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Wonderland Caves

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Address: Nemo, SD
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Not bad for 15 bucks...

When you are on your way to the cave you will ask yourself many times if you are going in the right direction and does it even exist...the answer is yes. Just keep on keepin on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2016
C. K
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Before we went, we checked the website for the season and hours to make sure it was open. I also called to confirm. No one answered the phone but the message confirmed that they would be open. We drove an hour just to get there and when we did, were told that the caretaker was leaving. I mentioned that I... More 

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Arlington, South Dakota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice formations good explanations.. Bring a good flashlight yourself as there are some interesting things that you won't see otherwise.

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Menifee, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We saw signs for wonderland cave and decided to stop. It's a gorgeous and I'm glad we did. It was about thirty bucks for the two of us to tour the cave. Took about thirty minutes. The man that gave us the tour was so nice and you can tell he really loves the cave. No dogs are allowed in... More 

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Saratoga, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I have seen several people state that the drive to Wonderland Caves is long and scary and possibly even unsafe. This is all completely incorrect. The drive is absolutely beautiful back to the cave. Carl was our tour guide. He is a delightful young man full of information about the cave. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves on our tour. We were... More 

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Greenwood, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Cave closed due to injury of one of the operators. Although another guy was there running the gift shop they were not bringing people down into the cave. I suggested maybe someone could run out to change the "open" signs on the Hwy so people don't drive out and waste their time but got a rude response. Call ahead even... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The billboard on 385 said open day and evening, so we drove all the way there on windy dirt roads, the last mile is extremely narrow and steep. We got there at 5:01, and were told that they are closed. So we never saw it.

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Champaign IL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I visited both National Park Service caves in the Black Hills plus this one and Rushmore. This one has the best formations by far. If you have children this is a big plus. Also, a big plus to many people, it is FAR better lit than any tour in the National Park Service caves. Otherwise, read other reviews.

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Hurley, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Well, I will start off that our instructor had a sense of humor and sarcasm that was on point. I was very surprised at the knowledge and love of his job. If you are looking for something to do, and do not want to spend a lot of money, this is the spot.

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Thank joshuad868
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

When you are on your way to the cave you will ask yourself many times if you are going in the right direction and does it even exist...the answer is yes. Just keep on keepin on and you'll find the turn. About 2 miles down a very drivable dirt road (I have a little Altima and it was fine). Once... More 

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Spirit Lake, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I took my 3 and 4 year old daughters here this week and we had a blast. Follow the signs and have faith that you will arrive at the cave eventually! I was about to turn around, thinking maybe it was a hoax! But sure enough, we did make it there! The staff were super friendly, and it was only... More 

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