How big is the Big Room in Kartchner Caverns?
The Big Room Tour. We recently toured the Big Room, the largest room in the caverns. At 400 feet long and 240 feet wide, it dwarfs Kartchner’s other rooms.
What should I wear to the Colossal Cave?
Classic Cave Tour of Colossal Cave Tours are given daily, on the hour, year-round. You need no special clothing in the Cave, which is always 70 degrees and dry and you are welcome to take pictures inside.
Is it cold in Kartchner Caverns?
No. At Kartchner the caverns are very warm. Due to the high humidity (99 percent), some people may find it harder to breathe. The cave has an average temperature of 70° Fahrenheit (21° Celsius) and 99 percent humidity year-round.
How long does it take to go through Kartchner Caverns?
It is half of a mile long and takes an hour and 45 minutes to complete, one hour of which is underground. The Kartchner Cavern story is about amazing discoveries past, present, and future.
How cold is Colossal Cave?
As you browse our website we hope to show you some of the beauty of our Mountain Park, including Colossal Cave. Any time you’re in Sunny Southern Arizona, feel free to drop by in person. The temperature in the Cave is always a cool 70°F.
Can you take pictures at Colossal Cave?
Okay, first of all they DO allow photographs in the cave, this was my primary decision maker between this location and Kartchner Caverns.
Can you take pictures inside Kartchner Caverns?
Yes, no photography is permitted in the caverns. You state you want a compelling reason as to why. We can only provide you with the information that is shared with us by guides.
Are dogs allowed at Kartchner Caverns?
Pets Policy Pets are allowed in all outside areas but they must be leashed. Pets are not allowed inside any of the buildings or on cave tours except for service animals.
Is Kartchner Caverns wheelchair accessible?
The cave tours at Kartchner Caverns State Park are wheelchair accessible, but there are a lot of restrictions as well as a requirement to book a tour, so be sure to call in advance. The number is 1-520-586-2283. Crutches and walkers are not allowed, so again, call to be sure a loaner wheelchair is available for you.
How much does it cost to get into Colossal Cave?
$18.00 for adults
Admission prices: There is no park entrance/usage fee. Cave admission: $18.00 for adults age 13 and up, $9.00 for children age 5-12, age 4 and under free. $14.00 for active military adult (with ID) and $6.00 for military child (with ID).