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This was a great experience though definitely not for the physically unfit. It's a trek deep under... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2018
heather B
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Columbus, Georgia
The history is fascinating and the caves are beautiful!

This is a great trip if you like history! Our guide had so much information and we were in the... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
Jennifer Z
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Tuckaleechee Caverns is a commercial cave and tourist attraction located in Townsend, Tennessee awarded 5 stars by AAA. Tuckaleechee Caverns is a short drive from Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Townsend, Cades Cove, Knoxville and Chattanooga. Tuckaleechee...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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825 Cavern Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-4505
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

This was a great experience though definitely not for the physically unfit. It's a trek deep under ground with exciting and educational science and history lessons and incredible views; however, it has a very tall man-made staircase, which can be tricky getting down and quite...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

This is a great trip if you like history! Our guide had so much information and we were in the caves about 1.5 hours! There are A LOT of steps and it is about a mile of walking ( underground rivers and waterfalls!). I wouldn't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Website and phone message said they are open. Drove here, kids excited, locked up tight. Disappointed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wendy L
Tuckaleechee C, Manager at Tuckaleechee Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Our website has our Hours of Operation along with the 40 ft wide billboards : March 15 – March 31 10am – 5pm April 1 – October 31 10am – 6 pm November 1 – November 15 10am – 5pm https://tuckaleecheecaverns.com/

Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

So we originally wanted to go to forbidden caverns but they were flooded. A park ranger mentioned Tuckaleechee Caverns. We had no idea it was going to be bigger and better. We are so thankful that the park ranger mentioned it. The tour guide Zack...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

The story behind these caverns is absolutely incredible. All your guides were extremely knowledgeable - Gavin was the best! 10/10, will most definitely be going back.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

This was very cool! beautiful place!! Our guide Lauren and all the staff had an extensive knowledge of the physical and historical geology and history of of the cavern and was more than happy to take photos for us. They also have a great gift...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Very neat and beautiful had a lot of fun just not ideal for small kids but my 9 year old loved it and great homeschool field trip

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brandi C
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Grandkids loved it and we felt good to show them something so wonderful created by nature. Pensacola residents enjoying something different from the beach for vacation.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Have never been in a cavern before; had an awesome time. Gavin our guide was knowledgable, and interacted very well with the guests. The price to go inside is reasonable.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

These caves were very interesting well worth a visit our guide was a gentleman called Terry he was full of knowledge

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jeanette S
October 22, 2018|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are closed from mid-November to mid-March.
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Yes that is correct, if do get a chance to go there, you will see the equipment recording the levels. The gentleman that works there can explain all of the cool features it does. It’s really interesting to see when North... More
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