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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

100 Cave of the Winds Rd., Manitou Springs, CO 80829
+1 719-685-5444
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great experience with more than just the cave

Growing up in Colorado Springs we had been to the Cave multiple times. On this trip back I realized... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Aaron S
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Had an awesome time !

I booked the lantern tour for the boyfriend and I. Boyfriend was not exactly enthused, but went... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
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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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100 Cave of the Winds Rd., Manitou Springs, CO 80829
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Growing up in Colorado Springs we had been to the Cave multiple times. On this trip back I realized it had been 15 years. The cave tours are very cool and educational. The tour guides are well trained and teach about the discovery and history...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I booked the lantern tour for the boyfriend and I. Boyfriend was not exactly enthused, but went along b/c I really wanted to check it out. We ended up both having a great time, learning a lot and I got the crap scared out of...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We did the basic tour with our children and we all had a blast. Learning about the old tours and what they went through really made it amazing. Can't wait till the kids are old enough to do a lantern tour. We'll be back to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week 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 1 week 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Carl T
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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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
10 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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