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Linville Caverns

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Address: U.S. 221 between Linville and Marion, Marion, NC
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Nice attraction, takes about 30 minutes. Dress warm. I had on a rain jacket too and was glad for that. There are a lot of drips from the cave ceiling. The tour is guided and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
hawleyjm
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Saint Cloud, Florida
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The wait to get in was a bit long, but the tour was very enjoyable. Beautiful cavern with very knowledgeable tour guide.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took are Grandkids. They loved it!!! This was the third time I had been there!!! Always enjoy going!

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice attraction, takes about 30 minutes. Dress warm. I had on a rain jacket too and was glad for that. There are a lot of drips from the cave ceiling. The tour is guided and our guide was knowledgeable. I wouldn't recommend sandals because there are numerous puddles and slippery stairs. Beautiful formations are highlighted. This is a nice short... More 

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Thank hawleyjm
Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was impressed with how this place operated, based on my initial reaction on how it looked. I can say however that the area that they have to wait for your turn to go in the cave needs to be a bit larger as well as the gift shop, we could barely move with all the people around us. The... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been on the cavern tour about 6 or 7 times now, and it's always very interesting and informative. Love that it's always 52 degrees inside the caverns, making it a great place to cool off on a hot day. I tend to always bring out of town guests here, as it's a great way to spend an afternoon, and... More 

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Thank Connie C
Portsmouth, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the smaller caves compared to Luray Caverns, but it will not disappoint. The guided was very friendly and knowledgeable. The cavern was an active cave meaning there is water everywhere. You will need a raincoat, because there is dripping water throughout the cave. The tour took about 30 mins.

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Walterboro, South Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kayleigh was our guide and was very informative with any questions we had. The caverns stay 52 degrees year round, so this would be an excellent summer adventure when things heat up. Due to the abundance of rain the previous few days before we went, the caverns were a little more drippy than usual and a light raincoat came in... More 

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Asheville
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Linville Caverns is located in the beautiful mountains of N.C. It comprises a thirty minute tour and talk as you walk in by a meandering stream deep into the cave. Stalagmites, rock sculptures, and fish can be spotted. Bats and creepy crawlies stay hidden from view. The air is a wonderfully cool 52 degrees but do bring a hooded jacket... More 

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1 Thank Sandra L
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great journey into the Caverns. It's always amazing to see what lays beneath the earth. It's damp and dark, but well lit enough to see. Bring a light rain jacket with a hood, because water will drip from the rocks. Our tour guide, Lindsey, was great and informative.

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2 Thank Lori B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the caverns is very easy to get to. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. I would recommend wearing tennis shoes while going on the tour due to how wet and slippery it is in there. There are parts of the tour where you are in small spaces and it is also very cool within the... More 

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