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Discovery Tour

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A 45-minute hiking tour of Mammoth Cave.
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Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

So we decided to stop by over breakfast on our way out of town. Without reservations and being on time constraints this was our only option. It was well worth it. It was great chance for our younger kids to get an experience in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank James012012
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

This tour was just right for us- senior adults.. not strenuous. The stair climb back up was a little trying for me, but I took my time. We were very appreciative to the ranger who gave us free tickets- today was the one day per...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Today was free and that made the visit even sweeter. Despite the lack of speleothems the cave area is wide and not threatening even if you’re not sure about caves. It much to see other than the passageway it worth a quick visit!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed August 11, 2017

We recently went to Mammoth Cave and did 2 tours, the Discovery Tour and Frozen Niagara. We choose these tours because I had a recent back injury and didn't want to irritate it too much so we purposely choose easier tours with less steps. I...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank amuslman
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Recently visited here with my brother, his teen daughter, and my teen son. We were not sure what time we would make it to Mammoth Caves, so we did not think to reserve a tour spot. This was our first mistake. By the time we...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank OrionOctober
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

If you make the mistake of not booking a tour early and arrive at the park expecting to see caves, then this tour is for you. Only$5, self-guided, and not strenuous, this tour allows you to see the beautiful cave at your own speed. Although...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Emily V
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

This is a short tour but nice. If you have been in caves before it is a little lacking. It is lit and the path is good for young kids with little to no issues. Try for one of the other tours if you have...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank cpd258
Reviewed March 19, 2017

It had been several years since we had gone to Mammouth Cave to visit or to take a tour. we had our three grand sons with us and they had never seen a really large cave. Being 10,8, and 6 they were eager for this...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Richard J
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I drove 2 hours to take my children to Mammoth Cave. We arrived at 11 am and all the tours were sold out for the day. The only one still available was this one. Since we drove here we decided to go. The tour is...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank tammyhelenclark
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

You got to walk through the majestic caves for only $5.00 per person and got to go on your own time. Had several people who have Information about the caves and their origins and the people in the caves. Fun, and cool in the caves!...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Grandoldparty48193
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