Book your fun

First, choose your cave tour, then add the Pioneer Package for aboveground fun! For the best views, try out our Frontier Canyon Zip Line, Via Ferrata or dive into the canyon on the Terror-dactyl! Mild to wild, there’s plenty to choose from for all members of your family! 

Cave tours

Already booked your reservation and need to reschedule or cancel? To cancel or reschedule your reservation you must do so at least ONE HOUR prior to your scheduled tour time. ALL tickets will be non-refundable after the tour time has passed. For more information see our Terms & Conditions.

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Discovery Tour

On this family-friendly tour, you will learn about the history and geology of the cave and see some of the most beautiful formations. An Ideal Family Tour! Explore the electrically lit portion of Cave of the Winds on a 45 – 60 minute guided walking tour which includes 15 rooms, a 1/2 mile of concrete walkways, and 200 stairs.

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Haunted Lantern Tour

Explore, by candlelight, the mysterious and unimproved Manitou Grand Caverns on a 90-minute guided tour which will take you on a one mile walk through dark narrow tunnels, low passageways, uneven stairs, and rooms with muddy, original floors. Along the way, you will learn the history of Cave of the Winds as well as the frightening folklore, scary ghost stories, and unexplained phenomena of the Manitou Grands.

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Pro tip: Discovery Tour or Haunted Lantern tour?

If you’re looking for a fun and educational tour to see formations and learn about geology, then our Discovery Tour is for you!

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Caving 101

Explore the wild, undeveloped depths of the Manitou Grand Caverns on this 2 to 2-1/2 hour guided tour that involves an assortment of crawling, climbing, and walking through wet and muddy passages of various sizes. On this tour, you will travel for nearly a mile while learning basic spelunking skills, interesting history and geology of the cave.

Note: Children under the age of 13 are not permitted. This tour is also not recommended for guests who have back or knee trouble.

Tour Pricing
Ages 13 & Up only $60
Ages 13 & Up (Military Discount) 10% off

Explore Cave of the Winds, lit in holiday colors, on a 45-60 minute, guided, walk-through. During the walk-through you will hear traditional Christmas stories as well as join in on some fun caroling. An ideal Christmas experience for the whole family!

Note: Baby front carriers are recommend for small children. Due to low ceilings, narrow passageways, and stairs baby backpack carriers and strollers cannot be accommodated while inside the cave. You may also carry your child in your arms, or let them walk if they are able to do so.

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Christmas Underground

For a limited time, take a JOURNEY INTO FEAR on our exclusive Haunted Lantern Tour: Director’s Cut! With only a handheld lantern, wind your way deep inside Cave of the Winds and hear spine-chilling ghost stories, learn about unexplained phenomena and the true raw history of Cave of the Winds. This Haunted Lantern Tour has EXTRA SPOOKY appeal for those of you looking for hair-raising fun! 

Reservations are strongly recommended due to the limited space available.

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Add the Pioneer Package

Explore and soar when you choose this fun above ground package. Pair it with a cave tour to keep your group entertained for hours! The Pioneer package includes one ride per person on each of the included attractions: the Wind Walker Challenge Course, Bat-A-Pult aerial adventure, Cliff Hanger Climbing Wall, and Geronimo’s Leap.

Requirements: All participants must be at least 42″ inches tall to go with a paying adult, or at least 48″ inches tall to alone. They must also weight less than 300 lbs. and be able to securely fit the harness. Due to the nature of harness please wear either shorts or pants. Skirts cannot be accommodated.

Mountain Experiences

Terror-Dactyl

The first of its kind anywhere in the world, this ride sits on the edge of a 200-foot cliff in Williams Canyon in Manitou Springs. Those brave enough to ride will be launched over 150 feet into the canyon at nearly 100 miles per hour! .

Requirements: All riders must be at least 48″ inches tall, and between 100 – 250 lbs. Two riders must have no more than 100 lbs. in difference between them and be less than 450 lbs. combined to ride together.

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Groups

Field Trips

Attention teachers! Cave of the Winds is a fun and educational field trip that your kids will remember for a long time! Check out our easy to book education programs for pre-School through 12th grade.

Group Activities 15+

Looking for a day full of fun and adventure with your extended family, friends or other large group? Check out our group options with special group pricing.

Special Occasions

Having a party or event? Cave of the Winds Mountain Park is a unique location for a group event and we're happy to help you plan it! Even a wedding with romance and adventure can be held at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park in either the Bridal Chamber or Canopy Hall!

Field Trips

Attention teachers! Cave of the Winds is a fun and educational field trip that your kids will remember for a long time! Check out our easy to book education programs for pre-School through 12th grade.

Birthday Parties

Book your birthday party at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and let us help do the planning for you! With two party packages to choose from, we’re sure you’ll find one that’s just right for your group!

Group Activities 15+

Looking for a day full of fun and adventure with your extended family, friends or other large group? Check out our group options with special group pricing.

Special Occasions

Having a party or event? Cave of the Winds Mountain Park is a unique location for a group event and we're happy to help you plan it! Even a wedding with romance and adventure can be held at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park in either the Bridal Chamber or Canopy Hall!

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