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Natural Bridge Caverns

15 Appledore Ln, Natural Bridge, VA 24578-3602
+1 540-291-2121
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Fascinating and beautyful

We did the discovery and hidden passages tour. There is some overlap between the two but I still... read more

Reviewed yesterday
marie-france f
via mobile
Fun cavern tour and we got to see bats!

While these caverns were not as large or as spectacular as Luray Caverns, they were still well... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Arlington, Virginia
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Caverns in the Shenandoah Valley that extend 34 stories underground.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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15 Appledore Ln, Natural Bridge, VA 24578-3602
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the discovery and hidden passages tour. There is some overlap between the two but I still recommended it. The two caverns are different and beautiful in their own way. The guides are excellent and very knowledgeable. It does get warm and humid and...More

Thank marie-france f
Reviewed 26 November 2017

While these caverns were not as large or as spectacular as Luray Caverns, they were still well worth the visit. Our tour guide, Ryan, was very entertaining and fun--and shared tons of information and humor. Our tour was just about an hour long, and we...More

Thank 318judy
Reviewed 8 November 2017

These caverns are very interesting, and while our guide was pleasant, if not a little corny, I guess I'm just not a 'cave' woman. The formations under ground are impressive, but I always get annoyed when theories are presented as facts, and let's face it;...More

Thank Dineyander
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently came here with our baby girl, and it was awesome! We ended up being the only ones in our group to take the tour at the time we came, and our guide Aaron was great! He took the time to...More

1  Thank Kelsi A
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I love caves, but this one was underwhelming after you have visited Luray, Shenandoah, or Grand Caverns up the valley. They do offer wild cave tours and every cave is different with something interesting, so I can't say I was disappointed, I just wasn't that...More

1  Thank tina e
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Loved walking through the caverns and looking at all the different formations. It was so unique. There are some steep areas and it is moist in the caverns. Wear good shoes so you do not slip.

Thank alyonnc
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Although there are one or two species that exist only here, the overall experience is nothing much if you have traveled the world very much. Plus, there are better caverns up and down the nearby 81 corridor. That said, if you visit the Bridge, which...More

Thank UVAJD99
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Discovered this whilst driving through the area, and glad I stopped by! They've made it easily accessible and safe, with the tour lasting about 45mins. It was a great stop off on my trip, and was very well lit to take photographs. The ticket I...More

1  Thank Stewart B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The cavern is easily accessible from the highway and a simple hike. A quant gift shop is the gateway to the carved tunnel that brings you under the mountain. An easy walk, but wet and slippery in spots, brings you to multiple small hollows under...More

1  Thank JohnnyPumpernickel
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a QUICK tour, less than half hour and 1/4 mile. Nothing flashy or spectacular like the other caves along the Blueridge Mountains, but kids will enjoy it. The cave is also pretty wet and seeing many people with canes and even a parent...More

3  Thank Ellen C
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Laura B
7 July 2017|
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Response from Eva C | Reviewed this property |
There are far better caverns than Natural Bridge Caverns -- those are rather small and limited in number as far as formations are concerned. Did a combined ticket of the caverns with Natural Bridge (which also includes a... More
14 February 2017|
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Response from JohnBCowgill | Reviewed this property |
The nearest spot, as I know, is Lexington.
24 January 2017|
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Response from Angel B | Reviewed this property |
1 1/2- 2 hours.