Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park, Chillagoe

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Chillagoe-Mungana Caves is a national park in Chillagoe, Shire of Mareeba, Queensland, Australia.GeographyThe park is 1455 km northwest of Brisbane.The park is located within the Walsh River catchment area and the Einasleigh Uplands bioregion. A total of 10 rare or threatened species have been recorded in the park.FacilitiesThere are several self-guided limestone caves, the Archways, Pompeii cave, and Bauhinia cave. The historic Chillagoe smelters area has mining relics from the 1890s. There are a few small rock galleries of Indigenous Australian art.Camping is not permitted.
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  • What an excellent outback adventure! These caves are exceptional. There are three guided tours each day of caves in the Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park. You must buy your tickets in advance from...  more »
  • Our tour of the Chillagoe caves was one of life's wonderful and unforgettable experiences. We holidayed with our 11-year-old daughter in Cairns and on the Atherton Tableland and loved every minute of ...  more »
  • We LOVED our time at Chillagoe. The caves were amazing! We have 3 kids (9, 11 and 11) and they were all mesmerised! The spiders with their glow in the dark eyes were a bit (AAAHHH!!!) for me, but they...  more »
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  • Loved the caves but be warned. The decent into them is very steep and quite confined. Anyone with health issues should enquire before booking a tour as there appear to be little signage advising degree if difficulty or whether physically impaired people can gain access.
  • Well worth the trip
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