Additional options available. Discount for museum members.
March 16–17, 2019
Grab a flashlight, lace up your hiking boots, and come along with Buddy Davis on an adventure-packed weekend of spelunking! Buddy will lead you on an exciting journey through the breathtaking Cumberland Caverns, located in McMinnville, Tennessee.
Buddy was on site at Cumberland Caverns for the filming of his video in the Amazing Adventures series: Extreme Caving! This is your chance for an up-close look. You're sure to discover plenty of behind-the-scenes information about the making of the video, not to mention receiving great biblical teaching about cave formation.
In addition to exploring the caves, activities will include a concert by Buddy, a scrumptious BBQ dinner in the cave, a showing of Extreme Caving, and the option to camp overnight in the cave!
If you choose to stay overnight, you’ll also have the opportunity to do some real spelunking on a wild cave tour! (You don’t want to miss Bubble Gum Alley, but be sure to hang onto your boots!) This is an action-packed event that you won't want to miss!
Come see what waits beneath the surface in Tennessee! This guided tour includes historic saltpeter artifacts, gleaming pools, and a waterfall. The walking tour is a 1.5-mile hike over rock and dirt—fun for all ages. Please bring the kids, but leave the strollers behind; there are steps and slopes on the pathway that make it inaccessible to strollers.
The walking tour includes the hike, the concert by Buddy Davis, BBQ dinner, and a showing of Buddy’s DVD, Amazing Adventures: Extreme Caving.
Why go home when you can spend the night? Bring your bedding and prepare for a unique adventure as you camp out in a cave. Cumberland Caverns’ Ten Acre Room is equipped with electrical outlets and fully functional restroom facilities. Additional restroom facilities and showers are available outside the cave (but once we are in the cave you will not be able to leave until the morning). You will carry your gear half a mile from the parking area to the cave, so pack light.
For our more adventurous guests, one of the highlights of the evening will be the chance to go wild cave spelunking! You will encounter crawls and climbs, ladders and ledges, and tight squeezes. You will get wet and muddy, so bring a change of clothes!
Guests will have to “test” to make sure they can fit through the smallest crevice (11 inches high) before beginning this strenuous adventure. This portion is recommended for ages six and up. Gear is provided.
The overnight adventure includes the walking tour, Buddy Davis concert, BBQ dinner, Extreme Caving video, sleeping in the cave, the option to spelunk, and breakfast Sunday morning.
Saturday, March 16, 2019 (Central Time)
Sunday, March 17, 2019 (Central Time)
Register by March 3, 2019, to ensure your place on this adventure.
Cost (all ages): $60
Creation Museum Members (all ages): $50*
Cost (all ages): $90
Creation Museum Members (all ages): $80*
Register online or call 800-721-2298.
*Discounted rate for Creation Museum members only available by phone; call 800-721-2298 to register.
Please print, fill out, and bring this liability form to help make the check-in process go smoothly.
Cumberland Caverns is located in central Tennessee between Nashville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville. Participants are responsible for their own transportation (get directions).
For more information, please email reservations or call 800-721-2298.