Imagine, if you can, spending the night in the oldest, darkest, deepest, quietest, and largest suite room in the world. Imagine, 220 feet below ground, in a cavern that took 65 million years to form, in a room that is 200 feet wide, 400 feet long with a 70 foot ceiling. The largest dry cavern in the United States, so dark that it is completely absent on any light, so quiet because it contains no life forms; nothing lives in the caverns, not a fly, not a mouse, a bat, bug or animal. Nothing. The only thing moving or breathing is you. The air is as dry and clean as one can get, coming in via 65 miles of limestone crevices from the Grand Canyon to the caverns. The limestone takes out all moisture and impurities… Please, re-read the above paragraph, slowly, and think about what each feature represents. You take the elevator down 22 stories underground and spend the night in a place so quiet and dark, so large and so old, and so alone. It is not for everyone, but if you have the desire and will, you can do this. There is only one room available in the caverns… we do have plenty of motel rooms above ground… in case the entire group is not as adventurous. The room is completely furnished with all amenities one would need… 220 feet below the surface, 2 double beds, living room with a queen fold out sofa, (room sleeps up to 6), a library of old books and magazines such as a National Geographic collection dating back to 1917, dictionaries and other books dating back to the late 1800’s. A working record player with records, table and chairs, bathroom, several lightening options for the over night stay in the caverns, and personal lightening. A comfortable “home for the night”. Your check in time is normally with the last tour of the day (4 PM) and check out is shortly after the first tour begins. (10 am) . You can check in earlier and stay later… but keep in mind that the caverns has guided tours 363 days a year along the concrete trails that curves around all sides of the room, so your privacy is limited during tour hours. There is only one Grand Canyon Caverns Cave motel room, only 364 nights a year. If someone has said they have done it all…have they stayed in the Cave room? Your water is hand carried down and up by staff (100 gallons) and an employee is station on top ground level at the top of the elevator should you need assistance. Not everyone will get to experience this wonderful most unique unusual place in time and in the world.
We are very pleased to announce the return of horse riding and authenticate cowboy experiences! Horseback riding by the hour, wagon rides, overnight rides, and you can even be part of a real cattle drive, are some of the adventures being offered by our neighbors just a short few miles away. Guests visiting and/or staying at the Grand Canyon Caverns can learn more and book these tours at our Curio Gift shop in the main Caverns building or by calling 928-422-3223 Ext 2. Read more >