Capricorn Caves Fossil Tour

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 Hr
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  • Departure Time :
    12:30 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Capricorn Caves reception, 30 Olsen's Caves Road
  • Return Details :
    Capricorn Caves visitor reception
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Travel back in time on a fossil tour at Capricorn Caves where thousands upon thousands of fossils from tiny creatures to extinct giant beasts have been found by palaeontologists. Discover the secrets entombed in these caves over millions of years with our expert palaeo guides and hold real fossil treasures from our prehistoric past.

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This fascinating tour departs from Capricorn Caves visitor reception 3 times a day. Your journey of discovery will take approximately 1 hour and take the path less travelled so we recommend wearing some comfortable walking shoes on your journey of discovery. With your expect palaeo guide you will discover the caves hidden secret and hold real fossil treasures from our prehistoric past. All of these fossils are new to science and represent one of the most unique records from tropical Australia. Visit a working palaeontology excavation and see how millions of tiny bones have filled a cave chamber over thousands of years. Put your fossil detective cap on and get your magnifying glass ready to find the bones of species that are now long extinct. See fossil skeletons of strange marine creatures that lived before the time of the dinosaurs. Discover the giant beasts we call megafauna along with the cute, the bad and the bizarre creatures that roamed The Caves region hundreds of thousands of years ago. Imagine a killer marsupial 'lion' dropping from the trees or coming face to face with a giant venomous goanna. Encounter the Tasmanian tiger and meet our big-eyed bushy-tailed rabbit rat scientifically named after the Capricorn Caves. Hear their stories of extinction and survival whilst wondering what our future may be.


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Transportation to/from Capricorn Caves

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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Enclosed footwear highly recommended but not essential.

The Cave temperature is a stable 22 degrees Celsius

Children must be accompanied by an adult

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers