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Address: 9 mi east of San Andreas on Mountain Ranch Rd., Angels Camp, CA
Phone Number: 209/736-2708
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Life adventure with my husband

OMG This was such an amazing first time adventure for both my husband and I! Can't wait to take my family so they can experience this amazing beautiful place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG This was such an amazing first time adventure for both my husband and I! Can't wait to take my family so they can experience this amazing beautiful place.

Thank jodygalvan12
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I got a private tour of this cavern, since we were lucky enough to be the only people at the property at the time. The power within the cavern was off due to the Butte Fire occurred the month before we were there, so we explored the cavern led by flashlight. Unique experience! The guide was very... More 

Thank GaeaTraveller
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35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The visitor center is very nice, clean restrooms, friendly people to help you. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and always informing you of cautions because this is a natural formed cave so you do have to be careful. Restrictions, no backpacks, no purses, no video cameras. Of course this is for your own safety. Unfortunately to participate in the... More 

Thank Dave L
Nampa, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This was an excellent choice for first timers and for anyone who did not want to do a lot of steps. They do offer more extensive and difficult tours for those interested; however, reservations are needed for those. In my opinion all caverns are beautiful and this one was no exception. Our guide, Clara, did a good job of explaining... More 

Thank Sharon G
Eastvale, California
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

It was our first visit to a cavern. We only took the shortest (1-hour) trip. It was a little damp so we were glat that we wore good tracking shoes. The electricity was out due to a fire a few months ago so we were given flash lights (and helmets), which surprisingly worked well in the dark cavern. You might... More 

1 Thank StellaKCnFamily
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

A very nice cave for good examples of many different types of cave formations. The walking tour (some low ceilings and slippery slopes) includes a pristine room with many forms and one of the largest columns in California. Great tour guide: Clarissa. We plan to return with reservations for the Middle Earth experience.

2 Thank Jim T
Sacramento, California, United States
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68 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Great experience. We were the last tour of the day and our family were the only ones on the tour. Our tour guide was great with the girls and sang with them. She patiently answered many questions and was very knowledgeable. The tour itself was about an hour long and involved a few tight spaces and slippery spots but nothing... More 

4 Thank Victoria M
San Diego, California
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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Our son enjoyed both the zipline and the rappelling; however, the zip line is a short one, lacking the awe of longer ones such as in jungles, etc. (but still fun.). We did not do the cavern exploration so this is a limited review

Thank Jane P
Corona, CA
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We weren't sure exactly what to expect at the time of booking because the pictures of the expedition don't do it justice. We arrived early to check in and our guide Bret (aka Beetle) greeted us by name. He explained everything we would be doing on the tour in detail. It was extremely hot outside but as soon as we... More 

4 Thank somuch2explore
Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is our second Cave visit in the area. Our first trip was 3 years ago to Mercer Caverns. This time California Caverns for a 4th grade historical site report. Our kids loved it and so did we. The area is beautiful. Just good family fun.

1 Thank Jennifer G

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