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Appalachian Underground

105 John Sheffield Dr, Elizabethton, TN 37643
+1 828-537-0828
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Caving At Its Finest

This cave experience was perfect! Staff was great. Adventure level was challenging enough for the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leonard C
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You have to do this. Get down and dirty with these two amazing guides. If you want to experience a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Randy C
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This is the BIG ADVENTURE you are looking for. We provide everything you need to explore underground. This is a wild cave tour. You will get wet and you will get muddy. Reservations are required.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 14:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
105 John Sheffield Dr, Elizabethton, TN 37643
+1 828-537-0828
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This cave experience was perfect! Staff was great. Adventure level was challenging enough for the high adventure group, and beyond for many so good mix. A definite must do....

Thank Leonard C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to do this. Get down and dirty with these two amazing guides. If you want to experience a cave the real way, book them! They spent so much time explaining the geology and biology of this cave, it was awesome. They tailored out...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never written a review, but this adventure deserves it! We were a family of 12 ranging in age from 14-72. (Thank goodness my parents are in good shape as it was difficult at times) This experience was priceless. We left excited, exhilarated, and...More

Thank 976teresa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sorry for very late review, we did underground caving tour more than an year back. Being an international visitor I was worried about exploring new places that fills my thrill. But the staff who organized our tour was very warm and welcoming. Their knowledge about...More

Thank ayachama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking to have a once in a lifetime experience, this is it. John and Brandon were excellent. They made this underground world come alive for our family. We were literally in awe with their level of experience and expertise. We came across...More

Thank pagsthebull
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

There were 5 in our group from ages 59 to 9. It was very challenging at times. I am afraid of heights and falling, Jon was a great guide and talked me through some places that were especially hard for me and others in the...More

Thank firedancer543
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

My family of 6 (my wife, me, and my 14, 11, 8 & 6yr old) along with my 71yr old father-in-law all had a fantastic time with our guides John & Jubal. They were professional, helpful and encouraging. Their service was first class and we...More

Thank Todd S
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had a wonderful day exploring the cave with Mel leading the way. Her experience enthusiasm and knowledge really made the experience one that we will remember. Could not have asked for a better way to spend the day. Highly recommended. Thanks...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

If you can do this you should. Lived in Tennessee for 3 years and it's by far the best adventure . We were a family group. Grandparents, kids, and grandgirl from 59 to 9 yrs old. John was so patient with us all and gave...More

Thank Stacy S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I cannot recommend this experience enough! Take the instructions seriously and bring a full change of clothes--you WILL get very wet and muddy. Jon took us through the "full" version of the tour, where you go through thigh-deep water at the end, and it was...More

Thank Christine F
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Questions & Answers
Johnathan H
15 June 2017|
Response from Melanie H | Property representative |
It is $65 per person.
19 December 2016|
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Response from susans1007 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you have to have your guide. They know the ins and outs of the caves. It is very slippery in there
26 August 2016|
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Response from wagoh | Reviewed this property |
I think you must be referring to some other place. This would not be a safe place for small children - in fact I think there is a minimum age limit. No stairs - it involved climbing, crawling, and sliding in places.