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Bluespring Caverns

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Address: 1459 Bluespring Caverns Rd., Bedford, IN 47421
Phone Number: 812 279 9471
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Relaxing

Tour guide was very nice and the boat ride was very relaxing. Neat story how the cave was found. The park was beautiful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Filson2434
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Greenfield, Indiana
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Evansville, Indiana
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115 reviews 115 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Where else can you see a cave by boat? Right outside beautiful Bedford IN, this place is a great stop on a road trip on a hot day. Others have said relaxing, and it is the best hing about it, just sit back and let the boat do the walking. Kids may get to see some critters too. There was... More 

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Greenfield, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Tour guide was very nice and the boat ride was very relaxing. Neat story how the cave was found. The park was beautiful.

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West Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Very relaxing hour boat trip 125 ft underground. The history of the cavern coming to be and the limestone formations is what impressed us. no, there are not stalactites and stalagmites but it was still a wonder to look at and tour. Our guide, Nick, was extremely knowledgeable and comedic. The grounds surrounding the area are beautiful and worth a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was a disappointing outing for both parents and kids. It is basically a boat ride back into a cave. There are no real formations to see. If you're lucky they may point out a bat. Otherwise, it's a lot of darkness without any of the stalactites or stalagmites you would hope to see on a trip into a cave.... More 

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Huntington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We discovered Blue Springs Cavern this winter and attended an Overnight Adventure. It consists of three parts: a demonstration of caveing climbing techniques, a 'wilding' crawl through a short section of the cave, and a longer boat trip. The crawl was somewhat strenuous and more than a bit claustrophobic (for this leader- the boys were fine.) The rope demonstration was... More 

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Bedford, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

it is a fun trip under the cave system that runs for miles underground in Lawrence Co. They do a good job of explaining the beginnings of the cave and all the exploration that continues. You get to experience the different formations and also complete darkness. It stays 55 degrees year round and the tour guides always have fun little... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's been quite awhile since we visited Bluespring Caverns. But what I recall most about the trip was the friendliness of the workers and tranquility of the cave. Do yourself a favor this summer and make the trip. You'll be glad you did.

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

So magical... being 100 feet underground in a boat.. seemed like we were swallowed by a whale..Saw a crawfish and bats..little frogs everywhere.. Half way through our guide.. who was awesome.. played a wooden flute.. was if we went back in time ... .the music . gave me chills . I had tears streaming down my face... touched my heart...... More 

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Alexis, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The entrance to the cavern is through what use to be a pond. It was formed when the bottom of it collapsed. You walk down a long concrete ramp, into the entrance and to the boat. The entire tour is on a boat. This is a nice relaxing tour with a very knowledgeable guide.

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Deerfield, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

In this natural cavern -you have the longest navigable underground river. You go on these little boats, it's kind of fun, and kind of goofy. If you're into roadside America type things, you'll love this, It's really cool, (and cool, a nice respite from summer heat). If you're claustrophobic, you may want to take a pass.

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