Creation Caving Adventure with Buddy Davis

to Mar 17

McMinnville, TN

Cumberland Caverns

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.

Cave Trip

Explore stunning formations inside the cave.

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!

1. Walking Tour

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.

Cave Trip Cave Trip

Get a walking tour inside the cave.

The walking tour includes the hike, the concert by Buddy Davis, BBQ dinner, and a showing of Buddy’s DVD, Amazing Adventures: Extreme Caving.

2. Overnight Adventure and Spelunking

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.

Cave Trip

Sleep overnight in an underground cavern!

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.

Cave Trip Spelunking Test

Feeling adventurous? Try some spelunking!

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.


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Event Cost

Price: From $60, depending on options.

Discounted rate for Creation Museum members only available by phone; call 800-721-2298 to register.


1437 Cumberland Caverns Rd
McMinnville, TN 37110

Additional Information


Saturday, March 16, 2019 (Central Time)

Cave Concert

Buddy Davis Concert

  • 1:30 p.m. – Check in begins at Cumberland Caverns.
    1437 Cumberland Caverns Road
    McMinnville, TN 37110
  • 2:30 p.m. – Walking tour begins (you will not be able to check-in after this time).
  • 4:30 p.m. – Concert with Buddy Davis.
  • 5:30 p.m. – Dinner and viewing of Buddy’s DVD, Amazing Adventures: Extreme Caving.
  • 7:30 p.m. – Spelunking (optional). Individuals not staying overnight will be dismissed at this time.
  • 9:30 p.m. – Wind down / set up for sleeping. The snack bar will be open to buy late night snacks.
  • 11:00 p.m. – Lights-out

Sunday, March 17, 2019 (Central Time)

  • 7:30 a.m. — Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. — Devotional message by Buddy Davis
  • 9:30 a.m. — Group officially dismissed. You may head back to your vehicles or visit the gift shop.

Pricing Options

Walking Tour

Cost (all ages): $60
Creation Museum Members (all ages): $50*

Overnight Adventure and Spelunking

Cost (all ages): $90
Creation Museum Members (all ages): $80*

*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.

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