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Wonderland Caves

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Address: Nemo, SD
Phone Number: 605-578-1728
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Wonderland Cave is definately off the beaten path. You will begin to wonder if you are on the right track before you get there. A small gift shop. The public restrooms are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
David C
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Abingdon, Illinois
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Abingdon, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderland Cave is definately off the beaten path. You will begin to wonder if you are on the right track before you get there. A small gift shop. The public restrooms are outhouses. A short walk to the cave. It's a nice tour. About 150 stairs in the cave so you may need to rest coming back up. There are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cave. Informed guide. Fair price. Fun for all ages. Worth the beautiful drive into the black hills.

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Ashland, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family friendly and no long lines. Guide was nice, knowledgeable and a little quirky which was fun. Small caves and short tour but if afraid of closed in spaces this is a good one.

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Makawao, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Great for kids and adults who have never been in a cave with calcite formations. The steps are steep. Just remember you will go up them when returning. The cave has some small but nice formations. Give them a look at.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

It's well worth the drive to visit. This was the first cave I've visited and I loved it the history. And for them not to even be officially open until may 1st letting us still take a tour anyway. Carol and her husband were wonderful nice. Yes there are a lot of steps to to see a living cave it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

I am not very familiar with caves, and this is the first one we toured, and it might be hard to beat this one in the future. Great guide, funny, and entertaining to kids and adults. So dang far from Surgis/Expressway. The signs made it sound like we're 5 min away, when in fact it took a good 45 min.... More 

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Hill City, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Appreciating Wonderland Cave is a matter of expectations. On the main part of the cave tour you will see an array of very active, living cave formations -- including some kinds of formations that you will not encounter in any other Black Hills cave. The upper, dry level of the cave has quite a bit of boxwork, a type of... More 

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Piseco, New York, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Drove for miles with totally inappropriate signs making you believe it was just around the corner when, in fact, it was miles away. Ok cave, been to better, terrible steep steps which we were not warned about until AFTER we had paid the pricey admission and were in the entrance to the cave, there is a very small sign above... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

You'll see the signs for Wonderland Cave throughout the Black Hills. It's on the northern end of Vanocker Canyon so while it's a bit of a drive to get there, the scenery is great! The gift shop is well maintained and changed very little over the years. The tour guide provided interesting history and geology of the cave and was... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The staff here were super friendly, and we had a really great guide! Forgot her name :( We loved the tour! This was my second time, and it seemed even bigger and better (not sure how), the guide maybe? We had a newbie in our family group, and he had a blast! Lotsa stairs to get in and out. Its... More 

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