Caverns

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Caving is fun

Fun, interesting site especially if your in to geology and or spelunking. I do recommend bringing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Luray, Virginia
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Beautiful caverns worth the trip!

Stunning caverns, it was so amazing going down into the caverns, the sights were unbelievable. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New Haven, Connecticut
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Shenandoah Caverns has been thrilling visitors since 1922. It is the only Virginia cavern with elevator service, making it one of the easiest caverns to tour. It's also the closest major cavern to I-81 (Exit 269). Our famous bacon formations are so...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
261 Caverns Rd, Shenandoah Caverns, VA 22847-1432
+1 540-477-3115
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun, interesting site especially if your in to geology and or spelunking. I do recommend bringing a jacket as well. There’s two other on site attractions to do as well. Our guide, Carlos, was very entertaining and informative, I’d highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning caverns, it was so amazing going down into the caverns, the sights were unbelievable. The tour guide was so informative yet made it a fun time ! Many interesting stories about the history of the caverns !

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved walking through this natural beauty on my road trip down the mountains. It was a nice way to stretch my legs as this presented such a beautiful scene. The tour guide was great and had some fun stories as well as a sense...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LikeTheWind
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our anniversary! The tour of the caverns was great. The guide took his time and pleasant. The views are amazing! It's looks very other worldly. The pathway in is gravel but easy to walk on and not as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank P_Nobs
Reviewed October 28, 2018

These caverns were very nice. The tour lasted about an hour and we were able to see many different and beautiful rooms in the caverns. There is an elevator that takes you down 60 feet to the start of the tour, the walking is easy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Spent a beautiful weekend in the mountains of Virginia. We had been to many other caverns in the state but never to the Shenandoah Caverns. This one is every bit as stunning as Luray Caverns. Excellent tour guide and fun group to go through with.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We took our granddaughters, aged 8 and 10 this summer, and two of our older (age 14) granddaughters last year. Everyone seems to really enjoy themselves.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank moosxing2
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Amazing caverns. Well lit and the best part was there were elevators to the bottom. Especially great for older adults. Beautiful up-lighting of certain areas. Really enjoyed the included parade floats on display which is included with your ticket. Guide was very well informed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 889Brooksie
Reviewed September 24, 2018

My friend and I visited 3 of the Caverns in the area of the Shenvalee Golf Resort . We went to Endless Caverns , Luray Caverns and the Shenandoah Caverns . This was the best of the 3 . While on the tour I actually...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank donaldgolferdon
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Looking @ the website, it appeared this was a poor version of Disney but we were pleasantly surprised. The caverns are stunning, breathe taking. The tour guides are very knowledgeable. Must see! Be aware the temps are 55 degrees year round so you need a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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May 30, 2018|
Response from 2Travel55 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We really enjoyed the Shenandoah Caverns. The Luray Caverns appear they would be fantastic as well. The Shenandoah Caverns have an Elevator which was good for me as I was traveling with a broken foot. I don't think... More
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April 6, 2018|
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Response from will4202017 | Reviewed this property |
the path is wide and spacious. if i remember you can easily walk side by side the whole time no real tight places
Amanda C
April 6, 2018|
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
It is a cave, so it will have some close areas as well as some spacious areas. Without knowing the degree of the affliction, it is hard to answer the question. To the best of my memory, there are no areas where you are... More