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Penn's Cave

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This place is awesome!

The first week of August, we took our Day School group to Penn’s Cave. Most of the children had... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nancy H
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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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I Don't like Caves! However; after seeing Penn Cave I was awe struck by its beauty. What I really... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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America's only all-water cavern & farm-nature-wildlife park. The only cave in Pennsylvania placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Three fully-guided tours: *Cavern tour only by boat (Not handicapped accessible: Open Feb-Dec...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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222 Penns Cave Rd, Centre Hall, PA 16828-8103
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+1 814-364-1664
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The first week of August, we took our Day School group to Penn’s Cave. Most of the children had never been there, some when they were really young. We arrived at close to 11 am and I have to admit I was blown away at...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I Don't like Caves! However; after seeing Penn Cave I was awe struck by its beauty. What I really liked was that it wasn't way down deep, that you road in a boat to see the amazing formations. What I didn't like was the droll...More

Thank Peggy C
Terri S, Manager at Penn's Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Peggy, thank you for taking the time to let us know what you think about our cave tour. Our tour guides are normally one of the best aspects of our tours! In case you missed anything during your initial visit, we hope you'll come...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was definitely one of our highlighted attractions during our road trip in Pennsylvania. There are many different choices of adventure here at Penns Cave. Highly recommend to check out their website for full details. We chose the underground water boat tour. Our boat was...More

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Terri S, Manager at Penn's Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're glad you are happy with your decision to stop by Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park on your way to Pennsylvania. Our Cave Tour is something that everyone must experience for themselves, as words simply don' do it justice. We always recommend visiting our website...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My son, age 20 and I, 47, went a little beyond the idea of a day trip. We traveled over 4 hours to visit Penn's cave. The idea of seeing the cave via boat sounding good to us. We were both so glad that we...More

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Terri S, Manager at Penn's Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That is so fantastic to hear, thank you so much for letting us know how much you and your son enjoyed your visit with us! There is a lot to experience here at Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park, and we cannot wait for you to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from the Raystown Lake area to visit Penn's Cave and Wildlife Park and really enjoyed it! We were there later in the afternoon than we expected so we asked the ticket seller if we had time to do both a cavern tour and...More

Thank Dianne A
Terri S, Manager at Penn's Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the feedback, Dianne! Our team at Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park works hard to provide our guests with a memorable adventure and we're pleased to hear that we hit the mark with your experience. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was raining when we went, so we just did the cavern tour and didn't check out the wildlife park. The caverns are beautiful. I've done cavern tours before but never by boat - it was a unique and lovely experience. Our guide was great,...More

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Terri S, Manager at Penn's Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback! We are happy to hear that there were aspects of your adventure that you enjoyed, despite the rain. Our team hopes you will come back to Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park again in the near...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Penn's Cave to break up our long trip home and we were not disappointed. It is a great boat ride through a very cool cave! My girls love that it was a boat tour! The cave was very cool with interesting rock...More

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Terri S, Manager at Penn's Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park during your long trip home! Our team is thrilled to hear that it was well worth the drive and we certainly hope that you all will visit us again the next time you are in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

friendly environment and the water cave tour was fun. i would recommened this cave to anyone looking for a weekend getaway.

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Terri S, Manager at Penn's Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the kind words, and visiting Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park! It's fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Penn's Cave is the only cavern in the United States that is toured completely by boat, and it's amazing. When you go in to get your tickets they give you the times to be at each place which takes a lot of worry and planning...More

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Terri S, Manager at Penn's Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're incredibly grateful for you taking the time to tell everyone what the experience at Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park is like! Every detail is carefully thought out to ensure our park and tours are nothing short of amazing. We want our guests to have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled 4 hours from NY and it was worth it. Kids had a blast ! The Cave tour was awesome, Gift shop unbelievable good prices. Don't forget to do the wildlife tour.

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Terri S, Manager at Penn's Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Willy, thanks for traveling four hours just to come visit Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park! It means a lot to us to know how much fun your family had. We hope to see you all again.

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brittany G
12 May 2018|
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Response from Karen G | Reviewed this property |
The cave tour is not. There are steep steps to the boats and then the issue of getting in and out of the boats.
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Cathy L
29 June 2017|
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Response from Eric L | Reviewed this property |
yes, it's quite easy to get in and out of the boat. They have a concrete dock with solid metal railings that the boat Moors up against. Yes there is a weight limit for the total boat and per person but I don't remember what... More
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