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Bluespring Caverns

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gem mining this time around skipped the tour

we have done the tour of the cave in the past but this time we came to just gem mine. We have been... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Laura P
,
Porter, Indiana
Interesting

We had a very informed guide how shared his corny jokes with us and made us laugh. The boat took us... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
rdvance
,
Greenville, Indiana
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

I'm one of those that calls & when I did they said tours were done on the hour. K, I got there & there's no one waiting to go & the guy at the desk says they have both boats filled for a tour at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

we have done the tour of the cave in the past but this time we came to just gem mine. We have been to every cave on the cave tour. we have gem hunted at them all. When we where last here I do not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Laura P
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We had a very informed guide how shared his corny jokes with us and made us laugh. The boat took us deep into the cave and showed us what total darkness was really like. Bring a jacket as it is fairly cool.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rdvance
Reviewed 2 October 2018

As a grown man traveling alone, I did not expect to enjoy this as much as I did. Instead of a tourist trap, I was able to enjoy an hour-long tour through an underground river, complete with wildlife and geology lessons from my knowledgeable tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

I took a tour of the caverns on a Sunday and it wasn't crowded at all, which was nice. My tour guide, who I believe was named Chris, was absolutely wonderful. He was super informative and crack a lot of puns. Who doesn't like a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Kayla G
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Mrs. Dyngus and i made the trip to Bedford Indiana to take in the cavern. We had a great time. Our guide Sam did a great job! As you walk down the hill you feel the temperature drop. We went from 90 degrees to mid...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Dyngus
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My daughter and I went to Bluespring Caverns last week as part of our Southern Indiana getaway each summer. Somehow, I had missed doing this tour when I lived in Bloomington, but I’ve heard Squire Boon Caverns is more interesting and dynamic with a less...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Eric F
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were in the area for a family reunion and we decided to check out a few tourist attractions. We chose Bluespring Caverns because of the boat tour. We both really enjoyed it! Our guide,Tyler , was amazing! He was able to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank alissab381
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This little hidden gem is a place I was happy to return to. My girlfriend is here from Australia and quite enjoyed this as well. The entry fee was $18 for each adult and well worth it for the experience. Bring long sleeves of some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dblunk194
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Never been underground and in a boat at the same time. This is the place to do it. Very cool and interesting tour a must if your in the area. Tour guide was great.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Gayla K
23 July 2017|
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Response from richardsk876 | Property representative |
Hello! If you are nervous in elevators, you probably would be okay, however you are the one with the best knowledge of how you will feel underground.
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Rita N
17 March 2017|
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Response from richardsk876 | Property representative |
Go to the Bluespring Caverns website for detailed price information. As of the 2016-2017 year, our prices are $18.00 per adult and $10.00 per child with children's ages ranging from 3-15.
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Steelers777
3 August 2016|
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Response from ajbaker924 | Reviewed this property |
I guess it depends on your 3 and 5 kids- it is an hour boat ride - will they be okay with sitting for an hour? If so you should be fine. It is also pretty dark in the cave - only light is a light on the front of the... More
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