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“Amazing caverns” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mercer Caverns

Mercer Caverns
Ranked #1 of 26 things to do in Murphys
Certificate of Excellence
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Amazing caverns”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

As others have said, the guides really make this worth visiting.
Very narrow passageways and low outcrops require much care. Sufficient time was given to take photos.
Very extensive; download the map from their website to truly appreciate.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing Tour, Great Guide”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

The caverns were so amazing, I've never seen anything like it. You really can get up close and see the details of the cave, it's so well preserved. Our party of 11 was easily accommodated and it we hardly had to wait (on a Saturday, mind you). Our tour guide Jerry was super funny, knowledgable, and friendly. He had a great sense of humor, which added entertainment, but also provided a thorough description and history of the cavern. Definitely a must see!

Visited July 2014
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Yucca Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“great cavern”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

not very big as far as caverns go steep climb and the guide was very knowledgable and answered all our questions, good size for a california cavern

Visited June 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great fun, great guides”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

This was a great stop for us while in Murphy's; we stopped here before having any wine tastings. It's a good thing too, because there are quite a few steps and a few seemingly precarious perches, but WOW what a beautiful experience. It was especially cool to hear the guide tell the stories of how it all came about. I also liked this cave better than Moaning caverns, as I felt less exposed and less vertigo here. Make sure you do this before the wineries though, or it might make for an awful time.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“amazing experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

it was amazing the incredible scenary under the floor, that you can see in the caves with the natural formations of stalactites and stalagmites.

Visited May 2014
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