In our big state of Texas, many opportunities are waiting for the trip-loving, fun-seeking individual to discover out-of-the-ordinary one-day adventures. With that in mind, the Caverns of Sonora are just the thing to satisfy the wonderment of life we all find ourselves lacking. Less than four hours from Central Texas, located 15 miles southwest of Sonora, Texas on I-10, the Caverns of Sonora are known for being one of the most beautiful show caves on the planet. The temperature of the caves is a constant 72 degrees with 98 percent humidity; no need for sweaters or jackets.Through the offered tours, visitors are able to experience the caves up close and personal; so bring your camera. All tours are expertly guided through crystal corridors 155 feet below the surface.

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Crystal Palace Tour

An intimate and expertly guided walking tour, of 12 people or less, through almost two miles of highly decorated cave passages. The tour takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes and leaves from the gift shop.  There are 360 stair steps and you go to a depth of 155 ft. below the surface. Tickets: Adults - $18, Child (4-11) - $16; under four are free.


Discovery Challenge Tour

Feeling a little adventurous? The DISCOVERY CHALLENGE is an unforgettable caving adventure led by an experienced caver through a maze of off trail passageways.The Discovery Challenge takes approximately four hours. Minimum tour size is two and maximum tour size is six. Advanced booking required at 325-387-3105.



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Photography Tour

Photography lovers can zoom in on that tiny, mineral rich, water droplet, capture rare, clear crystal helictites, and focus their cameras whereever their eye leads them. PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR is a dream photography session allowing photographers guided access to trails in an unhurried photo walk through one of the most beautiful caves in the world. Photographers may carefully bring a tripod. Advanced booking required at 325-387-3105.