Open daily at 9 am! Please bring a mask for everyone in your group.
No reservation required for walking tour and surface activities.
Adventure Package pricing is Available!
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 Ticket Pricing

  Regular Pricing
Need School or Group Pricing?
Cave Tour Tickets Age Cost
Adult 13+ $22
Child (Ages 0-3 Free) 4-12 $12

Price is per person.
Child prices apply for children ages 4-12.
Children 3 and under are free.

For special online ticket pricing, click "Book Now" button.

  Adventure Packages
Cave + Bat Chaser + Gemstone Mining Age Cost
Adult 13+ $41
Child (Age 4-12) 4-12 $29

Cave + Gemstone Mining Age Cost
Adult 13+ $32
Child (Age 4-12) 4-12 $20

Learn more about Gemstone Mining. Learn more about the Bat Chaser.

Common Questions

  • How long are wait times?

    30 minutes or less-most days  

    Typical summer wait will be 30- 40 minutes or less. Wait times may increase on holidays or peak summer weekends. Off season tours can be an hour apart. We always put you on the very next available tour, no waiting for tours on a set schedule. We have a variety of things that you can enjoy if a wait is necessary.

    Tours leave frequently throughout the day. Arrive by 4:30 pm EDT on weekends to be guaranteed a spot on the last tour of the day through Labor Day (4 pm on summer weekdays and the remainder of the year) There are also other activities to enjoy at Indiana Caverns.

  • How long is the cave tour?

    80 minutes on average  

    Time times may vary from 75-90 minutes depending on the size of tour, walking ability and even the questions asked. Visit our tour pages for tour distance, boat ride time, depth, and other tour related information.Tour

  • Can I buy tickets online?

    Up to 11 Tickets! Click "Buy Tickets" for discount price.  

    Individuals may buy up to 11 tickets online. Show your receipt at the counter to receive your actual tickets and tour time.

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

    56 Degrees  

    The cave is 56 degrees year round-like a pleasant spring or fall afternoon. 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.

  • Can I take my pet?


    Pets are not allowed in the cave, for their protection and the protection of the cave’s delicate environment.

  • What if it is raining?

    Open Rain or Shine  

    Rain makes the cave even more beautiful! We are not closed for rain or other weather patterns.

  • 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 join 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 visitors 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 Visitors 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 not yet walk, they will need to be carried in your arms or a front carrier for the cave tour. Strollers and backpacks are not permitted. 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.

  • What's your donation policy?

    We may donate a pair of tickets.  

    We are happy to support regional, non profit organizations as well as community based fund raisers. We can donate a pair of cave tour tickets (valued at $44) which can be used as a live or silent auction item or as part of a larger package.

    Who is eligible for consideration

    • Schools
    • Churches and ministries such as Salvation Army
    • Scout organizations
    • Fire Departments
    • Non-profits with 501-C3 status

    Eligibility Guidelines

    Donation requests should be submitted at least *4 weeks prior to the event. Out of state requests must be within 40 miles of Corydon, Indiana. Submit request by mail or email. We do not accept request via Facebook.

    Please verify that your event is eligible prior to requesting a donation. Send your request via email or mail. If mailing, please include a self addressed, stamped envelope. Requests should be on letterhead and include:

    Date of the event
    How tickets will be used: silent auction, door prize or other special, public event.
    Contact name
    Address where tickets should be mailed

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

Tours leave frequently throughout the day. You must arrive before or by 4 pm EDT to be guaranteed a spot on the last tour of the day. The cave temperature is 56 degrees all year. Weather is never a problem.

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.

Call:  812-734-1200

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Camping & Lodging in Corydon, IN

This friendly town offers a great choice of 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, camping, lodging and more.