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Address: 9 mi east of San Andreas on Mountain Ranch Rd., Angels Camp, CA
Phone Number: 209/736-2708
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Caves! Adventure and Exploration of local history at it's best

This is our second Cave visit in the area. Our first trip was 3 years ago to Mercer Caverns. This time California Caverns for a 4th grade historical site report. Our kids loved... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Jennifer G
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Grass Valley, California
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Grass Valley, California
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148 reviews 148 reviews
39 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is our second Cave visit in the area. Our first trip was 3 years ago to Mercer Caverns. This time California Caverns for a 4th grade historical site report. Our kids loved it and so did we. The area is beautiful. Just good family fun.

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Sacramento, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I can't believe we hadn't visited the cavern yet, it's so close! We took the short tour, which is 45 minutes to an hour long depending on the season. I would try to go during the dry season, as the caverns are blocked in several places by "lakes" in the wet season. It was interesting, and they have good lighting... More 

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Lompoc
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Had a great time learning about the cavern and it's history. The docents were very educated and made the this a fun time for my kids and educational.

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FAIRFAX
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I dragged my hubby here but he loved it! We were the only 2 on our tour and our guide gave us a fantastic personalized tour. It is out in the middle of nowhere, no phone service, and everyone told us the gps took us the wrong way, but it was a fun morning tour. Would be great for kids... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

this cave was pretty cool good tour and great tour guide I went solo and still had a great time! I would recommend going to anyone !

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Millbrae, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We learned so much from our guide Benjamin on a late Friday afternoon tour. He wad so knowledgeable and friendly and really went the extra mile to point out all the amazing things to see underground. Not sure who had a better time, the kids or the parents! We are already talking about going back to do the longer adventure... More 

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Fairfield, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This review will focus primarily on the "Middle Earth Expedition." (The Caverns also offer a much shorter walking tour.) First of all, the company does a good job of describing this outing on their website. They provide all the information that you will need to make a decision about whether this is for you or not, what you should bring... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Cave is fairly level, not many stairs. some tight spots but I was able to maneuver and I am a big guy. Recommended

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Calaveras County, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Very interesting caverns and off the beaten track. The pleasant, scenic drive to get there is half the fun. Well run tours that are very informative, entertaining and educational. Nice grounds too for relaxing.

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Los Angeles, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I thought the tour guide Christine was awesome..She offered to take pics for me and volunteered herself many times and told me where to stand..She was cheerful all the way and was very friendly..

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