The Crystal Caves, Atherton

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Hidden by a nondescript storefront, The Crystal Caves sells a vast array of gemstones individually designed by local artisans. Behind the shop, you'll find the entrance to an experiential tour of recreated caves showcasing eye-popping gems. The display is arranged in low lighting that brings out the sparkle of the amethysts, opals, and other treasures mined in Australia. Put The Crystal Caves and other Atherton attractions into our Atherton road trip planning tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Good set up worth a look a lot of amazing item's to see a shame mostly imported items located in main street of Atherton. We always take family and friends to veiw when they visit from interstate  more »
  • I had heard glowing reviews from guests about their visit to The Crystal caves and finally got to see it myself! Amazing stock in the retail area and an amazing collection! Staff were very helpful and...  more »
  • we looked around this place for about half an hour or more , they had heaps of gems and items to look at and buy if you desired. Worth a look  more »
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  • What a great place! The owner's passion for geology, and crystals in particular, and creativity translate into a really magical experience. All rocks are not all created equal! Worth every cent, definitely bring the kids and buy your own geode, crack it open right there and discover the magic of crystals inside. Staff were brilliant in explaining what we were seeing. I highly recommend spending a few hours here.
  • We were hesitant to pay the family entry fee due to price but in the end we were glad we did. The cave takes you on an impressive and rare experience. Very well done.
  • I take my visitors from other countries up to here, on the Tablelands and they have a great experience with the happy and courteous staff, whom incidentally, have a great knowledge of all the beautiful stones, and their origin. Next time I am up there I shall post some photos. Always room for improvement every place one should go.
  • The amethyst room in the shop was closed.;( And I was very very disappointed at home when found my new earrings in a bag instead of a box. They were displayed in the box, and I did not look when a young lady on a check out packed them, I was looking after my child. It was a bad surprise for me:(((. It would be great if you could make a 5-10% discount in your shop for people who had visited your cave.
  • Nice collection of crystals at a good price but to do the man made cave tour $25 is a bit steep, though they do offer family packages

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