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Caves and Rappelling

The two gents were very nice with the kids, the explanations were very pleasants. The caves are... read more

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louismH1967XO
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Extreme Rappel tour, Matt our guide was AMAZING!

Went on 5hr Extreme Rappel tour with Matt and he made the experience and memory of Horne Lake Caves... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Explore the Hidden Gem of Vancouver Island, now open year-round. Winner of BC’s Remarkable Experience Award and ranked #1. Explore this park in 3D - either hiking the beautiful rainforest Fossil Trail or venturing underground. Start your journey...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The two gents were very nice with the kids, the explanations were very pleasants. The caves are impressive and the rappelling is funny!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank louismH1967XO
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went on 5hr Extreme Rappel tour with Matt and he made the experience and memory of Horne Lake Caves absolutely wonderful! I have been telling my friends to try his cave tours - Matt is super passionate about caves and exploring and shared with us...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jadyenne
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was initially nervous about signing up for the rappelling tour after I read about some of the tight squeezes - I wasn't sure how I'd react, since I'd never done anything like it before. However, after reading all the positive reviews about the guides,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Meghan H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A big thanks to Adam for a wonderful first time caving experience for our two children. (aged 12 & 13) One of our children was especially apprehensive but Adam was such a great guide and made it such a fun and relaxing experience all fears...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Susan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've put off doing the 5 hr Riverbend cave adventure for about 15 years, what a mistake that was. This caving adventure and our guide Myles was awesome. There are self-guided tours you can do but those caves have a ton of damage from uneducated...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kate W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second trip to the caves and it was just as interesting and exciting as the first!! Adam is a very knowledgeable tour guide with a great sense of humour! Would definitely recommend this place to families of all ages!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ABCD3965
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did this trip yesterday with guides Bobby and Myles, ands it was WELL worth the cost of the tour. You ABSOLUTELY do not want to go into this cave complex un-guided!! We grouped up, got our gear and headed out. It is about a 1.5km...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The caves were great and our guides Matt and Dan were knowledgable and fun. They seemed to really enjoy what they were doing and got all of us excited about the caves and calcite

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank murags
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very cool place to explore with the family. The loop trail also has very good signs for learning about the surrounding environment.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank galencampbell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Horne Lake Caves was an amazing adventure. Our tour guides Nick and Spencer took good care of us and shared lots of interesting information about the caves. This was a great way for me to push myself to face my fears. Everyone there was super...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Cindy D
June 29, 2019|
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Response from johnG2004FS | Reviewed this property |
I would describe the hike to the main cave and the journey into the cave as moderate in activity level If you are comfortable with hiking through uneven terrain, you will be fine. There were 6 year old twins in our group... More
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October 12, 2018|
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Response from notoverthehillat70 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there is nothing organized for really young children. There are trails you can walk for free. Not sure if that would hold their interest, it would depend on the 3 year old.
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Danielle_Allen
August 1, 2017|
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Response from islandholidaymaker | Reviewed this property |
It's very tight in places. But they told me the two hour tour was more open although I did the one hour which I assumed would be easy and it was NOT! Crouching, squeezing, climbing....barely enough room to get through in... More
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