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Interesting Place!

I went here with my 2 teenagers. You sign up and wait about 30 minutes for the boat tour. The tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kelly S
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Des Moines
Just as I remembered it as a child.

Visited a time or 2 as a kid a s just had to bring my own kids now. It was awesome just like I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alisha R
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13299 Spook Cave Rd, McGregor, IA 52157-8699
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited a time or 2 as a kid a s just had to bring my own kids now. It was awesome just like I remembered it to be. Definitely a very unique attraction. Beautiful camping scenery, public restrooms, gift shop all on site. About a...More

Thank Alisha R
Paul R, Owner at Spook Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear and thanks for the description.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here with my 2 teenagers. You sign up and wait about 30 minutes for the boat tour. The tour guide will tell you the history of the cave as you enter. You do have to duck your head and bend down as it...More

Thank Kelly S
Paul R, Owner at Spook Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, we're happy you found it interesting and that you recommend Spook Cave.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool and exciting for kids. Would highly recommend for youngsters. I didn’t stay there just went for the cave tour. Guide was very knowledgeable and very nice. If you have a bad back or don’t like cramped places this would not be an ideal...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Spook Cave tour was fun. Our guide was funny & knew her stuff. She gave us one good scare, which my 6 year old daughter survived. I won't give it away, but it happens fast & then you can laugh about it. Beware if...More

Thank Kristie R
Paul R, Owner at Spook Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Guides are wonderful and provide a super experience. Spook Cave is a great place Tog go, either camping or a one day trip.

Thank Carolyn S
Paul R, Owner at Spook Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're glad you had a super experience!

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We tried Spook Cave and Campground on a whim after driving past it several weeks ago. The campsite was nicely wooded and had grass!!! Check in was super easy and the staff was very helpful and nice. Lots to do in nearby McGregor, Marquette and...More

Thank Joe N
Paul R, Owner at Spook Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You are correct! Thanks for taking the time to submit a great review.

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

What a perfect spot for a reunion with an old friend! I'm so glad she suggested it... My husband and I were camping locally bought we'd seen so many cats were didn't really consider this as an ideal option initially..... but we are so glad...More

Thank PatPS
Paul R, Owner at Spook Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks for the review we are glad you had a great time!

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Luckily we weren't trapped like the poor boy scouts in Thailand. Spook cave is completely safe and quite spooky. One enjoys it via boat. The headroom is low in places, so adults will need to lean down. Spooky elements make it fun for children.

Thank Dotty C
Paul R, Owner at Spook Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks for the 5 star review.

Reviewed 20 June 2018

You get on a boat and float through a cave. You turn around at the end, and come back the way you came. I would agree with the review entitled "fun to do once". My boat was full of spiderwebs, so during the tour parts...More

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Paul R, Owner at Spook Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to respond, 9 adults, 3 per seat, is the maximum number of riders. With small children or lap infants perhaps 10 people on a full boat tour.

Reviewed 4 June 2018

We toured the cave today. This is a boat ride, slowly drifting through the cave. Once you reached the end, turn around and back track. A little history along the way, some tight spots here and there that require ducking down low so as not...More

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Paul R, Owner at Spook Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review, your information is helpful to others.

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anon468
10 May 2018|
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Response from Paul R | Property representative |
No those are the only two cabins that do not have a bathroom. You use the main bathroom/shower house a short distance away, thanks.
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Alisha R
21 March 2018|
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Response from Paul R | Property representative |
The tour is 35 minutes in length, yes there are restrooms. The tours usually leave after a 20 minute wait at the longest. Labor Day weekend can get busy with the possibility of a little longer wait in the afternoon.
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CalmAnonymous
12 August 2017|
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Response from raescar1 | Reviewed this property |
I personally do like to read the bad reviews also as long as they are truthful. I realize working with the public is not always easy and they will always be grumblers. But as a reviewer you can usually see through the petty... More
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