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Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

260 Scenic Caves Rd, Blue Mountains, Ontario L9Y 3Z5, Canada
+1 705-446-0256
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Eco Adventure Tour worth the time and $!

My family of 4 took the 3 hour eco tour which consisted of a treetops course, 2 zip lines, a tour... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2016
Brent D
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London, Canada
Eco-Tour

An amazing day filled with lots of adventure. Tree trekking and zip lining, discovering the caves... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2016
KimRic25
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Scenic Caves Nature Adventures offers nature, history, scenery and memorable adventures. Explore a self-guided trails of caves carved millions of years ago and savour breathtaking lookouts from the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment, set in one of Canada's six UNESCO biosphere reserves. Learn about the First Nation's Petun tribe and their legends. Venture over Southern Ontario's longest 420 ft. suspension bridge. Take an adrenaline-pumping ride on the Thunderbird Twin Zip Line. Experience treetop canopy walking across a web of platform decks and air born walkways, and zip cable gliding on a guided Eco Adventure tour. Enjoy the many family-friendly features such as: children's adventure playground, Rocky the train, mini golf, gemstone mining, trout pond, picnic areas, snack bar and gift shop. In winter, glide along 27 km. of professionally groomed cross-country ski trails. Snowshoe across a suspension bridge and 8 km. of pristine trails winding through a 200 year old forest.
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260 Scenic Caves Rd, Blue Mountains, Ontario L9Y 3Z5, Canada
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

My family of 4 took the 3 hour eco tour which consisted of a treetops course, 2 zip lines, a tour of the caves with a bit of local history. Our guides, Heidi and Gordon, were excellent! All other staff were great too!More

Thank Brent D
Irene T, Public Relations Manager at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2016

Brent & family: we are thrilled to hear that you felt the guided Eco Adventure Tour was great value and an excellent experience. Our guides and staff are always delighted to receive a five star rating. Perhaps next time you visit, you can soar down...More

Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

An amazing day filled with lots of adventure. Tree trekking and zip lining, discovering the caves! We had our 10 year old son with us and he got nervous on the tree trekking adventure. Our tour guides John and Taylor were fantastic! John helped our...More

Thank KimRic25
Irene T, Public Relations Manager at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2016

Dear Kim & family: Thank you for your exuberant 5 star review of your Eco Adventure Tour. Our guides strive to make every guest experience special. The greatest compliment we could receive is to make ‘buddies for life’!! Come back in the winter for a...More

Reviewed July 13, 2016

overall the experience was very good.the people are friendly and courteous the trails are not that well marked as we did walk around in circles a bit.More

Thank Phil B
Irene T, Public Relations Manager at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2016

Thanks for your review Phil. Additional new maps have been posted at key locations throughout the property. Because it is a UNESCO biosphere reserve, we try and balance nature with wayfinding signage. Your comment will be reviewed, as we certainly don’t want people walking in...More

Reviewed July 11, 2016

This was the first place that we visited when arriving in Blue Mountain, having been in many different caves along the escarpment we were very excited to check out this location. What a waste on money and time, these are not caves, at least not...More

1  Thank 367deb1950
Irene T, Public Relations Manager at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2016

Thank you for your remarks. The caves/caverns/crevasse trail at Scenic Caves was created over millions of years by blocks of limestone easing away from the main mass of the Escarpment. This shifting was caused by the settling of softer underlying shale and by the disturbance...More

Reviewed July 5, 2016

Costs a family of 4 close to $100 for a short hike! Not to say I regret going, but would not recommend doing it again. There are many options for hiking trails in Southern Ontario that do not gouge tourists the way this one does....More

1  Thank oogachaka
Irene T, Public Relations Manager at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2016

Thank you for your critique. Many guests are not aware that Scenic Caves is a privately owned and operated property, not a provincially funded park. The admission price pays for maintenance of the manicured grounds, facilities (washrooms, snack bar, BBQ), staffing and activity developments (such...More

Reviewed July 4, 2016

very popular tourist destination in collingwood area. caves are mediocre compared to others in this area, and most other attractions are for little kids to enjoy. not worth the fee.More

Thank Brad H
Irene T, Public Relations Manager at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2016

Thank you for your comments Brad. Scenic Caves has been nationally designated a “Canadian Signature Experience” because of its rich cultural and historic background. Indeed there are many activities appealing to children and all ages, such as: country wagon ride to Suspension Bridge, Rocky the...More

Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We went by 3:05 at which point we were told we couldn't go in after 3. Our tour guide was spoken to rudely also. We got a manager and did get in because we had reserved. Then we discovered the zip line was closed too....More

Thank lmargaret1234
Irene T, Public Relations Manager at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2016

Dear Margaret: Thank you for your feedback. During our spring season (until June 30), last admission to the park is 3pm so that visitors have ample time to explore until the 5pm closing. Also, the Thunderbird Twin Zipline operates Fri-Sat-Sun during the spring. We hope...More

Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Very affordable Very informative Good for all ages On busy holiday weekend be mindful that it will be busy. Get there by 10 am to beat the rush There is a gift shop and canteen for food (on sale) Outside food is allowed; picnic benched...More

1  Thank Marie-Anne S
Irene T, Public Relations Manager at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2016

Dear Marie-Ann: Thank for your five star review. We are so pleased your family enjoyed your nature day trip. Thanks also for posting your wonderful photo memories of the beautiful views, suspension bridge crossing, feeding the fish and playing mini-golf. It is an excellent suggestion...More

Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I visited as a child, about 35 years ago and could still remember parts of it, so decided to take my wife and children when we were camping last summer. We all had a fantastic time. The view from the suspension bridge is nice, but...More

Thank George R
Irene T, Public Relations Manager at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2016

Dear George: Thank you for sharing family memories from last year. We love to hear that your kids had such a fabulous time that they’d like to return. Perhaps next time (when they are old enough), they might enjoy the professionally guided Eco Adventure Tour...More

Reviewed June 28, 2016

If you have trouble climbing do not attempt this. Caves: The caves are very small and the path to get to them is steep and slick. The rocks have been worn down so they are difficult to not slip on. Bridge: The bridge is down...More

Thank Gayle C
Irene T, Public Relations Manager at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2016

Dear Gayle, Thank you for your comments. Due to the steep inclines and rocky terrain, the caves are not accessible for a person with mobility impairment or physical challenges. The caves, caverns & crevasses have been carved over millions of years from glacial ice. The...More

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talygroisman
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Response from Daisy N | Reviewed this property |
yes. its perfect for kids. they have a playground and get to ride on a lilttle train
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chelsea9763
May 21, 2017|
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Response from Irene T | Property representative |
Chelsea – Because Scenic Caves is located in a nature preserve, there are areas and activities which are not accessible. There are specific details on our website, under the About Scenic Caves > Accessibility tab. If you... More
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