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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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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Mammoth Cave Expedition with my 10 year old daughter

We weren't sure exactly what to expect at the time of booking because the pictures of the expedition don't do it justice. We arrived early to check in and our guide Bret (aka... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Corona, CA
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Corona, CA
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We weren't sure exactly what to expect at the time of booking because the pictures of the expedition don't do it justice. We arrived early to check in and our guide Bret (aka Beetle) greeted us by name. He explained everything we would be doing on the tour in detail. It was extremely hot outside but as soon as we... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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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
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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
4 attraction reviews
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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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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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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 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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7 attraction reviews
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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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77 reviews
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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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9 attraction reviews
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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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Additional Information about California Caverns

Address: 9 mi east of San Andreas on Mountain Ranch Rd., Angels Camp, CA
Phone Number: 209/736-2708
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Angels Camp
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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