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Louisville Mega Cavern, Louisville

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#1 of 950 in Things to do in Kentucky
Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
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Discover the underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, once a bomb shelter capable of housing nearly 50,000 people. Today, the cavern features the world's only underground zipline course that allows you to plunge off 20 m (70 ft) cliffs into a pit of darkness. If jumping into complete blackness isn't your thing, take a tram tour of the cavern's many passages. The tram stops at a large worm farm, where insects consume trash in order to produce fertilizer. Be sure to dress appropriately--the cavern is 30 m (100 ft) below the city, and temperatures rarely rise above 13 C (56 F). For Louisville Mega Cavern and beyond, use our Louisville planner to get the most from your Louisville vacation.
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  • Our two amazing guides Hunter and Erin made a memorable and fun time. I highly recommend this for your next visit. 
    Our two amazing guides Hunter and Erin made a memorable and fun time. I highly recommend this for your next visit.  more »
  • Our tour guide was Garrett and we loved him. He made was very diligent and funny. He made us feel comfortable and excited to know all the facts. 
    Our tour guide was Garrett and we loved him. He made was very diligent and funny. He made us feel comfortable and excited to know all the facts.  more »
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  • Super fun experience! The guides did such a nice job. I always felt safe and knew what to expect. It was chilly in the caverns. Long sleeves are a must. Pants are preferable to shorts and close toed shoes are required. Lucy and Annie were great guides. They made us feel comfortable and had a great sense of humor.
  • We had such a good time! I was honestly more nervous than I expected on the zipline ledges and they made us very comfortable. We had Jerry and Hayley and Claire along for training I think. Dont let their baby faces trick you, they know what they're doing! And they do it all for you. Hayley even discreetly warned me about things that might make me nervous, and that was seriously so sweet. She made sure no one else noticed and walked me through it. Jerry and Hayley were both really entertaining and knowledgeable. And Claire was so engaging for someone in training! Great conversation all around. Definitely don't miss this place! They also have walking and tram tours in addition to the zipline. Great time all around.

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