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“Very enjoyable tour!”
Review of Fantastic Caverns

Fantastic Caverns
Ranked #7 of 96 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!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Reviewed October 19, 2013

We were intrigued when we saw the brochure telling us about a cavern ride through so we decided to try it. Glad we did! We had a very good guide. Although she didn't look old enough to drive, she was very informative and pointed out stuff (such as the hanging bat) that we probably would not have seen had we been walking!!. she also threw in quite a few cute remarks along the ride. my only regret is that it wasn't a longer tour maybe going farther in the cave. the cost was a little high but all in all we had a very good time. also the man at the front desk was very helpful giving us tips on what to see and do in Branson which was where we were headed for.

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Reviewed October 19, 2013

The caverns were very interesting and the guide was informative. It was great hearing the history. My father in law was with us and this was great for him as he has difficulty walking.

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Reviewed October 16, 2013

We love to explore caves and have visited most of the caves in this area. Fantastic Caverns is by far our least favorite. The large cave itself is impressive, but there are very few actual formations in the cave. We were at first intrigued by a ride-through cave adventure, but the ride was probably the most disappointing part of our experience. We sat on the left side of the conveyance, behind the driver, and along the entire route of the cave tour all of the points of interest were behind us. The tram was full and it made it very difficult to turn around and appreciate the view. I would only recommend the Fantastic Cave Tour for those who are elderly and might struggle walking through a cave or for families with small children.

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Reviewed October 15, 2013

We went to Fantastic Caverns from Branson MO, where we were vacationing. I saw a flyer for Fantastic Caverns and we decided to go.
Definitely one of the prettiest and most interesting tours through a cave I was ever on.
It was even more exceptional because they drive you through. We had a great tour guide who was very knowlegeable and as a little boy use to play drums in the caverns at shows.
If we are ever in the area again we will visit again.
The tour was over 1 hour and well worth every penny!!!

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Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

This was a great place to take kids, especially when you have a lot of them. Since they were contained the whole time, we didn't have to worry about loosing anyone etc. Very informative, historical tour.

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