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TIME  TO  DISCOVER  SOMETHING  NEW

IN  AN  ANCIENT  ENVIRONMENT !

The cave environment is a remarkable space with many aspects that are often overlooked
on traditional cave tours so we have evolved a form of tour where we can experiment and
interact with the underground environment - as the floors of the chambers are mostly flat
we have the opportunity to explore different options.

We pride ourselves on sharing a relaxed experience with our visitors that will be really memorable
and even those in large groups feel a personal involvement in what we do - everyone comes away
having experienced something that goes beyond a simple cave inspection. 

                                        PLEASE NOTE:  1) ENTRY TO CAVE IS ONLY WITH A TOUR
                                                              2) WE DO NOT HAVE CARD FACILITIES - PLEASE BRING CASH


Tour Days Tour Times
 Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays (including Good Friday & Easter Monday )   
12:00   1:30   3:00 pm
 Monday & Friday  (also Wednesdays during ACT school holidays)
 

 Closed Tuesday - Thursday
12:00   1:30  pm

You do not need to book for above times but if you have a large group (20+) we would appreciate advance notice.

Special tours at times outside the above schedule can be arranged for social groups and schools.

Special tours including specific themes and night tours can be organised upon request.

SO  WHAT'S  IT  LIKE?


ENTER THE CAVE DOWN A FLIGHT OF CONCRETE STAIRS AND YOU ENTER AN
UNDERGROUND WORLD OF MAGICAL ATMOSPHERE AND BEAUTY

Platform with guide amongst cave formations Fishfin shawl Grand Column formation

THE FLOORS ARE MOSTLY LEVEL COMPACTED SEDIMENT WITH OCCASIONAL STEPS ....

….AND FREQUENT SURPRISES AROUND THE NEXT CORNER….


Natural sculpted rock pendant Crystal helictites

FANTASTIC SCULPTED ROCK SURFACES ....... AND LOADS OF CRYSTAL


TOUR FAQs



How long does a Tour take?
Approximately 1 1/4 hours.

What is the cost?
Adult - $20  Concession - $16.50  Child: (5-15) - $13  Family (2A 2C) - $53   
These prices are current (February 2017 )

Please Note: There are no EFTPOS or Credit Card facilities available.

How far is it to the Cave?
The Cave entrance is about 40 metres up the path from the parking area.

How big is the Carey's Cave system?
There is a total of seven beautiful chambers of crystal formations which are visited on tours.

Is there only one tour?
We offer two tours which cover different areas of the Careys Cave system.
The decision on which tour we do depends on group numbers and personal preferences.

Are there many steps or ladders?
There are 30 steps down into Careys Cave. After this, most of the pathways are fairly level with occasional steps.

Is it narrow? Will I feel claustrophobic?
Some people feel uncomfortable about going down the entrance steps, however the chambers are quite spacious.
If you do enter on a tour and decide immediately that you are not comfortable, the guide will take you out again.

What is the Cave temperature?
15degC - 17degC (slight seasonal variation).

Is it suitable for my 2 year old child or 90 year old granny?
The paths and steps are quite easy for anyone who is reasonably mobile.
Babies may be carried in a front harness but not in a backpack to avoid damage to the cave (or baby).


Can I take my dog / cat / pet goldfish with me?
Animals are not permitted in Careys Cave. The only exception is a certified Guide Dog (German Shepherd, Labrador, etc.!)

Can I take photographs?
Photography is permitted in the cave.



For all enquiries, please contact us.