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“Fun way to see caverns!”
Review of Fantastic Caverns

Fantastic Caverns
Ranked #3 of 79 things to do in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Sterling, Virginia
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167 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Fun way to see caverns!”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Our family has enjoyed caverns before, but going through in the trailer of a jeep was definitely unique! My kids loved watching their heads for the low hanging formations and laughed when they would "rain" on us. There were some beautiful areas, and I enjoyed hearing the history of the cavern itself - how it was discovered, how it has been used since, etc.

Visited November 2013
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Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Kinda cool but tight squeeze at times”
Reviewed 25 May 2014

If I didn't know better, I swear that the tour guide tried to hit our heads on the rocks on purpose! Otherwise it's just kind of a cool cave tour but not the first cave I've been in.

Visited June 2013
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“LOVED IT! TOTALLY WILL GO AGAIN!”
Reviewed 24 May 2014

WE LOVED IT!!!! Cave was cool, beautiful, interesting and our tour guide was awesome! A must visit if visiting in MO. If you get cold easy, bring a light jacket.

Visited May 2014
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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Interesting/historic”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Cavern was very interesting and ridding in the trailer was an enjoyable and comfortable way to see the geology; hear the stories and view the formations in an expeditious period of time.

Visited April 2014
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St. James, Mo
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Short and sweet, beautiful grounds”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

If you are a big time spelunker, you won't get much out of this tour. For the average person, a comfortable and enjoyable ride through a cave. A few beautiful formations, but not an overly active cave.

Visited May 2014
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