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Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park

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Address: 3900 Horne Lake Caves Rd, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2L7, Canada
Phone Number: 250-248-7829
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Check out the Vancouver Island Underworld! Open year round for exploration...

Check out the Vancouver Island Underworld! Open year round for exploration above and below ground. Tours range from easy family tours all the way to the "Underground Extreme" where explorers rappel down a seven-storey waterfall! Or try the "3 hr. "Wet & Wild" Spelunking Adventure. Next door to the Horne Lake Campground where visitors will find lakefront campsites, canoe & kayak rentals, free parking & picnic area, boat launch and even camping in a teepee!

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$57*
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Multi Cave Adventure Tour
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$104*
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4-Hour Vertical Cave Challenge in Horne Lake
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$137*
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Horne Lake Caves Extreme Rappel Expedition

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Road to the caves is a dirt road but well kept. We took the 2 hour River Bend tour, the most popular tour. Our two guides were amazing. A bit of an uphill hike to the caves. Once... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Pemberton, Canada
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Pemberton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Road to the caves is a dirt road but well kept. We took the 2 hour River Bend tour, the most popular tour. Our two guides were amazing. A bit of an uphill hike to the caves. Once inside the cave, the rocks are smooth and slippery, so wear good shoes. The calcite crystals are amazing and we took some... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an amazing caves, our tour guide Kyle did a great job in educating us, we did the 2 hours, we were very happy, please wear cloth that you don't mind getting dirty, bring a pair of gloves. Wear a proper running shoes, the rocks can be slippery.,and enjoy.

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Thank 282Juliette282
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to take the two hour Bend River Tour for beginners. The tour was guided by two guides, Emily and John, who were absolutely amazing. Beside being great characters they're also highly qualified. Emily is a biologist and John has multiple degrees, including one in Geology. Together they guided as safely into the cave. The first part of the... More 

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Thank SummerInOz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on the one hour tour, which was a great spelunking primer for us. It had just enough tight squeezes and in-cave rock climbing to pique the inner-cavers in our two boys, ages 14 and 11. I loved the moment when our guide encouraged us to turn off our headlamps and experience total darkness. "Your eyes will never adjust... More 

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Thank Jay W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went on the two hour River Bend tour. Very nice tour for a hot summer's day. The tour starts with a 25 minutes walk to the entrance to the cave. There are plenty of stops during the walk. The actual time in the cave is about 1 hour and is absolutely worth doing. The guide explained everything in detail... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The caves are really cool and the guide was very knowledgeable. I recommend the 2 hour tour. The prices are a little steep though. $40 per person is a little much for 2 hours of fun.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the 1hr tour and it was a little challenging with our kids ranging 5-11yrs. The 2 hour is easier and maybe a better choice. But make sure to bring your own lights so you can explore the annex and lower cave by yourselves. It's a great experience. Also make sure to wear proper foot wear and long pants.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Vancouver Island. I can be claustrophobic at times so I was a little skeptical on how I would manage. I recommend doing the 3 hour event as the second cave was supercool as you get to go up a ladder and down a slide as part of the activity in... More 

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Sèvres, Ile-de-France, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked the 1 hour tour... You have to walk first 10 minutes in the forest, then the cave is in front of you. You really have to squeeze yourself to enter the caves ... it's a bit scary but our guide Sig was very nice. For that tour you really need to crawl, to walk on your hand, to... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went out to Horne Lake Caverns for the first time and found them to be very interesting. Our family group decided to go out on our own this first time, which was okay, but we were limited as to where we could go and what we could see. It was good to whet our appetite and next time I... More 

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