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Lake Shasta Caverns

20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
+1 530-238-2341
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We loved our visit here!!

My wife and I both really enjoyed our visit to these caves while visiting the Lake Shasta area... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Russ_Sharon
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San Francisco
If you like caves you will love these!

The boat ride and was beautiful and the cave tour was very interesting. there are a lot of stairs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lmautner
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San Francisco, California
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  • Average8%
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“boat ride” (69 reviews)
“cave tour” (14 reviews)
“cave entrance” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
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+1 530-238-2341
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"boat ride"
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"cave tour"
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"cave entrance"
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"stairs to climb"
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"gift shop"
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"young guide"
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"dinner cruise"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful formations"
in 4 reviews
"winding road"
in 7 reviews
"visitor center"
in 11 reviews
"light jacket"
in 3 reviews
"afraid of heights"
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"two hours"
in 8 reviews
"great adventure"
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"per adult"
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"hour tour"
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"redding area"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I both really enjoyed our visit to these caves while visiting the Lake Shasta area. The tour was very organized and every staff person that we met was kind and very knowledgeable. We loved our guide and appreciated the fact that they...More

Thank Russ_Sharon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat ride and was beautiful and the cave tour was very interesting. there are a lot of stairs to climb and you should wear good walking shoes. also it is chilly inside of the caves so bring an extra layer to wear.

Thank lmautner
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 2-hour tour includes a quick catamaran ride, an exciting bus ride up the mountain, and an entertaining yet informative tour guide. A great place to see the many different types of cavern formations. Not quite as spectacular as Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico (but...More

1  Thank D1843EIlynnm
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with our family. The boat ride over to the caverns was beautiful. On the shuttle bus we saw a baby bear and a mama bear. Our guide in the caverns was very knowledgeable and the entire team was very friendly....More

Thank Karissa J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You take a nice boat ride across the lake then board a bus to take you up to the cavern. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and was able to answer any question thrown at him. Beware though, there are 600 steps to climb. Some...More

1  Thank Pembina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The convenient part about this place is that you can buy your tickets online. You can reserve the time you would like to have your tour, then you are all set when you get there. They do NOT allow backpacks or duffel bags; even if...More

2  Thank casabear
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

great value for this tour. so neat to walk through the caves that alone was worth the money. pack a picnic and eat on their beautiful grounds. clean new playground for the kiddos. covered tables for shade and a golf turf lawn make this a...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

What can I say: Stunning, interesting, beautiful surroundings and a “Must” to visit This tour is worth every penny. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable, ample clean restrooms so there’s really no waiting in line especially for women. What a surprised as you come...More

3  Thank Olala
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had a fun visit, I liked the boat ride out to the caverns, the bus ride winding around and up the mountain, and inside the caves also was very colorful and neat. The only bad thing was the young guide talked so fast and...More

2  Thank Eileen W
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

My mother and I did this tour in the middle of the week, arriving just before eleven thirty and we were able to get a spot. All of the staff were friendly and knowledgeable. There are a lot of stairs and some steep terrain. But...More

4  Thank Dawn W
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judypete
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Response from John_M154931 | Reviewed this property |
Never used the kennels, but they should be okay
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kurtfenstad
25 November 2017|
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Response from Sammy Z | Reviewed this property |
there's only 1 operator. They are great! website will have all the info
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