Natural Bridge Caverns, San Antonio

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#1 of 235 in Nature in Texas
A natural limestone bridge leads into caves at Natural Bridge Caverns. The cavity houses the largest commercial caves in the United States--viewed as a living cave system because of the active growth of formations. Prior to opening to the public, the cave revealed evidence of ancient human remains dating back to 5,000 BCE. The caverns are part of a drive-through safari park, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch. Plan to see Natural Bridge Caverns and other attractions that appeal to you using our San Antonio online sightseeing planner .
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  • On our way to San Antonio we went through Natural Bridge Csverns and enjoyed a nice family moment. If you arrive early you can also enjoy a small zoo that is on the side.
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  • Took discovery tour with two 15 year olds. They both enjoyed it and thought it was “cool”. Scenery was beautiful. Also went to Wildlife Ranch next door and the two activities filled up much of a day.  more »
  • My two teenage daughters and I explored Natural Bridge Caverns and took a 45 minute tour. If you are claustrophobic, this isn't for you! If you are okay in small spaces for a bit, the things you see a...  more »
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  • Great views throughout this entire place. Peaceful place if you want to walk in nature or fun and adventure on the rope course. Inside the cave was comfortable even with a light jacket or sweatshirt on a low 70 degree day outside. Inside the caves... beautiful sites. Lots of picture opportunities. Be cautious: do not walk & video tape or take pictures. Lots of turns up & down slippery walkways. Listen & follow the tour guide directions for the safest day. Something for everyone to enjoy. Discovery Tour had 2-3 strenuous climbs. Tour takes about 60-70 minutes.
  • We were pleasantly surprised by Natural Bridge Caverns. We were expecting a small mom-and-pop operation on the side of the road, and were surprised when we saw that it was more along the lines of a small amusement park. We went on the Discovery tour, and were amazed at how beautiful the caverns were. The tour was just a shade over an hour, and there were guides stationed throughout the cave. The tour was informative and interesting. I'm not exactly in great shape, but was able to do the walk without any problems. Huffing and puffing in a few places, but it was doable. Definitely wear runners, as it is damp in the cave and a pretty good hike. After the tour, our teenagers had fun on the zip line and ropes course. It was a great way to spend a few hours.
  • Amazing place to visit! Guided tour was about 70 min long. Tour is very professional. Easy to moderate hiking/walking. Water recommended. Cavern is very humid. Comfortable shoes highly recommended. A must-visit destination while in San Antonio!
  • This is a great place to spend the day with family. There is a lot to do. Different stations for the kids to enjoy. We will definitely be returning again. Not expensive at all. The tour was great even during spring break not bad at all.
  • I'm not big on geology or related subjects but it was the perfect amount of get in, see some cool things, learn some cool stuff, go deep into the Earth and then your done. The tour is linear so no back tracking which is great! In one side and out the other. We were able to do it with our 2yr old and 7mo old.
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