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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Jenolan Caves Reviews
We were on the 'Colourful Trips' Jenolan Cave trip. Got picked up by Cheeks from the YHA in Katoomba and headed for the caves and had a great time. The road was windy and almost one way at times - the... more »
What an extraordinary place, the caves were absolutely amazing and well worth the trip. We had a excellent tour guide called David who was not only a great, humorous and knowledgeable guide but he als... more »
There are several caves, we toured the Lucas cave. There are many stairs to climb and openings to duck into throughout the tour so if you're not in relatively good shape, it might be a struggle. The t... more »
Friendly tour guides and an amazing system of caves. It was great to learn from the tour guides about the history. We also saw two platypus and lyre birds when we were exploring blue lake. Definitely worth the $45, as the money helps the national parks.
We did the River tour and it was beautiful. The tour guide Tanya was friendly and informative. They cap the number of guests per tour and it could be a bit crowded when it's on the high end. But still manageable and enjoyable. There is a free self guided tour called the Devil's Coach house which is worthwhile but not as pretty as the River Tour (but it's free!). Overall, well worth the cost.
This is a wonderful attraction. Located about two to three hours outside of Sydney. They're ancient caves carved out of flowing water a very long time ago. Now they are preserved and quite a popular tourist attraction. They light the caves so you can see the magnificent beauty of this place. Unfortunately, over the years many people have walked away with pieces of the caves so that today tours are only given by well trained professionals and only during certain hours. They are worth the trip to see them. I highly recommend a video here.
Beautiful caves. Wonderful natural beauty. Staff and guides were awesome. Only grouse i have is the distance between the parking and entry to the caves. We had a few older family members with us, not the most comfortable walk down to the caves. Especially from car park 2. I am sure it is easy enough to arrange for buses to shuttle people to and fro. Electric if needed!!
I wish I could give higher than 5 stars. We did the adventure tour, guides Stu & Scotty took it to the next level - seriously, they are the guides that everyone else should model. Funny, informative, aware/thoughtful, list goes on. Had me rolling in laughter then crawling through spaces that somehow we fit in. AND made my proposal to now fiance damn near perfect, big THANKS ALL!
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