We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park

Princes Highway, Tantanoola, South Australia 5280, Australia
+61 8 8734 4153
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Small but beautiful

Grand-daughter called this an 'Enchanted Cave' & she's right. It's only a small cave, but so very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret M
,
Adelaide, Australia
Wow! What a cave

We could have spent hours in this spectacular cave, which is just half an hour from Mount Gambier... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
HSMM91
,
Gosford, Australia
via mobile
Read all 184 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful cave” (10 reviews)
“mt gambier” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:00
LOCATION
Princes Highway, Tantanoola, South Australia 5280, Australia
CONTACT
Website
+61 8 8734 4153
Write a Review
Reviews (184)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 180 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grand-daughter called this an 'Enchanted Cave' & she's right. It's only a small cave, but so very, very beautiful. Definitely worth a visit. Safe for small children & wheelchair friendly. Helpful, knowledgeable & cheery staff.

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We could have spent hours in this spectacular cave, which is just half an hour from Mount Gambier (towards Adelaide)! The staff were incredibly knowledgeable, friendly, and fantastic with the kids. It was really reasonably priced. Oh, and while you are there, don't forget to...More

Thank HSMM91
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is a walk-in cave, lovingly cared for by the owners/managers. It is very compact, but it has everything! Beautiful formations - columns, stalactites, stalagmites, pool, curtains, and other wonderful visions! Warm, comfortable, easy walking. No reason to visit a cold, dark, deep cavern while...More

Thank Janettenreiro
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Nice little cave to stop and see some great stalagmites. Site is handicap friendly as well and price is ok

Thank Todd R
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This cave is just so beautiful, when you first walk in the door and look around, it is just like a fairyland. So many beautiful formations, strategic lighting. The guide gives you a talk, then just leaves you to look around yourself, photographs, only rule...More

Thank WendyFH
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Wow, what a surprise! The boy who lost his pet ferret and found the cave but have been awestruck! So beautiful! They even let us stay in the cave on our own to rake as many photos as we liked. Very peaceful! Definitely worth a...More

Thank BornToTravelBrit
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This was my first cave experience and it was incredible!! Such a beautiful hidden gem. I loved the little shop that was also there, with heaps of info and things to look at while you wait for the next tour. Great spot as it's just...More

Thank Michaela B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Stunning display. Lisa our guide was great. Wheelchair access so good, everyone can enjoy & appreciate the beauty. Fortunate 2 muso's visited & got permission to play Chapman Sticks.12 string. Acoustic was amazing.great value for money. Definitely worth a visit

Thank pam b
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The cave is relatively small but there's many details to see, beautiful iluminated and in detail described by the guide. However the entry fee is quite expensive for the limited time you can spend there.

Thank laughingkookaburra33
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This cave you must see. It's very beautiful and small. The girl who gave us a small tour is very friendly and enthousiastic. We were allowed to stay in the cave by our selves. It is nice and quiet in there.

Thank Jacco S
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Tasting Room at Mayura Station
22 reviews
20.79 km away
New Heaven Indian Restaurant
24 reviews
18.50 km away
Banana Tree Cafe
150 reviews
17.88 km away
Andys
10 reviews
18.96 km away
Nearby Attractions
Glencoe Woolshed
5 reviews
10.33 km away
Millicent National Trust Museum
29 reviews
18.40 km away
Lake McIntyre
13 reviews
21.95 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Wanderlusttravellor
18 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Sam L | Reviewed this property |
There are tours and they run every 20 minuets if it's busy, otherwise whenever you get there the person at the desk will take you in for a tour straight away
1
Vote
Faith W
13 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Nakul P | Reviewed this property |
It is between Mount Gambier and Millicent in South Australia. It takes around 20 minutes from mount gambier while driving towards Millicent.
3
Votes
Kika M
9 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Jane W | Reviewed this property |
There is no public transport. The cost is $14, or $11 with pensioner concession.
1
Vote