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Caverns of Sonora

Address: Sonora, TX
Phone Number: 325-387-3105
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Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Sonora
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns & caves, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The Caverns of Sonora is a National Natural Landmark and ranks as one of the most beautiful show...
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Type: Caverns & caves, Nature & Parks
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: The Caverns of Sonora is a National Natural Landmark and ranks as one of the most beautiful show caves in the world.
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Warrenton, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We have a large RV with tow vehicle behind and needed a place to stay for the night. We thought it would be nice to see the caverns the next morning. Be sure you gas up on interstate 10, as there were people at campground who were extremely low on fuel and they needed diesel.... The campground was very poor.... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Glad I finally visited the caverns. Awesome formations to view on the tour. I was very pleasantly surprised. The surrounding grounds are relaxing with lots of birds, deer, swallows, peacocks, etc. They also have a campground.

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South Fallsburg, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Over the years my wife and I have visited a number of different Caverns and although these are small compared to some, they were still very interesting. We went on the long guided tour and the guide we had was very knowledgeable and eager to answer any questions that we had. If you take the long tour you should be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This was our 1st Cavern, an it was Amazing!!! Our Tour Guide was D she was AWESOME, FUNNY AN WE LEARNED SO MUCH From Her!!! Also I have a bad knee an back the stairs weren't bad at all plus when we reached 155 ft down D asked me how me how I was doing I had No Pain at... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Thankfully the people who work there let us know that it was quite warm in the caverns and that we should dress appropriately. We had a wonderful tour guide who was very knowledgeable. The caverns were well worth seeing and we enjoyed the 2 1/2 hours it took us to see everything.

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Wapiti, Wyoming, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

two miles of underground rooms; each with their own unique features! Unbelievable formations like a crystalline butterfly and five foot long soda straws. Groups are small (around 12) Guides are knowledgeable and informative! For hiking two miles consideration is given for rest breaks and attention to the well being of all!

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Houston, Texas
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85 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We've been in several different caves. At the Caverns of Sonora, they'll claim that it's the MOST beautiful "show cave" in the world. It is very pretty, but what's a show cave? It's about a 2 hour tour through the cave. The guy that gave us the tour really knew his stuff, but he was a bit low key. If... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My husband and I stopped here on our cross country trip. It's not far from I-10, and a nice little walk to stretch our legs. Our tour guide was Dee and we only had one other couple on our tour so we were able to move through fairly quickly and see a couple extra places, which was a fun bonus!... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Visited in Nov, 2014, motivated by many positive reviews on Trip Advisor. Very disappointed in the cave--small, few samples of stalagmites, etc. More disappointing was the tour leader, Nick, who showed little enthusiasm or creativity, and provided little information. His main theme throughout was 'watch your head, watch your step.' Tour was boring. Overpriced at $20, worth perhaps half that... More 

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United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I am not much of a cave person. I came away impressed. The guided tour was led by a lady who new her stuff and made it fun. Hard to describe the interior apart from beautiful. Well worth the money.

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