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Ruby Falls

1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1163
+1 423-821-2544
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Christmas Underground

Family did the Ruby Falls tour and Christmas underground. Falls was beautiful and kids had fun... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Long line but worth the wait

Got there around 200 on a Saturday to be greeted with a pretty long line to get in. Took about 45... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Joseph M
Montgomery, Alabama
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Visitors are wowed by this thundering 145-foot underground waterfall, a natural wonder within scenic Lookout Mountain.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1163
+1 423-821-2544
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Family did the Ruby Falls tour and Christmas underground. Falls was beautiful and kids had fun seeing Santa underground. Definitely recommend, but be prepared to walk a lot while carrying little ones if you bring them.

Thank ERHJ
Reviewed yesterday

Got there around 200 on a Saturday to be greeted with a pretty long line to get in. Took about 45 mins or so to get inside the building and then another 15 to enter the elevator to go down. I feel like they could...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were not expecting to experience such a jaw dropping natural formation and well preserved cave. The team of guides were obviously overly well informed and humorous therefore making the adventure even more spectacular . Above all it is safe and suitable for all ages...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the more popular attractions near Chattanooga, Ruby Falls is less than 15 minutes from downtown Chattanooga! It's a 145-foot high underground waterfall located within Lookout Mountain and full of kitsch. The waterfall property is privately owned, and the only way to get to...More

Thank Alexis B
RubyFalls1928, Guest Relations Manager at Ruby Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Alexis B, Thank you for taking the time to post a review! We appreciate it. We also love the Lantern Tours offered on most Friday nights thru out the year. It's a great way to explore the cave, see the formations and the waterfall....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The cave itself wasn't anything special. There were some nice formations nothing awe inspiring in the cave. But the waterfall was amazing and made it worth it. It was a nice easy walk through the cave. The walkways are fairly narrow in places and there...More

Thank 106nicole
RubyFalls1928, Guest Relations Manager at Ruby Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi 106nicole, Thanks for taking the time to post a review of your experience at Ruby Falls! We're happy to hear you enjoyed the waterfall and the cavern trail. Thanks for exploring with us. We wish you the happiest of holidays and a wonderful New...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Heard of two hour waits. That would be two much. Please is cool and staff has energy and enjoyed their job.

1  Thank kazu79
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was definitely worth the trip. The cavern is a steady 60 degrees. Colton our tour guide was funny and informative. The waterfall is quite a site to see and nice photo opportunity.

Thank pennys139
Reviewed 6 days ago

One thing to remember is it's called Ruby Falls not Ruby Caves. The cave is not one of the best your going to see but the fall inside the cave is spectacular and worth a visit. We went just before closing and were the only...More

Thank philcentraltexas
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy caves and/or waterfalls, you will love Ruby Falls. It is a nice little tour down into a cave that leads you to a big waterfall. The lights are on a timer and change colors. There is even music playing. It was a...More

Thank Klayres5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seeing the falls with the light show at the end of the tour was spectacular. Guides were delightful. Great view from the observation deck as well

Thank Evan R
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Kancis S
14 October 2017|
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Response from sochatai | Reviewed this property |
I would wear comfortable clothing, shirt and pants. It is damp and chilly at times down there. I would wear close toed shoes or something with a tread as you are going to be on rock that is sometimes smooth, wet or rough... More
Hannah M
28 September 2017|
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Response from Carl1961 | Reviewed this property |
It would prove difficult with a stroller on some paths, and impassable on others. even with a baby carrier/backpack, some of the paths are very narrow requiring extra care. I would suggest contacting the venue directly to... More
Hannah M
28 September 2017|
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Response from Teri M | Reviewed this property |
There were 2 three year olds (including my own) on my tour. We carried her the entire way and my child and the other one were fine. No strollers though.