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Wonder World Cave and Park

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COOL natural cave. I do not remember tour guy's name but he was so funny and full of information... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2016
Sarafina R
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Austin, Texas
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Wonder World Park is not big and located in a residential area but it is well-organized and fun for... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2016
Maya L
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Welcome to Wonder World Park, a one-of-a-kind Theme Park, known as the 1st show cave in Texas. Visitors have enjoyed touring the Balcones Fault Line Cave for over 105 years, and now, the park has many other attractions for family fun and...more
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1000 Prospect St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4096
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We were originally going to go to wimberly for vacation but were told that the blue hole was not open. So down in our hotel lobby we found a brochure for wonder world and decided to check it out instead. Got a military discount which...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Buddy M, Owner at Wonder World Cave and Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

We're so glad you stumbled upon us -- thanks for coming by with the family! We're thrilled you guys had a great time, and we truly appreciate you taking some time to spread the word. Hope we can look forward to welcoming you back next...More

Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I think that wonder world stands for 'I wonder how they are still open' or 'I wonder when this will be over' There was a mixed group of us ranging from 1.5 years old to 50. The teens hated it! First off its super expensive....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Buddy M, Owner at Wonder World Cave and Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Mary, it sounds like perhaps a more traditional amusement park would've been better suited for what you were looking for. We're not about the bells and whistles, and that's part of why people love coming here. They get to experience the deep history of Texas'...More

Reviewed July 31, 2016

Came to have a fun day with kids last Friday, long drive by the way and told a group RSVP first so we would not be able to have fun, sorry. What a terrible place that can't take care of all visitors, not to mention...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Buddy M, Owner at Wonder World Cave and Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2016

Ron, we're truly sorry you made the drive out here just as we reached capacity. Please know, we would've loved to have you guys out here, but unfortunately we weren't able to accommodate any more guests. If there's any chance we can make this right...More

Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Ty was our wonderful tour guide. He is very knowledgeable about the cave and is always willing to answer questions. Our kids (12, 10 & 5 ) loved the cave, anti gravity house, and feeding the animals. This is a good place to go when...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Buddy M, Owner at Wonder World Cave and Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2016

Missy, we're so glad the whole group had a blast checking out the different spots! It's all we could ask for knowing the tour was informational, too, and we hope we'll get to see you back again someday! Take care, Your Team at Wonder World...More

Reviewed July 13, 2016

COOL natural cave. I do not remember tour guy's name but he was so funny and full of information. It wasn't a long tour or too short which was just about perfect. The additional attraction at the end were also pretty fun with the little...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Sarafina R
Buddy M, Owner at Wonder World Cave and Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2016

We're so glad you enjoyed exploring with us, Sarafina! We're thrilled you guys had fun learning about the unique history here, and we hope it won't be too long until we can welcome you back. Thank you for the support! Warmly, Your Team at Wonder...More

Reviewed July 7, 2016

This attraction is small and a throwback to a different era! No thrills, but cute little gift shop. We primarily were interested in the guided cave tour, which was the highlight of our visit. The only disappointment being the elevators were not working so we...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Buddy M, Owner at Wonder World Cave and Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2016

We're so glad you enjoyed exploring the cave, but we're sorry to hear some of the other activities weren't as much of a hit with you. Even so, we appreciate you coming to check us out, and we're thrilled to hear you enjoyed having Macy...More

Reviewed July 6, 2016

Wonder World Park is not big and located in a residential area but it is well-organized and fun for kids. We were guided by a college student who took us on the little train to visit deer, peacock, alpacas, and goats. We stayed in the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Maya L
Buddy M, Owner at Wonder World Cave and Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2016

Maya, we're so thrilled you and your niece enjoyed exploring here -- thank you for the wonderful feedback! It's great to hear you guys had some fun checking out the activities, and we hope it won't be too long until we can welcome you back....More

Reviewed June 16, 2016

Not what I was expecting from brochures at all. This is definitely targeting a younger age range -- probably good for families with children, but if you're adults only, I'd skip it. Really pretty cheesy. I was disappointed.More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Buddy M, Owner at Wonder World Cave and Park, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2016

Danny, we're surprised to hear you say that, as we're pretty clear about what we have to offer here. We list all the available activities on our website -- two of which are a petting zoo, and a mini train ride. Though adults truly enjoy...More

Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

The $25.00 we paid for each adult is not worth it at all. A little boring and they make you feel like you are going to have a lot of fun. Definitely not worth it.More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Buddy M, Owner at Wonder World Cave and Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2016

Jessica, we're not your typical theme park, and we apologize if that's what you were looking for. People love coming here to explore the rich history of the 1st show cave in Texas, and we're sorry to hear it let you down. Even so, we...More

Reviewed May 26, 2016

A one stop shop for outdoor activities!!! The tour starts at the Wonder Cave. Explore the Balcones Fault Line Cave, "the only real earthquake cave open for viewing". Long ago this cave was formed with a powerful earthquake that split part of this region by...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Buddy M, Owner at Wonder World Cave and Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2016

Tony_T3000, we're so thrilled you had a blast here -- thank you for the wonderful feedback! We're excited you enjoyed learning about this historic cave, and we truly appreciate you taking some time to support us too. Hope it won't be too long until we...More

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I am 50ish and have knee problems need 3rd acl replaced. And the climb was not too strenuous as i was allowed to go at my own pace at back of pack
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