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Fantastic Caverns

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Address: 4872 N Farm Road 125, Springfield, MO 65803-6168
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Discover the timeless beauty of Fantastic Caverns, one of the earth's...

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!

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Knowledgeable staff ankd beautiful scene

We had a great time on our trip and our guide was super smart about the formations as well as the history of the cave! I believe her name was Mandy she was the curly red head... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great time on our trip and our guide was super smart about the formations as well as the history of the cave! I believe her name was Mandy she was the curly red head girl. We were very impressed with the overall hospitality with all of the staff!! Thank you for the great experience!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family has been to walk in caves before in South Dakota but we loved the concept of riding through a cave! That was a first for all of us. Amazing facts and information given to us by our tour guide and great customer service by employee's. The cave is truly amazing and worth visiting!

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Hollister, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went during spring break after my son kept seeing the billboards between Springfield and Branson. Our whole family had a nice time. Everyone was helpful and pleasant. We enjoyed our experience in the cave and on the hiking trail.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed our tour, tour guide was really good, lots of neat history!! Just a little pricey for a family on a budget....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tour guide was outstanding! Had a good trail. Lots of picnic tables to bring a packed lunch and make an afternoon of it.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Let me say this isn't the most fabulous cave I've ever been in, but it is definitely a unique opportunity. There are only 4 ride through caves in the world with this one being the only one in the U.S. So I think that in itself makes it worth the trip. Out kids are fairly young and they still had... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this place is great education for kids that are interested in science or the natural outdoors. it has been around for many years. the guides are very through.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Saw the hundreds of billboards advertising this place on the road to Springfield, saw so many that we just couldn't NOT go and have a look. This place is amazing, well worth the $24 each admission, the jeep ride into the cave is fantastic. Our guide, Chuck, was knowledgable and full of info, he made the tour a great one,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Karen our tour guide was excellent. This excursion was very interesting. We enjoyed our visit. Loved being in the front seat. Felt more like one on one we were in the keep opposed toin the tram. We took our grand daughter Madison and her friend Andrew. Rockport, Texas

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is always a fun trip. We have been several times and now I am enjoying watching my grandchildren getting to enjoy it. They also gave us a great discount because my step son is in law enforcement!

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