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Tuckaleechee Caverns

825 Cavern Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-4505
+1 865-448-2274
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A must see!

What an amazing experience and one I will never forget! There were 12 of us ranging from 5 - 68... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alison B
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Excellent tour around the caverns. Our tour guide was informative and kept it interesting the whole... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
825 Cavern Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-4505
+1 865-448-2274
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing experience and one I will never forget! There were 12 of us ranging from 5 - 68 years old amd we had a great time. The water was delicious and pure, the guide was phenomenal and had fun with the kids too....More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent tour around the caverns. Our tour guide was informative and kept it interesting the whole way through, and also made everyone feel at ease going at their own speed, especially on the stairs/steeper sections. The tour is about a mile of walking but everyone...More

Thank 881Charlotte_W
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place exceeded my expectations. We got there about 10:30am. They wait until there is enough for a full group it seems. It is done casually and there is no stress. We had a relatively new guide who I think was named Sarah. She was...More

Thank tmde
Reviewed 3 days ago

An absolutely gorgeous cave system, well led by guides that lead you though and talk about the history and formations. The only warning I have is that its not handicapped accessible. Hundreds of uneven stairs, and tight spots. Not unexpected, but in today's atmosphere of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is 5th time we have visited and we always have a great time. The staff is knowledgeable and everyone is very nice. I highly recommend a visit to this beautiful place on the quiet side of the Smokies!

Thank Bebe813
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cave was cool and they were very friendly. Nice gift shop and fudge store too. Would recommend if you are in the are.

Thank Brennan S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here while on vacation. This place is amazing. To just think that this place is where it is. You go in and it opens up to gigantic rooms in the mountains. It also has a under ground creek that formed this place. It...More

1  Thank barnett202
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This cave tour was a pleasant surprise especially for a privately owned cave. No cheesy tacky displays. Great variety of cave features. I would recommend for anyone traveling in the area. Be aware that there are stairs and a couple of areas with low ceilings....More

1  Thank minus5torr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Frankly, I wasn't expecting much from the Caverns, but was pleasantly surprised by the various formations, Caverns and stream within. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. There are a lot of steps so I wouldn't recommend this attraction to anyone who has trouble walking. Conveniently...More

Thank davidahrens
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cavern is spectacular. They have maintained its natural beauty without glitzy, manufactured settings. No colorful light shows to detract from the stunning natural splendor of mother earth.

Thank delkins748
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it open? I called but no response. Thanks
16 February 2017|
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Response from Peggy Weik L | Reviewed this property |
Hours of operation are on their website. Check it out!
Do I need reservations
18 October 2016|
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Response from Tuckaleechee C | Property representative |
No reservations needed.
Michael M
Would you recommend Tuckaleechee Caverns or the Forbidden caverns? (for those who have been to both) Trying to decide which to go to. TIA!
15 September 2016|
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Response from huntington1965 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been to both but I can say Tuckaleechee Caverns was beautiful, interesting and historical. Very nice people there who give the tour as well.