GUIDED TOURS

We offer a variety of tours ranging from easy to advanced. Look below for prices and descriptions of our tours. 

Tours will leave at the top of every hour!

Advanced tours need to be scheduled after regular business hours or on Sunday mornings due to the demand of walking tours.

Please call for special group pricing on groups of 10 or more!

We can also accommodate Birthday Parties, Church Groups, school field trips, and other special events!

All guests of the caverns also have access to our picnic  areas as well.

We give Military and AAA discounts!

Please call for details!

REGULAR WALK TOUR

 Adult  $15.00

 Children (2-12)  $9.00

 Children (Under 2)  FREE with adult ticket

 Senior Citizens (60+)  $12.00

 

Our well trained guides will accompany you through the beautiful caverns on an easy walking tour. The tour typically lasts 60-75 minutes and is approximately a mile in length. The pathways are a combination of concrete and gravel and there are 27 stair-steps to reach the lower regions and 26 on the way back up. The temperature underground averages to about 54 degrees fahrenheit. Tours depart every half hour.

Skill level - Easy

EXPLORER TOUR

 All Ages $35.00

 (minimum of four people)

 Must be scheduled in advance

 Call: 423-323-2337

 

The Explorer Tour takes you off the beaten path, through undeveloped areas of the caverns. Guides will lead you through an alternate entrance/exit of the cave and through more advanced crawling areas. You will be able to try the "7.5 inch" crawl, "Basketball Crawl", "Rocking Chair" crawl, and discover the "Echo Chambers". You will get wet and muddy, so long sleeves, pants, and closed-toe shoes are required*. Helmets, basic helmet lights, and gloves are provided*. Tours last approximately 2 hours and must be scheduled in advance.

Skill level - Moderate to Advanced 

EXTENDED TOUR

 All Ages  $25.00

 (minimum of four people)

 Must be scheduled in advance

 Call: 423-323-2337

 

In addition to the features of the Regular Tour, you will be guided through some of the undeveloped areas of the caverns. You will be able to explore the "Hum", slide across the well, and try the "Test Crawl". You will get wet and muddy, so long sleeves, pants, and closed-toe shoes are required*. Helmets, basic helmet lights, and gloves are provided*. Tours last approximately one hour, and must be scheduled in advance.

Skill level - Moderate 

WILD TOUR

 All Ages $45.00

 (minimum of four people)

 Must be scheduled in advanced

 Call: 423-323-2337

 

The Wild Tour is our most advanced tour. In addition to the areas visited in the Explorer Tour, you will crawl through the "Ear-Dip" and follow a guide back into "The Gorge". You will also be able to try the "Rib-Crusher", do some climbing, and check out the "Balancing Rock". You will get wet and muddy, so long sleeves, pants, and closed-toe shoes are required*. Helmets, basic helmet lights, and gloves are provided*. Tours last approximately 3 hours and must be scheduled in advance.

Skill level -  Advanced

* Long sleeves, pants, and closed-toe shoes are required on all of the tours to the undeveloped areas of the caverns. No admission or refund will be given to people not properly attired.

 

*Basic helmet lights will be provided, however, you are welcome to bring your own light or flashlight if so desired.

PHONE

Phone: 423-323-2337

Alternate: 423-491-2548

 

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ADDRESS

420 Cave Hill Road

Blountville, TN 37617

HOURS

Mon – Sat  9AM - 6PM

Sunday  1PM - 5PM

Winter Hours

Mon - Sat 11AM - 5PM

Sunday  1PM - 5PM

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