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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
+1 719-685-5444
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Great tour guide

She may have been shorter than normal “that’s why they hired me!”but she was... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
gabythegoose
Lantern Tour

Awesome experience! We are from Washington so the temperature didn’t bother us, but it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gabriell L
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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!
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 4 days ago

She may have been shorter than normal “that’s why they hired me!”but she was wonderful,knowledgeable and considerate of my 75 year old Mother. We toured last Saturday. So glad we came again when we had an out of town visitor. Consistently great tours!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome experience! We are from Washington so the temperature didn’t bother us, but it is recommended to bring a jacket as it is a bit chilly. Also appropriate footwear. I wore sandals and did fine, but it is somewhat rocky and damp in places. The...More

Thank Gabriell L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour, had fun exploring around half an hour in the caves; the guide was enthusiastic and gave us a lot of interesting facts. Nice formations of stalagmites and stalactites and some highly interesting structures. Not strenuous. Will be engaging to people who are interested...More

Thank Pradeep890
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very fun visit of the caves with Jim who without a doubt made it much more fun than it would have been had we just walked by ourself. The youngest in the grouo was 6 and she really liked it. If i...More

Thank ftotheo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Colorado Springs for a few days and decided to do a little sight-seeing since the weather was so great. We had wanted to do Pike's Peak but it closed due to snow. As we were returning to the Springs we saw signs...More

Thank Jan1606
Reviewed 1 week ago

rachel and i dont know the other tour guide name it was an older gentleman they were amazing as guides i will most definetly come back one day im from houston it was my first time there and i did both tours the lamp tour...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family explore quite a few caves but we never did a lantern tour. Wow What Fun! Great tour and interesting story.

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Thank nicolles468
Reviewed 1 week ago

Caving 101 was a great, once in a life time experience. Rachel, our guide was very friendly, very well informed and very helpful when maneuvering tight spaced inside the cave. I absolutely recommend this tour for anyone with basic fitness level.

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Thank kanchanvaidya158
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dont miss this place, nice tours through the caves, very easy to walk through, well done. You can drive there or take a taxi only 10 mins from Manitou Springs.

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, I got my adrenaline dose out of the way with the Terror-Dactyl. That was brief but awesome, providing both a rush and a gorgeous view. Park employee Sage was kind enough to join me since the ride doesn't allow for a solo rider (probably...More

Thank Mandy N
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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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