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Canmore Cave Tours

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Address: 129 Bow Meadows Crescent | Unit 202, Canmore, Alberta T1W1A3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877-317-1178
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Canmore Cave Tours operates year-round tours in Rat's Nest Cave, near...

Canmore Cave Tours operates year-round tours in Rat's Nest Cave, near Canmore, Alberta, Canada. For those seeking as much excitement as possible, including squeezes, rappels, and other adrenaline-inducing activities we offer a 6-hour "Adventure Tour". For those just looking to sample what the cave has to offer, or those with less time, we offer a 4.5 hour "Explorer Tour". We can offer these tours year-round, in any weather because the cave is a constant 5 degrees Celsius, a comfortable temperature any time of the year.

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Once in a lifetime experience!

This was our family's first "adventure" type activity. I was a little nervous how my 10 and 12 year old would handle it, and also about claustrophobia, but we were so glad we did... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was our family's first "adventure" type activity. I was a little nervous how my 10 and 12 year old would handle it, and also about claustrophobia, but we were so glad we did it! We did the Explorer tour ( 2 hours inside the cave). Brent was an amazing guide who made us all feel very comfortable. The 30... More 

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Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having already taken a helicopter tour, went white-water rafting and gone on several hikes with my 13 year old son, this topped all of them. Chantal was amazing - hilarious, knowledgeable and always in complete control from a safety perspective. Do yourself a favor and experience this fascinating underground world. Totally different that Natural Bridge Caverns or Carlsbad Caverns -... More 

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had never gone caving before, but this was so much fun. We hiked 30 minutes up to the cave and were repelled 6 stories down with ropes and cables down into the caves. We wiggled, crawled and walked through caves for 3-4 hours. My teenaged kids were with me and loved it. Chris was our guide and we all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband from Calgary and his 14 year old nephew from Ottawa were at the caves last week. They both enjoyed it immensely. The guide was so knowledgeable and helpful. They did not feel rushed and truly had a great experience that they will share forever. When the nephew returned home he apparently gave the family such a play by... More 

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Thank Kathleen A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I always enjoy trying something new. For our anniversary we decided to try caving. We are extensive world travelers and I have spent time in caves aroudn the world but this experience is by far the most exciting experience we have had. I can honestly say I thought it would be a little more laid back but... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This tour was awesome! There's nothing quite like being 150m below the ground exploring caves that very few people will ever get to see. You would need to be at least a bit fit and mobile to be able to do this activity as it does involve a 20-30 min uphill hike to start as well as some climbs and... More 

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Fort Smith, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My four children and I from ages 10 -16 years went on the beginner caving experience. We all loved it. Our guide Rachel, was excellent, great story teller, very experienced, very knowledgeable. We felt safe on this unique adventure. All my kids enjoyed it, especially trying out the squeezes, and we all went further and deeper into the cave than... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just finished our family cave tour and it was great. The staff is very professional and they have a well run operation. The waiver is a little scary but that just means it's more fun, right? And it was fun. The orientation was helpful without making you feel stupid. The gear was top quality and clean (when we started; definitely... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I took my 13 year old son on the 6-hour adventure tour and it was one of the highlights of our vacation. Chantal was an amazing guide and really added to the experience. Her knowledge and professionalism were greatly appreciated and her fun personality made it all that much more enjoyable. I would definitely recommend this activity to anyone, it... More 

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Placerville, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great guide, cool adventure, and they are still talking about their experience! I didn't tell them what to expect ahead of time, so they didn't have any expectations. I think that made it more fun for them. Their guide, Chris, was funny and personable, and both of my kids felt comfortable with him in charge. I felt like he was... More 

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