Spider Cave Tour

727 Carlsbad Caverns Hwy.
Carlsbad, NM 88220- Map It

AAA Editor Notes

Spider Cave Tour departs from the Carlsbad Caverns Visitor Center at 727 Carlsbad Caverns Hwy., 7 mi. off US 62/180. This three-dimensional maze includes tight crawlways, canyonlike passages and bizarre formations. Highlights include the Mace and Medusa rooms and Cactus Spring. Note: Hiking boots or other sturdy shoes, gloves, kneepads and four new AA batteries are required for this strenuous tour; a long-sleeved shirt, long pants and water are recommended. Backpacks are not permitted. Helmets and headlamps are provided. The 4-hour tour is limited to eight participants.
Fee $20; $10 (ages 12-15). Ages 0-11 are not permitted. Reservations are required.
Hours: Tours depart Sun. at 8:30 a.m., June 1 to mid-Aug. Guests should arrive 15 minutes prior to departure.