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Address: 1000 Prospect Street, San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone Number: 512-392-3760
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great cave nice for families with small kids great tour guides

Nice small cave although a dry cave so no real cave formations. anti gravity house was fun and the little kids on the tour liked the train and animals My teenagers enjoyed it

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Robin K
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Nice small cave although a dry cave so no real cave formations. anti gravity house was fun and the little kids on the tour liked the train and animals My teenagers enjoyed it

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texas
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The cave is somewhat small and the train safari is no bigger than our back yard but if you have pre-teen or younger children, I would definitely recommend it. For the half the price of the natural bridge caverns & natural bridge wildlife ranch, at Wonderworld you get the safari by train, the cave, a ride to the top of... More 

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Branson, Missouri, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

They used dynamite to make the cave the size it is. The gift shop is nice. The tower is very poorly kept. I was very scared of going in the elevator. We opted out of the train ride. It cost way too much for only seeing a man-made cave.

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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This place was a wonderful find. It's off the beaten path but worth it. The train took us through the animal park where we fed deer then went through a cave where we were allowed to touch the walls our guide Sean was excellent and answered every question we had from there we went to the look out tower and... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

It was so much fun. I went on a date and the cave tour is absolutely amazing. Definitely ask questions while you are on the cave tour because the tour guides are very knowledgable. I felt a little claustrophobic at the beginning of the tour but once we started moving it opened up and I'm so glad I went. N.S.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We arrived at the park early to be some of the first ones through the safari with our kids. We did some walking around while waiting for the gates to that part to open and saw some of the animals there, that was pretty neat. The safari, however, was very lackluster. The best part of going through a safari is... More 

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Kyle, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We paid $32.50 for a 10 minute ride with one stop and none of the kids able to feed the animals. The driver didn't even give the animals a chance to come up to the train. It was certainly not worth the price of admission. I wish I would have known how awful it was before I paid all that... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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217 reviews 217 reviews
67 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Only did the cave tour. The rest of the attractions screamed tourist trap. The cave is interesting, but kind of dull. It is a dry cave, and they do point out the fault line, but when compared with the Natural Bridge Caverns tour and sights...it does not hold up. Especially for the price. If you are bored in San Marcos... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Of the two caverns in the area, this is the best. Funner and less restrictive than the competition. The staff is absolutely wonderful and FUN!

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Right after the well, I had the creepiest feeling of something pushing against my chest! totally creeped me out! One other person on the tour had an odd feeling, said the hairs on his neck stood up! Im sensitive, im just wondering if someone died in that spot. Just made my heart race. Over priced, moldy, pretty lame, but 70... More 

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