(To make same day cave tour reservations (based on availability) please call (877) MY-PARKS.) In the event a tour has four or fewer people on it, the tour will be rescheduled for the next available tour.
Experience the wonder of the cave’s discovery and learn about new scientific research and discoveries as ongoing studies continue. Experience the cave as the discoverers did in 1974 using only the light provided by the headlamp on your helmet. – April tour takes place in Big Room, the remainder of the year the tour takes place in Throne Room/Rotunda. Tour is half-a-mile long and takes an hour and 15 minutes to complete, one hour of which is underground.
The Kartchner Cavern story is about amazing discoveries past, present, and future.
Marvel at the many strange and colorful formations.
No items (bags, cameras, cell phones, backpack carriers, purses, packs, bottled water, strollers, etc) are allowed into the cave while on tour; however, lockers are available at the park to store these items.
It is imperative that you arrive AT LEAST one hour prior to your scheduled tour time.
There is no guarantee there will be any first-come, first-served, unreserved tickets available on any given day.