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Beautiful caves and a mine train ride too!

We were extremely impressed with the natural formations and extensive caverns here. The lighting... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Kensington, California
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Amazing experience! Try turismo aventura

Amazing experience! Try turismo aventura! The guides Guille and Juan were outstanding! Not sure if... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Rafael C
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We were extremely impressed with the natural formations and extensive caverns here. The lighting and music within the caves was a really nice touch. The tour guide was apparently very knowledgeable but since our Spanish is very limited and she spoke very quickly we didn't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank todson
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience! Try turismo aventura! The guides Guille and Juan were outstanding! Not sure if there are visits conducted in English, but the explanations and insights about the cave and its formations were outstanding. Thanks for this great experience!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rafael C
Reviewed June 20, 2018

This place is absolutely amazing. You first enter the cave by an old mining train which only takes about 3 minutes. After that there is about 1 kilometre of pathways to follow all of which is either flat or gently sloping, there is one part...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Excellent showcave but tour was conducted 100% in Spanish, no good if you don't speak the language :-) They had run out of the English version of the printed guide. But, well worth the price just for what you see and for the train ride...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank McBad_Wales
Reviewed September 7, 2017

El Soplao is a very special cave, apart from the wonderful location. Some of the crystal formations are quite unique and despite visiting many caves in various countries this rates at the top or very near. The only complaint is that the tour is very...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank gone2asturias
Reviewed July 12, 2017

El Soplao cave is quite impressive. A great variety of geological formations all together in the same cave make it a really interesting place.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jaime G
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Recommend by the tourist information office and it didn't disappoint.it takes approx 1hour starting with a train reside down into the cave, continuing on foot through the caves galleries. The crystals, stalegtites, and different mineral colours are fantastic. A well organised and smooth organisation. There...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank LynnPoly
Reviewed October 3, 2016

we took some time out to visit these caves, and that was a great experience. It is unfortunate that you cannot take photos when inside, but considering that these caves have survived for 300 million years and the stalagmites/stalactites were awe inspiring,.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Tomvc1
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Pros Nice scenery Reasonable priced coffee Cons SPANISH ONLY!!! Even though we ordered the tickets in English nothing was mentioned about the tour being fully in Spanish. Very disappointing. No pictures allowed Train not working

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Geert d
Reviewed August 10, 2016

this has to be one of the geology wonder of the world. it concise of eccentric formations stalactites stalagmites flowstones columns cave pearls the lot. the shear amount of them is amazing the different colours stunning. the tour takes about one hour for the soft...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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