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Luray Caverns

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Address: 970 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835-5260
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+1 888-443-6551
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

The largest cave in the Eastern U.S. where visitors can see such bizarre...

The largest cave in the Eastern U.S. where visitors can see such bizarre formations like the "Throne Room", "Giant's Hall", and "Fried Eggs".

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Great experience!

Enjoyed this walk through cave system. We got there early and it was a plesant guided tour. later in the day, the guides are posted at the different stops. Amazing natural... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed this walk through cave system. We got there early and it was a plesant guided tour. later in the day, the guides are posted at the different stops. Amazing natural formations!

Thank April Y
Bayonne, New Jersey
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been here with just my wife, with our little kids and, most recently, with our grown-up kids. They keep improving the above ground facilities. God's beautiful handiwork below the ground is fascinating.

Thank John W
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great experience at Luray Caverns. The staff was friendly and helpful. We were traveling with our small dog and we knew from a call ahead of time that the pet was welcome to bring as long as we carried it. Much to our surprise when we arrived we were told that we could put her in a... More 

1 Thank Patty D
Massillon, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Getting to the Cavern is differently touristy. HOWEVER , the cavern itself is spectacular! I can't imagine how the founders explored the caves with the technology that existed then compared to the lighting systems they have now. Well worth the visit.

Thank Jleech72
Bangor, Maine
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hard to imagine something so beautiful is far underground. This tour is a must if you are in the neighborhood. We drove three hours from Williamsburg and three hours back and glad we did it. There is also a museum and other activities on the property to engage you and the kids. Cavern tour is about 1 1/4 mile and... More 

1 Thank couellette313
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took the 60-75 minute tour some 150 feet below the surface to see the incredible formations there. While these can be seen in several other locations throughout the U.S. these are one of the highlights and are worth the money especially if you've never experience something similar. It is a long, challenging walk for anyone who might be out... More 

Thank Gary S
Fredericksburg, United States
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ayissa(Spelling) was fantastic. She kept us informed and enthused for the tour. The caverns are amaznig. I recommend everyone go once in their lives!

Thank Lee B
Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful cave exploited by commercial interests. It's expensive, with the guides calling formations by campy names with very little geological explanation. Unfortunately algae is blooming all over because of the lights we were told. If you do go, go in the dead of winter and make sure you're able to walk a mile without leaning on the cave walls and... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went to Luray Caverns with a big group of friends, and overall, I would say it's a good outing for children and adults alike, but a bit too commercialized. I have visited other caverns in Shenandoah before, but they were less touristy and more intimate. Luray Caverns is basically a juggernaut and has 500,000 people per year. During the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

When in Virginia, this is a must visit. It is amazingly beautiful God's creation. It is very well maintained and safe for elders and young ones as well. Staffs are polite and organized. Parking is sufficient.

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