Ontario's Natural Underground Wonder
A Family Owned and Operated Site

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We want to thank everyone who visited us in 2021. We will open in 2022 on the Friday of the May Long Weekend. Please watch our Facebook page and the Special Events section of our website for updates of activities that will enhance your visitation to this special property. We look forward to seeing you in 2022!

Chris and Val Hinsperger, Bonnechere Cave Owners

We are a family owned and operated tourist attraction and for a glimpse of what we are about check out this link!


The Bonnechere Caves in Eganville ON. have been welcoming people from all over the world for over 55 years. We provide a safe, educational, informative and fun tour for people of all ages. Everyone from babies in backpacks to senior citizens have enjoyed the handiwork of Mother Nature here along the beautiful Bonnechere River. Reservations are not necessary as we have staff on hand to take you on tour when you arrive.

To better plan a visit to us check out the Special Events section of our website.

What to Expect

Fall Tour Schedule

(Please note: while the Fourth Chute Road is under construction the only way to access the caves is off Highway # 60 onto Fourth Chute Road in Douglas)

September Weekdays: arrive between 11 – 3 to purchase tickets for your self-guided tour.

September Weekends: arrive between 10 – 3 to purchase tickets for your self-guided tour.

October Weekends up to and including Thanksgiving: arrive between 11 – 3 to purchase tickets for your self-guided tour.

Note: there are no weekday tours in October!

Tickets are sold on a first come - first serve basis

Cheers, Chris

On the hottest summer days, the Caves are cool. For your comfort, take a light sweater. There is a set of stairs leading you into the Caves and one that takes you out of the Caves. A beautiful trail that passes a sink hole will bring you back. Low-heeled shoes are required.

We certainly allow photography. The white waters of the waterfall are a fine subject for movie fans and artists. Although not necessary, if you have a flashlight bring it along to get an extra close look at the walls and the fossils that are everywhere underground.

Leashed pets are allowed in our picnic area and on our walking trails however not on the one hour guided tours underground.

The cave system is not stroller friendly. Visiting with infants is best done using a snuggly or backpack carrier.

Picnic tables are provided for the use of visitors. Soft Drinks, ice cream, snacks, souvenirs and science type products are available. Due to the environmental sensitivity of our site, we have upgraded outhouses and hand pump to wash your hands.

Send Us Your Photos

If you have take photos that you feel are worthy of being in our photo gallery please send them to cavemanchris@bonnecherecaves.com and we will give you credit for them on our website.