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Explore the Hidden Gem of Vancouver Island, now open year-round. Winner of BC’s Remarkable Experience Award and ranked #1. Explore this park in 3D - either hiking the beautiful rainforest Fossil Trail or venturing underground. Start your journey...more
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3900 Horne Lake Caves Rd, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2L7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an incredible experience! The cave was fun and adventurous, with so much to see and the price is vey reasonable for what you experience I think. However, the best part for us was the impeccable service, information and help we received from our...More

Thank Leanna G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible time we had discovering, learning and climbing in the Horne Lake Caves. We felt completely safe and in awe of the amazing natural beauty of the caves. Alex our guide was genuinely excited to share his expansive knowledge with us. He was...More

Thank Go641965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Horne Lake Caves without knowing what we were going to find.. And it was an amazing experience! We took the 3h moderate tour with Alex, a funny, knowledgeable and kind guide who, apart of showing us 4 astonishing caves around the park,...More

Thank J643JJjonathanf
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Myself and 2 friends took the 2 hour easiest cave tour. We were told of a walk to the cave entrance and it actually was a bit of a hike uphill. It was ok for 2 of the 3 of us. We all made it...More

Thank mccagebear
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the 3 hour caving experience with Alex. He was an amazing guide who satisfied the teacher in me with his knowledge of sedimentary rocks and rock formations. He was entertaining and really made the experience memorable. I would definitely come...More

Thank katel0vesc00kies
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Saw signs for this from the main highway decided to have a look. What a great place. Beautiful walk to the caves. We took the self guided option and rented helmets and lights which is necessary as we only had a short time. There were...More

Thank Kay196829
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

My parents, boyfriend and I went on the 2 Hour tour of Riverbend with the guide Ryan N and had an amazing time! We are from the Courtenay area and I can't believe it took us so long to discover this Island gem! Ryan was...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Wonderful cave tour this afternoon. Our guides - Ryan & Ryan - were both great. The trip was entertaining and educational...the jokes were pretty good as well. We will definitely go back for the more difficult excursions very soon. A must to do if you...More

Thank Gina P
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Great experience, our guide was great and very passionate about the cave and caving. We learned a lot about the cave and how incredible a world it is under the ground. Highly recommend. get the knee pads. the rappel down into the 55 foot cave...More

Thank Nambr
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We did the 1 hour tour and it was perfect for our family (three kids, ages 6, 8, 10). There were tight crawl spaces and some internal climbs that I felt initially our youngest would have a hard time with but we all enjoyed it...More

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melissadA3657FY
12 October 2018|
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Response from Grant C | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there is nothing organized for really young children. There are trails you can walk for free. Not sure if that would hold their interest, it would depend on the 3 year old.
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Danielle_Allen
1 August 2017|
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Response from islandholidaymaker | Reviewed this property |
It's very tight in places. But they told me the two hour tour was more open although I did the one hour which I assumed would be easy and it was NOT! Crouching, squeezing, climbing....barely enough room to get through in... More
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23 August 2016|
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Response from 426eddiem | Reviewed this property |
No if you do not want to
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