Caveman Campouts

Overnight Camping & Caving Adventures

Everybody loves camping out, especially when there’s no bugs or rain. The original Caveman Campout at Cumberland Caverns is the perfect caving and camping adventure that lets you camp year-round (inside or outside of the cave) and explore natural wonders of the cave. We offer amazing overnight caving adventures for you and your friends.
*Overnight camping and caving adventures must be booked at least 10 days in advance and require a minimum of 10 people per group.

All Around the Mountain

Want more caving in your overnight experience? Then the All Around the Mountain trip is for you!

  • We’ve combined What Waits Below, Higgenbotham’s Revenge and the Daily Scenic Walking Tour to give your group a chance to see all Cumberland Caverns has to offer.
  • Camp-out underground in the 10-Acre Room with all the comforts a true caveman/ cavewoman would expect, including fully functional underground restrooms.
  • 5:30 p.m. check-in all nights except Friday
  • 6:30 p.m. check-in on Friday nights only
  • 7:30 a.m. breakfast is served in the Volcano Room
  • After breakfast enjoy a 1 ½ mile nature hike around the Cardwell Mountain to the historic Higgenbotham Entrance
  • Minimum Age Requirement: 12 and up
  • For groups of 10 or more (up to 250)

What Waits Below

Our original overnight underground caving & camping experience is fun for all. Camp-out underground in the “10-Acre Room” with all the comforts a true caveman or cavewoman would expect, including fully functional underground restrooms.

  • Trip includes the Daily Scenic Walking Tour, Rocky Topper Caving Tour, and breakfast in the Volcano Room.
  • 5:30 p.m. check-in all nights except Friday
  • 6:30 p.m. check-in on Friday nights only
  • Groups generally leave the cave the next morning between 8:00-8:30 a.m.
  • 7:30 a.m. breakfast is served in the Volcano Room
  • Minimum Age Requirement:  6 years old
  • For groups of 10 or more (up to 250)

Parts Unknown Overnight

Extreme Caving Adventure

For Small Groups of 2 or more people, this premium, high-adventure, caving trip involves high climbs, ladders, ropes, and a lot of guts. (You provide the guts). We only take explorers ages 16 and up, and only in small groups of 2 or more.

What To Expect: This intense caving tour leads you to a site that few get to witness in person, The Monument Pillar! Recommended for experienced explorers and thrill-seekers in good shape.

Highlights:

  • Crossing the infamous Devil’s Quarry
  • A high, twisting rock climb leading to The Monument Pillar
  • A possible side trip to the Waterfall Room
  • A winding canyon passage
  • Crevasses
  • The Ten Acre Room