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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. 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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  • The caves are about 20 mins drive north of Rocky, and a few short kms off the Bruce Highway on a good sealed rood. We were a couple with our 20 something daughter in tow. All three of us loved the cav...  more »
  • This was excellent ,fantastic tour guide ,well informed worth the visit the lighting was spectacular,loved the Cathedral cave  more »
  • We were amazed by the uniqueness of the caves. We have been in many caves and this cave is different in its acoustics and formations. We had a very knowledgeable guide who was passionate about caves a...  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.