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Summer cool

We left the heat outside and were as comfortable as can be in the cave. No jacket necessary... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sightsee9387
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Underground Delight!

One of the most fascinating places in the west! This was a hidden treasure. Absolute beauty at it's... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Rebecca N
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Cedar City, Utah
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Caves which feature beautiful stalagmite and stalactite formations.
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Great Basin National Park, NV
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We left the heat outside and were as comfortable as can be in the cave. No jacket necessary. (Outdoor temps around 95) The 90 minute tour was outstanding... informative guide, easy walking, and not chilly. Some of the passageways were a bit narrow and had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

Did the Lodge Room Cave Tour which is about 1 hour long. They took about 15-20 total people on the tour. The tour guide was very informative. If you are planning on making a day out of park with going to Wheeler Peak, it is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

One of the most fascinating places in the west! This was a hidden treasure. Absolute beauty at it's best. It was so amazing to go underground and see this. A definite recommendation! Dress warm.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed October 15, 2018

This place is well worth seeing. I've been in many caves, basically all the national park and monument caves in California, mammoth caves in Kentucky, Carlsbad in NM, etc. These caves are in the top of the list for me. One important thing to remember...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

No funny colored lights here, but it is a great cave. Great examples of cave formations. Two tours available, one is shorter than the other. I took the Grand Palace tour which was longer, by about 30 minutes for a total of 90 minutes. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

I took the 60-minute or not the 90-minute tour. I found a very informative and interesting and the cave formations were nice

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

We're from the midwest and have been to several caves throughout OH, KY, IN and MO. This is nothing like those caves. First off, know that you can buy tickets on line and you probably should to eliminate the uncertainty. They do have walk up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Reserved ahead of time on line, group of about 20 people through caves with ranger Dave. Enjoyable, low key but good information. Not glitzy like commercial caves, great way to spend an hour at a great price. DO NOT WEAR ANYTHING (clothes shoes) U HAVE...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We loved the tour of the Lehman Caves. It was really facinating. If you are looking for accommodations near there, I would suggest Ely, NV. The only downside to going there is the location is pretty remote and there are not alot of choices near...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Went to Lehman cave it was amazing and a very fun place to visit. The tour you could choose three different options to tour the cave The views inside the cave is amazing and it is not too hard of a hike it is definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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theweekendtraveler91
December 31, 2018|
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Response from ELFDUDE | Reviewed this property |
I assume no as the park rangers lead the tours!
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Chris H
June 15, 2016|
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Not tragic. I was worried!!! If you can get through a turnstile at Disneyland - even if it's sideways - you are good. Also - the 69 steps are not all at once - some up, some down, more or less in the middle of the... More
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travelbie
New Orleans, Louisiana
Lehman Caves Tour online change and cancellation policy? (3 Replies)
Hello, could you please let me know what's the change and cancellation policy for Lehman Caves Tour in Great Basin? I don't seem to find that information when making booking.
May 02, 2018|
Response fromfriscuba|
Can you call the caves office direct? They do have a phone number from what I see. BTW, my wife and I did the tour a couple years back and loved it.
UtahontheMove
Bountiful, Utah
With the kids July 11 (1 Reply)
We visited and camped at Great Basin just after the 4th for four days. While it rained on and off and pushed us off the astronomy programs and viewing the clear night sky, the kids (15,7,4 & 2) had a great time camping and doing the Lehman Caves shorties tour. Deer, chipmunks, squirrels, hawks and a little bunny were all part of the local fauna, while wildflowers, pines and aspens met the sage, pinion and junis for the flora. The camphost, not so friendly, the rangers, phenomenal....More
July 14, 2011|
Response fromFrisco_Roadrunner|
Oh come on, Baker isn't such a dire place. There isn't much to it--the whole town is maybe 3/4 of a mile long; but it has its own quaint charm.
chipnchair
bay area, ca
Spring Road Trip: Great Basin National Park one of the stops (5 Replies)
Hello, We are doing a 10 day Spring [ last 10 days of March ] road trip anchored out of Las Vegas, which will take us to Great Basin National Park [ staying in Ely ] Capitol Reef National Park [ staying in Torrey ] Bryce Canyon National Park [ staying in Bryce Canyon City ] Zion National Park [ staying in Kanab ] Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Kodachrome Basin Pipe Spring National Monument We have booked lodging and figured out the...More
February 18, 2015|
Response fromchipnchair|
Hello, Just wanted to add that I ended up emailing GRBA directly and got my answers. They recommend booking the tour tickets ahead of time even though March is considered the "shoulder season." The tickets are non-refundable, but if we miss the tour, they will help to get us on the next available tour while we are still in the park. Additionally, they recommended budgeting 5.5 hours for the drive up from Las Vegas and longer if stopping off for lunch. P.s. Had a great time reading...More