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Beautiful Spot, Friendly Staff

Great time. Bring the family. Approximately 3 hours from Phoenix . Staff was friendly and... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
Loco907
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Anchorage, Alaska
Informative guide

We had a group of 10 and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the tour through the cave. Lauren our guide... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
Chris F
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This desert refuge has sheltered people for over a thousand years. It has been home, shrine, hideout, challenging workplace, exciting playground, tranquil retreat. On the National Historic Register, the 2,400-acre Park showcases crystal-filled...more
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16721 E Old Spanish Trl, Vail, AZ 85641-6732
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We had a group of 10 and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the tour through the cave. Lauren our guide was knowledgeable and funny and that made the tour interesting and entertaining. We had a nice bonus watching a family of Koati's come out of the cave...More

Thank Chris F
ColossalCave, Mgmt Support at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Hi Chris, Thanks for the review! Lauren is a super guide and so glad you enjoyed her tour! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed March 12, 2018

Colossal Cave Mountain Park is an older cave venue which needs some updating. The road into park is like a wash board. The admission is pricey at $18. Compared to Kartchner Caverns State Park which is south east of Tucson Colossal Cave is not nearly...More

1  Thank lovetotravel92630
ColossalCave, Mgmt Support at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Hello there, Thank you for the review and feedback! We're happy to let you know that, after having the parking lot repaved last year, repaving the road to the cave is in the works and should be started very soon. Also, we are so lucky...More

Reviewed March 12, 2018

Four of us took this tour in March and enjoyed it very much. Luckily we were near the front of the group so heard what the guide had to say. Unfortunately those in back didn't as we heard complaints at the end of the tour....More

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ColossalCave, Mgmt Support at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for the review and happy to hear you enjoyed your tour! Hope you will visit us again soon!

Reviewed March 6, 2018

Great time. Bring the family. Approximately 3 hours from Phoenix . Staff was friendly and informative. The cave was very cool and they had parts of the cave lit up. Photo inside the cave were permitted. The tour took about an hour and the views...More

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ColossalCave, Mgmt Support at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you'll come and see us again! Thank you for the review and feedback!

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Good cave, many years of people taking pieces of stalagmite and stalactites now under control, older people had to come out due to eleven floors and foot and leg protrusions from walls. Of the fourteen caves we have visited this on unfortunately rates the lowestMore

Thank casacontenta2
ColossalCave, Mgmt Support at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

We are sad to see you didn't enjoy your cave experience as we want every visitor to have the best time. Please contact our GM at 520-647-7275 or mholmes@colossalcave.com and let us know what we can do to make this right. Customer service is our...More

Reviewed February 26, 2018

We had a delightful and very knowledgeable tour guide. He was very careful to keep us informed of any obstacles overhead or any safety hazards on the trail. He had such a fun sense of humor and offered information about the cave and it's history...More

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ColossalCave, Mgmt Support at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

We are so happy you enjoyed your tour guide and the tour! Our guides ARE pretty awesome and they sure love what they do. Looking forward to your next visit to our 2,400 acre Park, there's lots to do and see! Thank you for submitting...More

Reviewed February 26, 2018

Went on a sisters getaway and it was a wonderful experience, not boring very beautiful and much better than other caves we have seen.

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ColossalCave, Mgmt Support at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Hi Donna, Happy to hear we helped make your sisters getaway a memorable one and that you enjoyed your Cave Tour! Hope you will visit us again soon and make more memories! Thank you for the review and feedback!

Reviewed February 23, 2018

We did the standard tour with our kids ages 8 and 11 and it was one of the coolest things we've ever done together! We went mid-week during a school break and when the group for our tour started to get to large, they split...More

3  Thank Marli L
ColossalCave, Mgmt Support at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Hi Marli, We are so glad you enjoyed your group tour! Our guides really do LOVE the cave and are so happy to share it with our guests. Hope you do come back soon for an Adventure Tour! Thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed February 23, 2018

The Cave Tour was one of the coolest things we did in Tucson. Our Tour Guide was amazing and she taught us a great deal about the incredible history of this natural treasure.

Thank Heric5
ColossalCave, Mgmt Support at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Great to hear you liked the tour and the guide! We do have awesome guides that LOVE the Cave! Hope to see you again for an Adventure Tour next time and thanks for the review!

Reviewed February 22, 2018

My wife and I went mid week. It is a beautiful location, and being from the East Coast, we enjoyed walking around and looking at all the interesting vegetation on the short trail in front of the main building. We had about 15 people in...More

1  Thank Eric C
ColossalCave, Mgmt Support at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Hi Eric, So glad to hear you and your wife enjoyed your visit to the Park! Thank you for the review and feedback! We hope you'll visit us again soon!

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TexieTucson-Az
May 13, 2018|
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Response from casacontenta2 | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant..no. Go into Vail. They do have a snack bar
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emily0116
March 14, 2018|
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Response from Catherine C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't do the ladder tour - but you should just call and ask them. They want to make sure participants on their tours are comfortable, so I'm sure they would tell you.
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Mary B
January 9, 2018|
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Response from NotJustRocks | Reviewed this property |
I would say it is for sure! It has it's hazards, and you'll need to keep an eye on him, but I would say it's definitely kid friendly. They tell a couple neat stories about the cave during the tour, including one about how... More
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