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All visitors who enter Carlsbad Cavern are required to purchase an entrance ticket, which is good for three days. If you are entering with a pass, please visit the ticket counter for your free admission ticket.
Adults (16 and older): $15 per person
Children (15 and under): Free
Pass Holders: Free
When using an America the Beautiful—National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass, Senior Pass, Access Pass, Military Pass or Volunteer Pass, the pass admits the cardholder plus three adults.
2023 Fee-Free Days
► The King's Palace Tour is now available.
All other tours remain temporarily suspended until further notice.
Reservations are highly recommended for all ranger-guided tours. To make reservations, call 1-877-444-6777 or go to recreation.gov.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted on any ranger-guided tours. Other age limits apply depending on the tour.
King's Palace: $8 for adults, $4 for children, under 4 not permitted. Must also purchase entrance ticket. $4 for Senior and Access Pass holders.