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Great cavern tour.

Iv'e been touring caverns and caves for my entire life having grown up in Hannibal, MO and going... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rob L
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Charlottesville, Virginia
A must see!!!

Beautiful 200+ ft caverns that have up to 200ft ceilings! The tour guides are knowledgeable, funny... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kim N
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America’s oldest continuously operated show cave, voted #2 in America by Parade magazine, and a National Natural Landmark, Grand Caverns is a prime example of history and beauty. With our abundance of rare shield formations and history around every...more
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5 Grand Caverns Drive, Grottoes, VA 24441
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Iv'e been touring caverns and caves for my entire life having grown up in Hannibal, MO and going into Mark Twain Cave too many times to count. Grand Cavern is spectacular and other pale in comparison with maybe the exception of Carlsbad. The Shield formations...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful 200+ ft caverns that have up to 200ft ceilings! The tour guides are knowledgeable, funny, and answer any questions about the caverns. There are rock formations found in the grand caverns that are not seen in another cavern in the world.

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent our Anniversary exploring Virginia's Caverns. Our tour guide at the Grand Caverns (formerly known as Weyer's Cave), which is located in the Shenandoah Valley in the town of Grottoes, Virginia was a young lady named Araya. She was friendly, well...More

2  Thank spiritrock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful caverns! Amazing formations and well-informed guide. Rated cavern #2 behind Carlsbad Caverns. Unique formations that are only here. Guided tour about 75 min.

Thank susan c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent a lot of time researching the reviews for the caverns around the Skyline Drive, and this one rose to the top as one where we might get the best bang for our buck. We were not disappointed. Just $17.50 per...More

2  Thank Sherise R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grand Caverns was a great trip even the second time to take my mom and niece. They really make it a fun adventure and there is lots of tidbits of info and history to boot! I think they are laid back and not as touristy...More

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is a fun activity for anyone. I took my two daughters last summer when we were visiting Virginia. This is a long cave tour, so make sure you have good walking shoes. We had a great guide, very friendly and informative. A nice way...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Our family stopped by Grand Caverns late on a Saturday afternoon following a full morning of hiking and driving the Skyline Road in Shenandoah National Park. It was in the middle of a heat wave and the average temperature of 58 degrees in the cavern...More

1  Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Regardless of the weather outside, it's always right around 54 degrees in this cavern, so when it was 93 outside today, the cavern was much needed relief. This cavern was very interesting to tour, and there was only about 15 people in our group, meaning...More

1  Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

You can’t help but to not look up.... the views were amazing, the guide Daniel was very informative and funny. Good trip for all ages, kids loved the tour.

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Venesa E
16 November 2017|
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Response from Shershe699 | Reviewed this property |
Regular Adult - $20.00 Regular Child - $11.00 Senior Discount - $18.00 Other discounts, such as military, are offered. Please be sure to ask questions! Some tour guides leave out a lot of interesting trivia. Don’t feel... More
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Darla509
12 April 2017|
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No not at all. Spaces are tight in places.
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jewels1976
9 March 2017|
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Response from Jessica D |
There is no age limit for cave tours and we have many children come through our cave every day. Grand Caverns is not stroller/wheelchair accessible, however.
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