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Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park

Princes Highway, Tantanoola, South Australia 5291, Australia
+61 8 8734 4153
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We paid $14 each for about 10 minutes of commentary from the "guide". Cave took about 15 minutes... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Linda W
Seaford, Australia
Very pretty cave

The cave is small but very pretty and worth a stop if you're in the area. There are no stairs to... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Taipei, Taiwan
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Princes Highway, Tantanoola, South Australia 5291, Australia
+61 8 8734 4153
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

We paid $14 each for about 10 minutes of commentary from the "guide". Cave took about 15 minutes to walk around. Seen WAY better! Just by pass it, there is better ahead.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The cave is small but very pretty and worth a stop if you're in the area. There are no stairs to get into the cave so it's particularly good for people who struggle with accessibility. Tours leave every half an hour which is suitably frequent,...More

Thank ChicaSmile
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I was taken aback walking in. It's a little gem! The formations and history the guides give is amazing. Really informative and even my 7 and 4 year old were excited. It's a definite place to visit in Mt Gambier.

Thank TheSaits
Reviewed 17 February 2017

While this is an absolutely beautiful cave, I feel that the $14 entry fee is a little steep. The single cave has stunning formations, but on my visit the guide's short, rote delivery was extremely wooden and impersonal. On a positive note, we were allowed...More

Thank ChrisG20162016
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This cave has many features that you generally have to visit many different caves to see. It is a small cave, but packed with interest. A great cave for kids to get a 'taster'. They won't get lost and it is easy to exit if...More

Thank Narelle R
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Greeted by friendly staff member who was happy to take our group of five through without waiting. Entered the cave with the guide after a 10 minute introduction. Sufficient explaining in the cave including pointing out many of the highlights. The guide left us in...More

Thank Bozz56
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We had seen a few other caves on our travels. But this was impressive! Smaller than some other caves, but just densely packed full of Stuff (for the want of some better words lol) Very short information session and talk, but can stay as long...More

Thank Fiona K
Reviewed 17 January 2017

On venturing here during our stay in Mt Gambier we were met with exceptional service and friendliness of the ladies who were here. We were given a short 10minute history lesson of how this cave came to be followed by some facts inside, were then...More

Thank 79Jenelle
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Tantanoola Caves was the first cave I'd ever visited and the first in SE South Australia so it sort of set the benchmark for the other caves I visited in the region. The cost was good value for money. The staff were helpful, very kindly...More

Thank Lincoln201682
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Located a short drive out of Mt Gambier we spent a morning visiting this cave. Jacqui our guide was wonderful! She explained the caves history and then we were free to roam the cave on our own. The cave itself is amazing and access is...More

Thank David B
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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
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.
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.