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Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park

Princes Highway, Tantanoola, South Australia 5291, Australia
+61 8 8734 4153
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Unlike the Naracoorte caves, Tantanoola Cave is a dolomite cave. It features beautiful stalagmites... read more

Reviewed yesterday
giddyin0z
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Adelaide, Australia
Interesting Small Cave

While on a road trip towards Adelaide I stopped and visited the cave. The cave was very interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
TouristMD
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“small cave” (17 reviews)
“wheel chair” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:00
LOCATION
Princes Highway, Tantanoola, South Australia 5291, Australia
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+61 8 8734 4153
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"stalactites and stalagmites"
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"short talk"
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"mobility issues"
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"take photos"
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"entry fee"
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"the main road"
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Reviewed yesterday

Unlike the Naracoorte caves, Tantanoola Cave is a dolomite cave. It features beautiful stalagmites, stalagtites, and other formations, which are nicely illuminated. Bring a torch anyway, so you can have a better look into holes and at any structure you fancy. The cave is wheelchair...More

1  Thank giddyin0z
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

While on a road trip towards Adelaide I stopped and visited the cave. The cave was very interesting and was a great spot to take a break from driving. It’s a small cave but there are a lot of formations inside. The staff were very...More

1  Thank TouristMD
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this cave. It’s natural beauty is amazing & it’s also very accessible for people with mobility issues. The two ladies who led our group were very knowledgeable & helpful

1  Thank Symon P
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

An amazing place. A must see. Easy to park. And friendly staff. A great place with wheelchair access also

1  Thank blueberryblvd
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

This cave is only small but packed with the features that one would expect in a larger cave system. The entrance opens immediately into the cavern. While the guide provides a short talk, you are then left to wander the cave on your own. It...More

1  Thank LindsayMann
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Contrary to what the website said, you can rock up to the counter and buy tickets there. Expected a guided tour as per the website but we stood outside the entrance and talked about how the entrance was created and how the cave was found...More

Thank justmichie
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Amazingly beautiful cave. Wow. This cave is one large chamber full of spectacular formations. (Minimal walking) The entry has no steps and the cave chamber has a cement pathway going around it thus making it wheelchair accessible. ( you could also use a walker but...More

1  Thank Chrissy0909
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful but is a lot smaller than what we expected, after being to many other bigger caves overseas. $14 is quite a steep fee. Tip: Hike up the trail up the hill and see the beautiful view of the forest opposite.

Thank Elysia A
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

My family of four stopped at Tantoonoola caves on our drive from Adelaide to Melbourne. This is a must see if anyone is driving the Great Ocean Road. Jacqui our guide and park ranger at the cave was fabulous. My kids were gripped as she...More

1  Thank Windy G
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

What an amazing cave! By far the best limestone caves in the district. It's hard to believe that such a beautiful cave exists in the side of the hill right next to the highway. It's a must visit to see a wonderful landscape that looks...More

1  Thank Terry P
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Wanderlusttravellor
18 March 2016|
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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
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Faith W
13 August 2015|
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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.
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Kika M
9 March 2015|
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Response from Jane W | Reviewed this property |
There is no public transport. The cost is $14, or $11 with pensioner concession.
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