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Fantastic Caverns

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Address: 4872 N Farm Road 125, Springfield, MO 65803-6168
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+1 417-833-2010
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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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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Great way to see a cave without walking.

We stopped in to see this cave on our way from St. Louis to Branson (Nov 22-30), was a nice break in the drive. Really enjoyed the guide info of the history of the cave and what... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 December 2016
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Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great family fun or just for a date or to get to know the area and it's history .....good information w good n bad jokes that show case the cave and area people in the past an the future....would go back anytime ~!

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Prairieville, LA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is so great because it is the only ride through cave in North America, so people who can't walk far is able to go and it is great for kids too. The cave is really nice and the tour guide was super nice.

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we travel with our dogs it's important to find things to do that can include them. Our dogs got to go on the tour, mill around the gift shop and walk the trails outside. It was a very interesting, informative, and beautiful tour.

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Thank DesertDogs7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a spur of the moment detour on our way from OK to IL yesterday. My 12-yr old daughter and 15-yr old son and I really enjoyed the tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly and he did a great job! We were there at 3 pm so there wasn't a big crowd. I thought we would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome experience. Take the kids and go unground on a jeep caravan. I recommend doing this activity on a hot day to beat the heat and see the wonders.

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Thank Kathleen H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good tours would recommend it to anyone friends and family they are very informative on the tour it was real interesting the history on what the cavern has been used for

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Thank Gary A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

December is obviously the off season but I think it served to enhance the tour as we were able to have a little more time to ask questions and view the cave. The staff are all very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour itself is not as long as I had hoped but the Rick (our guide) was very thorough in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stopped in to see this cave on our way from St. Louis to Branson (Nov 22-30), was a nice break in the drive. Really enjoyed the guide info of the history of the cave and what events have happened there. It was also a great way to avoid the crowds on Black Friday.

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Farmington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

A very unique experience...since it was a ride through cave, my disabled husband was able to enjoy the cave with us. I will say that walking down to the tram was a little difficult for him.

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Black River Falls, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is a great little adventure just north of Springfield. I have been there many times over the past 30 years - as a child and as a mother with my own children. I am looking forward to taking my grandchildren someday. It is an amazing, beautiful, natural wonder and the operators have worked hard to have as little impact... More 

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