Indiana Caverns Adventure Park

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Indiana Caverns FAQs ~ Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

HOURS OF OPERATION

April—May

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

September—October

Monday – Friday         9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday       9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

November—March

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.

What if it is raining?

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.

Can I buy tickets online?

Yes!

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.

How long are wait times?

Wait times vary based on demand. 

How long is the Cave Tour?

On Average

80 minutes

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.

Do I Need A Jacket?

If You wish!

56 Degrees 

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.

Who can go on a cave tour?

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.

Elevation Details

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.

Not sure? Call!

Can I Bring Food Or Snacks On The Tour?

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.

Can I Take My Pet?

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.

What is there to do nearby?

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. 

Bat Chaser Requirements

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″).

The Plunge Requirements

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.

What Are Your Hours?

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.
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