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Hastings Caves State Reserve

754 Hastings Caves Rd, Hastings, Tasmania 7109, Australia
+61 3 6298 3209
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Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs is situated 90 minutes south of Hobart. Enjoy a guided cave tour, then swim or soak in the warm Thermal Springs Pool. Pack a picnic or barbecue lunch to have near the pool, or take a short forest walk. Visitor Centre sells coffee, toasted sandwiches, pies and biscuits and offers a range of gifts and souvenirs. Hours vary throughout the year, please check parks.tas.gov.au/reserves/hastings for opening hours.
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754 Hastings Caves Rd, Hastings, Tasmania 7109, Australia
+61 3 6298 3209
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Defenitely worth the trip we paid $60 for our family (2 adults, 2 kids) and that gave us a guided tour through the caves then complimentary access to the thermal springs pool. Now this is just a pool, we did expect more if a natural...More

Thank Elisabeth_McGuire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely time having a look through the caves. The staff were fantastic, especially Alice who had all the answers!

Thank John_A_Lowe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't get a chance to do the thermal pool (if you arrive too late in the day it closes before you are finished with the cave), but the cave was spectacular. Our guide Steve was lovely and very knowledgeable. Had a great time, and would...More

Thank JessVZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These caves were discovered in 1917 and opened to the public in 1920. During the Great Depression, in the 1930s, forsighted state officials took charge and developed the caves as an attraction. The result of early management is that the abundant formations are in much...More

Thank Theo C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Thai wife and I took this guided cave walk recently. We first called to the Visitors Centre and purchased the tickets before driving about another 5 kilometers to the cave car park. We parked and followed the path and boardwalk to the start point...More

Thank BoganInParasite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a fabulous day at Hastings caves state reserve. The morning was spent doing two short walks which were very easy and could be completed by just about anyone. Our walks were followed by a guided tour of the very beautiful Hastings caves. The...More

1  Thank motherduck2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular area with some amazing Flora on the way up to the caves. Some of biggest stringybarks I've ever seen, a really nice spot for a pinic lunch. Tour was fantastic, our guide (Jo) had intimate knowledge of the area and the caves which was...More

Thank Lance D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had not planned a visit of these caves but a last-minute decision brought us there. No regret! Beautiful caves, very nice guide and a memorable time underground.

Thank Peter_Euskadi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the caves after having been to the Tahune Air Walk earlier in the day. What an amazing experience. I've been to other (Limestone) caves but never to a Dolomite cave system before. Our guide was excellent and as our large group descended into...More

1  Thank MondoBroady
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

A visit to these caves is well worth it. Steve the cave host was very knowledgeable and happy to answer all our questions - the group was five allowing for lots of answers to our questions. The caves are beautiful and well worth the effort.

Thank margiewallace62
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12 May 2017|
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Response from hastingscaves | Property representative |
Hi, the track leading to the cave has a gradual uphill incline, there are approx. 20 stairs on this track. In the cave there are 250 stairs each way, the stairshave handrails either side and are not continuos, however those... More
18 September 2016|
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Response from macka28 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mamadodo, It's very easy mate and if you are not that confident I would be happy to follow you in and make sure you are comfortable to get out but it's a very easy drive, with no problems at all. All the best
Jony L
18 December 2015|
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Response from hastingscaves | Property representative |
Hi - Yes you certainly need a ticket, if you check the Hastings Caves website for tour times. Please remember to arrive 20 - 30 minutes prior to your preferred tour time. The guided cave tour ticket includes... More