Lake Cave, Margaret River

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Lake Cave is renowned for the Suspended Table--a 4,535 kg (10,000 lb) column of calcite that hangs from the ceiling just a tiny bit above the lake. Inside the cave, you will find a tranquil lake that reflects the image of delicate formations, creating the effect of infinity mirror. Descend the 300 steps from the cavern entrance at your own pace and gaze up at towering karri trees and crystal formations. To visit Lake Cave on your holiday in Margaret River, and find out what else Margaret River has to offer, use our Margaret River journey planner.
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  • It is recommended that certain talents go to climb up and climb down to a total of more than 600 ladders. Is indeed a spectacle, along the way also admire the adventures of many years ago, to dig this interesting point. About $ $, the package teaches, and he relationships all the lighting systems, and it's fun to enjoy the whole black feeling in the hole.
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  • This is one of the better caves in Western Australia as it is relatively big and one of the few caves that has a lake in it, hence the name. Our guide Richard was really funny as he made sure we were ...  more »
  • It was amazing to see the big whole in the ground looking down from the balcony. But it was even better to descent and take all those steps into the ground. For me it was the first cave visit but afte...  more »
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  • Since 300 steps down from the ground level, this ancient cave is a natural wonder. Once down at the entrance, this is a relatively short cave with easy walking on the inside. The stalactites and stalagmites are where time virtually stands still. The guide was knowledgeable, easy to understand and friendly. One advice for the prospective visitors: please leave kids under 5 at home.
  • This is a must to visit cave for visitors to the Margaret River region. It is not just like any other cave around Western Australia. From the top, it is more like a mining pit. Visitors are required to climb down a very deep and steep flight of stairs to reach the entrance of the cave. You need to be quite fit and agile as the steps can get slippery during rainy season. Make sure you go to the toilet before going down to the cave since it is a long way down and back. Bring a small torch/flash light if possible. There would be many photo opportunities outside and inside the cave. Once inside, you will find a small 'river' which flows to the centre of the cave and forms an underground lake. The view inside is magnificent. It is the best cave of all the caves in WA. Once you have finished your tour in the cave, there is a small cafe near the reception to relax. If you only have limited time visiting the down south, just go to this cave.
  • Really great tour. Our guide “Richard” was funny, entertaining and shared some great info about the caves history. Highly recommend. Note that there are 325 stairs down into the cave (amongst various platforms) which also means 325 stairs back up again. All the cave tours have been awesome. Jewel cave was cool too.
  • Good cave with a lake, the tour guides were very good, lots of steps though (hundreds) so take your time in the heat. Very atmospheric once you are there in the quiet.. go for the early or late tours (check times on 'tinternet before hand) .. recommended.
  • Loved it. Had a awesome tour guide full of knowledge. She was fantastic with the kids. So many stairs but could go at own pace. Great exercise. It was so beautiful to see and the cave preserved for all to enjoy. A must on the to do list down south. The shop also had many gifts and souvenirs to choose from.
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