Naracoorte Caves National Park, Naracoorte

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The 26 caves of Naracoorte Caves National Park have preserved a huge collection of fossils, and the park’s Wonambi Fossil Center offers tourists a rare chance to see what this part of the world was like nearly 200,000 years ago. The park, situated in the Limestone Coast tourism region, became a World Heritage Area in 1994. Though the caves are the area’s most notable attraction, the park itself is a tourist destination, with camping grounds, dormitory accommodations for large groups, picnic areas, and a small café. Explore the underground world of Australia’s caverns on a guided tour, led by expert cavers familiar with ancient fossil deposits, and don’t miss the famous Bat Cave, where thousands of bats breed each year. Arrange your visit to Naracoorte Caves National Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Naracoorte using our Naracoorte online tour planner .
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  • We visited the fossil cave for about 32 AuD. A very nice lady offered a rather lean leadership with little knowledge. To see the 2 skeletons held anywhere in photos with shadows, and some bones on the ground, most already was cleared for likely scientific purposes. 2 guided tours in the fossil cave per day take place. Visit other caves will cost in addition, it seems not to give a combination fare. The coffee house opens 30 minutes after the beginning of the 1st leadership officially 1 hour after the box office opening, but at least we came at the initiative of the reception to one early coffee. For a world heritage site is about something hand-woven and unprofessional. After all the reception currently seems to be renewed with much construction noise. We were quite disappointed that money not worth.
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  • While we drive the famous Great Ocean Road heading to Melbourne from Adelaide, we made a small detour to visit these caves. Nice with many stalactites and stalagmites but nothing compared to other similar places visited in Italy (Frasassi). However, it was still worth it.
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  • Really nice place to visit, unlike other caves, these ones are full of education not artificial stories behind those stones and rocks. If you have kids or are interested in ancient animals, it's a def...  more »
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  • Great little place out of the ordinary and a good way to spend the day with the family. One of the natural wonders of the world with some amazing sights. My only gripe is the expensive can be quite high if you are taking your entire family!
  • Such a nice place to explore. Great for kids and adults. Food available in the cafe. Moderate entry fee to each of the caves but the fossil centre is free.
  • Great knowledgeable tour guides. Stunning caves
  • Went on our own tour without guidance. The cave was not very big and not very interesting. Saw much better ones in Australia. Not worth going there especially. Quite disappointing.
  • Wonderfully kept as it needs to be, as its part of our history, have not been here for years so did not realise there was a cafe there, lovely and friendly staff, enjoyed our lunch and a lovely local wine.

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