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Overnight Tour

Skylight Sleepover

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Time: Overnight

Age Requirement: 11+

Group Size : Groups of 10+

You can walk a mile in someone else’s shoes or spend an entire evening in Aaron Higgenbotham’s — the cave’s first known explorer.

You’ll squeeze through tight passageways, feel the pop of the mud against your rubber sole on Bubblegum Alley, and traverse high-ladder climbs to places you’ve never seen before. But this nighttime adventure doesn’t stop there.

Much like Higgenbotham, you feel the cool earth beneath your back as you drift off and dream of the day’s high climbs and grand formations.

Pack a sleeping bag and some extra money for dinner — the cave will take care of the rest.

We HIGHLY recommend making advance reservations due to limited capacity. You must book online at least 10 days prior to departure! IF there are any spots left for an overnight less than 10 days from departure date you must call to book, 1st come, 1st served, at least two full days prior to departure. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes prior to check-in time, late arrivals may be refused entry. Overnight Package pricing is designed with groups in mind and are not eligible for group discounts. (You must be participating with a group of 10+ people or join another large group)

  • Lit up stalagmites and stalactites in the caverns
  • Young boy climbing up a ladder
  • Person looking up at a rock formation in the caverns

Physical Expectations

3 Miles
  • Designed with groups in mind
  • Recommended for experienced explorers and thrill seekers in good shape
  • 1 mile hike to the cave entrance + 1 ½ miles through the cave
  • High-ladder climbs (up to 20 feet)
  • Narrow passageways, tight squeezes (must fit through a 12″x33″ space) and cave crawling- you will get muddy!
  • Bring goves, sturdy hiking shoes and long pants – They are REQUIRED!

Tour Highlights:

  • Historic cave entrance
  • Cave skylight
  • Grand formations
  • Faint Hill
  • The ledge where Aaron Higgenbotham spent three frightful days and nights
  • Experience the famous Birth Canal and Bubblegum Alley
  • Discovery Walking Tour
  • Sleep in a cave
  • Breakfast the next morning

Pricing:

$75 per person.
10 person minimum. No large group discounts (Overnights are DESIGNED for big groups)

Full payment required to secure reservation, we can only hold the number of spots you have paid for.

Smaller groups call to add to nights where minimum has already been met.
MINIMUM 10-day advance reservation, or call 931-668-4396 ext 100 to see if there is still room to hop on a an overnight adventure this week!

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Age Requirement: 16+

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Lights Out Information

Grab your courage and get ready to traverse the cave via handlines, high twisting climbs, and ladders. Spend the night tucked away under the stalactites 333-ft below. $178 per person, ages 16+ only.
Difficulty

Time: Overnight

Age Requirement: 16+

Group Size: Groups of 2+*

Only applies if the minimum of 10 guests has been met

Muddy Mayhem Information

Perfect for groups with younger kids who still want a REAL caving experience. Crawl through muddy passages, navigate narrow hallway-like passages. Ignite your spirit of adventure, and sleep under the stalactites. $68 per person, ages 6+ only.
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Time: Overnight

Age Requirement: 6+

Group Size: Groups of 10+

*Private tour times will be decided at booking

All tours are non-refundable