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Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns

13745 S Highway 16, Rapid City, SD 57702
+1 605-342-2777
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We found the Crystal Caves quite nice, very informative and a great photo opportunity. Tip - take a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Really cool cave

Fun crystal cave. Really nice tour. Lots of stairs, and really cold, which is nice on a hot summer... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Denver, Colorado
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3 weeks ago
13 Mar 2017
“Really cool cave”
13745 S Highway 16, Rapid City, SD 57702
+1 605-342-2777
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the Crystal Caves quite nice, very informative and a great photo opportunity. Tip - take a jacket with you, it's cold underground. $13 per person.

1  Thank norma_gordon
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fun crystal cave. Really nice tour. Lots of stairs, and really cold, which is nice on a hot summer day. The guides do a really great job of explaining everything. The tour is not too long which is nice.

1  Thank jcampfazio
Reviewed 18 August 2016

If you drive buy you will see a large billboard stating the property and cave are for sale. There is also a "Closed" sign at the entrance. Check out some of the other caves in the area. We recently went to Wind Cave but it...More

Thank wonlife64
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We were sooo disappointed to get here and find out that the cave and property have been closed for months and were put up for sale long ago. Our hotel manager said this cave has been closed since last fall and the property has several...More

Thank CakeChick250
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Very interesting cave inside and out. Good stop for the whole family. Lots of steps so go slow and be safe.

Thank borgmaul
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I’ve been through a lot of caves and regardless of their geological makeup I enjoy them all and this one was no exception. Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns is home to the world’s largest collection of dogtooth spar and for that reason alone should be seen...More

6  Thank RAT1863
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Well I guess we expected a little more , but it was satisfactory, it was our first time seeing a cave w crystals. It was quite chilly , but quite a trek down. I would recommend gloves w grip because the rails to hold are...More

1  Thank Gleichenfamily
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this cave. Wasn't very long but the tour guide was very knowledgeable and had interesting stories about the cave. There were 186 steps to go down and back up but I didn't really think it was too bad. There were beautiful crystals...More

4  Thank diddledeelynn
Reviewed 30 August 2015

One way in One way out. 10 stories of very steep metal, stairs. Some people have to turn around to go down. I personally love it. I love rock etc. About 45 min long and Max our guide was AWESOME!

6  Thank CorinaMontana
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This was a neat cave experience that part of our family visited. An adult and two 9 year olds visited, and were very impressed with the cave. Many "dog-tooth" crystals to see a neat history of the area. There are very many stairs, which we...More

2  Thank daisymb
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Francine J
What is the price for two people
20 June 2016|
Response from Kevin M |
They are closed for the summer of 2016 and selling the land. Call the phone number and that's what you hear.
How many stories down does it go
17 February 2016|
Response from Gleichenfamily | Reviewed this property |
It goes down at least 3 flights , legs get shaky it's quite steep. The rail handles are cold as well, I recommend gloves. 👍