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“what's all the hype?” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Bridal Cave

Bridal Cave
526 Bridal Cave Rd., Highway 5, Lake Road 5-88, 2 miles north of Camdenton, Missouri, Camdenton, MO 65020
+1 573-346-2676
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Ranked #2 of 6 things to do in Camdenton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Rated as one of the most scenic caverns in America, Bridal Cave has more formations per square foot than any other known cave or cavern in the United States. Park facilities include visitors center, cave tours, gift shop, rock shop, boat dock(on Lake of the Ozarks), nature trails, gemstone mining and observation tower. Open Year Round.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Stroller parking
Princeton, Missouri
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“what's all the hype?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I don't know what I was expecting when going to tour the cave, but it was definitely more than I got. Tours were kind of pricey for what they are. Cave was beautiful but would have been more enjoyable to view without tour group. Our tour group was rather large, making it hard to see certain things the tour guide was pointing out, and making it take longer than it should have to get through the cave. Our tour guide was enthusiastic and seemed to be very knowledgable. It was an okay thing to do once but I don't think I would do it again.

Visited October 2013
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Wabasha, Minnesota, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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“Interesting tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Visited Bridal Cave on a Monday in Oct. We had a great tour in group of 10 people. The tour guide was well informed, had plenty of time to ask questions and take pictures.

Visited October 2013
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Top cave in area!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

We had an excellent guided tour by Shannon, who clearly loves this cave! She pointed out the many interesting and unusual features within this cave, intriging and informing even the novices among us (like me - first ever cave tour...). I had worried about being claustrophobic, but didn't have a problem here at all, and really enjoyed the tour.

Visited September 2013
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Iowa City, Iowa
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“Great for the family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

My kids loved seeing this cave. It was a nice size tour and appropriate for their ages (5 and 7). We had a small tour group and he was great answering questions from the kids.

Visited July 2013
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Kansas City, Missouri
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“amazingly beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We were exceptionally lucky because we showed up towards the end of the day and the two of us ended up being the only people on the tour. The cave is fantastic, though, so it would still be breathtaking if there were others on the tour. The one strange aspect was that there was a wedding going on in the part of the cave close to the opening, so we started our tour, then when we were way inside, they did the wedding and then we came back after they were done with the ceremony but lingered for snapshots.

Visited August 2013
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