NC Caves - Explore deep into Worley's Cave on guided trip
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Worley’s Cave

Explore the fascinating underground world of caves

Half Day NC Caves Adventure

On this High Mountain Expeditions NC Caves adventure into Worley’s Cave, you will be guided into a mystical under world of extraordinary formations. This caving adventure will have you crawling through small openings, walking through underground rivers and climbing over boulders.

 

Worley’s Cave is considered to be a beginner/ intermediate cave, so no previous experience is required; you need only the desire to enjoy yourself. A Worley’s Cave adventure is the perfect adventure for kids and adults of all ages.  Boy Scout groups enjoy a fun day of mud, rocks, headlights, and wonder while exploring the cave every year as part of their adventure programs!

 

High Mountain Expeditions professionally trained guides will guide you through passages and allow you to explore the cave. Just like all High Mountain Expeditions adventures, the guides truly make this caving adventure special. Our guests have the unique opportunity to experience Worley’s Cave as most could only dream with the expert support of our experienced High Mountain Expeditions cave guides.

Trip details

Price: $75 (Adults)/$75 (Kids)

Trip Length: 3 to 3 Hours

Trip Mileage: 2-4 Miles

Minimum Age: 7

Begins & Ends: Banner Elk, NC

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Worley’s Cave Trip Reviews

Itinerary

9:50AM

Check in at High Mountain Expeditions Banner Elk outpost, located at Ski Country Sports

9:55AM

Complete liability and acknowledgement of risk release waiver

10:00AM

Load vehicles and depart for Worley’s Cave

10:55AM

Arrive at High Mountain Expeditions Worley’s Cave trailhead

11:00AM

Guests are issued all the necessary professional spelunking equipment

11:10AM

Final equipment check and detailed safety and cave orientation speech

11:20AM

Begin short hike to the mouth of Worley’s Cave

11:30AM

Learn proper cave etiquette before entering cave

11:35AM

Begin your Worley’s Cave adventure

2:35PM

After exploring the cave arrive back at the cave entrance

2:45AM

Arrive back at High Mountain Expeditions vehicle

2:50PM

Change clothes and celebrate your successful adventure

3:00PM

Load vehicles and depart for Banner Elk

3:45PM

Arrive back at High Mountain Expeditions Banner Elk outpost, Ski Country Sports

3:50PM

Meet and greet with your guides

3:55PM

Slideshow of the day’s photos and videos

 

*Note: This itinerary is provided as a sample. Actual times and activities are subject to change as a result of weather conditions and guest preferences.

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