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Lake Shasta Caverns

20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
+1 530-238-2341
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Beautiful day trip

Lake Shasta Caverns is such a beautiful little day trip. We really enjoyed taking the boat over to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
A nice example of cave formations & a wonderful giftshop

This was a great place for my 5 year old's first experience in a cave. The story of the original... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Debbi P
Concord, California
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“cave tour” (12 reviews)
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20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
+1 530-238-2341
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lake Shasta Caverns is such a beautiful little day trip. We really enjoyed taking the boat over to the Caverns, the bus ride up the mountain and then the tour of the Caverns themselves. The boat ride is quick but beautiful. The bus ride is...More

Thank Nordyclan
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great place for my 5 year old's first experience in a cave. The story of the original discovery & exploration of the caves was as interesting to me as the caves themselves. The facilities are all kept up very well. The place...More

1  Thank Debbi P
Reviewed 6 days ago

A boat ride, a bus ride and then the caverns. Cool formations (don't touch!) and an informative guide. This was a good way to spend a couple of hours on a hot summer day. There were young and old on our tour, everyone seemed to...More

Thank Traderjoey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely recommend seeing these caverns. Our tour guide was very informative and answered all of our questions. Caverns are super cool and the views of the lake are beautiful from up top. We visited on a Monday. The caverns need to have an obvious place...More

Thank MistryTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting excursion deep into the mountain side by Lake Shasta. Once you get to the caverns and get a chance to explore this unique place it makes all the waiting and travel to get there worth it. The cost is a little expensive $26...More

Thank tom h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About $26 per person. The whole tour is 2 hours, well organized. Redding can be very hot (108F in July), so it's nice the boat has cover and the bus has AC. The caverns are interesting to see. The stairs in the caverns are also...More

Thank Di J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well organized- from ticket purchase to the boat ride across Lake Shasta to the bus to the cavern entrance. Everything ran effectively and the cave tour was self directed with docents located throughout to answer questions & provide information. Lots and lots of stairs;...More

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have driven by this place many times over the years, so glad we made a point to stop and do the tour! the caverns are a cool temp on a hot day. When we stopped it was 70* inside and in the 90's outside....More

Thank Rmac1164
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A boat ride across the lake and a short bus drive takes you to the cavern entrance. Our tour guide led us through a 45 minute tour of these splendid and beautiful underground wonders. Our guide was a friendly young man who took great care...More

Thank RedDogLeader
Reviewed June 4, 2017

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Caverns--from the boat ride over, to the bus ride up the mountain with fantastic views of the lake, to the guided tour of the caverns. Our guide was a young man named Byron who was...More

Thank Bill H
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May 27, 2017|
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Response from johnaalv | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know? I didn't see any dogs in my group or the one previous my group. I didn't notice any signs either. But because you are not allowed to touch most of the formations because you can damage I wouldn't... More
April 2, 2017|
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Response from HazeSingapore | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The vehicle is actually a school bus of sorts. I think you won't be able to strap on your car seat in any case.
Dean G
August 8, 2016|
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Response from Swan-Cali-Gal | Reviewed this property |
I highly doubt it. The price includes the boat ride there and back, the bus ride to the top of the caverns and then back down and the tour itself. I did not see any variances to the posted prices except for age. I did see a... More