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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 international travel 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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  • Few guides speak of the Jenolan Caves, but still worth a visit. The road to access is not easy (one-way street from 11:45 to 13:15), because very very narrow, and more work during our visit in November. She is not less beautiful. We visited the Chifley cave, and we liked. The guide made efforts to speak slowly and quite clearly so that foreigners can understand. Which is not always the case. The price is a little high if we visit a single winery ($35), but declining in the case of multiple visits
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  • We went on a night tour of the temple of baul. Ann was our guide and she was great, full of knowledge and a lovely lady. The caves look amazing lit up, we would highly recommend this for an evening tr...  more »
  • Magnificent & varied caves to experience; wonderful nature walk abounding in wildlife; grand, charming old style accommodation with friendly helpful staff. 
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  • We visit River and Chifley Cave which are amazing and have unique structures. We drove from Sydney and the road and views are enjoyable. The room was clean but totally basic. There aren't many choices to eat and at night you have to go to the hotel's restaurant. Having your own food is a better idea.
  • We chose to visit the Lucas Cave which was impressive. I consider myself to be below average fitness however, I managed to keep up with the group as there were many opportunities to stop, rest and take photos. The drive there is very scenic for passengers but requires the full attention of the driver as the road is very narrow in places. We felt as if we had been transported back in time, the buildings are reminiscent of a German Alpine Village from the late 1800's. I strongly recommend taking your own food or timing your visit before or after lunch. If you're a coffee drinker, to avoid disappointment, you might consider drinking tea...
  • Spectacular place to visit. Worth the drive money and time. Love you jenolan caves always a destination of choice. Word of warning.... bring your own food. Its horrible, Nasty!!!! Everything else outways the shocking food though.
  • Love the caves! Unfortunately the hotel and the only "restaurant" and fast food are really gross. Would recommend bringing your own food. It is a shame that such a beautiful building and location bring the place down instead of bettering the experience of the caves. ...if you are a reader don't say you had not been warned: BYO food mate, this is no joke.
  • I didn't visit any of the caves but did the river walk, the walk to the carlotta arch and the one to the devil's coachhouse lookdown. Great views and really nice day out.