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Cave and Basin National Historic Site
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Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“closed”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

Unfortunately this was closed due to construction (or repair because of the flooding). This was a great pity, since I wanted my American friends to see the excellent geological and historical displays.

Visited July 2013
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Alexandria, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
72 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Not worth the time”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

The cave is the most boring I've ever been in. The info center is mainly about all Canadian parks, not just cave and basin or Banff. Not interesting to kids. Really nothing to see.

Visited June 2013
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Ottawa
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very cool”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The service was friendly and helpful, the history involved in the site was very interesting, and the cave was very cool. Would definitely recommend it :)

Visited June 2013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Very interesting place”
Reviewed June 28, 2013

We spent an hour or so visiting this attraction. We firstly took a walk in the 'free' bit of the attraction which takes you to the basin and the source of the water. Along this route there are signs which explain about the site. Then we decided to pay and go into the attraction itself, and this provides much more information and you can see the cave, the audio visual presentation, the old swimming pool site and the snail pool. To top it all the staff are really friendly and knowledgeable.

Visited June 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Awesome”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

Awesome again, this was a great intro to the sulfur hot springs of the area which inspired us to spend an afternoon at the hot springs relaxing. Definately take your togs to go to the Hot Springs after a visit to Cave and Basin (you can take the local bus easily enough, hotels have free guest passes)

Visited June 2013
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