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Traditional 90 Minute Tour







4 & Under


The Traditional Tour is our most popular Tour – (Reservations Required, Online Tickets ONLY. All tickets for your party must be purchased for the same tour time. Tickets purchased for multiple time slots CANNOT be combined.)
Anyone age 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older. Tax is not included in price.

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Our Specialty Tours

Lantern Tour

$4500Per Person, 16 or older

Family Flashlight Tour

$4500Per Person, 5 or older

Private Tour

$10000Per Person

Photo Tour

$5500Per Person, 16 or older

Our Specialty Tour – (Reservations Required)
These tours will give you a more customized tour of our cave. Tax is not included in price.

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Our Adventure Tours

Signature Rock Discovery Tour

$15500Plus Tax Per Person

Adventure Tour

$12500Plus Tax Per Person

The Adventure Tours – (Reservations Required)
These tours are for the more adventurous and gives access to seldom seen areas of the cave. Tax is not included in price.

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Group Tours

Looking for a New Adventure for Your Group?

We have the adventure that your group will remember for their entire lives! Howe Caverns’ group tours are an awesome way to spend the day for students, youth groups, scouts, seniors and everyone in between. No matter how old or young you are at heart, the group tours at Howe Caverns can offer you a memorable day above and below ground. So if you’re a teacher, scout leader, camp director, activities director or just the one who always organizes the fun, you definitely want to bring your group on a tour of the best attraction in NYS, conveniently located between Albany and Cooperstown.

  • Adult group tour rates are based on 15 or more adults in the group.
  • Tax-exempt rates are available with advance reservation when one person purchases all tickets for the group and presents a valid tax-exempt certificate at time of purchase.
  • Group reservations are taken Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Simply call 518-296-8900 to book your group.

Howe Caverns looks forward to welcoming your group to an exciting day of adventure.
Howe Caverns is a proud member of the National Caves Association, New York State Hospitality & Tourism and National Tour Association. And as far as we’re concerned, the more the merrier! Bring your group, large or small and we will give you a day to remember!

All ticket sales are nonrefundable, non-transferable, and may not be exchanged.

Cool Cave Tours

Are you ready for a fun and affordable family day out? How about a vacation full of learning for all ages? Whether you live in New York and want to take a day trip, or you are driving through the area looking for a fun affordable family vacation, Howe Caverns is one of the most exciting NYS attractions. Your family can spend the day or several days in the park and experience Howe Caverns above and below ground!

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Get ready to experience the most immersive escape rooms in the Capital Region.

“The Cave” is the first of three high-tech escape rooms to open at Howe Caverns.
Do you think YOU know HOWE TO ESCAPE!?

The Ultra-Max penitentiary known as “The Cave” houses the most notorious criminal geniuses in the country. Built 15 stories underground, The Cave has the latest in cutting-edge escape deterrent technology deployed in the facility. Many infamous individuals have spent the waning years of their lives behind its triple-reinforced cell walls and state-of-the-art security systems. This distinguished clientele has resulted in multiple escape attempts, but none have been successful… until now! A motley crew of the criminal elite, led by maniacal mastermind, Stu “The Flu” Galopso, have done the impossible and breached the confines of their containment sector. Society’s most dangerous and unpredictable fugitives are now at large, and only YOU can stop them!

Escape Room By Reservation Only **Currently Unavailable**
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We Dare You!

Howe Caverns Haunted Cave Tour…This October!
Join the Keepers of the Cave (if you dare) this Halloween Season for the first totally immersive haunted tour – The Underworld at Howe Caverns. Venture 16 stories down to a world of creatures you were never meant to see and experience the haunted boat ride. Tours begin September 25th through November 1st. Get Your Tickets Online Now @! Tickets are Limited and Entrance is By Reservation Only. There are no up charges, no add-ons, no express passes needed! All tickets are fully inclusive and are sold for a set date and time so there are no long lines to wait in. And, the best part is that you never have to worry about bad weather, rain delays, or freezing temperatures since it’s always 52 degrees in The Underworld. There are no walk-in spaces available so hurry to today!

Not Recommended for 10 and under. 14 and under with guardian.
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All ticket sales are nonrefundable, non-transferable, and may not be exchanged.

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