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Address: 1000 Prospect Street, San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone Number: +1 512-392-3760
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8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Really Wanted to See a Texas Cave

There's 4 parts to the tour. The cave is definitely the most interesting but it's not very big. It is a dry cave so there are no cave formations to look at, leaving the tour a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
Riley M
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

There's 4 parts to the tour. The cave is definitely the most interesting but it's not very big. It is a dry cave so there are no cave formations to look at, leaving the tour a little boring. The anti gravity house is a fun little addition but is clearly built just to extend your tour. The train through the... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

At first glance, you might be a little apprehensive but give it a shot! I would say kids from 4-10 would enjoy this best. We signed up for the full tour in the gift shop. If you go onto their website you can currently get a coupon for $3 off tickets. The train ride was short but cute. Before you... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 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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Additional Information about Wonder World Park

Address: Address: 1000 Prospect Street, San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone Number: +1 512-392-3760
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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