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Bluff Dwellers Cave

163 Cave Rd, Noel, MO 64854
+1 417-475-3666
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Jay is a wonderful guide

Really enjoyed our guided tour with Jay through Bluff Dwellers Cave today. The tour was personal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacksonville, FL
via mobile
Day at Bluff Dwellers

This is a great local attraction that visited as a child. I took my 9 year old and he loved it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tim R
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When you first arrive at Bluff Dwellers the view is amazing. You will notice Limestone walls and 35 steps you have to climb to get to the entrance of the cavern..that is the hardest part of the cave. As you go up the steps think about how all this limestone is a part if a landside that sealed this cavern off from man for more than 3000 years. Since 1925 it has been owned and operated by the same family and guaranteed you will be amazed by what is under this Bluff~ The tour underground takes around 45 min-1hr, well lit and guided. The Browning Museum is also included on the tour, a wonderful collection of mineral rocks,fossil rocks,artifacts and antiques.
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163 Cave Rd, Noel, MO 64854
+1 417-475-3666
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our guided tour with Jay through Bluff Dwellers Cave today. The tour was personal and informative and our guide Jay took the extra time to show us cave salamanders, crickets and frogs. The cave has not been so commercialized that you lose the...More

1  Thank Jacksonville_FLKatie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great local attraction that visited as a child. I took my 9 year old and he loved it. Usually smaller groups. It is guided, so that is a plus. Moderately priced. Not too long, not too short. If you are looking for...More

1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Noel is a very cool little vacation town with rafting, tubing, and swiming as long as partying and this is not even 2 miles from the river action.. This is a wonderful summer activity to see with the cavern around 54 degrees year round... the...More

Thank GARY C
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Wonderful caverns to visit. Great tour- knowledgeable guide. Very friendly and easy going. Great gift shop and museum that even has a real human skull on display found right near the cave! Tour is about 45 minutes long with many neat paths and beautiful sites.

2  Thank spirit52017
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We spelunked this cave on a cold afternoon. It was nice because the cave was warm. Cave tour is about 45 min to an hour. Cave is kind pretty and has some interesting points. Guide was informative and polite.

1  Thank 318bks
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Very knowledgeable guide. Path in cave was fairly easy to walk. Friendly staff. Lots of bats! Guide lets you touch one piece of cave. This was great for curios children.

3  Thank aisforamos
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Natural caves tend to be rather dirty places. They are under ground, after all. Bluff Dweller's Cavern has been cleaned up to make it presentable to the public. Tons of pea gravel has been brought in to make level walking paths. An extensive lighting system...More

4  Thank SouthSeasAmerican
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Our Grandkids had been before on school trips, etc. So when we were visiting them in nearby Arkansas, they insisted that we go again. It has to be pretty good for them to want to keep going back again and again. Well we were pleasantly...More

2  Thank MJLSr
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Not only was this place an amazing hole in the wall (pun intended), the natural beauty was definitely a site to behold! A big piece of historic Ozark pie! But the main attraction was one Mary Jane, who delighted us with a tour. She went...More

5  Thank Susannah L
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I wanted to take a cave tour within a few hours drive from home, and from reviews and information online, we chose Bluff Dwellers Cavern in Noel. With two carloads of kids ages 4-13, we headed out early for the cave hoping...More

4  Thank OklahomaGma5
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Response from 318bks | Reviewed this property |
I do not think so it was narrow in spots and two flights of stairs to the opening