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Lake Shasta Caverns

20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
+1 530-238-2341
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A must see

We have visited caves all over the world and loved this tour. You are so close to so many different... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
77maple123
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Vancouver, Canada
Fabulous

Even though it was raining and misty, we had a great time visiting the caverns. We bought tickets... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Laura H
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El Dorado Hills, California
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  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
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“boat ride” (65 reviews)
“cave tour” (13 reviews)
“cave entrance” (12 reviews)
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20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
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"boat ride"
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"cave tour"
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"cave entrance"
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"gift shop"
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"stair climbing"
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"dinner cruise"
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"winding road"
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"rock formations"
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"visitor center"
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"light jacket"
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"afraid of heights"
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"round trip"
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"tour group"
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"two hours"
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"per adult"
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"great views of the lake"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited caves all over the world and loved this tour. You are so close to so many different types of formation and our tour guide was very knowlegible and truly loved the caves. There are lots of stairs down to the boat ride...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Even though it was raining and misty, we had a great time visiting the caverns. We bought tickets at the gift shop, which was full of interesting rock formations and gems for sale. After that, we had a short and pleasant boat trip across Shasta...More

Thank Laura H
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a must see if your at Lake Shasta! The tour is reasonable priced and your only walking through the caverns. Dave runs the tour scene and loves to answer all your questions. Chilly and a little damp. Wear long pants and a light...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Enthusiastic & knowledgeable tour given by 'Cave Dave'! We learned so much from Dave about how caves are formed, and about the composition of the caves. Dave runs the tours year-round and hires extra help during summers. I'm sure he trains the seasonal employees well,...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

We thought the price of this tour was very reasonable considering that you get a boat ride, a bus ride and a cavern tour. We're in our late 60's and in pretty good shape. We walk a lot at home but I struggled with the...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Living in Mount Shasta, the caverns are part of the local tour when friends and family come to town. We recommend going on a weekday in summer and booking the first tour of the day. You'll take the ferry across the lake along with the...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

For a four-day trip to the Shasta/Redding area, this was our kids' highlight of the trip. Your ticket includes a short pontoon boat ride across the lake, a kids favorite. This is followed by an exhilarating 15-minute bus ride up the mountain. There were several...More

Thank Daniel B
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We’ve been meaning to come here for years... but it seems like we are always in a hurry going by and/or it is too Hot! Today was a cool Fall day and the temperature was actually warmer in the cave than outside. There is quite...More

Thank NomadikCulture
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Lake Shasta Caverns are one of the top places to visit in the Mount Shasta area. What a tour! Definitely worth the time. It is a great place for children, though I would not recommend it for toddlers or very young children. The caverns were...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

If you haven't seen the Lake Shasta Caverns in person you should pay for a tour. It is worth the price and I think everyone should check it out. I had not seen it until the last year after growing up here and they are...More

Thank Katie B
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there's only 1 operator. They are great! website will have all the info
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