Caverns

Cavern Tours

On your one-hour tour, a knowledgeable guide will escort you through the Skyline Caverns, explaining the geological history while challenging your imagination; making your tour educational, exciting, and entertaining. 

The Chandelier

The Chandelier

Anthodites

Skyline Caverns is one of the few places in the world which hosts anthodite formations. These unique crystals spread in all directions, actually defying gravity.

Measuring at 18″ long, the Chandelier is the largest and oldest anthodite known to man.

An Exquisite Creation

You will witness a “living” cavern’s meticulous work, forming even today, an exquisite creation. The dripping of water you find throughout the Caverns is a reminder of this constant growth, the beauty of which is shared with thousands of wide-eyed visitors each year.

A limited tour group size allows for personal tours even on the busiest days. Well-trained guides, along with award-winning lighting systems, allow you to enjoy the splendor of The Capital Dome, Rainbow Trails, Painted Desert, Wishing Well, Grotto of Nativity, Cathedral Hall, Shrine, Fairyland Lake, Anthodite Clusters, Chandelier and much, much more. Unique to Virginia caverns, Skyline Caverns is home to three underground streams and a 37-foot Rainbow Waterfall.

An Exquisite Creation

You will witness a “living” cavern’s meticulous work, forming even today, an exquisite creation. The dripping of water you find throughout the Caverns is a reminder of this constant growth, the beauty of which is shared with thousands of wide-eyed visitors each year.

A limited tour group size allows for personal tours even on the busiest days. Well-trained guides, along with award-winning lighting systems, allow you to enjoy the splendor of The Capital Dome, Rainbow Trails, Painted Desert, Wishing Well, Grotto of Nativity, Cathedral Hall, Shrine, Fairyland Lake, Anthodite Clusters, Chandelier and much, much more. Unique to Virginia caverns, Skyline Caverns is home to three underground streams and a 37-foot Rainbow Waterfall.

A visit to Skyline Caverns is a perfect part of your stay in the Northern Shenandoah Valley and an ideal day trip from anywhere in the four state area! Let us help plan your visit to Skyline Caverns today. Discount and group rates are available. Your visit will leave you with memories for a lifetime.

Eagle

Painted Desert

Eagle

Testimonials

What People are Saying

“Awesome experience.”

"Our tour guide Sonny was personable, professional and quite knowledgeable. If you have been to any caverns before you'll find out that their is some unique features at this one making the trip well worth your time."

Brandon

“Want to come back...”

"The most interesting of the caverns I've been in so far, the history is amplified by the beauty the caves offer. Our tour guide was a awesome guy, we had fun listening to him and answering his trivia questions."

Sweetie

“Absolutely wonderful.”

"Absolutely wonderful tour. Caverns have been kept in a natural state with improvements to make the tour comfortable. Our guide was great."

John

"Unique surprises..."

"We went there on a Saturday afternoon and we had a great time. The tour is about an hour and easy to walk. Our guide was great and always good to understand."

Thornsten

Admission Info

Cavern Tours

Adult (ages 14+) – $22.00
Child (ages 7-13) – $11.00
Children 6 and under – Free

Miniature Train

Ages 3 and above – $6.00
Children under 3 – Free

Mirror Maze

Ages 5 and above – $6.00
Children under 5 – Free

Nature Trail

Free

Groups

For additional information, rates, or to arrange a group tour, please call our toll-free number: 1-800-296-4545 or click here.

Hours of Operation

March 15th – June 14th
Weekdays: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Weekend: 9:00am – 6:00pm

June 15th – Labor Day
Every Day: 9:00am – 6:00pm

Labor Day – November 14th
Weekdays: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Weekend: 9:00am – 6:00pm

November 15th – March 14th
Every Day: 9:00am – 4:00pm