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Common Questions

  • How long are wait times?

    Less than 30 minutes.  

    Typical summer wait will be 30 minutes or less. Wait times may increase on holidays or peak summer weekends. Off season tours can be up to 40-45 minutes apart. We always put you on the very next available tour, no waiting for tours on a set schedule.

    Please arrive by 4:30 pm to be sure of a place on a tour, earlier to enjoy more things to do at Indiana Caverns.

  • How long is the cave tour?

    1 Hour 20 Minutes  

    Please see our tour pages for tour distance, boat ride time, depth, and other tour related information.

  • How cold is the cave? What should I wear?

    56 Degrees  

    The cave is 56 degrees year round. You may appreciate a jacket or long sleeves during the underground boat ride. Good walking shoes are recommended. However, most anything without high heels should be fine. Thong sandals and flip flops are not suitable.

  • Who can go on a cave tour? Any restrictions?

    Most people, but it's not handicap accessible.  

    Most People

    People of all ages are able to take the cave tour. Although Indiana Caverns is not handicap accessible, most anyone who can walk unassisted should be able to enjoy the tour.

    Elevation Details

    There is a 110 feet of elevation change in Indiana Caverns. From the visitor’s center, it is mostly downhill to the underground river. On the way out, the tour route climbs almost 110 feet from the underground river level back through the Big Bone Mountain room and up the ramp into the Visitor’s Center. Visitors must be able to walk up several ramps and a several sections with some steps.

    Small Children or Infants

    Small children are welcome. If they can’t yet walk, they will need to be carried in your arms or a front carrier for the cave tour. Strollers and backpacks are not allowed. Partway through the cave tour is an underground boat ride, which gives everyone a chance to sit down, rest and relax.

    Enjoy you drinks and snacks before the tour, no food, drink or snacks allowed in the cave.

We learned so much from our guide Myron! Such a great tour! Loved everything about it! They were so busy the day we went but the staff was great! Fun for the whole family!

Legomama5 from Shorewood, Illinois

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Open Year Round
 
Open Daily:   9am

Please arrive by 4:30 pm to take a tour. The cave temperature is 56 degrees all year. Weather is never a problem.

We have extended hours Memorial Day to early August. Closed only on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Get Directions

Indiana Caverns is just outside of Corydon, the first state capital of Indiana. Directly off I-64 at exit 105.

GPS:  1267 Green Acres Drive SW,  Corydon, IN 47112  

From:  Indianapolis, IN     Louisville, KY     Evansville, IN 

Call:  812-734-1200

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Corydon, Indiana

This friendly town offers a great choice of lodging, restaurants, shopping and a variety of attractions: historic sites, wineries, state parks and other natural attractions. Most are within a 5-10 minute drive from the cavern.

Request a free local visitor guide with discount offers.