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Spider Cave

727 Carlsbad Cavern Hwy, Carlsbad, NM
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Carlsbad
Most recent review
- Jun 25, 2014
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Book this tour early since there are only 8 spots once a week. This tour is for the adventurous spirit who is not claustrophobic, and the tour guides are experienced cavers who are very knowledgeable. It was good that this was the last tour we did, as it was tiring and we were ready for some ice cream at kaleidoscoops... More

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Riverside, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

All of it was just incredible! We did the King's tour and explored on our own as well and it was just amazing. If you have the time, and the physical capacity because it's about a mile or so hike downhill, you should definitely enter the caverns through the natural entrance. No words can describe the experience we had there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We finished our trip with this tour and it was much better than the Lower Cave tour. All of the tours fill up quick, so book now/cancel later (no penalty). You will get dirty and sweaty. They provide the helmets, gloves, and knee pads; you just need to bring three (3) AA batteries and a small water bottle. The tour... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This was by far the most fun we had of the 3 days we spent at the caverns! As long as you arent claustrophobic and dont mind a little dirt and mud, I highly recommend you dont miss the spider cave tour! reserve ahead of time because of the small tour size! Theres a lot of crawling and squeezing and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Took my 5 year old to the caverns and I have to say the experience was well worth the trip the park rangers were great they assisted me when my vehicle broke down they helped and followed me up the mountain down the mountain I can't say enough of positive things that come out of my experience I would definitely... More

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