Left Hand Tunnel Tour

727 Carlsbad Caverns Hwy.
Carlsbad, NM 88220- Map It
Phone: (877) 444-6777

AAA Editor Notes

Left Hand Tunnel Tour departs from the Carlsbad Caverns Visitor Center at 727 Carlsbad Caverns Hwy., 7 mi. off US 62/180. This 2-hour lantern tour highlights cavern history and geology along a half-mile route. Sights along this easy tour include cave pools and fossils. Note: Walking shoes are required. Backpacks are not permitted. Lanterns are provided. The tour is limited to 15 participants.
(in addition to cavern admission fee) $7; $3.50 (ages 6-15). Ages 0-5 are not permitted. Cavern admission, valid for 3 days, $10; free (ages 0-15). Reservations are required.
Hours: Tours depart daily at 12:30, late May to mid-Aug. Guests should arrive 15 minutes prior to departure.