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Luray Caverns

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Address: 970 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835
Phone Number: 888-443-6551
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The largest cave in the Eastern U.S. where visitors can see such bizarre...
The largest cave in the Eastern U.S. where visitors can see such bizarre formations like the "Throne Room", "Giant's Hall", and "Fried Eggs".
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Rooms of the past.

The trip to the luray caverns was beautiful and full of fresh air. The caverns tell of ancient past times of great rivers that washed through the caverns clearing out rock and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Louisa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The trip to the luray caverns was beautiful and full of fresh air. The caverns tell of ancient past times of great rivers that washed through the caverns clearing out rock and sand creating great beauty that speaks of Gods hand as only nature can do. Yes do go to the great caverns and all other caverns because they are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

So interesting to see how nature works it's magic hundreds of feet below the surface we walk on. The tour through the caverns was a guided one with a large group; the guide said we were one of her smaller groups so I can only imagine how big larger groups are. Nicely lit inside and the lake was the most... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We arrived on the Monday after Easter Sunday to find the parking lot packed, tour buses lined up and people everywhere. My heart sank, but determined to see the caves, we got in line. Send one person to stand in line while the other buys tickets if you can. We had to wait for 20 minutes or so to get... More 

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East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

My teenage son and I made it to Luray at 5pm, and rather than check in to our hotel immediately, we decided to check out the Caverns that evening, instead of first thing in the morning. It was a good choice. The weather was great, and there were very few people. We asked if we had time to do the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

That's what the hubmeister kept saying all the way thru. I'd been before but he hadn't and he was quite impressed. It really is amazing. Last time I went the guide turned the lights off so you could really experience the darkness. I don't know if they stopped doing that or didn't do it because there were a lot of... More 

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Budòio, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

The caverns are breathtaking. Pricy for our family of six, but glad we checked them out. We lucked out with only a 15 minute wait to get inside. I wouldn't stand in line much longer. The tour lasts over an hour which was a bit long, but not much you can do about that. Another of God's beautiful creations!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We took our grandchildren, ages 7 and 9, to the caverns this past Saturday. It was a wonderful experience and very interesting!! The tour of the caverns was about an hour but there were additional museums that were interesting, also.

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nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the museum and the cavern is well developed for touring. It was a good if pricey visit. AAA discounts must be done before arriving unfortunately.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Yes it's expensive and overpriced but cool experience. Tour guide was just ok. Lots of noisy asian visitors made it difficult to hear guide. Beautiful and unique experiences. I'm glad we visited.

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Duette, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

I went there as a kid, which is a long long time ago, not much has changed. Its a great place to go. Its just as I remember it. The Caverns is always spectacular and educational. We went on a tour, and it was very imformative

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