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Jenolan Caves

4655 Jenolan Caves Rd, Jenolan Caves, New South Wales 2790, Australia
+61 1300 763 311
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Open every day, Jenolan Caves are the largest, most spectacular and most famous caves in Australia. Explore the world's oldest caves - one of the most outstanding cave systems in the world. You are never too young or old to experience the amazing - award-winning tours, adventure caving, scenic bush walks and Australian Aboriginal culture. Glimpse Australian birds and animals in the wild, including kangaroos and platypus. Relax in our magnificent Chisolm's Restaurant, cafe or bar. We even offer accommodation - hotel, motel, cottage or backpacker lodge. Set in Blue Mountains World Heritage wilderness, Jenolan Caves are a national treasure, of awe-inspiring beauty and scale.
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  • Poor2%
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4655 Jenolan Caves Rd, Jenolan Caves, New South Wales 2790, Australia
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"lucas cave"
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"orient cave"
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"blue lake"
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"nettle cave"
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"cave system"
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"self guided tour"
in 68 reviews
"ticket office"
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"natural wonder"
in 19 reviews
"night tour"
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"school holidays"
in 26 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 17 reviews
"underground river"
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"stalactites and stalagmites"
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Reviewed yesterday

Part of the fun of this experience was the scenic drive in, but be sure to take it slow. The road is narrow and it curves along with the topography. There were numerous tours to choose from at the caves and we decided to do...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Such a unique place with amazing caves. Plenty of walks to do, like along the river. We saw lyrebirds and platapus. We also recommend the walk up the hill opposite Caves House. It leads to the top of the Grand Arch but not for the...More

Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An amazing place with a number of caves for all fitness levels to visit. We went to 2 caves - The first was the Friday night 'Off the track' two hour tour. You must book as they only take a small number. This was our...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't miss it. But watch the roads on the way in, they can get very narrow and dangerous, also lots of wildlife trying to commit suicide.

Thank thejustphil
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was beautiful and very impressive. They maintain it very well. There are many levels of difficulty. I tried the average one and it was beautiful as well.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a tour bus to take us to Jenolan caves costed 50 per person roundtrip. Bus picked us up at katoomba and the ride was over an hour. The scenery going there was really beautiful. Got to jenolan caves area bought our tickets...you pick what...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing! We headed from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves and then headed south to Nowra from there, if you wanted to head north again the road closes at certain times during the day. We only had the chance to do one cave...More

Thank skyeashlee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is amazing and an easy climb down and up. Being able to see the angels wings alone is worth the price of admission. Definitely do the temple of Baal. Why? Because it's super unique. I've been to cave systems in Malaysia, USA, NZ...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our grand children here and had a blast of a time, our guide was very well educated and entertaining, the caves are spectacular, especially when they turn the lights on. The narrative was very interesting and educating and the grand kids were well looked...More

2  Thank Sorro63
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited Lucas and Chifley cave. I should say it is best place ever I have visited. It is thrilling experience to visit place which was formed naturally before million years ago. Worth experience for all age.

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RenaL986
27 March 2018|
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Response from Duncan P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The New South Wales Train website has a lot of information for trip planning. I recommend getting an Opal card. They are sold at most convenience/petrol stores and can be topped up there as well. They make getting around... More
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elladael
14 January 2018|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ella Dael Tough question, depends what you want to get out of the caves. Unlike other cave formations, Jenolan is a number of different caves and because of the various conditions the formations in them are quite... More
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Fisherholidays
12 July 2017|
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Response from Blahblahteacher | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed the Lucas cave because you get to see a little bit of everything including the river. Such a spectacular adventure
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