Jenolan Caves, Jenolan Caves

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Dated to 340 million years, Jenolan Caves represent the oldest known cave system on Earth. The site's main attractions are ten caves filled with ancient limestone formations. You can drop by for a short tour, lasting only a couple of hours and visiting only one cave, or arrange to stay for an entire week and explore all ten caves currently open to the public. A variety of educational and inexpensive family-oriented tours are available on a daily basis.  Frequent underground concerts by Australia's notable performers are held in several caves. You can also choose to undertake a series of nature walks through the rugged mountain bush, all of which are clearly marked and free of charge. With our custom trip planner, Jenolan Caves attractions like Jenolan Caves can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • October 11, 2017
    We did a day trip from Sydney with our family (three teenagers). We did look at staying overnight, but the accommodation was booked out. The caves were amazing, and well worth a visit! We did two cave...  more »
  • October 9, 2017
    We knew nothing about the caves, just saw the road sign so decided to drive there. There is a very steep descent when driving down to the car parking. Trucks/trailers/camper vans not allowed. Road is ...  more »
  • October 7, 2017
    We were brought there by PJ Tours after the scenic world adventure. Travelling is a concern as it takes 1.5 hour to reach Katoomba from Sydney, and another one hour or so to Jenolan Caves. Had to driv...  more »
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  • September 20, 2017
    We love taking the family to see the caves and usually stay a night or two. The tour guides are always excellent. Feels like we're visiting a Swedish village 😊
  • September 17, 2017
    We viewed the river cave and went for a stroll along the river. We had a great time and the place was beautiful. The tour guides were friendly and very knowledgeable.
  • September 3, 2017
    My wife and I had a great time here. Stunning location and the caves were amazing. We had our first encounter with a wild snake here along the small lake outside the caves. We worth a visit.
  • August 25, 2017
    This is a must visit especially if you are a nature, environment lover. These are very old caves formed by limestone from the seabed thousands of years ago which overturned on itself. That's what the guide told us. We did the Lucas cave. And it was great. With huge chambers in it. Each having different characteristics. The guide shows you different formations in the caves and relates them to real life figures. Initially it's interesting, but becomes repetitive later. But you can just ignore that and look at the amazing creation of nature. The place also has a bistro restaurant and restroom nearby.
  • June 14, 2017
    It's quite a long drive and the road there is a bit tight but worth it. Our guide Graeme was great. We went on two tours and the second one was a lot more enjoyable since it was a small group. Unfortunately, some of the things he pointed out were seen from a narrow pathway, so the ones at the end of the line couldn't see or hear what he said.

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