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King's Palace

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
+1 575-785-2232
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Unique & Fascinating!

My husband & I chose to walk the 90 minute Natural Entrance & join the King's Palace tour at... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sherry P
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West Linn, Oregon
Unique & Informative!

My husband & I chose to walk the Natural Entrance and meet the King's Palace tour at 10:00am. Allow... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bruce J
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West Linn, Oregon
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband & I chose to walk the 90 minute Natural Entrance & join the King's Palace tour at 10:00am. Ranger Rick brought the history of Carlsbad Caverns to life. The tour was time & size appropriate. There was plenty of time for photography. The...More

Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband & I chose to walk the Natural Entrance and meet the King's Palace tour at 10:00am. Allow 90 minutes to walk the Natural Entrance. Ranger Rick focused on the history of Carlsbad Caverns. The tour was time and size appropriate. The ranger allowed...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 6 days ago

The King's Palace tour was amazing. We took the tour guided by a ranger and I would highly recommend you take this tour before continuing on with the self-guided tour of the other rooms. You get a lot of information that you can use when...More

Thank Virginia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first of three cave tours we took within two days. The path we took was level and easy to travel on but the ranger talk got a bit long. Still, you will learn a lot about the caves and the chance is...More

1  Thank tshadday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, so let me start out by saying I AM a cave person. I love geology and the outdoors, and I think the Caverns is wonderful. I loved the King's Palace Tour. I like that you get to go into rooms that the general public...More

1  Thank FrogSqueezer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This visit was well worth the stop. Nothing else like it in the USA. Arrive early for parking. Enjoy!

1  Thank Charlotte L
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We decided that we wanted to do more than the self-guided tour of the Big Room, so we booked the 10 am tour of the King's Palace. We were directed to meet at the cafeteria in the cavern by 9:45. You can either take the...More

1  Thank franknfam
Reviewed 5 April 2017

1-1.5 hour tour of a different group of rooms and formations than the Big Room. This is where you get the total darkness experience. We loved it.

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Caveat: we didn't do any other tours here. I did think this was a cool tour. I'm not much of a cave person, however I thought it was neat that you could meet for this tour after doing some of the self tours. I think...More

Thank Brenna R
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Read lots of complaints about elevator waits? We didn't share that experience. Quick and easy descent and ascent. Outstanding tour guide named Kell y from Dayton. Her enthusiasm was contagious!

Thank Artichoke05
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VickieWickie
Where do you purchase prepaid tours?
21 June 2015|
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Response from Ben B |
You can purchase tickets at the Visitor Center, at the desk on your right when you walk in.
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