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Address: 15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
Phone Number: (540) 291-2121
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Caverns in the Shenandoah Valley that extend 34 stories underground.

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Our guide was great. It was scarier than the other cavern I had gone to. Wear shoes that have a good soles. You go way down, and they even turn off all the lights, so you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

These are the only caverns I've had the chance to visit. I had visited as a child and decided to come again as an adult. Not the largest cavern system but once you enter you really feel like you're journeying to the center of the earth. Bring a jacket!

Thank 757KJH1992
Tucson, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I received a fantastic tour of the caverns with a tremendous amount of facts and history. The staff was super awesome and nice. Definitely can't wait to come back and explore more of the area!

Thank Grace D
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed this tour very much. We learned so much about the formations. The guide shared lots of information. We look forward to returning and learning more, this was a great trip.

Thank Donna L
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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81 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Remote area, but it worths to visit the park, discovery and hidden passage are the available as package, other activities are for kids, it was pleasant temp in Nov. inside. At least needs 3-4 hrs for the two caves, so thinking for whole day, it is better to arrive morning to go back to Houston.

Thank FreeAdventurer
Level Contributor
23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Our guide was great. It was scarier than the other cavern I had gone to. Wear shoes that have a good soles. You go way down, and they even turn off all the lights, so you can see how it was for the first miners that found it. I could not even see my hand in front of my face!

Thank deevmo
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

This was our second cave tour and the best of the two. Young guide Cameron did an excellent job showing the two of us around because nobody else showed up for the nine a.m. tour. Tours last approximately 40 minutes (Closer to 50 because of my questions). There is ample lighting throughout but will be tough for the mobility-challenged. A... More 

Thank ken and cindy p
Blacksburg, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

We visited with our kids ages 10 and 12 and all enjoyed it. Be prepared to learn a lot in under an hour. Geology, history and even some critters are all covered. There are a lot of stairs and you'll want to wear good shoes and a sweater since the caves about 55 degrees year round. I'd not recommended for... More 

Thank Jchasse
North Carolina
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Turned off the Blue Ridge Pkwy heading for our hotel. Saw the signs for the Natural Bridge and went. Well kept attraction. We arrived fairly late in the day, so we didn't get to spend as much time as we'd have liked, but what we DID see, we liked.

Thank JohnBoyinNC
Leesburg, Virginia
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This was a more natural way to visit the caverns with the benefit of lighting and treads to help you not slip. It is a smaller venue than Luray Caverns and they take a group once an hour down. A great place to spend a day in the summertime as it is always 54 degrees.

Thank GingerWas
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Very nice not the biggest in the area but its hard to compare them because each one are so different. Very nice and worth the visit. Kids hubby and I had a great time!

Thank Julie S

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