School Groups

A field trip to Ruby Falls includes a guided walk to the underground waterfall. During the walk, students will learn about the discovery of Ruby Falls and see ancient geological formations.  The path to the waterfall features active stalactites, stalagmites, draperies, flowstone, and many other geological wonders. Tours are fun and educational for students of all ages. Admission includes access to Lookout Mountain Tower for breathtaking views of the Tennessee Valley and Tennessee River. 

Group rates are for valid for groups of 15+ paying guests, Monday-Friday (excluding holidays), and one person paying for the entire group in advance.

Educational Group Rates

Students (ages 3-18): $13.00
Adults: $20.50 

*Based on groups of 15 or more. All educational groups receive 1 adult free for every 10 paid students. 


Know Before You Go

  • Groups must arrive 15 minutes prior to their arrival time. 
  • Parents paying separately from the school will not be able to go on the same tour as their student.
  • The group leader must prepay for the entire group at least 5 days in advance. If mailing a check, checks must be received by Ruby Falls at least 5 days in advance.
  • One chaperone per 10 students is required due to multiple elevator rides. 


Teacher Resources


Group Reservation Request Form 

or contact us at 800.755.7105. Group booking dates and times are subject to availability.

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