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Ohio Caverns

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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"Dad, this is the Best Day Ever!"

My 7 year old daughter had been asking to visit here for the last three months. I surprised her on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chad P S
Sidney, Ohio
via mobile
It was AMAZING!!!!!

The overall tour was fun and enjoyable! I brought my grandfather withme, their are lots of steps... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lima, Ohio
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“natural wonder”(45 reviews)
“historical tour”(23 reviews)
“day trip”(39 reviews)
Ohio's largest and most beautiful cavern. Tours take guests through two different parts of the cavern. The Historic Tour begins at the site of discovery and includes the part that was originally explored from 1897 to 1925. The Natural Wonder Tour...more
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2210 State Route 245 E, West Liberty, OH 43357-9779
+1 937-465-4017
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 July 2016

First things, first: Bring a flashlight! Not a "spotlight", but a small "tactical flashlight" that has a FOCUSED beam, not one of those cheapie multi-LED flashlights that just splashes a little light around. These caverns are very dimly lit, and to get full enjoyment out...More

7  Thank bbkcollector
Tim G, Manager at Ohio Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you came to visit! Yes, we do welcome flashlights on tour, but they are not required. We hope that you can come back for another visit soon!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 August 2014

For about the same price ($12 vs. $15) as the "regular" tour, my wife was excited to be able to try one of these cavern tours. They claimed the tour would be about 25 minutes. I would estimate that this time includes about 10 minutes...More

8  Thank Mark R
Tim G, Manager at Ohio Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2014

Hello Mark, We take all comments seriously and will have some discussion and training about several of the specifics that you mention. The “regular tour” that you refer to, is called the Natural Wonder tour. It highlights the biggest and best parts of the cavern....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour itself is really nice and had the potential to be interesting, but with bored people talking about minerals and rocks, it’s not selling for me.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 7 year old daughter had been asking to visit here for the last three months. I surprised her on a "secret destination day" and she had been thrilled ever since. It is extraordinary, beautiful, and worth every penny. Go. Do it. Now.

Thank Chad P S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The overall tour was fun and enjoyable! I brought my grandfather withme, their are lots of steps but it sooo worth it! The tour guides and the people were very friendly I would recommend wearing work shoes though because it gets very wet down their...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Really neat experience for the whole family. The tour was very informative and just the right amount of time. Saw some really neat formations along the way including an almost 5 ft long stalactite. I have 2 young kids (5,10) who also enjoyed the experience....More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Pat was great Good experience. Was a little chilly so bring a jacket when you come ! Good for kids. But it is a bit of walking

Thank Tyler H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We decided to take both tours and had fun looking around the gift shop in between. Everything is setup very well. If you like gemstones you'll be happy to browse.

Thank Joy H
Reviewed 14 September 2018

If you are a city dweller, the trip to the caverns is almost as exciting as the destination. Rural farm towns with corn fields flanking one lane roads. Wild turkeys, huge hawks, chickens, cows, goats, sheep...we saw it all. The cavern site was pretty as...More

Thank S T
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Do the combo pack; it is the best way to see the entire cavern. One is mostly history and the other is mostly formations but each gives you a different perspective. This is one of the most colorful caverns I have ever been in; it...More

Thank Amie S
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Has changed a lot. Took a lot of pictures of the kids and the formations. Went through one, not both. If anyone is in the area, a great place to stop.

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Ohio Caverns has 3 tours to select from. Package deals are available. Because of time, we chose the Historical Tour. This tour focused on the cave's discovery, early exploration and graffiti by early explorers. The tour is almost an hour starting at an entrance across...More

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19 August 2018|
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Response from Tim G | Property representative |
Hello! From May 1-September 30, we have a portion of the cavern open that is fully handicap accessible. It is called the Limestone tour, and is in a part of a new section we opened in 2012. It is available by reservation... More
gordon d
11 August 2018|
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Response from BuckeyeAdventures | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the oxygen... But I know the Limestone Tour is the shortest one, and it's wheelchair accessible.
Diane K
21 July 2018|
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Response from Tim G | Property representative |
We do have one manual wheelchair that we allow guests to borrow while on tour.