Princess Margaret Rose Caves, Mumbannar
(4.2/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
The Princess Margaret Rose Cave is a limestone cave located in Lower Glenelg National Park in Victoria, Australia. The cave features actively growing stalactites, stalagmites and helictites. It is arguably the most decorated cave per square metre in Australia. It is named after Princess Margaret.The cave was discovered in 1936 by S. McEachern, J. "Bunny" Hutchesson and the latter's son Alan. They developed the cave as a tourist attraction, with Bunny Hutchesson acting as the first permanent guide, conducting tours from 1941. The cave has been part of Lower Glenelg National Park since 1980.Guided tours of the cave are conducted on most days, lasting about half an hour.
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TripAdvisor
  • We visited this place today and was so impressed. Everything was well organised, the staff very friendly and out guide very knowledgeable. My partner and I exchanged wedding rings down in the cave and...  more »
  • We bring groups into the Rose Caves and we have never had a bad experience. The tour guides are well trained, making this tour very enjoyable for the young and old. There are a few steps to negotiate ...  more »
  • We really liked the tour here, but we did go here a couple of days before seeing Naracoorte caves and I guess I would be less impressed if I had seen it in the opposite order. The cave is interesting,...  more »
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  • An interesting cave tour and some beautiful scenic walks
  • Good facilities right at the cave. There's hot showers, a kitchen with fridge and microwave, and lots of camping spots. There's also a tourist centre, cafe and shop. There wasn't anyone around when we arrived, so it might be good to book in advance.
  • A must visit if you are travelling to Mt Gambier, it's really pretty guys!!
  • Very disappointing that despite checking their website and arriving after 3 days kayaking that they were closed. Very poor customer service, why bother putting tour and opening times on a website if you don't stick to them. It makes it very difficult and disappointing for those who plan ahead. At least 20 other people arrived and left!
  • Worth taking the tour of the caves. Nice grassed areas to have lunch too