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Bluff Dwellers Cave

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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So, I alone turned up at 11am on a warm January Sunday to visit the caves. First I visited the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Great visit

Stopped here with husband and granddaughter on a spur of the moment. So glad we did. Mary Jane was... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Allison R
Lowell, Arkansas
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Bluff Dwellers Cave is decorated with stalactites, stalagmites, draperies, saw tooth drapes, flowstone, cave popcorn, cave coral, and cave sponge and more. Your tour guide will show you the beautiful calcite formations that were delicately formed...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
163 Cave Rd, Noel, MO 64854
+1 417-475-3666
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, I alone turned up at 11am on a warm January Sunday to visit the caves. First I visited the museum and shop, it was interesting and informative the lady behind the counter was a geologist and was helpful and knowledgeable and fun to talk...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank flatcap2013
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped here with husband and granddaughter on a spur of the moment. So glad we did. Mary Jane was our guide and she was awesome! She was knowledgeable about the cave. And keep us laughing the whole hour. After I bumped my head a little...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Allison R
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

It was a great experience. The cave was beautiful! The people were super nice. The tour guide was very nice and funny. He was very knowledgeable and accamadating. I recomend this cave to everyone!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ashley J
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This cave has long, straight chambers, something you rarely see in a cave. Balance Rock is also a novelty. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank alexwolf2016
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Traveled from PA to visit this cave, among other attractions as we traveled thru. With a limited schedule of time we got there early, about 20 minutes. When we went to buy tickets we were told, 'sorry, we have kids going thru first, you'll have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Tedd K
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Well lit and easy to walk about. Tour guide was very informative and fun. We really enjoyed this cave very family friendly with a neat gift shop/museum area! They had some really cool rocks from various areas on display.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WRHightower
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Really an overall great experience. The family owned operation is well run and well staffed. Our guide, Nichole, was enthusiastic, entertaining and with a graduate degree in Geology, very knowledgeable. The cave is amazing and in a remarkably natural state. Lots of lovely formations, comfortable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ronald j
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

As a cave enthusiastic, i have never been in a most beautiful cave i have ever been in and our guide, ryan, was teally awesome and i love how he jokes around and he is really great with answering questions about the cave itself. I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Deafzp
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We have been to many caves over the years, and we saw several types of formations that we hadn’t seen before. Our tour guide, Corey, was very knowledgeable, and we learned a lot that we hadn’t heard in other cave tours. Very impressive and worth...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 310tammyr
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful cave inside with lots of formations and passageways. 4 different paths branch off inside, so tour is nice and long. Love the narrow passages with tall ceilings, some must be 50-60 feet high! Various formations along paths provide lots of photo ops. Absolutely...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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2 July 2017|
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Response from 318bks | Reviewed this property |
I do not think so it was narrow in spots and two flights of stairs to the opening