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Candlelight Cave Tour

Wind Cave National Park, Wind Cave National Park, SD
+1 605-745-4600
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Wonderful

This is my second time doing this tour and we loved every minute of it. We took my in-laws this... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
LinusHikes
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Grinnell, Iowa
Expecations set too high

I feel a little guilty giving just an "average" rating to a tour experience so many others have... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Hrothmir
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Smyrna, GA
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Jun 2017
“Wonderful”
27 Jul 2016
“Expecations set too high”
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Wind Cave National Park, Wind Cave National Park, SD
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is my second time doing this tour and we loved every minute of it. We took my in-laws this time and they loved it. They aren't in perfect shape, but I would not say that it was overly strenuous for them and they had...More

1  Thank LinusHikes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I feel a little guilty giving just an "average" rating to a tour experience so many others have rated so highly; but my wife and I found the Candelight Cave Tour experience to be OK/good - and not amazing. Wind Cave is impressive in its...More

Thank Hrothmir
Reviewed 15 November 2015

You need to call and make a reservation for the candlelight tour 30 days prior to your visit and this was one call that was well worth making. The tour requires sturdy, closed toed shoes, long pants, a jacket and gloves (though gloves are available...More

3  Thank ctfamof4
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This tour was very informational and interesting. I have enjoyed many cave tours around the world, but this cave especially has many unique geological structures and historical characters. It was not a difficult walk. It lasted just over a couple hours. The tour guides, Taylor...More

3  Thank Reba N
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We went with 11 yr old and 14 yr old and really enjoyed it. It was very different than the caves we've seen in ky and tn. The formations were beautiful and unique. Cave was drier than I expected. The tour guide was good. It...More

2  Thank Gina R
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Our family of 4 did this tour the week of July 4 - we were able to make reservations up to the week of.. I very much appreciated the ability to make the reservation. All of us, including the 9 year old, had our own...More

2  Thank margaretf4
Reviewed 16 July 2012

So worth the extra few dollars and making a reservation.

Thank Juliann W
Reviewed 3 July 2012

We did this candlelight tour just 2 weeks ago and we found it to be a fascinating way to see this cave. My family of 4 were the only ones on our tour and our ranger did a great job with our "private" tour. While...More

2  Thank rbross50
Reviewed 2 July 2012 via mobile

This is the best ranger-led tour I have ever done at any park. We loved the tour, that it was a small group and that we got to get off the paved trail. It felt more real and the idea of touring the cave with...More

2  Thank OurWander-FilledLife
Reviewed 28 June 2012

We had read good reviews on the candlelight tour of the Wind Cave and so we booked it. The cave itself is amazing. Once you start your tour, you're on a manmade pathway and the cave is lit by electric lights so you can adequately...More

11  Thank Cloud9west
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