Imagine being in a state where practically every city is near a wondrous cave. Turns out, it doesn't have to be all in your imagination! Texas has an underground paradise everywhere you turn, and San Marcos, Texas is home to one that doubles as a wildlife park! The Lone Star State is full of surprises and we love being surprised!
Wonder World Cave and Park offers cave tours, train rides through the wildlife park, and much more all in one visit. Normally you have to go to two separate places to enjoy tons of cool activities and sights, but this spot offers an all-in-one experience. Texas truly has it all, ladies and gentleman. If you're in Austin or San Antonio, you don't even have to travel very far to get here.
Balcones Fault Line Cave is the only real earthquake cave in Texas that is open for viewing and it's exactly why the word "cave" is in the Wonder World Cave and Park's name. Their trained and friendly guides will take you through the tunnels and teach you all about Balcones Fault Line Cave. After the cave tour is a train ride through the wildlife park.
Whether you want to explore one or both of the exciting treasures this park has to offer, it's totally up to you. Tickets for the cave are $19.95, the train ride is $9.50, and for both, it's only $25.95. Discounts are offered and prices are lowered depending on your age. Get your friends and come out to have the best day of your summer yet!
Wonder World Cave and Adventure Park
Address: 1000 Prospect St, San Marcos, TX 78666
Why you need to go: You can take a train ride to see animals or travel underground all in one park! Save some gas and spend your day where you can do it all.