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Jenolan Caves

4655 Jenolan Caves Rd, Jenolan Caves, New South Wales 2790, Australia
+61 1300 763 311
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Open every day, Jenolan Caves are the largest, most spectacular and most famous caves in Australia. Explore the world's oldest caves - one of the most outstanding cave systems in the world. You are never too young or old to experience the amazing - award-winning tours, adventure caving, scenic bush walks and Australian Aboriginal culture. Glimpse Australian birds and animals in the wild, including kangaroos and platypus. Relax in our magnificent Chisolm's Restaurant, cafe or bar. We even offer accommodation - hotel, motel, cottage or backpacker lodge. Set in Blue Mountains World Heritage wilderness, Jenolan Caves are a national treasure, of awe-inspiring beauty and scale.
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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4655 Jenolan Caves Rd, Jenolan Caves, New South Wales 2790, Australia
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+61 1300 763 311
Ways to Experience Jenolan Caves
US$136 per adult
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"orient cave"
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"self guided tour"
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"natural wonder"
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"night tour"
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"crystal formations"
in 16 reviews
"stalactites and stalagmites"
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"school holidays"
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"well worth the trip"
in 17 reviews
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The caves are spectacular! You feel like you are a million miles away tucked into the mountains. There is plenty of wildlife to watch if you are exploring and quiet. The food available is quite good and reasonably priced. There are many caves to choose...More

Thank Barbara G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the Lucas Cave and Sam who was our tour guide did a fabulous job in controlling the group and sharing cool facts about the area! Highly recommended.

Thank Amar K
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Review by my kids: I liked the tour guide, he told us a lot of information and history of it. It was a really fun experience and I'd like to do it again. I saw a lot of really cool crystals. It was like warm...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful location! The valley the caves sit in is quaint and relaxing. The road down to the caves is extremely narrow, so a little scary at times. But driving through the cave on entry to the site is impressive. Parking was a distance...More

Thank MissBooTravels
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic value for 2 tours, excellent knowledgeable guides, very patient with small kids. One tip, next time we’ll go smaller group and pay more, couple of irritating kids on our tours!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Did the 1.5hr imperial diamond tour with 7, 9 and 12 year old kids plus 4 adults. Everyone loved it. Lots of interesting facts and information and plenty of dad jokes from tour guide Scotty who made the entire tour entertaining. Ducking in some sections...More

Thank Kelly B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the Lucus cave. The kids loved it and the crystals and light show were amazing - photos don’t do it justice.

Thank Christopher F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having never been to the caves before the Diamond Imperial Cave was recommended. We managed to book tickets easily online and finding the waiting point for the tour was easy. I had some concerns about the stairs but you barely noticed going up and down...More

Thank Evei87
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I did the Plughole adventure tour and loved it. Starting with a short abseil to the cave entrance, you then spend over an hour crawling, wriggling and squeezing yourself through the cave. The highlight is the s-bend - as tight and windy...More

Thank emmahQ4826JI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently we took some overseas friends to the amazing Jenolan caves. Please note that the caves themselves are fabulous, if somewhat poorly maintained by the authorities. nothing compares however to the shocking condition of the road to get down there. How bus operators are allowed...More

Thank aussieflyer68
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RenaL986
March 26, 2018|
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Response from Duncan P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The New South Wales Train website has a lot of information for trip planning. I recommend getting an Opal card. They are sold at most convenience/petrol stores and can be topped up there as well. They make getting around... More
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elladael
January 14, 2018|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ella Dael Tough question, depends what you want to get out of the caves. Unlike other cave formations, Jenolan is a number of different caves and because of the various conditions the formations in them are quite... More
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Fisherholidays
July 12, 2017|
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Response from Blahblahteacher | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed the Lucas cave because you get to see a little bit of everything including the river. Such a spectacular adventure
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