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Living wonder

Caves are fascinating and this is no exception. Self-guided tour with headphones. My favorite... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Melissa F
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Aurora, United States
Good for first cavern ever

This was the first cavern for our family to explore,, small but beautiful. It was a great start to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tommie B
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338 Onyx Cave Ln, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-9631
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You are able to tour the cave by yourself, and you are provided with a headset. The staff is very friendly and eager to help with any questions you might have!

Thank Jon F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Caves are fascinating and this is no exception. Self-guided tour with headphones. My favorite structures were the "fireplace" and the "elephant". The recording that was broadcast to the headphones was made in the 1970s and sounds like it. The headphones cut in and out a...More

Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You wear headphones and listen to the history behind the cave. It was very amazing and beautiful. The gift shop is nice!

Thank J5402JFrobinh
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed visiting the Onyx Cave, it is definitely worth the time and money. You are given headsets for this self guided tour which allows you to explore at your own pace. I really enjoyed the history and geological detail.

Thank bradybauer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first cavern for our family to explore,, small but beautiful. It was a great start to our vacation. The staff was very nice and friendly and prices were good. No tour guide, only headphones which made it hard for pictures but all...More

2  Thank Tommie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to give this place a try. You have to wind around a building that is closed to get down to the main building. The gift shop is nice with a lot of different things but the cave itself is small and the headphones are...More

Thank USTrvlr12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Temperatures in the high 90s? Family a little cranky? No worries - - head to the caves!! It was beautiful, it was COOL, in every sense of the word, and it was one of those activities the whole family enjoyed and talked about afterward. Highly...More

2  Thank Jo E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Under new ownership and you can see there are all ready making improvements. The staff was wonderful.

Thank rlhome903
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared its pretty chilly and wet, wear tennis shoes. Self guided with headphones. Neat little gift shop.

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Waze took us through a beautiful, backwoods path from Eureka to this wonderful throwback from my childhood, that has what appears to be a very new and modern gift shop and entrance to the cave. We enjoyed the well laid out, easy audio tour with...More

1  Thank Toriihunter
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kalizollman01
December 5, 2017|
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Response from oaklogman | Reviewed this property |
Pets are not allowed into the cave.
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March 19, 2017|
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Response from GARY C | Reviewed this property |
HOURS: 9am to 5pm – Memorial Day to Labor Day 9am to 4pm – Labor Day to Memorial Day, based on weather (Closed part of winter, please call to verify if open or not) Lovely gift shop – Rock shop – Jewelry Largest selection... More
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Johanna P
September 3, 2016|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
We recently visited the Onyx Cave. It is a family run business. I'm not sure about their hours in December,but,since they are family owned and you are a large group, call them and ask if they will do a tour just for you and... More
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