Explore America's longest navigable underground river in custom electric boats.
Tours leave hourly or more often. Reservations are not available.
Decend 400' to reach the river. Ascend again on your exit.
Tours occasionally not possible during wet weather.
Check Facebook or call for updates.
A visit to Bluespring Caverns will bring you, first of all, to the park above the Caverns. Mine for gems in our gemstone mining sluice, hike our trails, enjoy a picnic lunch and explore an underground world of wonders on our guided boat tour.
|Price per Person
|$12.00 (age 15 & under)
Bluespring Caverns is a natural wonder. Our hour-long boat tour allows you to explore and experience the majestic underground. Passages and water-courses are illuminated by the pocket of light that follows your tour boat through darkness.
Glimpse elusive cave creatures.
Visit during a wet period, and you will hear and see the power of the underground river; though many of its creatures will have retreated to quieter areas.
Since Bluespring Caverns contains a natural underground river, tours may occasionally not be possible due to area floods. Please call us prior to your visit during exceptionally wet weather periods. 812-279-9471
Before or after your tour, enjoy our half-mile, nature trail in the Ruth & Emery Bolton Natural Area.
Experience the connection of the land above to the great caverns hidden below as loop around Indiana’s largest karst plain sinkhole, over 90 feet deep and covering ten acres.
FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE FOLLOW AND STAY ON THE TRAIL.
Take the opportunity to prospect for your own semi-precious gemstones and fossils at the Myst’ry River Gemstone Mine. Our mining sluice is located on the front porch.
Pick Your Fun, Prospector to Mother Lode, $5 to $25.
Park Aerial Veiw
At the Colglazier Visitor Center, you will find a varied selection of unique gifts and souvenirs. Be sure to take home a unique souvenir to remember your amazing experience.
Tour tickets and other services are on our large porch area.
Temperatures underground are a constant 53 degrees year-round. A light jacket is recommended.
Any time before 4:00 pm
Tours leave on the hour or more often during peak season. Our last tour leaves at 5:00 pm EST.
Masks are not required at this time
Masks/face-coverings are not required at this time.
We do not require or accept reservations for this tour. Upon your arrival, you will be scheduled for the next available tour. Tours leave hourly or more often 9 AM to 5 PM. Late afternoon tours can fill early on busy weekends and holidays.
Our Myst’ry River boat tour is one hour in length and covers 1-1/4 miles aboard our electric-powered boats and a 400’ walking section.
March 16 - October 31
While Bluespring Caverns Park is open every day from March 16 through October 31, tours on Myst’ry River can occasionally be unavailable due to area flooding. Check our Facebook page or our website for timely information during wet periods. You can also call us at 812-279-9471 for immediately up-to-date information.
A Few Recommendations
No special equipment is required. We recommend a light jacket, and closed-toe, non-slip shoes. The Caverns is 52 degrees.
You can also bring a camera just don’t drop it overboard!
Our parking lot, Visitor Center/Gift Shop, and our Gemstone Mining sluice are handicapped accessible. Due to the natural constraints of the Caverns, our Myst’ry River tour is not handicapped accessible. For more detailed information, please call us.
We accept many.
We accept cash, check, credit, and debit cards.
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