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Grottoes and Grand Caverns

5 Grand Caverns Drive, Grottoes, VA 24441
+1 540-249-5705
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Best Tour Ever!!!

Grand Caverns was AMAZING!!!! Very kid friendly, great value. Our tour guide Jeffrey was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christopher P
via mobile
A Great Rustic Cavern to Visit

We visited the Luray Caverns the previous day and while both are very nice caverns, I enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
John_Go_Bucs
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Tampa, Florida
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America's oldest continuously operated show cave, voted #2 in America by Parade magazine, and a National Natural Landmark, Grand Caverns is a prime example of history and beauty. With our abundance of rare shield formations and history around every turn, come see for yourself why we are 'Grand'. .
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  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grand Caverns was AMAZING!!!! Very kid friendly, great value. Our tour guide Jeffrey was OUTSTANDING! Oxford trained, his Tour was well informed with a good blend of humor! He opened our eyes to this great wonder of the world!!! We will be back!

Thank Christopher P
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We visited the Luray Caverns the previous day and while both are very nice caverns, I enjoyed the Grand Caverns more. It's less commercial than Luray and more rustic which I enjoyed. Our group of six was the entire tour which was awesome. Devon our...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you enjoy caverns then you will enjoy this one. A must stop for all those who enjoy caverns and a good walk. so much to see and learn about.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were on the first tour (9:30 am) on a Saturday morning. My family was the only group on the tour. It seemed like the tour lasted about an hour. The paths throughout the caverns were well maintained and easy to walk on. The caverns...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The grand caverns are a spectacular piece of history&geography. Its a magnificent place which would blow your mind. inside the caverns are lit masterfully. Its a good hour long tour and a mile walk. Don't forget a jacket, if you want to go in winter...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a beautiful park above and below. It has a vintage feel. The history of the caverns here gives you a feel of being back in the early 20th century. This park is not commercialized like some in the area so it has a...More

Thank Cecil C
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great time! Great tour of the most BEAUTIFUL, historic Caverns I've seen. They did a great job of accommodating a large crowd.

Thank Julie C M
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful caverns. Loved the colorfully lit area. Tour involved a lot of local history which was interesting. The tour was about 1:15 mins give or take. Enjoyed the tour and history but wish there was a little more time to just gander at the beauty....More

Thank Kathy M
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Spectacular cavern. Out of the ordinary. Our grandson loved the experience. The guide was well trained. We felt safe. The group was fairly large but we were able to hear and see everything. 6 year old granddaughters were a little to young for spending just...More

Thank fava
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This a creat cave to avoid the crowds. We have visited the Luray Cavern and it was very crowded. The Grand Cavens are a more natural cave experience with great formations. Be sure to bring a sweater or jacket since it is in the mid...More

2  Thank Mike H
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