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Caverns of Sonora

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Beautiful Experience

Traveling through the area and found a reference to caverns in an “off the beaten path” book. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darlene K
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Hamburg, New York
Spring break trip

This was so fun! A Gem of a site. You do not want to miss out if you get the opportunity to see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chelseagU5823ZN
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Dallas, Texas
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The Caverns of Sonora is a National Natural Landmark and ranks as one of the most beautiful show caves in the world.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling through the area and found a reference to caverns in an “off the beaten path” book. Very happy we stopped. Guided tours are scheduled every 15 minutes. We arrived about 10:30 am and got into the 11:15 tour. Our guide was a “caving” volunteer...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was so fun! A Gem of a site. You do not want to miss out if you get the opportunity to see the caves at Sonora. The different formations, how close you are to them, the length, (the fact that most of the cave...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chelseagU5823ZN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not near as grand as Carlsbad in size, but much more intimate experience as you are very close to the formations. Much more active cave than Carlsbad with many more formations. About 1.5 mile walk with some elevation changes. Nothing someone in decent shape couldn’t...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a beautiful cavern and well worth the time to stop and see it. They are not very far off the interstate and easy to access. Signage was good. The only reason I didn't give it a full 5 star rating is because of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bill our guide do an awesome job with our group. Fantastic Caverns of Sonora. Don't miss this one on your travels.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank larryl999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had no idea what to expect when we started the journey into the caverns, but was truly amazed within the first few minutes. Our guide, Juan was very informative, and he allowed plenty of time for taking pictures and was great about answering all questions....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Unique cavern with amazing features. This is a must do if you find yourself in the area or are planning a family trip. We have visited caverns and caves all over the U.S. and this is one of our favorites.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sshumaker61
Reviewed February 12, 2019

A neat cave system with more than the average number of formations in most caves. The lack of enthusiasm by the tour guide is the only reason it is rated a 4 instead of a 5.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank donaldc175
cavernsofsonora, Public Relations Manager at Caverns of Sonora, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

In sorry you had a lackluster tour if you could send me the guides name we could do some retraining.

Reviewed January 8, 2019

this cave is tour guide one to two hours also has a longer hard hat tour 4hrs. they do set you up with a scheduale but you need to be infront of them. must see very pretty and humid. have rv park

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We had a great time at the caverns they were very warm but it was beautiful and Brian knew how to answer mostly all of our questions. Good young man.

Date of experience: January 2019
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277gabbys
July 22, 2018|
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Response from zackreview2012 | Reviewed this property |
no way. multiple steps, and narrow.
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Pete M
June 26, 2018|
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Response from 808vickiek | Reviewed this property |
Walk in are fine.
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Rodger M
April 14, 2018|
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Response from johnjjump | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are hand rails. There are many steps in the tour so be sure you are physically able to climb them all before you go.
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