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Riverbend 2 hour tour AMAZING!

We heard about Horne Lake Caves and really wanted to take part in the experience. My friend and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Must-do challenge experience!

Absolutely fantastic experience- and personally challenging for sure! We’ve been in a handful of... read more

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Explore the Hidden Gem of Vancouver Island, now open year-round. Winner of BC’s Remarkable Experience Award and ranked #1. Explore this park in 3D - either hiking the beautiful rainforest Fossil Trail or venturing underground. Start your journey...more
3900 Horne Lake Caves Rd, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2L7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard about Horne Lake Caves and really wanted to take part in the experience. My friend and daughter are quite sporty so I was a little nervous about my fitness level (or lack of it) but it was one of the most incredible things...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Celist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic experience- and personally challenging for sure! We’ve been in a handful of caves around the world and this was by far the most physically challenging and rewarding of them all. So many little surprises, and a fantastic guide (Myles) made this one of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Westcoastgirl23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 4, with aged 12 and 14. We did the 1 hr Main cave tour. This is written by my 12 yr old: This cave is amazing. There are a lot of cool places with fossils and calcites. I recommend Charlene...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank peggyl8888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 1 hour Main Cave Adventure with our kids aged 9 and 11. It was a great outing. It was challenging enough to keep the kids interested and the guide provided lots of interesting facts and was engaging.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fun time at the caves. The welcome center gave us a map to self explore the caves. Glad we didn't book a tour as my kids were not comfortable in the caves. They were scared and came out rather quick. It was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank whiterockisfun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worthwhile experience if you have never been to a cave before. Both my kids LOVED it and we were sOooOoOO happy with our guide, Alex. He was informative, funny, and was great with my kids. Alex made the tour enjoyable and educational and you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Luv2Trav3l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my grand daughter and friend for a birthday treat. They both had a fabulous time. John, the guide was great with the kids (9 years) as they were exuberant and impatient to see parts of the cave they saw on the video. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Victoria W
Reviewed March 11, 2019

I dropped in the my mother's gloves in the middle of my amazement looking at all the cool and wonderful things I was seeing at the park. We didn't have time to go back to look for them on the trail as they were closing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank G3758PT_Aly
Reviewed February 9, 2019

We enjoyed a great tour of the caves and surrounding area. Lots to learn about and different cave types and environments to explore. During the tour, there are a couple of options to take easier or more difficult routes, so a wide range of people...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bryancanada
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

They were very accommodating and Myles was a great, funny and knowledgable tour guide! The 5 hour extreme rapel is next on my bucket list!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jayrosabelle
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October 12, 2018|
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Response from notoverthehillat70 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there is nothing organized for really young children. There are trails you can walk for free. Not sure if that would hold their interest, it would depend on the 3 year old.
August 1, 2017|
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Response from islandholidaymaker | Reviewed this property |
It's very tight in places. But they told me the two hour tour was more open although I did the one hour which I assumed would be easy and it was NOT! Crouching, squeezing, climbing....barely enough room to get through in... More
August 23, 2016|
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Response from 426eddiem | Reviewed this property |
No if you do not want to