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Appalachian Underground

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This is the BIG ADVENTURE you are looking for. We provide everything you need to explore underground. This is a wild cave tour. You will get wet and you will get muddy. Reservations are required.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
105 John Sheffield Dr, Elizabethton, TN 37643-6117
+1 828-537-0828
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a caving adventure with Appalachian Underground in October of 2018 and it was excellent! We were lucky enough to be the only ones on the tour so we really felt like we got the star treatment! The whole experience was...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Beyond expectations! Jon was a great guide through the vast underground expanse. Our family had an awesome time walking, sliding, bouldering, climbing and wading through the cave. Jon is a great story teller and made you feel very safe. One of our guys asked him,...More

Thank David R
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

It was our first time caving and we weren’t sure what to expect. It turned out to be better than we ever imagined! Our tour guides were so friendly and knowledgeable. We plan to go back and introduce some others to this amazing experience!

Thank Christy M
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Such a cool experience and introduction to caving, think we found our family's newest past-time! John and Zach shared tons of history and science about the area and the cave. Neither shrugged off any questions (we had tons) and never rushed us through any of...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed May 29, 2018

A group of 10 friends used Appalachian Underground as our tour guides for Worley's Cave. Mel and John were outstanding guides. Very informative and also very patient! They provided gloves, hard hats with headlamps, fanny packs, transportation to and from the cave, water and snacks....More

Thank fourlittlebirds
Reviewed May 16, 2018

This was an amazing experience. I'm a first time caver, however the experience left me wanting to go right back in and do it all over again. So much fun! Jon and Mel are fantastic and do a great job keeping you engaged throughout the...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

I had such a great time on the tour. It was like being a kid again. I would do it again tomorrow if I lived closer. Thanks for hanging out with me at the back of the line Mel.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

First time caving and it was amazing. Melanie and John are outstanding guides. So much fun! A definite must for anyone looking to create memories to last a lifetime.

Thank Brandy S
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

This year I decided I wanted to go caving for my birthday, so I signed up pretty last minute for the Worley’s Cave tour. It turned out that my partner and I were the only people on the tour, which was great for us, because...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Weather you've explored caves before or not this is the company to go with. This was my first time and I'm a bit plump. At no time was our guide impatient with me. He was absolutely awesome! Great learning experience as well. So much I...More

Thank Bchybaby M
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Johnathan H
June 15, 2017|
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Response from Melanie H | Property representative |
It is $65 per person.
December 19, 2016|
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Response from susans1007 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you have to have your guide. They know the ins and outs of the caves. It is very slippery in there
August 26, 2016|
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Response from wagoh | Reviewed this property |
I think you must be referring to some other place. This would not be a safe place for small children - in fact I think there is a minimum age limit. No stairs - it involved climbing, crawling, and sliding in places.