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Wonder World Park

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1000 Prospect St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4096
+1 512-392-3760
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Cave is fine but everything else is a waste

We stopped on the way home from our family vacation and I’d like to have my money back. The cave... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Crystal H
via mobile
Relaxing time.

If you have a few hours this is fun for family and friends. Going down for a guided tour into the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Welcome to Wonder World Park, a one-of-a-kind Theme Park, known as the 1st show cave in Texas. Visitors have enjoyed touring the Balcones Fault Line Cave for over 105 years, and now, the park has many other attractions for family fun and entertainment. Enjoy a guided tour and discover the nation's only true example of an earthquake formed cave. Go deep underground and see up close the devastation of a major quake. Exit by the "Stratavator" and ride high into the sky to the Tejas Observation Tower. Be amazed by the Topsy-Turvy World of the Anti-Gravity House where everything is backwards, even water flows up hill! Board the train and splash through the waterfalls of Mystery Mountain on your way to the Texas Wildlife Petting Park. Educational and fun for ALL ages, Wonder World Park Cave and Attractions is just minutes from I-35 in San Marcos between Austin and San Antonio. Gift shops, free picnic grounds, free parking and much more await your visit.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
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“cave tour” (25 reviews)
“train ride” (34 reviews)
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1000 Prospect St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4096
+1 512-392-3760

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on the way home from our family vacation and I’d like to have my money back. The cave was fine but the anti gravity house was dumb and the animals at the petting zoo part that you don’t get to pet are so...More

1  Thank Crystal H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have a few hours this is fun for family and friends. Going down for a guided tour into the cave, coming up to walk through the gravity house was exciting. Taking a train ride into the animal zoo was so fun. Wow.

Thank 263kenj
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This park was a lot of fun for my family today! My tour guide, Brandon, did an outstanding job. We enjoyed the education and fun aspects of the park. I highly recommend visiting!

Reviewed 16 September 2017

I bought a Pogo Pass which included a visit to the Wonder Cave. So we drove 90 minutes to get there only to be told that they would not allow us in unless someone else showed up and paid for an admission. After waiting a...More

1  Thank DavidJamesHarter
WWPark, Manager at Wonder World Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Pogo Passes has been honored through our normal summer season and this policy work well because of high traffic volume. Now that we have gone into our winter time operation with significantly smaller crows we may not have normal tours on a regurlar time period....More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

We visited the Wonder World Park with a Pogopass on the way to the airport to pass a few hours. The caves were fine, a few steep steps and a few small puddles. The guide was informative . It was lit up with hand rails....More

Thank Mrjengo
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I took my 3 kids ages 4, 11, and 12. They enjoyed the cave and wildlife park the most. The zero gravity room was okay. The observation tower was not worth it. We ended up in a large group for the tour and we stayed...More

2  Thank Jessica Y
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Tour guide excellent! Very informative. Did the anti- gravity house. What fun and then onto the train ride !!

Thank MAJ4
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We have been coming here for 30 years. The climb down and back up was much easier back then (younger, ha ha). It still is good for the family. They have an observation tower, the caves, a gravity house and a train that goes thru...More

2  Thank acopeland2017
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A couple of years back we took our grandchildren to the Wonder World Park. There is a small petting zoo (mostly native animals to Texas), a cave tour, and a gift shop. We rode the little train thru the zoo then went on the cave...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I used to take my scout troops but can't afford it now. There was a petting zoo and cave excursion but I don't know what they added to increase the price so much.

3  Thank ArtteacherSanMarcosT
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Janean R
20 October 2017|
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Response from Peggy S | Reviewed this property |
See Bill M. above. Google: wonder world costs or 512-392-3760 for individual costs per event and/or disability costs.
23 March 2017|
Response from WWPark | Property representative |
Unfortunately, the cave and anti-gravity house is not wheelchair accessible. Although you may go on the train ride through the wild life park! -Buddy Mostyn
15 September 2016|
Response from daddymo2 | Reviewed this property |
When I used one I saved between $5-10 per ticket. Most recently used in March 2016.