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Cool fun on a hot day

Fun guide took us deep down into these intriguing caverns - pointing out history and geology along... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Maryland, New York
Love this cave

My cousins came qith her family upstate. Five kids 12 and under and 4 adults. A little sliopery... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
New york
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

My cousins came qith her family upstate. Five kids 12 and under and 4 adults. A little sliopery but neat. Love comparing to Howee Caverns. We loved both foe different . This was smaller and not as touristy. Felt like we were in our own...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Angelique31
Reviewed October 22, 2018

….”WHAT’S AN OK PIT-STOP BETWEEN NYC AND UPSTATE NIAGARA/BUFFALO”…. ….I hear no-one say. So here’s the thing, SECRET CAVERNS/HOWES’ CAVE will do this okay – as a PIT STOP I’d rate it 6 of 10. But as DESTINATION (a definite target from NYC or nearby...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

Fun guide took us deep down into these intriguing caverns - pointing out history and geology along the way. Trek culminated at the wondrous 100' waterfalls. Gift shop could be expanded and more organized to make the most of nature's fascinating creation.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rpl170192016
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This was amazing, no part of this site that was not awesome, you get the thrill of spelunking and seeing Gods beautiful creations underground. a must see for all families There is an awesome surprise at the end of this tour that makes the 103...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Anna B
Reviewed July 20, 2018

After a brief history of the cave, and walking down 100 stairs, we saw rocks illuminated with colored lights,electrical cables along the floor in water, walked in a narrow space for 1/4 mile to see a small stream of water falling through a hole in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

I like caves. Whenever we are traveling we look for caves in the area. At $18 per adult, this was a bit on the high side for what you get. The cave itself does not offer many breathtaking formations, and is lacking the standard stalactites...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank RaceTrackHunter
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This cavern is in a rather natural state. It isn’t commercial and that’s what makes the experience amazing.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank N967MBmichaelm
Reviewed March 12, 2018

They say it is a geo-glacial cave. We went about 100 feet down and towards the end found a waterfall which was so cool to see. We went to these caves with a tour group and we got a guide there who told us about...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank S_Jaiswal2015
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Looks to me like a perfect tourist trap, followed one of the tour buses en route to Niagara. The entrance fee is $16 per person and I was not very impressed at all. There was very little historical information about the cave. The walk is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
7  Thank gohkc
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

I have a house in the area and drink my coffee near secret caverns. But today I decided to go inside. The lobby was freezing, but once we paid our entrance fee (cheaper than the competitor up the road) we walked down 100 stairs into...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Omnia M
August 17, 2017|
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Response from Valerie H | Reviewed this property |
$18 adults, $8 ages 6-12, under 6 free. Go to website and click on the "about" tab for prices and coupon.
July 23, 2015|
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Response from dacranjel | Reviewed this property |
it's about $18 for adults and if you go to their web site their is a $2 off coupon. the tour is 45 minutes but isn't as fancy as Howe's cavern. tours head down about every 20 minutes.