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Wonder World Cave and Park

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1000 Prospect St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4096
+1 512-392-3760
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Great Party Venue!

I recently hosted a birthday party at Wonder World Park’s outdoor picnic area. It was a perfect... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DarH51
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San Marcos, Texas
Just like I remember it from childhood

My son is obsessed with rocks & caverns so we knew we had to stop here on our way by. I haven’t... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelli A
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Keller, Texas, United States
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Welcome to Wonder World Park, a one-of-a-kind Theme Park, known as the 1st show cave in Texas. Visitors have enjoyed touring the Balcones Fault Line Cave for over 105 years, and now, the park has many other attractions for family fun and entertainment. Enjoy a guided tour and discover the nation's only true example of an earthquake formed cave. Go deep underground and see up close the devastation of a major quake. Exit by the "Stratavator" and ride high into the sky to the Tejas Observation Tower. Be amazed by the Topsy-Turvy World of the Anti-Gravity House where everything is backwards, even water flows up hill! Board the train and splash through the waterfalls of Mystery Mountain on your way to the Texas Wildlife Petting Park. Educational and fun for ALL ages, Wonder World Park Cave and Attractions is just minutes from I-35 in San Marcos between Austin and San Antonio. Gift shops, free picnic grounds, free parking and much more await your visit.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
1000 Prospect St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4096
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+1 512-392-3760
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"steep steps"
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"optical illusion"
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"hand rails"
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"zero gravity"
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"pretzels"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I recently hosted a birthday party at Wonder World Park’s outdoor picnic area. It was a perfect location for an outdoor evening affair and easily accommodated my group of more than 60 people. Kristin and her staff were great to work with for planning my...More

Thank DarH51
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son is obsessed with rocks & caverns so we knew we had to stop here on our way by. I haven’t been to Wonder World since 1989 but it’s basically just as I remember it. The cave tour is the perfect length (others in...More

Thank Kelli A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. Our tour guide was awesome. Our 3 years old enjoyed all the climbing through the cave

Thank Tina M
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

Went on some of the tour...the cave, the tower & Anti-Gravity House. The Guide we had for the tour was Great, she explained everything and answered questions anyone had. Kids had the most fun in the Anti-Gravity House. It was lots of fun.

Thank Sylvia F
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Wonder World was worth the visit. More than I expected thanks to our Amazing tour guide Madison. Sje was informative and funny very pleasant and patient!

Thank Marcy D
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came to San Marcos with our 9-year old nephew and 7-year old niece. We bought the combination tour tickets, which included all of the attractions that were all lead by our tour guide, JD, who was awesome! My husband and the...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We brought two year old twins here and had a blast. There is a cave, observation deck, the anti gravity house, and the train ride/petting area. The anti gravity house is a blast. We laughed so hard and really liked the illusion. The cave is...More

Thank Beth G
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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time. We have 4 young children ages 18 months to 9 yrs and it was perfect. In total we spent a little under 2 hours. They had an awesome Santa! Would go again

Thank Bethany E
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

We stopped on the way home from our family vacation and I’d like to have my money back. The cave was fine but the anti gravity house was dumb and the animals at the petting zoo part that you don’t get to pet are so...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

If you have a few hours this is fun for family and friends. Going down for a guided tour into the cave, coming up to walk through the gravity house was exciting. Taking a train ride into the animal zoo was so fun. Wow.

Thank 263kenj
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Janean R
October 19, 2017|
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Response from Peggy S | Reviewed this property |
See Bill M. above. Google: wonder world costs or 512-392-3760 for individual costs per event and/or disability costs.
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jrstucker
March 22, 2017|
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Response from WWPark | Property representative |
Unfortunately, the cave and anti-gravity house is not wheelchair accessible. Although you may go on the train ride through the wild life park! -Buddy Mostyn
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