Cave tours allow spelunkers a first-hand view of humankind's earliest homes and Mother Nature's earliest attempts at feng shui. Stroll through nature's architecture with today's Groupon: for $38, you get a three-hour winter Wet and Wild Cave Adventure tour at Horne Lake Caverns in Qualicum Beach (a $77.28 value).
A three-hour Wet and Wild Cave Adventure tour allows explorers to greet winter's misty kisses with an excursion through the natural majesty of Horne Lake Caverns. While winding through rocky passageways, experienced guides illume the natural forces that crafted the marble avenues adorned with crystal formations, fossils, and ancient toys carved by Santa's elves. Meanwhile, adventurers clamber up a waterfall and gaze at a subterranean river while surrounded by gleaming crystal compositions. Cave crusaders also wend and weave through slender corridors and narrow ceiling galleries. Horne Lake Caverns supplies guests with all necessary spelunking equipment, though participants should bring cameras and a change of clothes, as guests are sure to get wet along the journey or at the end when launched through the tube slide.
A waterfall surges into a subterranean river. Towering peaks dotted with evergreen trees loom on a distant shore. A fire pit billows wood smoke into the sky. At Horne Lake, guides spend each day connecting visitors with Qualicum Beach's natural splendour. Certified cave guides also lead a series of excursions through the natural majesty of Horne Lake Caverns, where a network of rocky passageways wind around a subterranean river and gleaming crystal compositions reach up to four stories tall under soaring gallery ceilings. They also conduct nature-based leadership programs such as team building and ropes courses.