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Caverns of Sonora

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Address: Sonora, TX
Phone Number: 325-387-3105
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The Caverns of Sonora is a National Natural Landmark and ranks as one of...

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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My husband and I went to the Caverns to see what was there. Mike did a great tour and shared a lot of information and history about the caverns.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Leigh22172
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went to the Caverns to see what was there. Mike did a great tour and shared a lot of information and history about the caverns.

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Thank Leigh22172
Brownsville, Texas
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The tour was long, but worth every penny and second! This is a must see!!! We went because the show, " The Texas Bucket List" featured it! They were right....Awesome!!!!

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Thank Qeew
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mike the guide we had was wonderful. He has been there for a while, and really knows his stuff. the kids has so much fun. I will be calling them is a few days and letting them know how satisfied we where. I hope he is there next time we go. we also ate lunch there, we brought our own... More 

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Thank Cindy L
Alajuela, Costa Rica
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Caverns are amazingly beautiful! Before going we had some concerns about the difficulty of the hike. However, the paths are not difficult to navigate and, although there are many stairs, they are not all together so none are a long difficult climb. The pace was leisurely and easy. We highly recommend staying toward the FRONT of the tour, as... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a mid-afternoon break from cross country driving. So glad we did. A beautiful walking tour of nature's beauty and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and fun. Great gift shop with lots of beautiful stuff to buy.

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Thank TerriDee
Islamabad, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Visited these caverns on our way to El Paso. It was a surprise stop over planned by my brother in law......so very grateful that he did because these caverns are absolutely spectacular. Coming so up close and personal with these natural wonders was an experience out of this world. Would definitely recommend it to tourists in the area. This should... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

My granddaughter and I made this stop in July. I had emailed them previously for a schedule of start times and never heard back so we took a gamble. Fortunately, we only had about a 20 minute wait. The groups are small, 12 people, which was really nice. It is warm, humid, and a lot of steps. I wasn't asked... More 

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Thank Jan K
cavernsofsonora, Guest Relations Manager at Caverns of Sonora, responded to this review

Hi Jan, I'm sort you had a bad purchase experience. Can you remember who sold you the tickets? Who was your tour guide? We have a structured tour, certain areas of the cave or were you highlight certain things as a guide. Any info you can provide can help us to remedy the problem and insure a quality experience for... More 

Bastrop, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Short wait until it was our turn but we browsed the gift shop area while we waited. The tour was just the 2 of us and the guide so we were able to take our time and ask as many questions as we wanted without feeling rushed. The caves themselves were amazing to see. Oh and be sure to try... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

My husband and I started seeing billboards on I-10 while heading west from Kerrville, advertising the Caverns of Sonora. We were headed to Carlsbad and planned to see Carlsbad Caverns the next day, but couldn't resist a detour to see the amazing caves in Sonora. The guided tour gets you right next to the stalactites and stalagmites, in fact our... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Stop by on our way home from vacation. Enjoyed the Caverns, guide was informative. Really loved the history of this place. If you like caves, I recommend this one. Lots to see.

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