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Linville Caverns

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Address: U.S. 221 between Linville and Marion, Marion, NC
Phone Number: 828/756-4171
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interesting & inexpensive

We really didn't know what to expect from the Linville Caverns & we were pleasantly surprised. Gabby was a very tour guide. And its a very inexpensive outing that the kids really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Davie, Florida
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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

our tour guide was very informative and did a great job of taking us through the caverns. Was very beautiful!

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Davie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really didn't know what to expect from the Linville Caverns & we were pleasantly surprised. Gabby was a very tour guide. And its a very inexpensive outing that the kids really seemed to enjoy. If you're looking for something simple, educational and interesting, give the Linville caverns a chance.

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Thank Frank I
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great side trip to take while visiting the other natural landscapes around Linville. Tour is only 45 minutes to an hour long but well worth it. We can't wait to take our kids here in a few months

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Thank Jeremy W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kids absolutely loved this. Now we are planing to see other caverns!! The total darkness was crazy to experience. Hopefully next visit we will see some bats!

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Thank Kristi B
Marion, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The caverns offer a unique experience into a special part of our geology. The tour guides may be young but are well informed in the knowledge of this cavern, they even use humor on the tour to make it not just fun but educational.

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1 Thank Angela S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Our group of twenty was brought into the caverns with a very knowledgeable guide. She was very sweet to the kids, answered all their questions and obviously loved her job. Well worth the admission costs. Could be scary for younger kids, especially if you have the bottomless pool included in the tour. Short but informative and fun. Bring jacket and... More 

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Shelby, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

We spent about an hour here. Not much to do besides the cave. My 3 younger kids loved it. Plan this with some other local attractions

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1 Thank Michael T
Ormond Beach Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

My wife and I went with an open mind and we were not disappointed. Well worth the $8.00 ea. admission. The cavern is a nice size to visit without taking all day. Very beautiful and unique location, inside and outside.

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1 Thank Gary1952
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Good gift shop, nice folks, well-versed tour guides, and a very well-reserved cave walkway. Not too tight in the passages, and easy to get around in it.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

This has to be the third or forth time I have visited this attraction. I can remember coming as a young boy, but not really having questions. At that age you are just happy to be underground, having your attention captivated by a number of different sights. However, to visit now has given me a greater appreciation for what lies... More 

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