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“America's only drive through cave!”
A small, family owned business, it was discovered in 1862 by an Ozarks farmer - or more precisely, by his dog, who crawled through an entrance. It wasn't until five years later that the first exploration took place: 12 women from Springfield, answering a newspaper ad seeking explorers, ventured into the cave. Their names remain on a cave wall today. Because the beauty of Fantastic Caverns is vulnerable, the Cave is toured in jeep-drawn trams. Since you ride all of the way through, you experience the magnitude, the stillness, and the splendor of Fantastic Caverns while preserving its natural features. Wise stewardship preserves this natural wonder for your children and grandchildren for decades to come.
Fantastic Caverns had been on my husband and I's list of things to do in Springfield for quite awhile. I'm sad it was so disappointing and to leave this less than good review. THE GOOD: The cave... Read more
Unique adventure underground with a history lesson dating back to the discovery of the cave. For $30 per person you are able to ride a tram down into the depths as they explain how the cave was... Read more
What a fantastic tour! Our guide was Melody and she was absolutely wonderful. She really knew her stuff and made the tour even better. I highly recommend this cave tour, it's totally worth it! Read more
- Sun - Sat: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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