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Marakoopa Cave

Mole Creek Karst National Park, Mole Creek, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6363 5182
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Family outing

While visiting family in George Town we decided to visit Mole Creek to inspect the Marakoopa Cave... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Townsville, Australia
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Awesome, very educational

We loved it. Very educational and the cave was awesome. Best part was when they turned the lights... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Brett C
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Mole Creek Karst National Park, Mole Creek, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6363 5182
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting family in George Town we decided to visit Mole Creek to inspect the Marakoopa Cave. The tour takes approximately 1 hour and was very entertaining and informative. Tickets are purchased at the ticket office which is located at the base of the road...More

Thank 4boysdad
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We loved it. Very educational and the cave was awesome. Best part was when they turned the lights off and when we saw the glow worms. You have never seen true pitch black until you have been in a cave. I enjoyed the guide to...More

Thank Brett C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Our tour into the cave was amazing. It was deep underground, and a little bit of heaven for the incredible glow worms we were able to see. The whole family loved this experience. Wrap up warm, wear good shoes, and you'll have the best time.

Thank MrsWilsonofOz
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went for the last tour of Underground Rivers and Glow-worms Tour, and we did enjoyed the experience. The cave formation is truly fascinating and we could see that the conservation effort has paid-off. The place is very well-maintained and the formations are essentially untouched...More

Thank stevenlsw
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Great tour. Well controlled and a great guide for a truly unique and fascinating experience. Recommended for anyone not too claustrophobic, but with a love of geology.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Caught the last guided trip at the end of the day which meant we in effect had a private guided tour. The guide was excellent and her enthusiasm and knowledge made a good trip into a great one. As cave systems go this is interesting...More

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We visited Marakoopa Cave on our drive from Sheffield to Cradle Mountain. It was a bit of a lucky dip time-wise but we were extremely happy to have a personal tour for two of Marakoopa with Aaron, a passionate Mole Creek Caves tour guide. There...More

Thank JMR926
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This is the bigger of the two caves. With heaps of steps. Should be fine for everyone. The guide didn't explain much about formation in this cave. The guide at the other smaller cave was much better at explaining it. At the entrance there's a...More

Thank RyanS73
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We had planned on hiking to some falls this day but it was raining so the car was a good alternative. You buy your ticket at a visitor center then either walk or drive to the cave. It is pretty chilling in the cave so...More

Thank dil345
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Our guide (Dave) was calm - always good, in a cave - enthusiastic and knowledgeable. There were 31 people in our group but we were all able to hear and see the wonders in the depths of the cave. The glow worms glowed; the cave...More

Thank Marguerite H
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20 January 2017|
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Response from Sean B | Reviewed this property |
Marakoopa and the Cathedral tour, by far the better of the caves and tours.
Ash W
12 May 2016|
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Response from Aussielins | Reviewed this property |
Remember it will be mid winter at the time you plan to visit and the caves are in the hills and so the weather likely to be cold. I suggest you go to the website of the caves to determine whether they will be open.