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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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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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Unique Experience

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 2 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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Thank Bobbi M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great attraction to visit. Only ride through caverns in North America. Great for families with children, seniors, and people with disabilities. Ride in tram cars drawn by jeeps with a guide. Beautiful caverns and great for photos. Guides give good information and are very personable with the guests. Enjoyable hour long tour and worth the $24 fee. Nice gift shop... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

"Fantastic Caverns is a family-owned business, first discovered in 1862 by a farmer - rather, by his dog, who crawled through an entrance. Jeep-drawn trams carry visitors on the one mile, 50-min. tour. No walking is necessary and the trams will easily accommodate wheelchairs ... the trams are reached by wheelchair accessible ramps." America's only ride-through cave -- you are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Tuesday and was pressed for time so we left and came back on a Wednesday and had a private tour. Mandy our tour guide was ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!!!!! Ask for her tour she is very knowledgeable and made it very interesting. We had 4 children with us and she took their questions like a champ!!! This place... More 

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Dallas Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was so cool! Loved getting to drive though the cave. It was great for people with young kids that worry about walking through caves. It was such a cool experience.

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Enid, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family loves hiking, nature, caves, etc. So, with that in mind, sad to report we were all disappointed with this experience. First, $100 for a family of four...WOW! Not that I would have expected it to be a lot cheaper, but $60-80 for a family four still seems fair for the caverns and the guests. Second, what we thought... More 

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