Season and Hours
Starting after Labor Day Weekend, 2015:
OPEN DAILY, Weekdays: 10am to 4pm.
First tour at 10am, last cave tour and zip at 4pm. Weekends & Holidays: 9am to 5pm, last cave tour and Zip Line tickets sold at 5pm
Map and Directions
To find Moaning Cavern, click on the map below.
Above Ground Activities and Amenities
Coming soon...a thrilling zip line!
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Moaning Cavern now offers an above ground, no experience necessary, high adrenaline rush. Race a friend or family member on our incredible 1500-foot twin zip line, at speeds in excess of 40 miles per hour, for the thrill of your life! Check out our new zip line videos.
Currently 3 types of zips are available:
Take off from the launch tower in an upright position. Stay seated, or let go of webbing to lay back. Race a friend or family member on our dual zip lines if you wish. At this time, the lower limit guideline is 70 lbs. with no waist size restriction to 285 lbs. and a waist size less than 55 inches.
Two people zip together sharing a trolley, for a maximum combined weight of 280 lbs. Both people are in full rigging. This option is usually used by parents with children under 70lbs who cannot zip alone. Pairing up with a child makes this a great shared experience!
SUPER STYLE ZIP (Temporarily not available)
At this time, we are unable to provide a super style zip experience. These restrictions are temporary! We hope to have super-style back very soon! Sorry for the inconvenience.
Once limited to challenge courses and Costa Rican Canopy Tours, zip lines are becoming increasingly popular for pure entertainment due to the fact that everyday adventure seekers can experience no sweat, high adrenaline, extreme thrills without any prior experience. Anybody who is in good health, and fits within the weight requirements, can experience the fast paced, high intensity adventure of zip line traversing. All you need is the courage to step off the platform.
Visitors approach the massive launch tower by crossing a 60-foot long sky bridge before being strapped into a full-body climbing harness and then rigged to the cable. Bring a “ready for anything” friend because the double cables mean zippers can race the zip line in pairs (when both lines are open - call for status). One small step off the platform and you are zooming across the beautiful Gold Country foothills at speeds in excess of 40 miles an hour, in a 1/4 mile race to the landing tower.
The zip line launch tower is located conveniently just a couple of minutes walk from Moaning Cavern's visitor center. The cable follows a length of the above ground nature trail taking in some beautiful Gold Country scenery above the treetops.
A zip line release & waiver of liability form must be completed for this activity. You can complete the form when you arrive, or for groups, bring your completed and signed forms with you.
|FACTS AT A GLANCE: Zip Line
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|Adventure Scale: 4.5
||Daily, year round. On slower days, we may close one zip line.
||$44 per person for first zip (all ages) regular style only.
|Second and subsequent zips (same day)
||$24 per person regular style, $31 super style, then $24 for each additional zip.
|Second and subsequent DAYS of zips with frequent flyer card
||$31 first zip of day regular or super style, then $24 for each additional zip - regular or super style
|Combo ticket (1 zip & 1 rappel)
||$104.80 per person
||None - must meet weight requirements
||are subject to conditions of the day including temperature and wind speed. At this time, the lower limit is 70 lbs. and to 280 lbs. and a waist size less than 55 inches.
||No reservations required
||All necessary equipment
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