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“Great visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cave of the Winds

Cave of the Winds
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Discovered in 1881, Cave of the Winds has been a premier Colorado attraction for more than a century. Explore amazing caverns, experience total cave darkness, and marvel at the beauty of formations hundreds of thousands of years old. Then step outside and walk on the wind on the Wind Walker Challenge Course, fly like a bat on the Bat-a-Pult Zip Line, and dive into Williams Canyon on the one of a kind aerial dive ride, the TERROR-Dactyl. Lots of family fun, amazing views and memories to last a lifetime!
Greenville, South Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

What a great place to go for half the day. Not only the caves, but a giant high obstacle course hanging out over the canyon and a seated zip line over the canyon too. Both tours are good, but the candle light tour is not for small kids or the non adventurous. Emily or tour guide was the best! Thanks!

Thank David M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

The climb up to the place was a bit scary, but compared to the mountain climb it's nothing. We took the lantern tour and had a blast. I think the stories they tell are just silly and childish, but the experience is one of a kind. The tour guides are great and all seem to get a long. Our tour guide was hilarious.. If I could only remember his name.

Thank Samuel S
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Dalhart, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Spring Break 2014”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014

Took our 5 year old daughters here as well and I think this was one of their favorites. The tour was just perfect, not too long to lose their attention. They loved learing about the cave, etc.

Visited March 2014
Thank RWJ_4
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San Francisco, California
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64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

If you have been to other caverns, you may find this one a little disappointing. Not that much noteworthy to see although the walk through the caves is a nice long one and could be interesting if it's your first visit to a cavern. Downer was that it was so crowded we stood still in one spot for 10 minutes in close quarters, far from the guide so we could not hear him and with nothing to see as we waited for other groups ahead of us to move on. Happened twice so our group started making up stories about the cave to entertain ourselves. It got so crowded that one guide was backtracking because she could not find 4 members of her group who had joined another one rather than wait longer. Could not recommend this for the price unless you go at a less busy time and it's your first time seeing a cavern. The zip line and activities outside the cavern entrance, along with the amazing views were worth the trip up the hill so giving 2 stars.

Visited March 2014
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
“A must see”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2014

C.O.W is a great attraction for anyone to see! Offers fun for all ages including, the great lantern tour (which can get a bit spooky!), the zipline, the ropes course, and of course the ever popular discovery tour. I recommend if you visit C. Springs you must go!

Visited August 2013
Thank Mariah U
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