COVID – 19 UPDATE: Due to precautions against the spread of the Covid-19 virus, Park Visitor Services have been suspended until further notice. (see More Info below)

Looking ahead with optimism, we are currently taking bookings for cave tours starting May 16, 2020 and beyond.

More Info on Coronavirus Covid-19 Closure

Cave Park facilities are closed and cave tours suspended

Due to precautions against the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and to ensure the health and safety of parks visitors, volunteers and all employees, all park facilities have been closed and all cave tours have been suspended until further notice.

The public is also advised that the cave areas open to self-guiding are now closed.

Maintenance and monitoring of the park will continue.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

The

Wild Awaits

Our

Contact

Tour & Activity Reservations:

(250) 248-7829   reservations@hornelake.com

School and Group Booking:

(250) 703-6051  groups@hornelake.com

Mailing Address:

Box 3531, Stn. Main Courtenay, B.C. V9N 6Z8

Physical Address:

3905 Horne Lake Caves Rd. Qualicum Beach, B.C.

Hours Of

Operation

Reservation Office

10am – 4pm Daily

Cave Park Visitor Centre

Summer: 9am – 5pm Daily

Winter: 10am – 4pm Daily

Cave Theatre, Helmet Rentals, Snacks, and Tours (by reservation) available.

Driving

Directions

From South Island

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(Driving times: Victoria 2.5hrs, Nanaimo 1.25hrs, Parksville 1hr, Qualicum Beach 45mins)

Drive NORTHBOUND on Island Hwy 19Turn LEFT at exit #75 (1hr north of Nanaimo.) The paved road will turn into gravel – follow the gravel road for 12 kms. The lakeshore will appear on your left hand side and there are blue signs all the way from the highway to the parking lot. The first parking lot at the lake is the Campground Office (Regional Park). Driving 1km further up the road will take you to Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park. All driving times are approximate and drive duration will change depending on weather and road conditions, and the location of your departure.

From North Island

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(Driving Times: Courtenay 1hr, Comox 1.25hrs, Cumberland 45mins, Campbell River 1.5hrs, Port Hardy 4.5hrs)

Drive SOUTHBOUND on Island Hwy 19. Turn RIGHT at Exit #75 (1/2hr south of Courtenay exit). The paved road will turn into gravel – follow the gravel road for 12 kms. The lakeshore will appear on your left hand side and there are blue signs all the way from the highway to the parking lot. First parking lot at the lake is the Campground Office (Regional Park).  Driving 1km further up the road will take you to Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park. All driving times are approximate and drive duration will change depending on weather and road conditions, and the location of your departure.

From West Coast

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Drive EASTBOUND on Hwy 4 EASTBOUND and keep going toward Qualicum Beach. Look for Hwy 19 NORTHBOUND and following signs to Courtenay/Campbell River. Once on Hwy 19 look for exit #75 (10min North of Qualicum). Turn LEFT at exit #75. The paved road will turn into gravel – follow the gravel road for 12 kms. The lakeshore will appear on your left hand side and there are blue signs all the way from the highway to the parking lot. First parking lot at the lake is the Campground Office (Regional Park).  Driving 1km further up the road will take you to Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park. All driving times are approximate and drive duration will change depending on weather and road conditions, and the location of your departure.