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“Natural Wonder: Luray”
Review of Luray Caverns

Luray Caverns
Ranked #1 of 30 things to do in Luray
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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".
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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81 reviews
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“Natural Wonder: Luray”
Reviewed December 3, 2012 via mobile

A fantastic tour of the underworld. If repetitive views of beautiful natural formations of 'rock' aren't your thing, do avoid, but if you can appreciate the wonder and awe of the power of natural forces, you will not be disappointed.

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Bristow, Virginia, United States
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“Fun, but a little overpriced”
Reviewed December 2, 2012

The tour itself was great: the caverns are absolutely beautiful and something worth seeing. The tour guide was very informative and did a great job moving our tour of about 25 people along. However, the tour was $24 per person and lasted about an hour. Maybe because I've done a lot of other cave tours around the country (and the world) for less, I thought it was a little expensive for the experience.

It's definitely worth it to visit Luray Caverns once, but it will be years before I'd consider going again.

Visited December 2012
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Severn, MD
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“Tara was great”
Reviewed November 30, 2012

Tara the tour guide was great. And the caverns were cool. About an hours worth of adventure. Well lit path and time for pictures. we had a small group of about 12.

Visited November 2012
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Florida
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“Spectacular Caverns, Not like the others.”
Reviewed November 28, 2012

The thought could be, you see one cavern, you see them all. Not true. In the same day, we visited Luray Cavern and Skyline Caverns.. Two very different experiences. First, Luray is one of the largest in the area. The spaces are humongous and are older than most of the other caverns (they were discovered in 1878). Tours are generally an hour and take you through very different chambers. Included in the ticket is access to their antique car museum (which both my kids loved) and a little history museum of the area. Our guide was informative but the group was a little larger than she could control. Due to the size of the chambers, it permits a larger group that Skyline and we had several stragglers taking pictures, having sideline discussions, etc that sometimes made it hard to catch up and hear the guide. Would recommend eating outside of the caverns. The entire tour is about 1.4 miles of walking and climbing up stairs/inclines so I would suggest wearing comfortable shoes. Overall, these caverns are a little more to get in, however, its worth the visit.

Visited November 2012
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Alexandria, Virginia
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“Must visit if you are in the area”
Reviewed November 27, 2012

Luray Caverns is nature in its finest...its geography come alive. Visited twice with a couple of friends. Would definitely go back again.
Note: The ticket price includes visit to two museums- History of Luray and Museum of Antique Cars. I was very impressed with the collection at the Museum of Antique Cars.

Visited November 2012
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