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Fantasy World Caverns

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Address: 125 Cave Dr, Eldon, MO 65026
Phone Number: +1 573-369-3306
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Fantasy World Caverns is located near Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. Just 6...

Fantasy World Caverns is located near Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. Just 6 1/2 miles east of Bagnell Dam off Hwy 54. FWC contains an Underground Lake, Bear Beds, Onyx Falls, Moonshiner's Dam, Indian artifacts, Wishing Well, Grand Canyon; and a wide variety of cave formations including Helectites, Helegmites, Stromatolites, Stalactites, Stalagmites, unsurpassed Spongework and CaveCoral.

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Fun and Beautiful Cave

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 August 2016
Toddsbc383
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Lake Ozark, Missouri
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Lake Ozark, Missouri
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Iberia, MO
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 was just breathtaking!! We had a wonderful time!!

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1 Thank Tami W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Neosho, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!!

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Bakersfield, California
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 several stairs.

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Thank nancypants911
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48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 much to look at. The tour was average at best and compared to the other... More 

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 the cave. Just saw little frogs. You can pay with debit with the tour guide... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 near the end of the tour. No fancy tourist trap, just the cave and a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

We had a great experience visiting this cave. The guide was down to earth and very knowledgable. The cave is in a natural state and touching is really discouraged, and I think the lack of gift shop/snack bar trappings helps give visitors a greater appreciation for the undisturbed beauty of the cave. There was a waiting place for elderly or... More 

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