Sandstone Caves, Coonabarabran

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  • This place was amazing. To find such beautiful sandstone caves in the middle of what was essentially a very dry unfriendly place is amazing. The bush here is recovering from a large bush fire a few ye...  more »
  • This is well worth the drive out.It is brilliant to see & do.The circuit walk around is not difficult to do & has seating as you go around if needed.There are some steps in places.Great lookout & view...  more »
  • Amazing is the only way to describe the Sandstone Caves. The trail from the car park along the ridge where the caves are situated is an easy walk on mostly flat ground. The sandstone formations that c...  more »
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  • A must see in the Pilliga on an otherwise very long drive between Coonabarbran and Narrabri. An easy 10 min walk to the caves and Aboriginal sites. Give it a good hour or more to explore. The caves are a cool respite on a hot summer day. Take water with you. There is a long-drop dunny 10 mins in from the car park at the start of the caves if you need a loo break!
  • Well worth the visit. Easy 1.7km return walk. Very interesting cave formations. Toilet facilities. Needs better promotion and road signage to attract more visitors.
  • Beautiful sandstone walls and surrounding environment. The walk is an easy grade that the kids and partners father enjoyed thoroughly. Highly recommend if in the area and interested.
  • The Sandstone Caves is just north of Coonabarabran, on the Newell Highway. Unfortunately these Caves are not signposted from the Highway but are situated between Cusack Creek and Billy Creek on a dirt road signposted as Yaminbah Trail. Only a short drive off the highway and a short easy walk to loop around a sandstone hill with a number of Caves historically used by local aboriginals. It is a special peaceful place with colourful rock formations and great vistas of the surrounding district.
  • Went here a few years ago and absolutely loved it. There was no signage off the highway though so had to track kms from the info centre. Great little hidden gem.
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