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Jenolan Caves

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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...more
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4655 Jenolan Caves Rd, Jenolan Caves, New South Wales 2790, Australia
+61 1300 763 311
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

The Lucas cave tour takes about 90 minutes to complete and involves climbing 910 steps. It sounds daunting, however was not too hard as there were plenty of stops along the the way to recuperate. Our guide Scotty was great, very entertaining and informative -...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 96allanm
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Our guide Scotty lead our 1 1/2 hour cave tour. He was friendly, professional, informative and funny. He was more than happy to answere any of the questions asked by the 20, or so visitors. Scotty made our visit memorable!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank lrsteele
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Jenolan CavesHouse is beautiful. Old world charm with modern comforts.Location is perfect if exploring the caves is your main thing, a stroll and you are practically in the magnificent world famous Jenolan Caves.Rooms were clean and had everything needed.Restaurant offered delicious meals and reasonably priced.Would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank NoelS1327
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

I’m providing this feedback on our recent visit to chiefly cave because Scotty the tour guide told us so. Just kidding!!! We had a great time visiting Jenolan Cave and it’s surrounding area. It was so good to getaway from Sydney even if it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Adventurer282913
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Our tour had at least 50 people in it. Basically it was organized chaos. Very disappointed. It’s obviously about making money and not about the visitors experience. The drive to the caves was absolutely beautiful. We saw kangaroos and wallabies. I would recommend spending your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Susan T
Reviewed 16 November 2018

The Blue Mountains feature some lovely views and the long drive to the Jenolan caves sure is beautiful (expect to see a lot of wildlife along the way). The entrance to the caves area is stunning with an imposing drive-through into the numerous (free) parking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank TheShis
Reviewed 16 November 2018

These geologic formations remain as impressive as they ever were. Unfortunately, visiting them is no longer a pleasant experience. Even during the week, bus tour traffic is heavy. Large crowds have torn up the trails and littered the grounds. The "Caves House" which used to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank ramAustralia2018
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Jenolan caves near Sydney is a must see place near Sydney. About 1.5/2 hours drives, up in the Blue Mountains, the place is out of the world. Typically a 2 hour guided tour (we did the river cave tour). What you see inside, deep down...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We had a really informative and friendly guide. She taught us about stalagmites and stalactites and most things in between. The cave itself is really beautiful and easy enough to get around in with modern, well built stairs and walking platforms. We only had time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank colesy16
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Went on a Gray Line packaged Tour to the Blue Mountains and Jenolan Caves and I was absolutely blown away. Didn’t know there was a hotel here filled with outdoor activities. Will definitely be coming back here again! I highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
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5 January 2019|
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Response from dhanraj b | Reviewed this property |
The toddler should be free to visit the cave as the caves are not all lit the parent should supervise them closely wish The family a nice day at the cave.
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
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