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Princess Margaret Rose Caves

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Address: Lower Glenelg National Park, Mumbannar, Victoria, Australia
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Beautiful place

This cave is really beautiful, special and more spectacular to the ones in Naracoorte. A must see if you are near Mt Gambier.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Liana T
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cave is really beautiful, special and more spectacular to the ones in Naracoorte. A must see if you are near Mt Gambier.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We called in today just by chance and it was well worth the visit. Very interesting and well explained by our young tour guide . Thankyou

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Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great guided tour by a very knowledgeable person who spoke about the history of the caves and how they were made Due to easter weekend there was a lot of people and some very badly behaved - talking over the guid and not respecting others in the group.

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Thank Jackiecr-04
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We've just returned from a camping trip to the caves campground. Having flushing toilets & showers in a national park makes it a very appealing option. The birdlife in the area is wonderful. We used the location as a great base to explore the region. The staff were all lovely and great at interacting with our children. The cave tour... More 

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Thank Jo J
Devonport, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Steep walk from the ferry terminal. Probably a bit dear at $20 each for a short tour. On the positive side the guide was very informative and although the caves were smaller than the ones in Tasmania they had nice formations. Nice combo of activities when combined with the Nelson/Glenelg river cruises.

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Thank Darryl B
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The positive was that the lady doing the tour knew her stuff and was very informative. The bad is that $20 per person for a 20 minute tour is what I would consider highway robbery!!!! We went to the buchan caves in lakes entrance about three years ago and that was cheaper for longer and lot more to see in... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the caves on 13th March and was the last tour of the day. 9 guests on the tour and the guide so plenty of personal attention and the cave formations were wonderous. Nature really doesn't know how to surpass all expectations. Only grip is the price which was $20 per person for a tour that last half hour and... More 

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Thank madcopper
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

It's a little out of Mount Gambier, but not a long drive to see such an amazing cave. Nothing much seems to be roped off from view so you really get great views, up good and close, of the amazing formations. Others have noted the guide was rude, but we found only staff who seemed knowledgable and happy to share... More 

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Thank Wendy G
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

A must see. We were shown the caves by a guide who is obviously proud of the cave he looks after. Nice and open cave suitable for those worried about enclosed spaces. Stairs were the tightest space and they had very high ceilings.

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Thank Rhino M
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit to fully appreciate a limestone cave and its history. Hard to believe that the cave has only been open for 80 years old, a fairly new and undamaged find. Worth the detour

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