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Gunns Plains Caves

46 Cave Rd, Gunns Plains, Tasmania 7315, Australia
+61 3 6429 1388
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Guided cave tours though a limestone cave which has a permanent stream running the length of the cave. Spectacular calcite formations with lots of colour. Glowworm display and you may spy Platypus or Giant freshwater Lobster in the stream. Family run business with friendly knowledgeable guides Tours run daily (except Christmas Day) at 10am, 11am, 12noon, 130pm, 230pm and 330pm. Other times by appointment.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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46 Cave Rd, Gunns Plains, Tasmania 7315, Australia
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+61 3 6429 1388
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"tour guide"
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"glow worms"
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"real character"
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"great tour"
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"wildlife park"
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"amazing cave"
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"hidden treasure"
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"comfortable walking shoes"
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"cave system"
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"water running"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another of Tassie's beautiful caves. Make sure you visit them all as they are all different. These caves start with a steep descent down stairs which is very different to any we've been to before. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour.

Thank dianneleo1982
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We were on time for the visit of the Gunns Plains Caves. Our guide was very knowledgeable and fun as well. We had to walk down the stairs. They were huge steps. Once down we saw the beauty of this place. At one time he...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

A spur of the moment drive through the beautiful scenery of the Ulverstone area led us to Geoff and the Gunns Plains Caves. We were lucky enough to have Geoff (the guide) to ourselves and his entertaining nature alone made this well worth the trip!...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Fantastic adventure,the caves are a must see if you are up the top end of Tassie.Geoff is the best tour guide and makes the tour fun (He has an amazing singing voice).Bit of climbing involved,but nothing too difficult.Would highly recomend

Thank battman9
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Very enjoyable tour and what was even better our family was only one on the tour.Geoff is a great tour guide, we found it easy to move around once inside. We made a special trip up there to do this and it was definitely worth...More

Thank 29Kathie
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

If you are up for an adventure for over an hour then visiting the caves is truly a memorable experience. Young children will enjoy the tour too as the guide keeps them entertained. Climb down ladders deep into the caves to discover ancient limestone formations....More

1  Thank Michael K
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OldManGeoff, Manager at Gunns Plains Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks. Glad you enjoyed. The nature of caves makes it harder for people with mobility problems but with care the majority are able to enjoy the beauty.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We went to the Gunns Plains caves after visiting the wildlife park as it is only a few km's down the road. The tour was inexpensive, the caves were brilliant and Geoff the tour guide is a real character and made the experience interesting, funny...More

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OldManGeoff, Manager at Gunns Plains Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks. A visit to the wildlife park and the cave can make a day visit to our valley worthwhile. Glag you enjoyed.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This was an amazing place. Didn't know what to expect ... the usual stalactites and stalagmites and coloured artificial coloured lighting??? No this was the natural wet dripping cave with all the amazing shapes and natural lights. Geoff our guide and ticket seller has a...More

Thank Cris B
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OldManGeoff, Manager at Gunns Plains Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks. Geoff is blushing. Trish aand others are all as helpful and love showing off this great place. Easy to do as the cave really tells most of the story itself.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you Trish for a really great time! It was fun, caves were beautiful and because of your knowledge, humour and diplomacy the tour catered for all ages ...3 - 81! We've been to many caves in Australia and th world and it was so...More

Thank Janet S
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OldManGeoff, Manager at Gunns Plains Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you. Like Trish we all try to include all visitors in the tour so that everyone can enjoy the magnificence of the cave.. glad you had a great time.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Totally amazing. Beautiful, colourful and simply extraordinary. They guided Tour was witty, funny and very informative. I took like a million pictures, I was really stunned and impressed. And the cave with the glowworms was the perfect end to this tour, that I will never...More

Thank HerbSherman
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OldManGeoff, Manager at Gunns Plains Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Thank you. You say it as I can see it everyday. So pleased that we are able to show the cave for all of our visitors to enjoy.

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Janet S
12 February 2018|
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Response from OldManGeoff | Property representative |
There are handrails all through but there are 270 steps throughout including 54 steep ones on the way in an on the way out with handrails. The pathway is even for 99%. The rest is not very uneven. Most people with... More
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Ann2412
22 December 2016|
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Response from OldManGeoff | Property representative |
Both Mole Creek and Gunns Plains have great tours. Until Dec 19 2016 Marakoopa Cave at Mole Creek was closed due to floods. This meant that if you wished to see glowworms you would have missed out as King Solomon Cave doesnt... More
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Mncadeau
25 November 2016|
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Response from OldManGeoff | Property representative |
Most 4 year olds are able too handle the tour even with just a little help. Babies in arms to very mature people as long s they are mobile are able to enjoy the tour.
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