LAVA TUBE CAVE TOURS

EXPLORE THE LAVA CAVES NEAR BEND, OREGON!

Did you know there is a vast network of caves near Bend, Oregon? Strap on a helmet and headlamp and join our naturalist guides for a fun, educational, underground adventure! These tours are a great Bend, Oregon family activity.

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Bend’s lava caves have a delicate ecosystem that few have experienced to the fullest! Wanderlust Tours is the only guide company permitted in these special lava caves.

DAILY CAVE TOUR

$80 per person
$60 children 11 & under
Recommended for children 6 and older

Explore the vast network of caves near Bend, Oregon! These large, cool lava tube caves are fun to explore and fascinating for the whole family. Outfitted with helmets and headlamps, our professional naturalist guides will help you discover secret rooms and teach you all about the history of the cave. As you journey through the cave, you will learn about the unique organisms that live and grow within this delicate environment.

Tour departs twice daily from our office
9:00 AM — 12:00 PM
1:30 — 4:30 PM
This tour runs year-round

Includes:

  • Professional naturalist guide & award-winning interpretation

  • Gear: Helmet, headlamp

  • Transportation: to the cave

Please bring:

  • Layers: Warm layers— the caves are cool!

  • Miscellaneous Gear: Close-toed shoes, water bottle, camera

Daily guided tours of Bend lava caves

Daily guided tours of Bend lava caves

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PLEASE READ: WHITE NOSE SYNDROME IN NORTH AMERICA

In March 2016, WNS was found in Washington state. Wanderlust Tours is committed to cooperating with state and federal agencies, as well as conservation groups, to provide information to the public on the value of bats and the threat posed by WNS. Some of our Bend-area caves serve as winter hibernaculum, and we will not visit these caves. We operate year-round cave tours in caves where our bats do not hibernate. WNS does not affect humans in any way. Learn more about WNS in the United State here.


Unfortunately, we cannot allow dogs on our tours. Please reach out to Ponderosa Paws for your dog-sitting needs.