Lake Cave

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  • Address: Lake Cave, Caves Rd & Conto Road, Forest Grove WA 6285, Australia, Margaret River
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-897577411
  • Ticket Price: 23 AUD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Cave, Geological Formation, Family And Kids, Nature

This natural wonder beats out Margaret River’s many famed wineries for the top spot in the city’s tourist attractions. Inside the cave is a tranquil lake. Above the lake’s waters is what’s popularly known as a ‘suspended table’ - a brilliant collection of crystals that reach down from the ceiling to the surface of the water. The part that takes your breath away is the reflection of the crystals on the water. The cave is lit up so that the tranquil surface can barely be told apart from the natural formations above it. It’s the only cave on this entire ridge that has a permanent lake. At the cave, you’ll also find an interactive exhibit that explains the geology and history of the cave and other caves in the region.

You can only visit the cave via guided tours that take place once every hour beginning in the morning.

  • There's a cafe on site.
  • There's a popular camping area east of the cave. It’s called Conto's Campsite.
  • Mammoth Cave has a similar tour, and it’s close to Lake Cave.

  • Kids (4-16 years old): 12.50 AUD
  • Family of four: 58 AUD

  • Tours happen at 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, and 3.30pm.
  • Tours last an hour.

  • The caves are at a 20 minute drive south (25 km) from Margaret River.

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  • Lake Cave Address: Lake Cave, Caves Rd & Conto Road, Forest Grove WA 6285, Australia, Margaret River
  • Lake Cave Contact Number: +61-897577411
  • Lake Cave Timing: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Lake Cave Price: 23 AUD
  • Best time to visit Lake Cave(preferred time): 09:30 am - 03:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Lake Cave: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 92.8% of people who visit Margaret River include Lake Cave in their plan

  • 69.61% of people start their Lake Cave visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Lake Cave

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lake Cave

People normally club together Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Mammoth Cave while planning their visit to Lake Cave.

People also prefer to start their day with Lake Cave.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • It's a beautiful cave, I enjoyed my time there but requires some level of fitness to get back up the stairs - there are 325 steps each way. If you're lucky you might spot some of the creatures that live in the water such as yabbies (sort of a tiny kind of crayfish) but they're very shy.

  • Amazing and beautiful cave! Definitely worth a visit! The guides are very friendly, helpful and courteous with a lot of knowledge. You have to go many steps down and later back to get to the cave. At the entrance area is also a little shop where you can get some souvenirs and something like a museum or exhibition. The car park offers enough space to leave your car there.

  • Great cave. Lots of stairs if that's an issue for you, requires a decent level of fitness, but plenty of places to rest on the way back up.

  • If you gotta choose only one cave to visit this is the one ! It's a very deep cave and you can see all the formations that let to it. The water in the bottom gives a mystical and peaceful atmosphere to the place

  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff. The tour was great but over 300 steps down therefore up also!! Quite a puff!! Was interesting and the lighting effects were terrific. Not a big cave but a nice tour.

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