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Jenolan Caves

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Open every day, Jenolan Caves are the largest, most spectacular and most famous caves in Australia. Explore the world's oldest caves - one of the most outstanding cave systems in the world. You are never too young or old to experience the amazing...more
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4655 Jenolan Caves Rd, Jenolan Caves, New South Wales 2790, Australia
+61 1300 763 311
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on the bus that picked us up across the street from our hotel in Katoomba. The trip out was relaxing and enjoyed the scenery. Our bus drive was great. Once we arrived we went to our first cave The Chiefly. Our tour guide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Meander819089
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the Lucas, Imperial and Chifley caves. The Imperial took about 1 hour had 358 stair steps and was the easiest cave. The Chifley cave took about 1 hour and requires average fitness had 421 stair steps. Lucas Cave took about 1.5 hour tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank newygal71
Reviewed 4 days ago

We got here via a Tour from Sydney and back again for the day. 11 hours coach tour with the cave visit in the middle. We went into Lucas Cave, there are three or four others I believe. There are 900 steps to and into...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing! You feel like you are in another world when you drive through the entrance tunnel. The caves are beautiful, and the walks around are wonderful. Absolutely do not cater for wheelchairs at all, even in the dining area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JoinTheAdventure
Reviewed 6 days ago

We [3 - family with 18 yr daughter] loved the Plughole Cave adventure and well worth the cost. It was one of our top 3 highlights of our 2-week trip to Australia. It starts with rappelling into a sink-hole where we enter a cave, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MC-lovestravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceeded my expectations with a guide who was knowledgeable and amicable. We went on the Imperial tour as it was classed as 'easy' and the thought of 910 steps on the Lucas tour put us off after all the Bushwalking in the Mountains nearby! It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank f00tballwid0w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day out, spectacular caves, our guide was a wealth of information and friendly. No question remained unanswered. Amenities fairly clean. Parking was free and okay. The road in was a bit hairy at times, but okay. Totally recommend this as an outing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sue230360
Reviewed 1 week ago

I joined a few friends on a visit to the caves. I was a very late addition to a party of 4 and called be added to their tour the day before, during the busiest time of year. Although I wasn't able to join them...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ericthe12bee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did two caves and both were stunnung! Both our guides Sam and Rebecca were very experienced and could tell us alot about the history aswell as the geology/chemics, with good humour. This is on of the best things we did during our stay in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 504benjas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the chiefly cave tour that went for one hour with our four children aged 10, 8, 7 and 4. They loved it. When we drove up we were so impressed with how the entrance looked. You drive through a real giant cave. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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5 January 2019|
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Response from dhanraj b | Reviewed this property |
The toddler should be free to visit the cave as the caves are not all lit the parent should supervise them closely wish The family a nice day at the cave.
27 March 2018|
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Response from Duncan P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The New South Wales Train website has a lot of information for trip planning. I recommend getting an Opal card. They are sold at most convenience/petrol stores and can be topped up there as well. They make getting around... More
15 January 2018|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ella Dael Tough question, depends what you want to get out of the caves. Unlike other cave formations, Jenolan is a number of different caves and because of the various conditions the formations in them are quite... More