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Fantasy World Caverns - CLOSED

125 Cave Dr, Eldon, MO 65026
+1 573-369-3306
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Reopened as Stark Caverns

Stark Caverns was an outstanding tour! Newly reopened, there are new amenities and more coming. The... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Eldon, Missouri
via mobile
Fun and Beautiful Cave

Great cave with a great tour guide. Highly recommend this one. If you like caves and don't visit... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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Stark Caverns is located near Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. Just 6 1/2 miles east of Bagnell Dam off Hwy 54. The cave contains an underground lake, ancient bear beds, Moonshiner's Dam, Indian artifacts, a wishing well and a wide variety of cave formations including Helectites, Helegmites, Stromatolites, Stalactites, Stalagmites, unsurpassed Spongework and Cave Coral. We also have a lake, gift shop and picnic area.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good8%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jul 2017
“Reopened as Stark Caverns”
19 Aug 2016
“Fun and Beautiful Cave”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
125 Cave Dr, Eldon, MO 65026
+1 573-369-3306
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Stark Caverns was an outstanding tour! Newly reopened, there are new amenities and more coming. The owners and staff were very enthusiastic, organized and knowledgeable. We had a great tour with Lee, who has a 33 year history with the cave. Lee was fun, very...More

2  Thank nanadel
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Great cave with a great tour guide. Highly recommend this one. If you like caves and don't visit this one when in the area it's your loss.

Thank Toddsbc383
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Wonderful cave, not developed or over commercialized. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and seemed interested in the tour itself. Some if you like a natural looking cave with not a lot of excavation this is the one for you.

1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We have been to all the Ozarks caverns and this was our favorite! It's a much smaller scale business than Bridal Cave and I believe our tour guide was actually the owner but he did an amazing job talking about the history and the cave...More

2  Thank Tami W
Reviewed 19 November 2015

We went on a private tour. The guide was amazingly knowledgeable and we learned a ton. The kids liked it better than the more commercial caves, and they loved the bones. This lets you imagine an untouched cave without the commercial features in competition.

1  Thank MichelleREALTOR
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful time at fantasy world caverns! Curtis the owner and tour guide was great! Very knowledgable and beautiful! Fun for all ages from baby to adult!!

Thank Jacquie W
Reviewed 31 October 2015

The cave okay, but when the guide tried to tell me the item in glass showcase was genuine Indian skeleton, I just lost it. Really? Was it even necessary to have that plaster of paris prop?! It has some nice formations. Not handicap accessible with...More

Thank nancypants911
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Based on the reviews of this cave we had high hopes. We were very disappointed with our experience. While the cave was different from most we've toured- being more rustic with no frills and no gift shop, which was great - the cave was not...More

2  Thank Kazakboy
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

We came here on a sunday so the group was small. There are tour times so be aware of that ....which they post at entrance by parking lot. We have a 4 year old who enjoyed it but thought we'd see more wide life in...More

1  Thank Rachel709_12
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

I saw a brochure at a local diner and decided we'd visit this cave during a recent overnight trip to the lake. My girlfriend and I took her 3 year old girlfriend and we loved it. It is physically an easy tour with 31 steps...More

Thank dresdenUsa
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