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Fantastic Caverns

Address: 4872 North Farm Road 125, Springfield, MO 65803
Phone Number: 417-833-2010
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Ranked #5 of 22 Attractions in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Driving
Owner description: Discover the timeless beauty of Fantastic Caverns, one of the earth's rarest treasures. There are...
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Driving
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Discover the timeless beauty of Fantastic Caverns, one of the earth's rarest treasures. There are only four of its' kind in the entire world, and only one in North America. Here, you'll discover one of the world's most beautiful natural wonders; giant columns stretching from floor to ceiling, delicate soda straws glistening with minerals, tiny cave pearls hidden in crystal-clear water. And best of all, you'll see it close-up from the comfort of a Jeep-drawn tram!

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missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

fantastic caverns is very interesting caverns that you can ride through cave. the temp through out the cave is 60 degree all around the year.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It was really fun and our group was small but we could barely hear what the guide was saying. Everyone nice and friendly. Maybe a film about caves or that cave would have helped ease the wait and make for some interest. No cool magnets for sale in gift shop. Very clean and well maintained.

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Latimer, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We really enjoyed the tour. We found the staff very helpful. It was a very interesting cavern. I was glad that I could ride through it as I am a slow walker.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a driving tour of a beautiful cave in the Ozarks. No stairs to climb so it is friendly to the handicapped or just the lazy! The tour is guided and many formations are highlighted. The entire experience doesn't take more than an hour it seems, but is worth the price of admission.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Fantastic Caverns is probably best suited for children but fun-loving adults will enjoy a taking a jeep ride through a cave. Come on! Its just good clean fun. The staff was really nice and helped point us to a few other local spots to visit.

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Kansas CIty, MO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you are like me, you have passed the Fantastic Caverns signs off of the highway many many times. I finally decided to stop and tour the caves, and I was only slightly disappointed. I have been to a lot of cave tours and this one just seems very short. It is very nice to be able to sit in... More 

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Springfield, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

as Bette Davis said long ago. This is a fun and amazing ride and not really too bumpy. It is amazing to see what is underground and how long it has been here --science minded kids will love it. You are in the back of a jeep driven wagon and can see it all.

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is the most relaxed way to get to see the underground beauty of the Ozarks. It's a beautiful and educational ride through a magnificent underground cave system. The rock formations are amazing and the history of all the things that the cave has been used for over the years is equally impressive. Probably not for everyone, but well worth... More 

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a great tour of an old cave. Lots of cool areas to photograph and the best part is no walking! The Jeep tour can be a little rough on the neck and back, but they really run a 1st class operation there. Nice souvenir shop too.

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Springfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great cave with a lot of Ozarks history. Being able to ride thru in a jeep makes it unique. If your looking for something to do to kill a half a day, I would recommend this. Enjoy

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