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Louisville Mega Cavern Attractions

Thrill-Seeking Adventures

Whether you opt to walk, ride, or (yes) zip line through our subterranean space, there’s never a dull moment at Louisville Mega Cavern.

Historical Explorations

Discover Louisville Cavern’s fascinating geological and mining history in a way that’s accessible and engaging for guests both young and old.

Underground Challenges

Prepare yourself for an aerial ropes course located entirely underneath the streets of Louisville. See if you have what it takes to best the Mega Quest!

Available Tours

Neon Rush Ziplines

Starts at

$114.99

Duration

2.5 hours

Age limit

7 years old

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!

Mega Walking Cavern Tour

Starts at

$19.99

Duration

70 minutes

Age limit

7 years old

Engage in an intimate walking tour around our Mega Cavern, a man-made marvel. Expect to cover about 1.8 miles on this fully underground hike.

Mega Quest Cavern Challenge

Starts at

$39.99

Duration

2 hours

Age limit

5 years and up

Come enjoy the ONLY fully underground aerial ropes challenge course in the world! If that’s not enough, this experience is also one of only 20 courses of its kind in the United States!

Mega Tram Cavern Tour

Starts at

$19.99

Duration

70 minutes

Age limit

All Ages

Experience history like you never have before. The Historic Mega Tram Tour will introduce you to Louisville Cavern’s geological, mining, recycling, and green technology history.

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!

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

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.

About Louisville Mega Cavern

A testament to nature and human ingenuity, the Louisville Mega Cavern stands as a colossal landmark beneath the bustling city of Louisville, Kentucky. 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.

Directions To Our Cavern

Not sure how to find us? Visit our Directions page for step-by-step driving instructions from a variety of nearby locations.