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Address: Nemo, SD
Phone Number: 605-578-1728
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Second time in twenty years.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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English first
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5 reviews
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Denton, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is reportedly the only "live cave" in the black hills. The cave is still forming in the deepest caverns. After you leave the first chamber there are 126 steps down into the live cavern and you need to be able to make that trip down and back. The guide was a nice young man and the tour was interesting.

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Hoven, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We visited over Memorial Day weekend. Your cave experience may vary widely depending on who your tour guide is. It would appear that our tour guide chose to fill his presentations with snide political and personal remarks rather than present more on the history and science behind the cave. He might want to go over to Jewel or Wind cave... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Trip to the cave was very interesting we came thru sturgis on an oil road. Had to turn down narrow gravel road which almost like off roading with steep drop offs. Tour guides were great, cave was awsome. Stairs were tough climb back up. Totally worth trip

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South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The cave and the people are super.If you see one cave in the Black hills this needs to be the one you visit. Clean, Big and incredible. The workers are super friendly and definitely know about caves. This will be an education for families, Kids and friends

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Our entire trip was beset with disappointment because we found out upon our arrival in the Black Hills that 9 out of 10 attractions close their doors after Labor Day. After an afternoon full of closed doors, we were so excited see a billboard for Wonderland Cave with a big "OPEN" sign plastered across it. Score, right?? We drove and... More 

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Winnipeg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our GPS for some unknown reason, ignored South Dakota when it updated. (The maker was made aware). As a result we had a tough time finding Nemo, (LOL), but we finally did, and the drive is worth it. This cave is touted as the only live, growing cave in the Black Hills. If you like caves, don't miss this one.... More 

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Thunder Bay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I enjoyed the tour, the cave itself and the little gift shop. Yes it is a bit of a drive (caves are where they are) but worth it for me (although I don't have anything else to compare it too). Really cool formations and piqued my interest to visit other caves in the future.

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The signs for the cave need to be updated, they make it seem like the cave is just around the corner, when it is in fact still miles away, down gravel roads. There were a lot of cool formations inside the cave, but the tour guide talks about what the formations look like (giraffe, baseball bat, lawn gnome, etc.) more... More 

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Address: Address: Nemo, SD
Phone Number: 605-578-1728
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Nemo

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