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Happiest Place Underground!

Happiest Place Underground!

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Beneath Louisville, Kentucky lies an underground adventure like nowhere else in the world. Meet Louisville Mega Cavern — a one-of-a-kind place for testing your limits, bonding with friends, and taking part in some friendly competition. And, yes, it’s entirely underground!
With our zip line, challenge course, tram ride, and walking tour, Louisville Mega Caverns is a great option for individuals and large groups looking to try something new. Learn more about our many attractions and make your reservation now!
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Louisville Mega Cavern Tours USA todays Best
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Neon Rush Ziplines

Dive into Louisville Mega Cavern’s GLOWING Neon Rush Zip Line Experience! Get ready for an unforgettable adventure on the world’s only fully underground zip line course – now with a thrilling glow-in-the-dark twist! Louisville Mega Cavern’s presents Neon Rush Ziplines as a new zipline experience that transforms the caverns into a vibrant spectacle of color, light and music. Soar through the darkness on our zip line adventure, leaving a trail of neon light in your wake.
$114.99

per person +taxes/fees

MEGA QUEST

Ready to try out the world’s only fully underground aerial ropes challenge course? Mega Quest, one of just 20 similar experiences in the U.S., offers an exhilarating blend of 76 challenges. For two hours, you will navigate through our extensive underground course wearing climbing gear, including a full-body harness, double-hooked belay, and helmet. Adapted from similar competitions in Europe, Mega Quest is a great activity for families, college reunions, corporate outings, or birthday parties.

$39.99

per person +taxes/fees

MEGA TRAM

The Mega Tram at Louisville Mega Cavern is a 60-70 minute tram tour led by a guide. It takes you on an underground adventure through a man-made cavern, showcasing the cavern’s geology, history, and much more.

$19.99

per person +taxes/fees

MEGA WALKING

This 70-minute journey beneath the city of Louisville melds the thrill of discovery with a thirst of knowledge about the unique cavern system that exists under a large urban center. With 17 miles of underground corridors, the Louisville Mega Cavern is a man-made cavern fit for exploration at all times of the year. This walking tour intentionally leaves groups small, with a maximum size of 13 guests. We’ve found that this cap on participants leads to a more engaging and personalized walking experience. If you sign up for this tour, be prepared to walk 1.8 miles in total. We promise that this hike won’t be like anything else you’ve experienced.

$19.99

per person +taxes/fees

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Underground zip lining and adventure tours at Louisville Mega Cavern

About Louisville Mega Cavern

Unveiling a hidden world beneath the city of Louisville, Kentucky, Louisville Mega Cavern boasts the title of the largest man-made cave system in North America. Once a working limestone mine, this 100-acre marvel has transformed into a premier destination for adventure and exploration.

Louisville Mega Cavern caters to a variety of interests. Thrill-seekers can soar through the caverns on the world’s only fully underground zip line course, Mega Zips. History buffs can delve into the cavern’s fascinating past on a narrated tram tour, Mega Tram. For those seeking a more in-depth exploration, Mega Quest walking tours reveal hidden passages and geological wonders.

About Louisville Mega Cavern

Unveiling a hidden world beneath the city of Louisville, Kentucky, Louisville Mega Cavern boasts the title of the largest man-made cave system in North America. Once a working limestone mine, this 100-acre marvel has transformed into a premier destination for adventure and exploration.

Louisville Mega Cavern caters to a variety of interests. Thrill-seekers can soar through the caverns on the world’s only fully underground zip line course, Mega Zips. History buffs can delve into the cavern’s fascinating past on a narrated tram tour, Mega Tram. For those seeking a more in-depth exploration, Mega Quest walking tours reveal hidden passages and geological wonders.

A testament to nature and human ingenuity, the Louisville Mega Cavern stands as a colossal landmark beneath the bustling streets of Louisville, Kentucky. Originally named Louisville Crushed Stone, limestone miners systematically carved out the man-made cavern for four decades. By 1989, several forward-thinking private investors realized that this massive underground secret could serve a new purpose: it would be turned into Kentucky’s premier environmentally conscious recycling center.

This high-security commercial storage facility does double duty as a prime tourist destination for visitors wanting to view the subterranean marvel themselves. Now, the cavern hosts 4,000,000 square feet of offices, storage spaces, and tourist activities. With consistent, comfortable temperatures and its dual zoning status as both ground and building, the Louisville Mega Cavern is a secure, safe, and beautiful location for guests of all ages.

Why Explore With Us

Dive into the heart of Kentucky’s geological and architectural marvel with Louisville Mega Cavern tours.

#1 Place to Visit

Craving an unforgettable adventure? Look no further than Louisville Mega Cavern, consistently ranked #1 on TripAdvisor! This subterranean wonderland offers unique experiences for all ages, from heart-pounding zip lines to historic tram tours. Explore a hidden world beneath the bustling city of Louisville and discover why it's a must-visit destination!

Feel Safe & Secure

The cavern was famously recognized as the safest place in Kentucky since the addition of its Cold War fallout shelter. Because of this, the Louisville Mega Cavern offers safe and guided underground activities — regardless of what’s happening above the surface.

Descend Into History

The Louisville Mega Cavern is rich in history: both from its beginnings as a limestone mining facility to its evolution into a prime tourist and sustainability destination. During the Cold War, plans were laid to shelter up to 50,000 people belowground in case of nuclear attack. Now, modern tourists can appreciate the once critical role the Louisville Mega Cavern played in the city and region’s past.

Support Green Tourism

Utilizing radiant heat from rock, heavy insulation, and motion-detecting lights, the cavern sets a high standard for energy-efficient construction. Learn more about the pioneering green building technologies that make the Louisville Mega Cavern a model of sustainable tourism

Discover Where Nature and Nurture Meet

The Louisville Mega Cavern contains several unique geological features. For example, the Cincinnati Arch’s limestone makeup reveals fascinating insight into how and why Louisville became a mining center in the nineteenth century. See how man-made alterations of the natural landscape combined into an environmentally friendly, income-generating tourist destination.

Explore In Comfort

With a constant temperature of approximately 58 degrees, the Louisville Mega Cavern is an excellent all-weather attraction for out-of-state and local visitors. Don’t worry about dressing in layers for the excursion (other than wearing good shoes and comfortable clothing). Hiking in a climate-controlled setting? That doesn’t sound too bad at all.

Lean Into Louisville’s Legacy

Embrace the legacy of Louisville Mega Cavern’s visionary founder: Ralph Rogers. In the 1930s, Rogers saw a need for strong infrastructure and the opportunity for subterranean spaces where people could live, learn, and play. Support Rogers’ goal as you explore the cavern in the way that works best for you.

Group Bookings

Capacity for tours: Zipline

13 PEOPLE

Capacity for tours: Quest

20 PEOPLE

Capacity for tours: Tram

60 PEOPLE

Capacity for: Walking Tour

10 PEOPLE

In search of your next group activity or corporate event? The Louisville Mega Cavern offers unique excursions and activities for guests of all ages and interests. Treat your party to the allure, sense of adventure, and history of this beautiful underground space. Contact us for more information about group and event bookings today.

The Happiest Place Underground

Descend into adventure at Louisville Mega Cavern, a subterranean wonderland unlike any other. Embark on a thrilling zip line course through the caverns, or unravel the mysteries of the underworld on a guided walking tour. Louisville Mega Cavern offers unforgettable experiences for all ages, transforming a trip into a lasting memory.