Bonnechere Caves!
Ontario's Natural Underground Wonder
A Family Owned and Operated Site
Eganville, Ontario 1-800-469-2283 1-613-628-CAVE(2283)
Garnet and Lola 1955
Garnet and Lola 1955
Attractions Canada! Attractions Canada Provincial Gold Medal Winner Top Natural Outdoor Site

The Bonnechere Caves are closed for the winter and will re-open the Friday of the 2014 May long weekend.

The Bonnechere Caves are closed for the  winter and will re-open the Friday of the 2014 May long weekend.The Bonnechere Caves 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 or take a virtual reality trip underground.

What to Expect at the Bonnechere Caves

What to Expect
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What to Expect
Guided tours leave every twenty to thirty minutes and last approximately one hour except for weekdays in September when the tours are at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. 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 recommended. For pictures underground, don't forget your flash attachment. The white waters of the waterfall are a fine subject for movie fans and artists. Althpugh not necessary, if you have a flashlight bring it along to get an extra close look at the walls... Click here to view more!

Send Us Your Photos

Recently Lainie Cambria and her friend Gailene Green spent an evening in the caves with their cameras and lights. Although the photos don't accurately depict what a visitor to the caves would see they certainly show the artistic potential that lies within the depths of the Bonnechere Caves. If you have take photos that you feel are worthy of being in our photo gallery please send them to us and we will give you credit for them on our website.  Click here to view more!

Bonnechere Caves News 2014

Canada’s Most Photographed Cephalopod
Canada’s Most Photographed Cephalopod
Story by Chris Hinsperger As the co-owner of the Bonnechere Caves I rarely take tours. I sale tickets and keep things above ground organized while the young people I hire do the “hard yet... Click here to read full story!
Underground Dining at Bonnechere Caves a Huge Success
Underground Dining at Bonnechere Caves a Huge Success
The Bonnechere Caves are not about to ignore their responsibilities to the promotion of Recreational Geography and their commitment to telling the “Stories of our Earth” however two... Click here to read full story!
Ontario's Highlands - Bonnechere Caves Best Practices Promotional Video
Ontario's Highlands - Bonnechere Caves Best Practices Promotional Video
The Bonnechere Caves is pleased to be able to partner with the Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization to help better inform the public about the recreational/tourism oppurtunities that abound... Click here to read full story!
Groanbox Uses Subterranian Channels to Record Their Music and Sounds
Groanbox Uses Subterranian Channels to Record Their Music and Sounds
In the "Bonnechere Caves spirit" of sharing a beautiful and unique space on the evening of September 6th 2013, Groanbox, the North American trio of Paul Clifford, Cory Seznec, and Michael... Click here to read full story!

Eganville News 2014

Tour de Bonnechere Bike Rally Proceeds Help Local Communities
Tour de Bonnechere Bike Rally Proceeds Help Local Communities
Representitives of the Tour de Bonnechere Bob Caron (most experienced rider) and Chris Hinsperger (event co-promoter and sponsor) are pictured here presenting Gayle Edmonson of the Eganville Food... Click here to read full story!
Maximize Your Visit to the Caves and the Ottawa Valley
Maximize Your Visit to the Caves and the Ottawa Valley
  If you are getting in your car to travel hours to see us why not plan to stay a few days and get a real taste of what the Ottawa Valley is about. Go to the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association... Click here to read full story!
OUTDOOR BOUND OUTFITTERS OPENS ITS’ DOORS IN BEAUTIFUL DOWNTOWN EGANVILLE
OUTDOOR BOUND OUTFITTERS OPENS ITS’ DOORS IN BEAUTIFUL DOWNTOWN EGANVILLE
Pictured are George and Leah Pezoulas in their new store, Outdoor Bound Outfitters. In the true spirit of partnering resources in a small town for success they are holding bike water bottles that the... Click here to read full story!

Ottawa Valley News 2014

Former Renfrew Resident Enters His Song in the Hockey Night in Canada Hockey Song Contest
Former Renfrew Resident Enters His Song in the Hockey Night in Canada Hockey Song Contest
Jamie Ferguson, formerly of Renfrew, Ontario, who now resides in Chelsea Quebec has entered his song "Spirit of the Pond" in the Hockey Night in Canada Hockey Song Contest. Jamie's Story......In... Click here to read full story!
Bonnechere Caves Owner Interviews Miss Bonnechere River
Bonnechere Caves Owner Interviews Miss Bonnechere River
Bonnechere Caves owner Chris Hinsperger had the opportunity to speak with Miss Bonnechere River about her life in the Ottawa Valley just before her performance in “Bonnechere River Future... Click here to read full story!
The Story Behind The Tour de Bonnechere T-Shirt
The Story Behind The Tour de Bonnechere T-Shirt
    Paul Landry of Chelsea, Quebec (in the photo) and Chris Hinsperger of the Bonnechere Caves have been good friends for many years. They have collaborated on a number of marketing... Click here to read full story!