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Natural Bridge Caverns, San Antonio

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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. For Natural Bridge Caverns and beyond, use our San Antonio vacation builder to get the most from your San Antonio vacation.
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  • This is an incredible tour beneath the earth. The formations are awesome. The temperature is constant 70 degrees but the humidity is high.  more »
  • A little of the beaten path but worth the trip. Definitely not for the physically challenged though. The path is very steep with a few steps but there is a handrail for most of the walk. Beautiful cav...  more »
  • I had never been to any caverns in my life. Really spectacular view of Mother Nature on display really worth the visit!!  more »
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  • I went to the caverns on my birthday with my family a year or so ago. It was a lot of fun! It was in the middle of summer so being in a cool cavern was a nice break from the heat. Make sure you bring a light jacket and good walking shoes! There is a lot of walking and steps. I have been to these caverns twice now and each time, I have enjoyed my experience. Definitely recommend.
  • If you can avoid the sometimes long wait times, the caverns themselves are really cool. Even if you are claustrophobic, you can handle this cave as there are very few spots that are remotely tight fits. Most of the tour is in large cavernous rooms, and the scenery is simply amazing. The regularly spaced tour guides really add to the experience by giving information and historical data about the cave. Well worth the money for a few hours doing something completely different.
  • This place is magical. We were lucky enough to go on both their Discovery and Hidden Passages tours on the same day. It was an experience we will never forget. There is quite a bit of walking and stair climbing so these tours aren't for those who can't handle some physical exertion.
  • Visiting the Caverns is a MUST-DO at least once-in-a-lifetime experience! Be prepared for a WORKOUT! The ascension is ROUGH on the cardiovascular system if you're not physically fit, BUT they encourage the visitors to take their time, stop, and rest. Oh! AND DON'T TOUCH THE CAVERN WALLS...IT'S A FELONY IF YOU GET CAUGHT! (Truth) I enjoyed the visit IMMENSELY! Thank you to the tour guide for making the trip pleasurable!
  • Never a boring moment here! Tons to do for all ages. Recommend getting tickets in lane for Cavern Tour in advance. The lines can get a bit long some days. Highly recommend the trip out here!