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Frequently Asked Questions

What types of discounts are available?

  • AAA membership discount- $2.50 off each adult admission;$2.00 off each child admission –must show your card
  • AARP membership discount-$2.50 off each adult admission; ;$2.00 off each child admission - must show card
  • Military- $2.00 off each admission-must show military ID
  • Sr. Citizen- $2.00 off each admission-must be 60 and show proof of age
  • Discounts also offered to Grottoes residents, groups of 12 or more, and school groups. Please call for pricing.

*All of the above discounts are not applicable with any other discounts.

What is the temperature inside the cave?

The cave temperature remains 54 degrees throughout the year.

Do I need ‘special’ clothing or shoes?

                A jacket and comfortable shoes are recommended.

Can I go into the cave without a guide?

                All tours of Grand Caverns are lead by a guide.

Can I use a stroller or wheelchair?

                Unfortunately, the caverns are not stroller or wheelchair friendly. You can use the stroller to go up to the entrance building and our staff will be happy to keep it for you for the return down the hill. If you are unable to walk through the caverns, our staff will be happy to show you the video tour at no charge in our gift shop.

Can I take pictures?

                Visitors are encouraged to take photos while taking a tour of Grand Caverns. We do ask that you keep up with your group. Tripods are discouraged.

Can I bring my pet?

                Pets are allowed on the park grounds if they are on a leash. Unfortunately, we can not allow pets to enter the cave.

Are reservations for groups required?

                To assure the best possible service, we recommend that you call 14 days in advance if you will be bringing a group of 12 or more. Group discounts are available for pre-arranged group tours. Please call for more information.

The information contained on this page is for general purposes only and may not contain the most current information. For answers to more specific questions or concerns, or to receive the latest information possible, please call the Grand Caverns main office.