About the Park

In-cave temperatures around 8 degrees C (46 F) year round. Explorers should wear sturdy footwear and warm clothing. Helmets, lights and maps available for self-guided explorers. Guided tours run every hour during summer.

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Island Pacific Adventures Ltd.

Phone: 250-248-7829
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.hornelake.com / www.bcparks.ca




1 hr. Main Cave Experience Tour  $ 27

2 hr. Riverbend Explorer Tour  $ 42

3 hr. Multi Cave Adventure  $ 69

4 hr. Vertical Challenge  $129

5 hr. Extreme Cave Rappel  $169

2 hr. Outdoor Rock Rappel Clinic  $ 42

Helmet Rental (self exploring only)  $12.50 (with headlight)

Check website for age restrictions.



Day-use park with caves open to the public year round. Park Visitor Centre (May-Oct) includes museum, fossil displays and Canada’s only wheelchair accessible cave theatre.


Central Vancouver Island Hwy. 19, take Horne Lake Exit #75 and follow gravel road along lake 12 km to parking lot.


158 ha.

Available activities & amenities at this park ↓

Park Amenities

  • Picnic sites

  • Pit Toilets

  • Interpretive programs

  • Pets must be on leash

Park Activities

  • Swimming

  • Canoeing / kayaking

  • Hiking

  • Bicycling

  • Rock Climbing

  • Winter Recreation

Horne Lake Caves on Instagram ↓