Capricorn Caves, Rockhampton

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An impressive complex of caves hewn from the Queensland limestone by acid rain and underground water, Capricorn Caves first entered the national consciousness in 1882, when Norwegian migrant John Olsen discovered them. One of the longest-running tourist attractions in the state, activities such as rappelling, rock climbing, and fossicking can be undertaken within the cave system. Capricorn Caves is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Rockhampton Edition.
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  • October 12, 2017
    We had a 2 night stay in a deluxe cabin which was spacious, very well equipped with a comfy bed and large balcony. We couldn't have asked for better. The tour of the caves was also very good and I esp...  more »
  • October 8, 2017
    Highly recommend this tour to everyone! Listening to music playing in the darkness of the cathedral cave with bats flying over head was a moving experience which bought tears to my eyes! And challengi...  more »
  • October 6, 2017
    We went on the Cathedral Cave tour and it was excellent. The caves are really impressive and our guide was great. The Cathedral is a wonderful place and the acoustics are amazing. Wear good shoes and ...  more »
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  • September 17, 2017
    -About the powered site- The camproung was nice, it had a big camp kitchen with a fireplace, big bathrooms and a laundry. The location was also very good. It's near to a nice pub, which it's also not expensive and has the Capricorn Caves complex in it. Staying a night in the campground allows you to have a little discount for the caves tour. The caves were awesome and the tour was very well done. Our guide was Kathrine and explained us everything, making all unique. Maybe 30$ is a little bit expensive for an hour tour, but it is worth it.
  • August 14, 2017
    Did the fossil tour and it was amazing! The lovely guide Christian explained everything in an informative way that I could understand. He obviously loves his job! The caves are amazing the history and the geology are spectacular!
  • July 4, 2017
    Ridiculously overpriced. If you were to go into the caves themselves you'd be out again in 15 minutes, instead you're paying $32 pp and spending over an hour to listen to some uninteresting forgettable information about who discovered the caves and who built the walkways. Don't get me wrong. The caves are really cool to see, and the tour guide did her absolute best and handled it really well. The managers however should see that there isn't enough information to last 1 hour or to justify the price point. Also the whole group tour thing is incredibly annoying when you're with loud children or slow walkers.
  • August 27, 2017
    Beautiful natural wonder! Brilliant tours! Loved it, will go again.
  • August 28, 2017
    Awesome place . Great wheel chair . Awesome tour guide fully explained the caves & all its going ons

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