Talking Rocks CavernCurrently Closed
Man and Nature Came together very, very beautifully for this attraction. Nature provided the scintillating crystal formations, and man provided the light and sound show and the concrete infrastructure needed to appreciate them. Spelunking was one of the Ozark’s first tourist draws, and this cave, which has been in operation for over a hundred years. You have to go down more than 200 steps to see the formations. On the tour itself, you’ll be educated on the history of both the attraction and the geological forces that formed it.
Now, you can do much more than just visit the caves though. If you feel like shelling out the cash, get a bag of ‘mining rough’ from the gift shop at the mouth of cave, and from there on, head over to the sluicing trough, and learn how gems are mined.
There are also four different walking trails nearby, from easy to hard, all of which last less than an hour, and will take you by sights such as the Springhouse, the Lookout Tower, and the Waterfalls.
And finally, for a little extra cash, there’s mini-golf.
- USD 9.95 for 4-12 years old.
- Free for below three.
- Buy your tickets online. It’s cheaper.
- Mini-Golf: Adults $7 (with Cave Tour tickets $4).
- Children $4 (with Cave Tour tickets $2).
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23.01% of people who visit Branson include Talking Rocks Cavern in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
71.43% of people start their Talking Rocks Cavern visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Talking Rocks Cavern
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Talking Rocks Cavern
The formations in the cave were beautiful. My son especially enjoyed seeing where a bear had clawed the walls. The tour guide clearly cared about the cave and paid lots of personalized attention to us and the other guests.
Wonderful experience! Our tour guide Hannah was great! My daughter and I went during the off season and it was really nice to have a small group to explore the cave. Highly recommended.
We absolutely loved Talking Rocks Cavern! I remember going as a child and brought my family that consists of my husband, myself, 5 year old, 3 year old, and 8 month old, back. The cave was so stunning and our tour guide was great! I think his name was David. After we did the cave tour we did the gemstone panning, and ended up buying more bags of the mix because we were having so much fun. Lastly we did mini golf! I loved that there were different cave facts and learning opportunities through the playing. Overall it was an incredible experience and we already can't wait to go back!
Great experience! They have a really nice set up. The cave tour is below average pricing compared to others in the area bit it is still a little pricey. The stairs are not for the faint of heart down there so be careful. There are some tight squeezes. Staff was knowledgeable about the caves history and formations. Hunter was a great tour guide. The gift shop has a ton of unique items priced from one dollar to a thousand dollars. There is a playground, mini golf and gem mining. Great for kids and families. There is a nature trail and plenty of parking.
Awesome experience. David, our tour guy was very friendly and did a great job. The caves were gorgeous! And have a very interesting and incredible history. We had to wait about an hour for the next tour, but there is so much to do while you're waiting. From put put golf to a playground etc. We even did the nature walk after the tour and that was gorgeous too.