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“Old Faithful” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Old Faithful Geyser of California

Old Faithful Geyser of California
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$15.00*
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Old Faithful Geyser Admission
Ranked #15 of 66 things to do in Calistoga
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Owner description: Like its more famous Yellowstone counterpart, this Napa Valley geyser erupts at regular intervals - every forty minutes, in the case of the Calistoga gusher.
Oceanside, California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Old Faithful”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2012

Interesting but run down facility. Signage is typed on paper and not professionally done. Video is from the 1980's. Bathrooms are porta potties. Geyser erupted every 5-10 minutes so we got some good pictures. It was a good break from wine tasting but not worth a special trip.

Visited November 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Blah!!!!!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

I think the geyser is phony!!! I got a feeling they actually have the water piped in. Don't waste your money go drink some Bennet wine that is right next doors instead.

Visited December 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Perfect timing!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2012

It went off 5 mins after we arrived! It generally goes off every 40 minutes. Cool to see but there is not much else to see just a few goats and Llamas. Worth a stop by but not worth hanging around in the heat for.

Visited August 2012
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St. Louis, MO
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Save your $.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

Biggest waste of gas, time & $10/person. Dumpy, small, ridiculous "attraction". Sorry I convinced hubby to make the drive up. Porta potties only; plan accordingly.

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San Antonio, Texas
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Don't waste your money or time”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

I was excited to see this geyser that was ranked as a "must see" and was very disappointed. First it cost $10 a person and once on the grounds you can see that its VERY run down. The geyser was neat when it erupted (which was every 10 minutes or so.) All of the signage was printed on copy paper and with the mist you couldn't read anything.

The goats and one llama were in tacky, run down pins. Save your money.

Visited November 2012
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