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Tuckaleechee Caverns

825 Cavern Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-4505
+1 865-448-2274
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Indiana Jones and Marian In A Cave

Super WOW!! Would not hesitate to recommend this cavern adventure!!! We were a family of 4... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sandra s
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Sussex, Wisconsin
via mobile
Alec made our tour exceptional

Wow!! What a beautiful place...so rich in history and family pride! Can't wait to bring back our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Heidi M
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Englewood, Florida, United States
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“our tour guide”(209 reviews)
“big room”(41 reviews)
“great tour”(66 reviews)
About
Tuckaleechee Caverns is a commercial cave and tourist attraction located in Townsend, Tennessee awarded 5 stars by AAA. Tuckaleechee Caverns is a short drive from Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Townsend, Cades Cove, Knoxville and Chattanooga. Tuckaleechee...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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825 Cavern Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-4505
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+1 865-448-2274
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"our tour guide"
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"big room"
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"great tour"
in 66 reviews
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"beautiful caverns"
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"light jacket"
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"ruby falls"
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"great room"
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"rainy day"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Super WOW!! Would not hesitate to recommend this cavern adventure!!! We were a family of 4 between ages 11-78! Employees were all welcoming and pleasant. What a breath of fresh air these employees were!! Site was breathtaking!!! Reasonably priced for what you are about to...More

Thank sandra s
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow!! What a beautiful place...so rich in history and family pride! Can't wait to bring back our grandkids this summer ....alec was fun, down to earth and super informative....bought some wonderful books on our way out...

Thank Heidi M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful caverns! Our guide was very knowledgeable and polite. Amazing story behind the caverns discovery. Well worth the trip!

Thank Wayne B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve been to some of these privately owned caves in various areas. They’ve been ok so I wasn’t expecting too much. Very pleasantly surprised. A really beautiful cave.

Thank Tanis C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I visit Tuckaleechee Caverns every time I am in the area (I am from upstate South Carolina) visiting friends. I am very impressed with the tour guides, they are very knowledgeable. The waterfall is my favorite! I would recommend this to everyone who can climb...More

Thank Andrea K
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Reviewed 5 days ago

These caverns are well worth visiting! The tour takes you along narrow and steep passageways, as well as to huge open areas, that testify to a magnificent underground world. Our guide was very friendly and helpful, and the whole experience was very interesting and informative....More

Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

These caverns are a gem! If you can navigate the steep stairs and along the low ceilings you will bare witness to o me incredible works of art, by the years and the limestone! Awesome flows, chandeliers, columns, stalagmites, and stalagmites. Including a grand room...More

Thank Sean J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Joey was our tour guide and he was amazing. The sites were beautiful and it is was an amazing time. They teach you a lot of history and teach you some truly great things. 10/10 would recommend and would go again.

1  Thank bacobb1996
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a surprise we found with Trip Advisor. A great break from the tourist areas and such a beautiful find. Tour guide did a wonderful job and everyone so friendly and nice. So glad to have included in our brief visit to the area.

1  Thank Lori M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These caverns are a must see! Amazing what lies beneath our surface. The guide was excellent and the tour was well worth the reasonable charge. Interesting every twist and turn. Natural beauty at its best. Can't wait to go again, I'm sure every exploration will...More

Thank Harold M
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zzzooey37
6 May 2018|
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Response from Annamarie P | Reviewed this property |
The tour takes place as soon as there are 25 people, so it does happen quite frequently.
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Whitney T
19 April 2018|
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Response from Darci D | Reviewed this property |
Unless you own a bat for a pet, I would say no. Call to be sure, but I would be shocked if they did. There’s no place for them to relieve themselves inside the carvern. No escape routes. You are down 80+ stairs. Many places... More
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ChicagoandProud
10 April 2018|
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Response from Jes M | Reviewed this property |
The previous response about the ledge is correct but they didn’t tell you that there is a bench and probably 20’ before the drop.
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