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Phone Number: 605-578-1728
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Near our lodging, interesting story and visit.

Interesting history on this cave and its discovery. Very damp and lots of unusual mineral formations. Fun to see stalagmites and stalactites forming. Fun guide made the trip... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Interesting history on this cave and its discovery. Very damp and lots of unusual mineral formations. Fun to see stalagmites and stalactites forming. Fun guide made the trip educational and entertaining.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Lots of great geology. The stairs are a bit steep and wet but nothing this family with three small kids couldn't handle. We weren't impressed with the stacked rocks along the cave walls, made it seem less natural. A couple of the formations looked like they were just set there for display. All in all, it was a good cave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our family enjoyed this cave a lot. Our young kids handled it well. There are lots of steps but it is overall a fairly short walk, about 45 minutes. Friendly staff and clean well taken care of grounds. Our tour guide was awesome! He was also a science teacher and very knowledgable! He was great at explaining the cave. Some... More 

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Faribault, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

On our family vacation, our boys (11, 7, 5) wanted to see a cave so we went to Wonderland Cave and were all thrilled we did. Unlike many other caves in the area, Wonderland Cave is a living cave and our exceptional tour guide Jessie did a fantastic job educating our entire group about the ecology of the cave and... More 

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Tallahassee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had tried to visit Jewel Cave a few days earlier but with so many tourists in town for the July 4th holiday, all tours were booked. We decided to head north, away from most of the attractions, and see if we could get a tour at Wonderland Caves. It's a little difficult to find on the GPS but there... More 

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Brandon, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had lots of fun. 2 year old had fun. Wanted to explore a little too much but we had fun. There are lots of stairs so be mindful if you can't do stairs or are out of shape

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Preeceville, sk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Charles, a self-proclaimed "cave nerd" was our awesome guide. He knows his stuff and loves his caves! Thoroughly enjoyed the tour.... despite the 127 (?) stairs to get down....and then get back up. LOL Highly recommend.

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Riverton, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We have been to many caves and especially enjoyed this one. It is a drive out of your way and you think you missed it but then there it is. The tour guide did an amazing job. My husband and I were the only ones on the tour and she explained everything and took time for us to look. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Definitely worth the drive for amateur cave goers, cheap and very fun. I had been as a child, so my girlfriend and I went and checked it out while in the area on vacation. Sam, our tour guide, was fun and tried to get our whole group in on activities. The tour was about 40 minutes and we had a... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The cave itself has lots of interesting features. The tour guide was nice but not terribly knowledgeable. 126 steps down to the bottom may be a challenge for some and passageways are narrow. We enjoyed the hour tour.

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