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Address: Off Rte 7, Cobleskill, NY
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Cool Place

This place is cool . More realistic then Howe Caverns . The under ground waterfall is cool . No one there when we went so me and my 8 year got a personal tour . They have coffee... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
dolfan81771
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North Haven, Connecticut
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Oneonta, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great family trip to go through the caverns. The Waterfall was my favorite part. It was also nice that it wasn't as commercialized.

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North Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is cool . More realistic then Howe Caverns . The under ground waterfall is cool . No one there when we went so me and my 8 year got a personal tour . They have coffee and hot chocolate 1.50 I think . And a nice gift shop . You won't be disappointed.

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Brevard County, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

A pleasant adventure exploring the caverns. Well versed, young, knowledgeable tour guide. Tight squeezes & low ceilings in places inside the cavern. Wicked awesome underground waterfall. Cool temperatures down below in the cavern. Damp in spots. Fascinating sites. Authentic cavern - not "touristy". Real stuff. Quaint gift shop. Clean restrooms. Breathtaking beauty. Lots of stairs. A real "workout". Delightful views.... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

it's less commercia.. Our guide explained the history and all the stories around this place which is really fascinating.. There is a 100' waterfall inside.

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Thank Thomas A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Secret Caverns is a family owned & operated cave system just down the mountain from Howes Cave. We've been to both and like this one better - it's less commercial and the tours are not as rushed as in the larger cave systems. There is a 100' waterfall inside. Really a neat, inexpensive day out for everyone. We go there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

We enjoy visiting down to the earth finding beautiful waterfalls n interesting image on rock n outside near to small cave ice cap not melting with hest outside. Place is well managed facilities of drinks n gifts shop, what else you need when your children enjoyed a lots on your vacation tour.

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Springfield, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

First we all enjoyed route to this place.. which had farm lands.. plain fields. the place itself has nice surrounding.. picnic areas..and lake by the picnic area.. Our guide explained the history and all the stories around this place which is really fascinating.. she guided us to the cave probably 100 steps going underground and going through the cave.. after... More 

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1 Thank Roshan P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a basic cave without all the glits and glamour of other cave tours. It is tight in some areas though. The waterfall is amazing! Our tour guide was young but friendly and knowledgeable. You can touch the walls. The store is basic but they do have food as well. I would recommend this tour.

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1 Thank TanyaMCarter
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We hit this attraction on the way home from Lake Placid and we are glad we did. The kids wanted to see caves, so we figured this would satisfy their curiosity. The Secret Caverns are featured in the "Amazing and Unusual USA" book. The photos in the book are WAY better than the ones I captured. When I tried to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Who are we? We've been to Howe Caverns twice as full paying guests and as of today, the Secret Caverns. Our family was comprised of kids ages 9-12 and adults ages 49-72. On our way to Howe Caverns (HC) we have always marveled at the funky, hand painted signs for the Secret Caverns. According to some fellow tourists they ditched... More 

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