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Natural Bridge Caverns

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Address: 15 Appledore Ln, Natural Bridge, VA 24578-3602
Phone Number: (540) 291-2121
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Caverns in the Shenandoah Valley that extend 34 stories underground.

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Great walk into the earth

This was a great experience. You end up about 350 ft below the surface, which is amazing. The tour was informative and ended up being private as we timed it just right. Our guide... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Renata M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a great experience. You end up about 350 ft below the surface, which is amazing. The tour was informative and ended up being private as we timed it just right. Our guide pointed out all the natural entrances/exits and new some of the history behind the cave's discovery which was great. He also did a few moments with... More 

Thank Renata M
Somers Point, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a beautiful day. Loved the Indian reservation! Very knowledgeable and we learned a lot! It was a nice walk to the water fall. Love the shuttle up and down to the mountain. Made it much easier for a child with special needs. Staff was great and just begged us to ask more questions.

Thank Imaqt2all
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Its a little costly to see a hole in the ground however its a once in a lifetime deal. I saw the cavern when I was 12, I never forgot it. Just took my son at 12, he wont stop talking about it. The staff is very knowledgeable and receptive to questions. Although I will comment they are perfunctory. I... More 

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Holly Hill, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited the Natural Bridge in Virginia this past weekend and purchased the combo ticket to visit the caverns as well. Well worth the combo price of an extra $8. Deepest caverns on the East coast of the USA and pretty consistent at 54-55 degrees so bring a light jacket/sweater. Shout out to tour guide Bonnie. Very... More 

Thank WigginsFamily
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The caverns are well worth it! Our guide was awesome! Very knowledgeable and funny. There are a lot of steps but you can take your time. They also have a little mining area. Just buy a bag of dirt and get all kinds of cool stones. Very fun.

Thank stcyfol
Arlington, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the lesser caves in the Shenandoah Valley. Not much in terms of passage or formations, but on a hot day, it is really nice to hang out and cool down in. There is a lot of moss on the walls from the lights, but as I say, not very scenic, not like Luray or Grand of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The cave itself is nothing to brag about. I highly recommend Luray Caverns if you are looking for a spectacular cave. Having said that, we were so glad that we visited this site. Not the cave, but the site. There is a long walk to a little stream. Again, nothing to brag about, but the walk was highly educational! The... More 

Thank Lisa B
Huntingtown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Guide was very friendly and we had a great time. The store had a nice selection of stuff for all ages.

Thank Mary B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As has been said, these aren't that spectacular, but were an interesting place to visit, nonetheless. The tour took about 50 minutes. The guide was so enthusiastic, he brought them to life for us. We did them as part of the combo ticket. I don't think I'd make a special effort otherwise.

Thank Welshman101
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought the combo pack to see the caverns and bridge. It was our third cavern in the Shenandoah valley and we should have passed as we discussed. First, it is just a cave with very few formations to see. Second, it is a lot of walking and a lot of stairs. There is one main room and then you... More 

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