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 Schedule

Planning to explore one of the wilder parks on Vancouver Island? The tour schedule and Visitor Centre hours vary with each season – Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter. Check below to make sure the tour you want is available for the season and water conditions.

seasonal tour options

2019 / 20  WINTER – Oct. 2   to Apr. 30

  • Winter trips can be very, very wet. Bring a complete change of clothes and a fun attitude. On rare occasions, winter tours can be cancelled due to high water.
  • TOURS AVAILABLE YEAR ROUND: Riverbend Cave Explorer, Main Cave Adventure (limited availability Oct-Apr), & Multi-Cave Experience. 
  • Check our online booking portal for tour times or call 250-248-7829 to inquire.
  • Cave Equipment: Helmet with lights are available for rent every day  at the Cave Park Visitor Centre ($13.50 + taxes). Due to WNS and the protection of local bat populations, no equipment or clothing that has been worn in any other caves off of Vancouver Island will be allowed into the park’s caves.
  • Self Guided Caves are open 10am – 4:00pm daily.

2020 SPRING – May 1 to June 28

  • Main Cave Adventure (daily – reservations recommended)
  • Riverbend Cave Explorer (daily – reservations recommended)
  • Multi-Cave Experience (daily – reservations recommended)
  • Cave Equipment: Helmet with lights are available for rent at the Cave Park Visitor Centre ($13.50 + taxes). Due to WNS and the protection of local bat populations, no equipment or clothing worn in any other caves off of Vancouver Island will be allowed into the park’s caves.
  • Self Guided Caves are open 10am – 4:00pm daily.

2020 SUMMER – June 27 to Aug. 31

Summer is our busy season. We recommend booking in advance to hold your spot.

  • Main Cave Adventure (multiple times daily – reservations recommended)
  • Riverbend Cave Explorer (multiple times daily – reservations recommended)
  • Multi-Cave Experience (multiple times daily – reservations recommended)
  • Extreme Cave Rappel  (multiple times daily – reservations recommended)
  • Cave Equipment  Helmet with lights are available for rent at the Cave Park Visitor Centre ($13.50 + taxes). Due to WNS and the protection of local bat populations, no equipment or clothing worn in any other caves off of Vancouver Island will be allowed into the park’s caves.
  • Self Guided Caves are open 10am – 5:00pm daily.

2020 FALL – Sept. 1 to Oct. 1

  • Main Cave Adventure (daily – reservations recommended)
  • Riverbend Cave Explorer (daily – reservations recommended)
  • Multi-Cave Experience (daily – reservations recommended)
  • Extreme Cave Rappel (daily – reservations recommended)
  • Cave Equipment:  Helmet with lights are available for rent at the Cave Park Visitor Centre ($13.50 + taxes). Due to WNS and the protection of local bat populations, no equipment or clothing worn in any caves off Vancouver Island will be allowed into the park’s caves.
  • Self Guided Caves are open 10am – 4:00pm daily.