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Capricorn Caves

The Caves, Livingstone Area

Capricorn Cave Tour is the premier nature based attraction in Central Queensland. Here you can explore spectacular caves in a limestone ridge and spot little insectivorous bats in certain seasons. These magnificent caves are located north of Rockhampton and winner of many major tourism and environment awards and eco-tourism accreditation.

The Cathedral Cave Tour is the most popular with its wheelchair access and the amazing natural acoustics of the Cathedral Chamber. It's a popular venue for weddings,and Opera in the Cave twice a year. In December, the natural phenomenon of Summer Solstice Light can be seen on the 11am tour. For the adventurous, there are wild caving explorations or abseiling. The adrenaline charged caving tours involve underground exploration with the light of a cave helmet and are available on request. If you want to get off the beaten track with out getting why not try our Geo Tour Journey of discovery.

After your tour, enjoy refreshments at the Caves Kiosk or a drink from the licensed Bat Bar, a swim in the pool or cook up a barbecue. A visitor centre provides fascinating information about the local geology, bats and community history.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Viewing
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Guided Walks
  • Swimming

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Adult $30.00 12 March 2014 – 31 March 2016 Cathedral Caves Tour.
Child $15.00 12 March 2015 – 31 March 2016 Cathedral Caves Tour.
Family $75.00 12 March 2015 – 31 March 2016 Two adults and two children.

Other Information

Accessibility:

Wheelchair access ramps into caves, assistance needed, wheelchair available for use. Tours to suit all disabilities - intellectually handicapped, deaf. Disabled toilets are available at the kiosk and caravan park. Disabled shower/toilet available at the caravan park and lodge.

Children:

Cave tours suitable for children with no age restrictions. Tour partially stroller accessible. Wild caving adventure tours - minimum age 16 years. School groups welcome with special tours to suit curriculum and educational kits available on request. School camps in tents or lodge.
30 Olsen Caves Road
The Caves, Livingstone Area
Queensland
Australia

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The Caves, Livingstone Area
  • Free WiFi
Capricorn Cave Tour is the premier nature based attraction in Central Queensland. Here you can explore spectacular caves in a limestone ridge and spot little insectivorous bats in certain seasons. These magnificent caves are located north of Rockhampton and winner of many major tourism and environment awards and eco-tourism accreditation. The Cathedral Cave Tour is the most popular with its wheelchair access and the amazing natural acoustics of the Cathedral Chamber. It's a popular venue for weddings,and Opera in the Cave twice a year. In December, the natural phenomenon of Summer Solstice Light can be seen on the 11am tour. For the adventurous, there are wild caving explorations or abseiling. The adrenaline charged caving tours involve underground exploration with the light of a cave helmet and are available on request. If you want to get off the beaten track with out getting why not try our Geo Tour Journey of discovery. After your tour, enjoy refreshments at the Caves Kiosk or a drink from the licensed Bat Bar, a swim in the pool or cook up a barbecue. A visitor centre provides fascinating information about the local geology, bats and community history.
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