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Indiana Caverns Adventure Park
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Indiana Caverns FAQs ~ Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Memorial Day—Labor Day
Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Everyday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
From Memorial Day To Labor Day, We Have Extended Hours
The Gift Shop Is Open Until 6:00 PM • Tour Ticket Sales Close At 5:00 PM On Weekdays And 5:30 PM On Weekends.
Spring And Fall Tour Ticket Sales Close At 4:30 On Weekends.
Bat Chaser and Plunge Hours May Vary. Check Their Pages Or Call Ahead To Be Sure.
Enjoy a Cave Tour instead!
Unfortunately, the Bat Chaser is closed when it rains or when lightning is present. But you can still enjoy a Cave Tour underground during these times.
Yes, up to 11 Tickets!
Individuals may buy up to 11 tickets online. Show your receipt at the counter to receive your actual tickets and launch time.
Groups of over 10 people should make advance reservations by phone (for single or combo tickets) to park attractions.
Advance Tickets Are Not Required And Are Available For Purchase Upon Arrival For Groups Of 11 Or Less.
Wait times vary based on demand.
Time may vary from 75-90 minutes depending on the size of the tour, walking ability and even the questions asked. Visit our tour pages for tour distance, boat ride time, depth, and other tour-related information.
If You wish!
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.
We try to accommodate most!
People of all ages are able to enjoy the cave tour.
Although Indiana Caverns is not wheelchair accessible, almost anyone who can walk unassisted and do stairs at home should be able to enjoy the tour.
There are 110 feet of elevation change in Indiana Caverns. Visitors must be able to walk up ramps and several sections of stairs to get to the boat ride portion of the tour. There are handrails throughout. After the boat ride, it's back up the way you came via several sections of stairs and a ramp.
Small Children or Infants
We have children of all ages do the tour. They must be carried in a front carrier for the cave tour if they cannot yet walk. Strollers, back carriers, and large diaper bags are not allowed; remember, there is no place to change the baby once in the cave.
Please enjoy your drinks and snacks before the tour—no food, drink, or snacks allowed in the cave.
Please enjoy snacks and drinks before the tour
Enjoy your drinks and snacks before the tour. No food, drink, or snacks are allowed in the cave.
Please no pets or fur babies!
The short answer, no.
Pets are not allowed in the cave, for their protection and the protection of the cave’s delicate environment.
tons of things to do!
A Whole Lot
There is an excellent selection of shopping and dining options, wineries, hotels, cabins, and bed & breakfasts, many within 10 minutes of the cavern.
Check out www.thisisindiana.org for nearby attractions and things to do.
Am I clear for Take-off?
What are the height and weight restrictions?
At least 75 pounds and 52 inches.
You currently have to be at least 75 pounds, but no greater than 260.
You also need to be at least 52 inches (4′, 4″), but no greater than 79 inches (6′, 7″).
Can I take the leap!
You must be at least 8 years of age and between 50 to 280 pounds.
For your safety, you must be at least 8 years old to drop on the Plunge. You also must be at least 50 pounds but no more than 280 pounds to ride.
Open Daily at 9am EST
Closed Only On Thanksgiving And Christmas Day
Cave tours leave frequently throughout the day.
To ensure a spot on the last tour of the day you must arrive:
- Before or by 4:00pm Eastern time Labor Day to Memorial Day weekend.
- Before or by 4:30pm Eastern time Memorial Day to Labor Day Monday.