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Lake Shasta Caverns

20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
+1 530-238-2341
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Nice cavern - Self guided tour

Well I visited here over the labor day weekend and I was not impressed that we were told it was a... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
San Francisco, California

the caverns were OK when compared to other caves I've been in but the boat ride & bus ride to the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
St. George Island, Florida
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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“boat ride” (63 reviews)
“cave tour” (13 reviews)
“cave entrance” (12 reviews)
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20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Well I visited here over the labor day weekend and I was not impressed that we were told it was a self-paced tour and that there would be guides in each room to explain things. SO basically you are on your own and when you...More

Thank ATLAS313
Reviewed 24 August 2017

the caverns were OK when compared to other caves I've been in but the boat ride & bus ride to the cavern made the total experience worth it the price & time

Thank run4fun2
Reviewed 18 August 2017

It's about a two hour time investment and $26.00 per person. Quite a bargain for a short boat ride across a beautiful big lake, a fun shuttle ride up the mountainside and one hours worth of exercise climbing up and down hundreds of stairs following...More

1  Thank ragsdad
Reviewed 16 August 2017

One of the must place to visit near Lake Shasta. It takes a pleasant boat ride and a bus ride to reach there. The guides explain the natural/chemical phenomenon happen there to create these beautiful formations.

Thank Like2travel-eat
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I thought this was a national park but it turns out it is privately owned and operated - it is called a National Natural Landmark: anyways it is every bit as beautiful, professionally managed and unique as federally owned national parks. For the price: $26...More

2  Thank Alba Linda P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

So enjoyed our visit to Lake Shasta Caverns today when our daughter and granddaughter were up for a visit. The kids were thrilled with the boat ride, and thought the bus ride up the hill was pretty exciting. The view of the lake amazed them...More

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a great place to visit on a hot day. The caves are nice and cool and the boat ride is beautiful.

Thank ThisNThat
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth taking the 9 am tour when it's really hot outside to beat the crowds and the heat. As the website says, be prepared for A LOT of stairs. We were done in 1.5 hours. On the way out you can get some really...More

Thank JP0010
Reviewed 30 July 2017

My family loved this experience. First off, to get to the caverns, you take a beautiful boat ride across the lake. Once there, you take a bus up to the caverns. There are beautiful views up at the top. I was worried that I might...More

1  Thank hmsd25
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is just one of those things you do because its there. Requires some physical effort but the caverns are neat, nothing spectacular.

Thank derek d
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25 November 2017|
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Response from Sammy Z | Reviewed this property |
there's only 1 operator. They are great! website will have all the info
John I
13 August 2017|
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Response from tom h | Reviewed this property |
No you do not.
27 May 2017|
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Response from Edward P |
Dogs are not allowed.