Adventure Spelunking Tours

We have several levels of tours, each with specific admission requirements and varying lengths. Our tours cater to different preferences and interests of visitors, providing a unique and personalized experience. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or a nature lover, our tours offer a perfect way to explore and discover new destinations. Join us on a journey of a lifetime and create unforgettable memories at Grand Caverns.

Rock Bottom

From $65 | 2 Hours | Ages 12+

Embark on an unforgettable journey into the depths of history with our ROCK BOTTOM ADVENTURE TOUR. This former commercial cave, closed to the public for nearly a century, offers a raw and unfiltered experience unlike any other. With no lights illuminating the cavern, you’ll traverse the rugged pathways of the 1800s by the dim glow of your headlamp. Join us for this exhilarating 2-hour adventure tour, the ultimate introduction to spelunking.

Grottoes Crawl

From $80 | 3 Hours | Ages 16+

Delve deeper into the mysteries of Grand Caverns with our GROTTOES CRAWL ADVENTURE TOUR. Ever wondered about the hidden nooks and crannies of the caverns? This 3-hour adventure tour is your chance to explore the original pathways and winding passages of Grand Caverns. Designed for moderate difficulty and open to ages 16 and up, it’s an experience that promises thrills and discoveries at every turn.

The Gauntlet

From $120 | 3-4 Hours | Ages 16+

Seeking the ultimate caving challenge? Look no further than THE GAUNTLET. This 3 to 4-hour expedition will put your skills to the test as you navigate through Fountain Cave. From squeezing through narrow passages to twisting, climbing, and rolling, The Gauntlet offers a truly authentic and exhilarating caving experience. Are you ready to conquer The Gauntlet and uncover its grand rewards?

Get Dirty. Get Tired. Get Caving.

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April 1 – October 31
Daily: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Open: Easter, Memorial Day, June 19 Juneteenth, July 4 Independence Day, Labor Day, and Indigenous People’s Day



5 Grand Caverns Dr

Grottoes, Virginia 24441



Grand Caverns park entry and parking are free. You purchase tickets for walking, spelunking, and premier tours.



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