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Lake Shasta Caverns

20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
+1 530-238-2341
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Fun Visit!

We had a fun visit, I liked the boat ride out to the caverns, the bus ride winding around and up... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Eileen W
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Mount Shasta, California
Worth climbing all those stairs!!

My mother and I did this tour in the middle of the week, arriving just before eleven thirty and we... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Dawn W
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“boat ride” (69 reviews)
“cave tour” (14 reviews)
“cave entrance” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:30
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20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
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+1 530-238-2341
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"boat ride"
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"cave entrance"
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"stairs to climb"
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"gift shop"
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"young guide"
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"dinner cruise"
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"beautiful formations"
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"winding road"
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"visitor center"
in 11 reviews
"light jacket"
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"afraid of heights"
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"two hours"
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had a fun visit, I liked the boat ride out to the caverns, the bus ride winding around and up the mountain, and inside the caves also was very colorful and neat. The only bad thing was the young guide talked so fast and...More

2  Thank Eileen W
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

My mother and I did this tour in the middle of the week, arriving just before eleven thirty and we were able to get a spot. All of the staff were friendly and knowledgeable. There are a lot of stairs and some steep terrain. But...More

4  Thank Dawn W
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Was really disappointed that they made me leave my backpack in the car after we told them I'm terminal with Leukemia and there are things in the bag just in case something goes wrong, especially when there were other men with backpacks on the tour,...More

Thank jeff p
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Get here early as this place gets busy. A catamaran takes you across Lake Shasta which is beautiful. Then a 15 minute bus ride gets you to the caverns. It’s self guided with Park Rangers providing information along the tour. There are many steps. Don’t...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We arrived for the last tour of the day, 3pm, on a Sunday. $28 Adult admission and $25 if you're Active or Retired Military. From the Admission desk to the boat landing is about 200+ steps down to the Boat Dock at the Lake. One...More

5  Thank Leonard C
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Decided to stop at Shasta Caverns and glad we did. We were there in early February, just drove up, and were on a tour of five. You take a barge type boat w/seats across the lake (see Picture) and then a private bus/van up the...More

3  Thank gerleg12
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Didn't know what to expect on this impromtu stop to check out the caverns. It turned out to be one of the best Cavern tours I've been on. It's a complete adventure even just getting to the Cavern entrance, first by boat then a van...More

6  Thank Lynne R
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We have visited caves all over the world and loved this tour. You are so close to so many different types of formation and our tour guide was very knowlegible and truly loved the caves. There are lots of stairs down to the boat ride...More

2  Thank 77maple123
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Even though it was raining and misty, we had a great time visiting the caverns. We bought tickets at the gift shop, which was full of interesting rock formations and gems for sale. After that, we had a short and pleasant boat trip across Shasta...More

1  Thank Laura H
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a must see if your at Lake Shasta! The tour is reasonable priced and your only walking through the caverns. Dave runs the tour scene and loves to answer all your questions. Chilly and a little damp. Wear long pants and a light...More

1  Thank Kevin M
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Never used the kennels, but they should be okay
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there's only 1 operator. They are great! website will have all the info
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