$16 for a Cave Tour for Two at Bonnechere Caves in Eganville (Up to $32 Value)

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Shelley A. ·
Reviewed August 7, 2012
Fascinating experience, beautiful location, ages from 2-57, all enjoyed the trip.

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Yasmine D. · 1 reviews
· Reviewed October 4, 2017
Amazing staff and owners, and the tour was both fun and educational :) Would definitely go again.

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Michelle B. · 1 reviews
· Reviewed October 4, 2017
I had not been to the caves in about 40 years and was pleased to see they have kept this natural wonder open for people to experience.

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Contrary to cultural depictions, cavemen actually kept their cars in caves and lived in high-rise apartment buildings. Discover more little-known facts about caves with this Groupon.

$16 for a Cave Tour for Two (Up to $32 Value, Including Tax)

On each 45- to 60-minute tour, groups of up to 10 explorers can expect to see fossils of coral and marine life that predate the dinosaurs. The caves' limestone walls also house stalactites, a sinkhole, and a waterfall, as well as the occasional bat. Tours depart every 20 minutes, beginning at 10 a.m., and go as late as 4:30 p.m. This deal expires in one month.

Bonnechere Caves

Bonnechere Caves give explorers a rarely seen glimpse into early days of the earth. Encased within the limestone walls lie fossils of coral and other marine life that are estimated to be between 400 and 500 million years old, predating both dinosaurs and the Walkman. Despite their advanced age, the caves were unknown until 1955, when the subterranean channels of the Bonnechere River were cleared, revealing the ancient passageways carved out by eons of currents. Today, tour guides lead explorers of all ages into the caves' earthly halls, home to a sinkhole, a waterfall, and stalactites—rock icicles that form at a rate of 1 cubic inch per 150 years—all illuminated by electric lights. Occasionally, a snoozing bat makes an appearance or steps out to take in his trash cans. To heighten the experience, guides sometimes host special events such as fossil hunts, and visitors can also take advantage of the picnic grounds just outside the caves, as well as activities such as dining, golf, and museums in the surrounding area.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Aug 22, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required; subject to availability. Valid only for adults. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Bonnechere Caves


Bonnechere Caves give explorers a rarely seen glimpse into early days of the Earth. Encased within the limestone walls lie fossils of coral and other marine life that are estimated to be between 400 and 500 million years old, predating both dinosaurs and the Walkman. Despite their advanced age, the caves were unknown until 1955, when the subterranean channels of the Bonnechere River were cleared, revealing the ancient passageways carved out by eons of currents.

Today, tour guides lead explorers of all ages into the caves' earthly halls, home to a sinkhole, a waterfall, and stalactites—rock icicles that form at a rate of 1 cubic inch per 150 years—all illuminated by electric lights. Occasionally, a snoozing bat makes an appearance or steps out to take in his trash cans. To heighten the experience, guides sometimes host special events such as fossil hunts, and visitors can also take advantage of the picnic grounds just outside the caves, as well as activities such as dining, golf, and museums in the surrounding area.

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