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Capricorn Caves

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Address: 30 Olsen Caves Rd, Rockhampton, Queensland 4702, Australia
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+61 7 4934 2883
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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US$25.07*
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Cathedral Cave Tour
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I arrived here knowing next to nothing about Capricorn caves or the area iam from Northland NZ, and I was here for a work conference back in may 2016. When we arrived to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
neekamartin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I arrived here knowing next to nothing about Capricorn caves or the area iam from Northland NZ, and I was here for a work conference back in may 2016. When we arrived to the carpark I was so happy because it's not a jam packed touristy place? It's actually really cool and very lovely. First time in Aus, so I... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in the Rockhampton area, this is a place you must visit. But you need to go during tour times and pay to go on the guided tour. As you will not see much, only the shop or cafe if you don't go on the tour.

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Creemore, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have seen many caves in many countries but this one is among the best. The system itself is very impressive but the guide was exceptional, both in his knowledge and presentation. His passion of the biology and geology of the caves shone through and we were caught up in it! He also revealed much about the history of the... More 

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Capcaves, Front Office Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at Capricorn Caves! We are so pleased that you had a wonderful tour and we thank you for your recommendations. Kind Regards, Management. More 

Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended in the early new year (2 adults, 2 children) on a 11am session for the Cathedral Cave Tour. The service we received and viewed from all staff was friendly, helpful and informative. I called earlier in the morning and was advised a booking isn't necessary and to turn up whenever as the tour runs hourly. The price $75... More 

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Capcaves, Front Office Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your experience at Capricorn Caves. We acknowledge the size of some tour groups in the busy holiday period diminish our guests experience. We are planning to introduce a new tour that will help overcome group size problems. If you do return, I am sure your family would enjoy this new tour. Kind Regards, Management. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was on an 8 hour journey and the caves were my half way point. When I got there no one else was there for a tour and for safety reasons there must be at least 2 people on a tour. The lovely Charlie felt sorry for me that I had driven so far to see it she organised one... More 

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Capcaves, Front Office Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this review

Thank you Angela for taking the time to review your experience at Capricorn Caves, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour through the caves. We are always happy to send a second guide when we have someone available to ensure everybody gets to experience the caves! Ill be sure to let Scott and Charlie know to keep... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a brilliant adventure. The host was fantastic she really knew her stuff. We were really privileged as the tour was very quiet and had a personal tour. This is a place not to be missed highly recommended. All the hosts were very friendly.

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Capcaves, Front Office Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this review

Thank you Stuart and Trish for taking the time to review your experience at Capricorn Caves! Its fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your personal tour through the caves. The feedback on your guide is excellent! We thank you for your recommendation. Kind Regards, Management More 

Albury, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were blown away with the knowledge and information coming from our guide. The caves can be a bit tricky in places and I do recommend that you were proper footwear. We had people on our tour wearing thongs and they were slipping on the moist flooring. So amazed with the cathedral cave, and the summer solstice lighting the next... More 

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Capcaves, Front Office Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Capricorn Caves, Its fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your Cathedral tour. The feedback on our guides is great! We are glad you enjoyed the history. Kind Regards, Management More 

Rockhampton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The lady that showed us around did a very good commentary and the cves looked great and I'd do it again

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Capcaves, Front Office Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this review

Thank you john for taking the time to give us a review, Its good to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Capricorn Caves. Thanks for the recommendation. Kind Regards, Management More 

Brisbane Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Unfortunately for us it poured with rain the day we went and we were flooded out. We were hoping to see the summer solstice effect to no avail. The guides are very knowledgeable. Some of the stairs are hard to navigate with small kids, so be careful.

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Capcaves, Front Office Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, Its unfortunate to hear that you were unable to see the summer solstice due to the weather, we hope you still enjoyed your experience at the caves. Kind regards, Management More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This place is so cool! Seeing the caves and learning how they were created/formed over the years was pretty interesting, but hearing about the explorers and how they discovered it and what they went through made the tour even better! But the best thing about the tour, is when they turn off all the surrounding lights so you can experience... More 

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Capcaves, Front Office Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Capricorn Caves! Its fantastic to hear that you had an enjoyable tour through the caves. Cave darkness is an awesome experience not many people get to see, so we are glad you enjoyed it. We thank you for your recommendation. Kind Regards, Management More 

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