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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

100 Cave of the Winds Rd., 6 miles west of I-25 exit 141 on US 24 DO NOT USE GPS DIRECTIONS, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
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Great experience!

This was a great experience for me and my family! Kept my pre-teen and preschooler entertained the... read more

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sm1234567890123456
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Ephrata, Washington
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Discovery tour

The tour was interesting and our tour guide was awesome. John Sanchez AKA: “The hippy” kept... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
anthony190406
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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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!
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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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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 DO NOT USE GPS DIRECTIONS, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a great experience for me and my family! Kept my pre-teen and preschooler entertained the whole time. (Not an easy job.) Got several souvenirs but no pressure to buy after. Easy to navigate in the caves and not so dark you can't see...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tour was interesting and our tour guide was awesome. John Sanchez AKA: “The hippy” kept everyone interested and entertained with an in-depth understanding of the tour from both a Historical and Scientific perspective. We will definitely be back and look forward to requesting the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was excellent experiences at cave of the winds with Lantern Tour. It is really good place to visit.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love it here. The cave is beautiful. The Bat-A-Pult was fun. The gift shop is very nice. The guides are very personable and funny.

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Thank Lila K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Another little gem. Great scenery, friendly staff, will definitely return here on our next visit. 10/10

Thank Carl T
Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved this place for what they had to offer. Tours are great, geology is well maintained and tour guides are trained and courteous. Timing of the tours is just perfect and outdoor activities offered are entertaining to kids and adults. Safety is the number...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My whole family enjoyed this, even those of us who don't like tight spaces. We were visiting from Texas and if we are in the area again I want to do the lantern tour next time!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the first visit to Cave of the Winds for my grand children -- ages 5, 9 and 11 and they absolutely loved it! Next time they want to do the lantern tour and the zip line!

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Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I swung by here on a whim and took the tour with John (the hippy). He made it such a fun and educational tour, I would recommend this to any age range of individuals. If you are claustrophobic or a bigger person...More

1  Thank Chelsea S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a small group of 6 and our your guide John, the Hippie. All we had were lantern buckets for light in the cave system and if they went out it was pitch black. We had incredible ghost stories and tales of what went...More

1  Thank corydionne26
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Cheri F
31 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
26 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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