Jenolan Caves, Jenolan Caves

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Dated to 340 million years, Jenolan Caves represent the oldest known cave system on Earth. The site's main attractions are ten caves filled with ancient limestone formations. You can drop by for a short tour, lasting only a couple of hours and visiting only one cave, or arrange to stay for an entire week and explore all ten caves currently open to the public. A variety of educational and inexpensive family-oriented tours are available on a daily basis.  Frequent underground concerts by Australia's notable performers are held in several caves. You can also choose to undertake a series of nature walks through the rugged mountain bush, all of which are clearly marked and free of charge. With our custom trip planner, Jenolan Caves attractions like Jenolan Caves can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I went by 'World Heritage Blue Mountains & the world's oldest cave genolancab"tour guide. Large cave with stalactites but also world caves of the oldest (350 million years ago), its scale is not God! Is said to take about 100 years to stalactite grows 1 cm in the 10-meter long stalactites there is! Stalactites that's no longer calculated how long it takes, there's... the Earth, nature's makes you feel greatness! I have put in each cave must go with a guide in the cave, and here are the caves of the small 10 times I visited the caves of carefully selected tour operators in Japan to tour I attended two (Oriental and Temple of Baal). <ジェノラン洞窟見学の注意点>-The up and down steep stairs feet are wet. And stairways, and one step one step higher. • Several places where dark cave in the lighting. And walked down the stairs in a cave tour to the home minutes down the steep stairs to climb, so fitness is required. (Feeling in experience building 10th floor much climbed on the stairs) and along the way get off the ladder. And claustrophobic and dark for fear of you. </ジェノラン洞窟見学の注意点>
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  • We visited for the first time and took one tour of orient caves - which was amazing! how beautiful the formations were .. it just left us awestruck! Then we took second tour of Adventure cave - Plugho...  more »
  • We visited the Lucas Cave and the Orient Cave. They were absolutely beautiful and very interesting. Definitely worth the visit. I've been to other caves with stalagmites and stalactites, but these wer...  more »
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  • Would book well in advance - we booked day before and the caves we really wanted to see were all booked out. Ended up seeing the Lucas and Imperial cave as a combo deal for $60. Both were really beautiful and our guide knowledgeable. They were both pretty easy to walk through with not much fitness required. There are also really good facilities with ample parking and toilets. The only downside was the Lucas cave group was so crowded (at least 40 people) it was hard to hear the guide at times and seemed like too many people for one tour.
  • I was hesitant when I saw how much the tours cost ($40ish), but we did it anyway. We booked the Imperial Diamond tour and we all loved it! It was an easy amount of walking for those who aren't super active, but included an optional 10-minute (or less) detour down 66 stairs to the beautiful, crystal clear, and super-still underground lake. The cave had many beautiful aspects to it, like crystal stalagmites and strips hanging from the ceiling that looked like bacon. :) Our tour guide was really great, talking about both the history and the science of the cave, and giving us a quick experience of the absolute darkness of the cave without the lights on. The 90 minute tour was definitely worth the $45 dollars.
  • Jenolan caves is worth a stop. Make sure you book well in advance as space is limited and the spots fill quickly during school holidays. The views from the start (or terminus) of the ‘Six Foot Track’ is amazing. Carlotta Arch provides a lovely frame of the cool waters below.
  • Well worth trip, and entrance fees. Awesome sights, and good information from your guides. Be prepared for tight spaces, and potential large crowds. We were tremendously lucky, and had the opportunity to interact with a wild kangaroo on our way there!
  • Visiting this spot with a tour group the ride there was grueling, a narrow one lane road that has two way traffic. Watching the tour guide masterfully carve the road was a experience in itself. Reaching the base of the valley, there was a small café where I purchased a veggie burger for a modest $12.50 with fries. It was wonderful. The caves themselves were amazing, the tour guide answered everyone's questions and the tour itself was amazing. Narrow walkways and steep inclines were present during the tour and we were warned beforehand. All in the all the trip to, in and from the Jenolan Caves is an experience and at that a extremely amazing one! Highly recommended!

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