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Capricorn Caves, Rockhampton

(4.5/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Capricorn Caves into our Rockhampton family vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We had been delayed by a road closure issue on the Bruce Hwy, from Airlie Beach to Rockhampton, so our only activity near Rockhampton turned out to be a visit to the Capricorn Caves. That said, we rea...  more »
  • Nice venue, was relaxed with great food available. Accom was good but new mattresses would be appreciated  more »
  • This is definitely a must see. Caves are wonderful. Wheelchair access is available. There is a shop and a kiosk. You can even stay there in cabins or bring your own camper or van. Excellent sightseein...  more »
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  • Excellent guide and friendly staff. Cathedral Cave is impressive and the whole tour which takes an hour is made very interesting by the guide's knowledge.
  • Tour guides are really helpful. Beautiful caves
  • We had a great personal tour since we were the only ones at the time - the guide was very funny and knowledgeable. The cathedral cave is amazing, especially the sound and darkness experience. Great short thing to do when driving by, takes only approx. 1-1.5 hours.
  • The caves are a must if you are traveling through rockhampton they are absolutely beautiful!!
  • Caves are nice and good to get away from the heat outside. Best to do the adventure tour and cheap in comparison to other attractions. Camping ground is quite good amenities. Hard to find an even spot.