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“Very enjoyable”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Fantastic Caverns

Fantastic Caverns
Ranked #3 of 79 things to do in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Discover the timeless beauty of Fantastic Caverns, one of the earth's rarest treasures. There are only four of its' kind in the entire world, and only one in North America. Here, you'll discover one of the world's most beautiful natural wonders; giant columns stretching from floor to ceiling, delicate soda straws glistening with minerals, tiny cave pearls hidden in crystal-clear water. And best of all, you'll see it close-up from the comfort of a Jeep-drawn tram!
Memphis, TN
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5 reviews
“Very enjoyable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

We went later in the day and my husband and I were the only ones on our tour. Really like the fact that it's a ride through instead of a walk through.

Visited May 2013
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Rogers, Arkansas
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153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“A Different Way to See a Cave”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Not too far out of Springfield, but it can be a little tricky to find. GPS and signs helped. You ride through the cave in an open trailer behind a jeep. It's great for anyone who doesn't walk well. Your guide stops often to show you features of the cave and give you history of it's past. The cave isn't as extensive as some or have as many features but it's still a wonder. The welcome building is very nice and has a good gift shop. The grounds surrounding the cave are beautifully landscaped.

Visited May 2013
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Pitkin, Louisiana
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“wonderful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2013

Takes about 1 hr. to tour by trolley car. 22.dollar for adults and 14. for children and if you plan on taking the tour again while in the area, you pay just 5. more the day of your ticket purchase and you've got a seasonal pass. Very friendly staff!

Visited May 2013
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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312 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“An easy way to see a cave”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2013

Riding through the cave made the tour seem faster than an hour. You learn about the history of the cave and the activities that have gone on there since it was discovered. It's not the prettiest cave in Missouri, but still interesting. Also, the tour wasn't cheap, but what is these days.

Visited May 2013
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Independence, Missouri
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Cave was awesome!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2013

It was a great ride through cave....Beautiful Liked I didnt have a walk......A beautiful trail after the cave nice gift shop...

Visited May 2013
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