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Overpriced for what you get

The cavern is nice. It was not as big as I had expected. I have visited Linville Caverns in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jwilson0907
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Easley, South Carolina
Fun outing

This was a great tour through the cavern. It’s one of the few i’ve seen that is mostly above... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
tawny1956
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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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Guided tours through these caverns that highlight a large number of still-growing stalagmites and stalactites.
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5753 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-8239
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The cavern is nice. It was not as big as I had expected. I have visited Linville Caverns in North Carolina and Rock City in Chattanooga and this one was smaller. at $14 per person, I was expecting more, but it was nice. Tour guide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

We took some visitors from South Korea with us and they really enjoyed it. These caverns are not as spectacular as some others in Virginia, but they still have some very interesting and pretty formations. Our tour guide Bo was very good. Since the group...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

This was a great tour through the cavern. It’s one of the few i’ve seen that is mostly above ground level. Our tour guide Matt was good at his job, knowledgeable and fun. Be sure to wear shoes with good traction, lots of stairs up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

This review is for the caverns only. I did not use the campground. Keep in mind when they say the caves are cooler even if it is 90 degrees outside, they mean it. Pros: Caves itself are in a fault line, so you can brag...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

A little pricey compared to other places and venues of the same. Be sure to bring your comfortable walking shoes and be sure to grab a jacket too....it can get very chilly underground. Nice tour and gift shop. Cool stories about the caverns

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We took 2 four year olds and a toddler through the caverns as well as some seniors. Super tour and fun for the kids. Toddlers need to be carried and there are quite a few steps but excellent cardio opportunity. Great time was had by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Four families visited during wedding weekend. An enjoyable 30 minutes. Coolest part was the water table and when guide kills lights for total darkness.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

This is not the first time we visit caverns in the USA but every time we are surprised for the beauty found in this places, it takes about 50' the tour. Contrary to most of the caverns on this one you have to climb instead...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank catedratico02
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We stopped in Roanoke for the night on our way to Myrtle Beach so we had some time to kill. One of the kids saw a brochure for Dixies and said let's try it. Glad we did. What a unique experience it was walking around...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Dixie Caverns is a fun family field trip. We took 4 kids aged 2 to 6, and they had a blast both in the caverns and in the store. While we were waiting for our tour, they loved looking at all the interesting gems and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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mello3vt
24 May 2018|
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Response from Kim H | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. I think the most stroller-friendly cavern in the area is Shenandoah, but you could do this one with a well-rested walking toddler.
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Jeriplott
4 July 2016|
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It would be a nightmare to bring a stroller. There are a lot of stairs, uneven surfaces, small areas. There is a space you can leave the stroller at the top (before entering the caverns).
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jkeaelvan
12 July 2015|
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Response from TG875 | Reviewed this property |
It is about a 45 minute tour of the caverns. The cost is $14 for adults, $6 for children 5-12, under 5 is free. Sometimes you can find local coupons in travel guides or online. I'm not sure how much camping costs. There... More
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