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Grottoes and Grand Caverns

5 Grand Caverns Drive, Grottoes, VA 24441
+1 540-249-5705
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Underground Adventure

The military price is $17.50 per person for EVERYONE in the same party. Otherwise it it $20.00 per... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Angela L
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Educational fun

Came to caverns with my 6 & 9 year old and it was a great trip. The very educational tour took... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Elizabeth L
via mobile
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America's oldest continuously operated show cave, voted #2 in America by Parade magazine, and a National Natural Landmark, Grand Caverns is a prime example of history and beauty. With our abundance of rare shield formations and history around every turn, come see for yourself why we are 'Grand'. .
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  • Very good33%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great tour” (6 reviews)
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5 Grand Caverns Drive, Grottoes, VA 24441
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+1 540-249-5705
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

The military price is $17.50 per person for EVERYONE in the same party. Otherwise it it $20.00 per adult. The caverns are 1.25 miles long and all walking. Pictures are allowed The caverns are not wheelchair or handicap friendly. Our tour guide was very good...More

Thank Angela L
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Came to caverns with my 6 & 9 year old and it was a great trip. The very educational tour took about 90 minutes but was not strenuous at all. Gift shop was nice and not over priced like at other tourist spots. We brought...More

Thank Elizabeth L
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Grand Caverns was AMAZING!!!! Very kid friendly, great value. Our tour guide Jeffrey was OUTSTANDING! Oxford trained, his Tour was well informed with a good blend of humor! He opened our eyes to this great wonder of the world!!! We will be back!

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We visited the Luray Caverns the previous day and while both are very nice caverns, I enjoyed the Grand Caverns more. It's less commercial than Luray and more rustic which I enjoyed. Our group of six was the entire tour which was awesome. Devon our...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you enjoy caverns then you will enjoy this one. A must stop for all those who enjoy caverns and a good walk. so much to see and learn about.

Thank Don B
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were on the first tour (9:30 am) on a Saturday morning. My family was the only group on the tour. It seemed like the tour lasted about an hour. The paths throughout the caverns were well maintained and easy to walk on. The caverns...More

1  Thank PPooh72
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The grand caverns are a spectacular piece of history&geography. Its a magnificent place which would blow your mind. inside the caverns are lit masterfully. Its a good hour long tour and a mile walk. Don't forget a jacket, if you want to go in winter...More

1  Thank Kabul11
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a beautiful park above and below. It has a vintage feel. The history of the caverns here gives you a feel of being back in the early 20th century. This park is not commercialized like some in the area so it has a...More

1  Thank Cecil C
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great time! Great tour of the most BEAUTIFUL, historic Caverns I've seen. They did a great job of accommodating a large crowd.

Thank Julie C M
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful caverns. Loved the colorfully lit area. Tour involved a lot of local history which was interesting. The tour was about 1:15 mins give or take. Enjoyed the tour and history but wish there was a little more time to just gander at the beauty....More

Thank Kathy M
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