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Lake Shasta Caverns

20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
+1 530-238-2341
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Caverns were a great experience

A nature preserve, the Caverns offer a great experience to all visitors. Organized tours and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
NadiaBabayi
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Irvine
Super cavern tour

This is a place that I've bypassed for many a year, in a hurry to get elsewhere. My Lady expressed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DonaldYokum
,
Ventura, California
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  • Average8%
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“boat ride” (69 reviews)
“cave tour” (14 reviews)
“cave entrance” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
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+1 530-238-2341
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"boat ride"
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"cave tour"
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"cave entrance"
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"stairs to climb"
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"gift shop"
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"young guide"
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"dinner cruise"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful formations"
in 4 reviews
"winding road"
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"visitor center"
in 11 reviews
"light jacket"
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"afraid of heights"
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"two hours"
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"great adventure"
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"hour tour"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A nature preserve, the Caverns offer a great experience to all visitors. Organized tours and friendly tour guides make the experience more fun. So glad we discovered this amazing place.

1  Thank NadiaBabayi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a place that I've bypassed for many a year, in a hurry to get elsewhere. My Lady expressed a desire to see it, and I was happy to comply. The visit requires a little journey over a circuitous road, and a trip across...More

1  Thank DonaldYokum
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I both really enjoyed our visit to these caves while visiting the Lake Shasta area. The tour was very organized and every staff person that we met was kind and very knowledgeable. We loved our guide and appreciated the fact that they...More

1  Thank Russ_Sharon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat ride and was beautiful and the cave tour was very interesting. there are a lot of stairs to climb and you should wear good walking shoes. also it is chilly inside of the caves so bring an extra layer to wear.

1  Thank lmautner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 2-hour tour includes a quick catamaran ride, an exciting bus ride up the mountain, and an entertaining yet informative tour guide. A great place to see the many different types of cavern formations. Not quite as spectacular as Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico (but...More

1  Thank D1843EIlynnm
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with our family. The boat ride over to the caverns was beautiful. On the shuttle bus we saw a baby bear and a mama bear. Our guide in the caverns was very knowledgeable and the entire team was very friendly....More

Thank Karissa J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You take a nice boat ride across the lake then board a bus to take you up to the cavern. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and was able to answer any question thrown at him. Beware though, there are 600 steps to climb. Some...More

1  Thank Pembina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The convenient part about this place is that you can buy your tickets online. You can reserve the time you would like to have your tour, then you are all set when you get there. They do NOT allow backpacks or duffel bags; even if...More

3  Thank casabear
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

great value for this tour. so neat to walk through the caves that alone was worth the money. pack a picnic and eat on their beautiful grounds. clean new playground for the kiddos. covered tables for shade and a golf turf lawn make this a...More

Thank kalikea83
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

What can I say: Stunning, interesting, beautiful surroundings and a “Must” to visit This tour is worth every penny. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable, ample clean restrooms so there’s really no waiting in line especially for women. What a surprised as you come...More

3  Thank Olala
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judypete
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Response from John_M154931 | Reviewed this property |
Never used the kennels, but they should be okay
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kurtfenstad
25 November 2017|
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Response from Sammy Z | Reviewed this property |
there's only 1 operator. They are great! website will have all the info
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