Capricorn Caves, RockhamptonCurrently Closed
- Address: 30 Olsens Caves Rd, The Caves QLD 4702, Australia, Rockhampton
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +61-749342883
- Ticket Price: 80 AUD
- Tags: Cave, Tour, Family And Kids, Adventure, Cathedral , Nature
About Capricorn Caves, Rockhampton
If the idea of a wedding in a million year old cave cathedral with natural acoustics all bedecked in fairy lights doesn’t arouse the romantic in you, then tell someone who might be interested. The cave is privately managed, and for once that’s a good thing. Various kinds of tours are offered, such as the Cathedral Tour or the Adventure Tour. They even have an in-house accommodation facility for those wishing to make an all night party of their events. The tour guides are knowledgeable about each cave, and each cave is unique. They might carry disco lights along with them because there’s a cave that when lit up is said to remind people of Disneyland. Is it the best spelunking and abseiling experience in the world? Probably not. Is it a near guarantee of a good time? Absolutely.
Capricorn Caves Information
- You can host various events here, including parties, birthdays and even weddings (at the Cathedral caves).
- Wear closed shoes.
- Check out the gift shop.
- Physical fitness required.
- Not for under sixteen.
Capricorn Caves Ticket Prices
- The Summer Solstice Lights Festival costs AUD 27 per adult.
Restaurants Near Capricorn Caves
- Alfresco dining-Cappuccinos
- Bar at the Caves
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Things to Know Before Visiting Capricorn Caves
95% of people who visit Rockhampton include Capricorn Caves in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
85.47% of people plan their visit to Capricorn Caves between 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Capricorn Caves
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Capricorn Caves
Capricorn Caves, Rockhampton Reviews
A great tour and a good place to go on a hot day - 20 degrees Celsius in the caves! The tour is informative, with history, geology and botany, and includes a demonstration of the great acoustics of the "Cathedral Cave", and exiting through a very narrow cave tunnel and then across some swinging bridges (both optional, there's an alternative exit that's more accessible). Great stop if you're driving up to Airlie Beach or beyond.
Did this tour many years ago as a kid & had to take another look. Staff are extremely friendly. Our tour guide was very enthusiastic & clearly had a genuine love for the place. We had our 2.5yr old son with us & he didn't once complain & was kept occupied with lots to look at. He was also able to walk the entire tour, he especially loved the free swinging bridges. Would recommend anyone with some spare time to stop in & if you've got it- put on some insect spray the mozzi's are pretty bad outside 😊
The cathedral walk tour was great! The tour went for an hour and our very knowledgeable tour guide informed us of the history of the caves. I especially liked the cathedral and the small music/light demonstration. We were told that they have opera in the cathedral section of the caves. I would be very interested in going to this.
We arrived at 11 and got to see the day of sunlight coming through the caves, who knew something so simple could be so amazing! The range of items the girls had to reflect the light with was great. We especially enjoyed the chapel where we got to listen to music and had a mini light show. Would definitely recommend stopping for a visit
Of you find yourself in Rockhampton with time to spare then it is definitely worth the visit. Went for the Cathedral Tour which is a 1 hour guided tour and was not disappointed. The tour guides were pleasant, patient and knowledgeable. They were even nice enough to accommodate me when I turned out to be the only person who came for the tour and they had a minimum of 2 people policy. Would have wanted to do the Geo tour package as well but unfortunately did not have enough time. Best time to visit is during the Summer Soltice (late December to early January) where apparently the sun lights up the cave in quite a spectacular fashion.