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Luray Caverns

Closed Now: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Just amazing! Our guide shared so many unusual facts it made my head spin. Just thinking about how... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rochester, Michigan
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Luray Caverns has been drawing visitors for generations. Even today buses disgorge passengers at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sacramento, California
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The largest cave in the Eastern U.S. where visitors can see such bizarre formations like the "Throne Room", "Giant's Hall", and "Fried Eggs".
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
970 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835-5260
+1 888-443-6551
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just amazing! Our guide shared so many unusual facts it made my head spin. Just thinking about how many years, (120), to grow one inch, really put my concept of time in perspective. The tour is not good for people who have trouble with steps...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Luray Caverns has been drawing visitors for generations. Even today buses disgorge passengers at the entrance regularly. They include visitors from all over the globe. The ticketing and management of groups of visitors is well organized and we purchased our tickets and were immediately added...More

Thank MaryLPerry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking forward to this place when I planned my holiday, it didn't disappoint, just one criticism the guides were a little over zealous in their don't touch that, don't do this.... strange when a new path is being mined through the caves

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose these caverns out of all the options in the area for a few reasons: most of all, it was the extras that they went above and beyond on site. We arrived mid-afternoon on a weekday: it was still extremely busy. We bought a...More

Thank MrHearsay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Entry fee may seem a bit steep, but once you go underground you realize that it is worth it. If you like caves with lots of formations, this is a must visit.

Thank sdkennerly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing tour. So many different sights to see that will make your mouth drop. This is well worth a few hour drive out of your way to visit! Remember if going in the summer, the lines are a bit long however, it...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were chased away from Myrtle Beach SC due to Hurricane Florence and decided to drive out to see these caverns. So glad we did. The tour guide ( I think her name was Tammy) was so great! You can tell she loves her job...More

Thank Sunshine P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is MUST DO. What a great landmark to visit with wonderful staff!! Great place to take family and large groups.

Thank engineerpat5290
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your in the area or not, this is a stop you need to make. This is the best cavern I have ever seen, and that includes Carlsbad Caverns out west. Beauty at every turn. Be advised. There can be a long wait on weekends,...More

Thank skiwithapro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a place to visit. Make sure you leave a few hours to view the whole area, both above and below ground. The caverns were amazing to see. Very easy walkway through the caverns. The tour guide was well informed. On the ground make sure...More

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29 August 2018|
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Response from oswaldburns | Reviewed this property |
I guess it would depend on the line to get in, but the actual tour to walk thru the cavern was about 1 hour.
19 August 2018|
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Response from FlowersontheTable | Reviewed this property |
There is no seating during the tour.
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14 August 2018|
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Response from TravelinCivlian | Reviewed this property |
Interesting thought -- as they said on the tour, growth is one cubic inch per 120 years through minerals collecting as water passes through the mountain and resurfaces on the rocks (stalactites/mites/columns). They were... More