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Fantastic Caverns

Open Now: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Cool cave

We enjoyed the cave tram ride. Unique as there is very little walking involved; only getting to the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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Loved it

Our guide was very friendly and well educated about the Caverns. Great family activity our kiddos... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Neno T
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
4872 N Farm Road 125, Springfield, MO 65803-6168
+1 417-833-2010
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the cave tram ride. Unique as there is very little walking involved; only getting to the tram and off. The cave was a welcome relief from the unseasonably hot day. 95 outside, 60 in the cave. Demonstrating the lighting changes from the late...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our guide was very friendly and well educated about the Caverns. Great family activity our kiddos enjoyed it

Thank Neno T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first trip to a cavern as a family. My husband and I have been to caves as children and were excited to take our girls. The tour was led by a very knowledgeable and excited woman named Lynne. You could tell she...More

Thank Kecia L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this cave tour, our tour guide knew a lot and it was nice to just sit back and ride thru the cave.

Thank katiemcoward
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cave was gorgeous and the tour guide Rich was awesome! He was very knowledgeable and went above and beyond for us. Anyswered all of our questions, was very personable and extremely passionate about his job. We will be returning soon!

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were headed to the Springfield Airport from Joplin, MO and saw the signs for this place. Loved the fact that we didn't have to walk it, so we decided to stop and see. It was beautiful. The tour guides were so friendly and informative....More

Thank BreezyKayA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, the drive-through concept is nice, but we spent longer waiting to board the cart/vehicle/whatever than it took to do the tour. I thought this experience was rather pricey for the length of the tour. We usually do cave tours if there are any in...More

2  Thank heartimes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We barely arrived in time for the last tour of the day but personnel were very accommodating and polite. The unique ability to ride through the caves makes it a great venue for people with limited mobility. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. Questions...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice way to see these beautiful caverns without all the walking, Great if you are seniors or have knee problems. Guide was very good at stopping along the way and explaining interesting things about the cave. She also gave advanced warning when we were going...More

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Fantastic Cavern's on a small family trip to Springfield MO. What originally caught my interest was it was a ride through tour, with a 4 year old he tends to get bored walking around. The wait time was only about 15 minutes...More

Thank RileyCallahan0314
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24 August 2018|
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Response from Randall P | Reviewed this property |
I would say probably not, but maybe without a trailer attached to your truck. They do have a really big parking lot that would potentially have room if you parked across multiple spots (I had to with my pickup and pop-up... More
4 July 2018|
Response from DustinHolmes | Reviewed this property |
Yes they will be open on July 4th. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Ali I
13 February 2018|
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Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
No. I don't think so. Best to ask owners. it's a privately owned cave. Really nice. if your dog does have to stay in the car they have a very shady in the parking lot.