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Capricorn Caves

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Capricorn Caves offers a range of tours so there is sure be one to suit everybody's needs. The Cathedral Cave tour is the most popular, departing hourly, with wheelchair access and amazing natural acoustics in the Cathedral Chamber. Travel back in...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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30 Olsen Caves Rd, Rockhampton, Queensland 4702, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did 2 tours and both were fun and informative. The tour guides were extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The duration of each tour was also quite adequate. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ShanFord79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the Cathedral tour and absolutely loved it. The history and specifics of the Caves were presented professionally in an enthusiastic and engaging way. We got to experience breathtaking views and the cathedral ‘concert’ is not to be missed! Definitely recommend the option of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended! Our shy 5 year old gave everything a go and wasn’t scared! Very much worth a visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank michelleandzac
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you michelleandzac for your review! We are so happy to hear how much your 5 year old enjoyed the family adventure - its great you were able to make these memories together =)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome tour, fantastic tour guide and a unique experience for any visitor. My two teens and 6yr old were enthralled by every part of the cathedral tour - especially when the lights go out. And Pete was a fantastic guide - always makes a huge...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JamesMFlaherty
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you JamesMFlaherty for your review of the Cathedral cave tour! We are delighted to hear that your family enjoyed the tour, and we will pass on your kind words to your guide Pete!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic experience, you have got to hear ‘Hallelujah’ in the Cathedral cave, adults, children and teens all engaged, great staff, knowledgeable, personable and patient! Loved it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank D2497ITcarolinem
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review D2497ITcarolinem! We appreciate your positive feedback & that you enjoyed your Cathedral cave tour.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting how you can drive past a sign for years (in our case, every 2nd year for around 24 years on our biannual family pilgrimage to family for Christmas), and then one day you finally just make a point to do it... We did the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ian B
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Ian for your review! We are delighted to hear you & your family did decide to stop at the Caves & were fortunate enough even on a bit of a cloudy day to see the Solstice

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did adventurous tour and it was excellent, our instructor Jay was so helpful and friendly and pushed us to go beyond our limit to overcome all the obstacles in the cave. overall it was an amazing and unforgettable experience. Highly recommend adventurous tour to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ben_Ra1989
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Ben! I will pass the message on to Jay! The Adventure Tour is such a unique experience and one that our specialist guides tailor to suit the guest on every tour. So happy you enjoyed your time and thanks for the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day out to visit the caves. The staff and guides were helpful and friendly. Pricing was excellent well worth the visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandra H
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Sandra, we work hard to ensure the experience is the best it can be, so it is great to get feedback like this! Thank you for coming to visit us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are different types of visits to these caves. We did cathedral one, sat in the acoustic cathedral and our tour leader sang a song. It is said operas are organized in this cave and the sound quality is as good as Sydney opera house....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 405samiran
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review of your experience! Great to see you remembered plenty of information as well!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took our family on the Cathedral tour. We all loved exploring the cave and hearing the story about how the Olsen family found and came to own the cave. Would definitely recommend that everyone take the ‘harder’ exit at the end going through the windy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michellev207
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Michelle! The Zig-Zag passage is such a fun way to finish the tour and test some people's adventurous side! Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review!

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hollywrench
23 May 2018|
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Response from Capcaves | Property representative |
Hi! The caves are only accessible on tour, we have several varieties of tour available There is no need to book for a Cathedral cave tour as it runs every hour on the hour, every day 9-4 Its a sealed road the entire way... More
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hollywrench
23 May 2018|
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Response from Capcaves | Property representative |
I think JasonL may be referring to the Mt Etna caves and yes they are fenced off due to vandalism
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Alyssa1941
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Response from Mahwanee | Reviewed this property |
Travelled by car so can't help you there .Sure if you contact Rockhampton Information centre they would be able to assist you.
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