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Wonder World Park

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1000 Prospect St, San Marcos, TX 78666
+1 512-392-3760
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Waste of Time and Gas

I bought a Pogo Pass which included a visit to the Wonder Cave. So we drove 90 minutes to get... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DavidJamesHarter
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Santa Ana, California
Enjoyable.

We visited the Wonder World Park with a Pogopass on the way to the airport to pass a few hours. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mrjengo
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Welcome to Wonder World Park, a one-of-a-kind Theme Park, known as the 1st show cave in Texas. Visitors have enjoyed touring the Balcones Fault Line Cave for over 105 years, and now, the park has many other attractions for family fun and entertainment. Enjoy a guided tour and discover the nation's only true example of an earthquake formed cave. Go deep underground and see up close the devastation of a major quake. Exit by the "Stratavator" and ride high into the sky to the Tejas Observation Tower. Be amazed by the Topsy-Turvy World of the Anti-Gravity House where everything is backwards, even water flows up hill! Board the train and splash through the waterfalls of Mystery Mountain on your way to the Texas Wildlife Petting Park. Educational and fun for ALL ages, Wonder World Park Cave and Attractions is just minutes from I-35 in San Marcos between Austin and San Antonio. Gift shops, free picnic grounds, free parking and much more await your visit.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1000 Prospect St, San Marcos, TX 78666
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I bought a Pogo Pass which included a visit to the Wonder Cave. So we drove 90 minutes to get there only to be told that they would not allow us in unless someone else showed up and paid for an admission. After waiting a...More

Thank DavidJamesHarter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Wonder World Park with a Pogopass on the way to the airport to pass a few hours. The caves were fine, a few steep steps and a few small puddles. The guide was informative . It was lit up with hand rails....More

Thank Mrjengo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 3 kids ages 4, 11, and 12. They enjoyed the cave and wildlife park the most. The zero gravity room was okay. The observation tower was not worth it. We ended up in a large group for the tour and we stayed...More

1  Thank Jessica Y
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Tour guide excellent! Very informative. Did the anti- gravity house. What fun and then onto the train ride !!

Thank MAJ4
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We have been coming here for 30 years. The climb down and back up was much easier back then (younger, ha ha). It still is good for the family. They have an observation tower, the caves, a gravity house and a train that goes thru...More

1  Thank acopeland2017
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A couple of years back we took our grandchildren to the Wonder World Park. There is a small petting zoo (mostly native animals to Texas), a cave tour, and a gift shop. We rode the little train thru the zoo then went on the cave...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I used to take my scout troops but can't afford it now. There was a petting zoo and cave excursion but I don't know what they added to increase the price so much.

3  Thank ArtteacherSanMarcosT
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My family enjoyed the cave tour (45 min), the ride up into the tower, a trip through the anti-gravity house, and a train ride through the animal park. Staff member all around were super! If you take children, the gift shop is like a gold...More

1  Thank NancyS2
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We had a good experience. Our tour guide was witty and informative. I wish there were a way to just do the cave part if the tour for a cheaper price. The petting zoo/train ride was super cheesy and short, it didn't go anywhere.

Thank kristenroden
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This attraction is geared towards families with young children; but, the cave tour is good for all ages. It's kind of pricey; but, you get 4 attractions. There is a tram ride through an animal exhibit, the cave tour, a 150 foot tower and the...More

Thank Bill M
WWPark, Manager at Wonder World Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Bill, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate your feedback. -Maci Diaz

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jrstucker
23 March 2017|
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Response from WWPark | Property representative |
Unfortunately, the cave and anti-gravity house is not wheelchair accessible. Although you may go on the train ride through the wild life park! -Buddy Mostyn
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CassieD84
15 September 2016|
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Response from daddymo2 | Reviewed this property |
When I used one I saved between $5-10 per ticket. Most recently used in March 2016.
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Sherry W
29 July 2015|
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Response from Katie H |
If I remember correctly, you pay one price and do everything.
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