Lake CaveCurrently Closed
- 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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92.8% of people who visit Margaret River include Lake Cave in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
69.61% of people start their Lake Cave visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Lake Cave
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lake Cave
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.