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Address: 2600 Cavern Rd, Hwy. 44, Rapid City, SD
Phone Number: 605-343-0542
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Description: Tour the biggest crystal cave in the Black Hills area and see a variety of...
Tour the biggest crystal cave in the Black Hills area and see a variety of rock formations.
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Adventure Tour

We took the Adventure tour with our kids ages 6 and 8 and they did just fine. The caverns are well lit and have many interesting formations. Grab a pamphlet at a rest stop for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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McCook Lake, SD
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This was our first experience in a cave and we loved it! A unique experience and an adventure for our kids! Our guide was great!

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McCook Lake, SD
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We took the Adventure tour with our kids ages 6 and 8 and they did just fine. The caverns are well lit and have many interesting formations. Grab a pamphlet at a rest stop for coupons.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I was not sure about any cave tours but the kids 6,10,13 really enjoyed it. It was raining the day we were going to take a hike so we're driving by and decided to stop and check it out. Our guide was Tristan and he was great with the kids and let them ask all kinds of questions and really... More 

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vallejo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I was blown away by all the cool artifacts and gold panning...and that was before I even stepped into the cavern! The tour I had was excellent and I was shown things like the original access, graffiti from the mine explorers dating back a hundred years. Very cool, and some of the best passageways I have seen.

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Thief River Falls, MN
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Our family really enjoyed our cave tour. I was apprehensive about it because I am claustrophobic but I loved it!! We went on the short tour and afterwords I wished I had gone on the long tour. My grandsons were with us (2, 4 & 6) and they really enjoyed it too. We spent time looking for one-eyed Willie (from... More 

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Hampton, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Called to make sure they would still be open as we were running late and wouldn't make the last tour time stated on brochure. They said they would give us tour. Did the long tour and it was awesome. Our guide (Austin) was super knowledgeable and very pleasant. Would highly recommend.

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Not much to see. No dramatic rock formations, but the access was fairly easy. The other cavern option required a considerable number of steps (> 150) so we chose this one. The people were nice, but I wouldn't necessary recommend it.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Sorry trip from Rapid City. The people are really friendly. We took the longer your. Daniel was poor your guide and did a great job. The footing is interesting in spots but can be maneuvered. Well worth the money we paid.

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Van, Texas
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Loved this adventure! The caverns mix just enough modern safety equipment with the authentic cave dwelling to keep the tour exciting. We loved our tour guide as he was so personable and knew so many details about the cave. Don't miss this one.

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Black Hills Caverns entrance was along my driving route during a lengthy travel day so I decided to stop here and see what was offered. After a bit of a wait, I went on the “Adventure Tour,” which is the longer of the two tours offered. Takes about 1:15 to make the circuit. I would recommend this tour to... More 

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Additional Information about Black Hills Caverns

Address: 2600 Cavern Rd, Hwy. 44, Rapid City, SD
Phone Number: 605-343-0542
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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