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Cave of the Winds

100 Cave of the Winds Rd., 6 miles west of I-25 exit 141 on US 24, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
+1 719-685-5444
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Terror-Dactyl

Came for the sole purpose of riding Terror-Dactyl. The swing was a blast - I highly recommend it... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
geharve
Cool cave, okay experience, wear your tennis shoes!

Enjoyed the tour of the cave and the exercise! It was a nice and COOL temp down there and very... read more

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girlwonder36
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Discovered in 1881, Cave of the Winds has been a premier Colorado attraction for more than a century. Explore amazing caverns, experience total cave darkness, and marvel at the beauty of formations hundreds of thousands of years old. Then step outside and walk on the wind on the Wind Walker Challenge Course, fly like a bat on the Bat-a-Pult Zip Line, and dive into Williams Canyon on the one of a kind aerial dive ride, the TERROR-Dactyl. Lots of family fun, amazing views and memories to last a lifetime!
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lantern tour” (320 reviews)
“terror dactyl” (89 reviews)
“ropes course” (86 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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100 Cave of the Winds Rd., 6 miles west of I-25 exit 141 on US 24, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
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Reviewed yesterday

Came for the sole purpose of riding Terror-Dactyl. The swing was a blast - I highly recommend it. Park employee, Alex had to ride with me since it was early in the morning and no one else was there - he was a great swing...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed the tour of the cave and the exercise! It was a nice and COOL temp down there and very well lit. The guides were friendly and knowledgeable and well rehearsed with their spiel about the cave. The formations were..well, ok I guess. Many of...More

Thank girlwonder36
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I and 2 teenage children (age 16 and 19) visited Cave of the Winds and had a lot of fun. The 2 kids rode the Terror-Dactyl and then we all did the Wind Walker course. We were there a little over two...More

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Thank ReginaDLP
Reviewed yesterday

An Amazing and pleasurable experience. A friendly and comfortable tour. The knowledge and professionalism of all the staff really made the tour worthwhile.

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Thank fred2829
Reviewed yesterday

Grandma came to visit and took the whole family on a Discovery Tour of the nice cool cave in July. Everyone enjoyed it, we stayed and had hot dogs and fries...YUMMY! SO beautiful and plenty to do.

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Thank April M
Reviewed yesterday

Good tour - just remember it is Caves not Caverns so not as impressive as Carlsbad. We didn't do the ziplines but they looked like they would have been fun.

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Reviewed yesterday

the ride was a blast, and the food was great. The staff was pleasant . Overall an awesome experience. I took my boyfriend for his birthday as a surprise and he was thrilled.

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Reviewed yesterday

We tried to do the lantern tour 2 years ago but with all of the rain the paths were too slippery and they cancelled our tour. It was worth the wait. My teen boys really enjoyed it. It's not a great tour if you are...More

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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I went because we saw videos of the Terror-Dactyl ride, and knew we had to check it out. We purchased our tickets online, but they ended up refunding one once we got there since the Terror-Dactyl was a little too much for...More

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Thank Lauren W
Reviewed yesterday

We visited with 3 adults and 3 kids under 10. Everyone enjoyed the cave tour and the kids loved the Wind Walker course, Batapult and panning for gems (the adults chose not to do the extras). We booked online and took advantage of the early...More

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Cheri F
30 May 2017|
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Response from huskertravelers | Reviewed this property |
As a senior I found the walk in the cave easy and interesting. There are lovely views and an nice gift shop with panoramic views.
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ZeddyDog
25 May 2017|
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Response from vikkistarr1 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend early morning it does get rather warm here in the summer it would definitely be cooler in the morning,But if your want to go on a tour in the caves you definitely want to bring a light jacket it's cool in... More
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sherlb
9 May 2017|
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Response from Cave_of_the_Winds | Property representative |
Hi Sherlb! Thank you for asking. The average time to do the Discovery Tour and all of the rides would be about 2 - 2.5 hours. However, if you plan on coming in the summer, specifically July, it could take closer to 4 hours... More
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