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Nice caverns

This review is for the caverns only. I did not use the campground. Keep in mind when they say the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
globaltrekster
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Pricey but good

A little pricey compared to other places and venues of the same. Be sure to bring your comfortable... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
1CarlShelton1
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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Guided tours through these caverns that highlight a large number of still-growing stalagmites and stalactites.
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5753 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-8239
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+1 540-380-2085
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is for the caverns only. I did not use the campground. Keep in mind when they say the caves are cooler even if it is 90 degrees outside, they mean it. Pros: Caves itself are in a fault line, so you can brag...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

A little pricey compared to other places and venues of the same. Be sure to bring your comfortable walking shoes and be sure to grab a jacket too....it can get very chilly underground. Nice tour and gift shop. Cool stories about the caverns

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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We took 2 four year olds and a toddler through the caverns as well as some seniors. Super tour and fun for the kids. Toddlers need to be carried and there are quite a few steps but excellent cardio opportunity. Great time was had by...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Four families visited during wedding weekend. An enjoyable 30 minutes. Coolest part was the water table and when guide kills lights for total darkness.

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

This is not the first time we visit caverns in the USA but every time we are surprised for the beauty found in this places, it takes about 50' the tour. Contrary to most of the caverns on this one you have to climb instead...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We stopped in Roanoke for the night on our way to Myrtle Beach so we had some time to kill. One of the kids saw a brochure for Dixies and said let's try it. Glad we did. What a unique experience it was walking around...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Dixie Caverns is a fun family field trip. We took 4 kids aged 2 to 6, and they had a blast both in the caverns and in the store. While we were waiting for our tour, they loved looking at all the interesting gems and...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to other caverns before. Will all have similarities they all have their unique attributes. Dixie Caverns definitely fits this bill. The tour last about an hour where you ascend up into the cavern (not down like most). There were lots of things to...More

Thank rls23
Reviewed July 17, 2018

What a great little cave to explore not far from Roanoke, Virginia. Ask for Preston, he's their best tour guide and knows the cave inside out.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed July 10, 2018

I stopped here with my family while on a short vacation trip to Virginia. We all thoroughly enjoyed the tour through the cavern with our tour guide Dillon. He was very knowledgeable and very funny. I think we'd go back again if in the area....More

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mello3vt
May 23, 2018|
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Response from Kim H | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. I think the most stroller-friendly cavern in the area is Shenandoah, but you could do this one with a well-rested walking toddler.
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Jeriplott
July 3, 2016|
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Response from Shannon L | Reviewed this property |
It would be a nightmare to bring a stroller. There are a lot of stairs, uneven surfaces, small areas. There is a space you can leave the stroller at the top (before entering the caverns).
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jkeaelvan
July 11, 2015|
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Response from T G | Reviewed this property |
It is about a 45 minute tour of the caverns. The cost is $14 for adults, $6 for children 5-12, under 5 is free. Sometimes you can find local coupons in travel guides or online. I'm not sure how much camping costs. There... More
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