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 thatĀ 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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  • This place is honestly an enchanting experience and the friendly staff are super helpful with everything and are open to helping newbies such as myself  more »
  • Kids just loved the experience particularly crack a geode!!! Clearly the owners are very passionate. We had a great time. The staff are so so friendly and helpful. Makes for a great visit.  more »
  • Dropped in to get Xmas gifts for family members. Lovely ladies and with great customer service. Spent a bit of time there looking at all the exquisite items on show  more »
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  • Wonderful experience, family and visitors loved it . Inspirational some many fascinating natural wonders. The fossil were great too. Al round well worth it a rich experience and the staff were great with a good knowledge of the subjects
  • Great fun cracking a geode. Staff are friendly & helpful. We spent over an hour just looking in the gift store. So allow several hours if doing the cave tour as well.
  • This is a shop in the main Street of Atherton. It has car out the front which had been modified to look a bit like a crystal. The experience itself is through the back of the shop were you get given head torches and then head down some man made caves to view the various crystals from all over the world that the owner has collected over the year. Kids loved it. You can then purchase all sorts of crystal related stuff in the shop. Very friendly staff.
  • 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.
  • Great range of stones and jewellery. Has a paid tour as well. Worth a look

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