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Lake Shasta Caverns

20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
+1 530-238-2341
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Great trip and lots of history!

The convenient part about this place is that you can buy your tickets online. You can reserve the... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
casabear
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Burney, California
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great value for this tour. so neat to walk through the caves that alone was worth the money. pack a... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2018
kalikea83
,
cochrane, alberta
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“boat ride” (68 reviews)
“cave tour” (14 reviews)
“cave entrance” (13 reviews)
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20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
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+1 530-238-2341
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"boat ride"
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"cave entrance"
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"gift shop"
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"stair climbing"
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"dinner cruise"
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"beautiful formations"
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"winding road"
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"visitor center"
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"really enjoyed our visit"
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"afraid of heights"
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"great adventure"
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"per adult"
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"redding area"
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

The convenient part about this place is that you can buy your tickets online. You can reserve the time you would like to have your tour, then you are all set when you get there. They do NOT allow backpacks or duffel bags; even if...More

3  Thank casabear
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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

great value for this tour. so neat to walk through the caves that alone was worth the money. pack a picnic and eat on their beautiful grounds. clean new playground for the kiddos. covered tables for shade and a golf turf lawn make this a...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

What can I say: Stunning, interesting, beautiful surroundings and a “Must” to visit This tour is worth every penny. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable, ample clean restrooms so there’s really no waiting in line especially for women. What a surprised as you come...More

3  Thank Olala
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

We had a fun visit, I liked the boat ride out to the caverns, the bus ride winding around and up the mountain, and inside the caves also was very colorful and neat. The only bad thing was the young guide talked so fast and...More

2  Thank Eileen W
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

My mother and I did this tour in the middle of the week, arriving just before eleven thirty and we were able to get a spot. All of the staff were friendly and knowledgeable. There are a lot of stairs and some steep terrain. But...More

4  Thank Dawn W
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

Was really disappointed that they made me leave my backpack in the car after we told them I'm terminal with Leukemia and there are things in the bag just in case something goes wrong, especially when there were other men with backpacks on the tour,...More

Thank jeff p
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Get here early as this place gets busy. A catamaran takes you across Lake Shasta which is beautiful. Then a 15 minute bus ride gets you to the caverns. It’s self guided with Park Rangers providing information along the tour. There are many steps. Don’t...More

Thank gingersnaps527
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

We arrived for the last tour of the day, 3pm, on a Sunday. $28 Adult admission and $25 if you're Active or Retired Military. From the Admission desk to the boat landing is about 200+ steps down to the Boat Dock at the Lake. One...More

5  Thank Leonard C
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Decided to stop at Shasta Caverns and glad we did. We were there in early February, just drove up, and were on a tour of five. You take a barge type boat w/seats across the lake (see Picture) and then a private bus/van up the...More

3  Thank gerleg12
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Didn't know what to expect on this impromtu stop to check out the caverns. It turned out to be one of the best Cavern tours I've been on. It's a complete adventure even just getting to the Cavern entrance, first by boat then a van...More

6  Thank Lynne R
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judypete
April 26, 2018|
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Response from John_M154931 | Reviewed this property |
Never used the kennels, but they should be okay
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Kurt F
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there's only 1 operator. They are great! website will have all the info
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