Capricorn Caves

Description

Discover one of the Capricorn Region's most remarkable natural wonders, the Capricorn Caves.  Located just a short drive west of Yeppoon, and boasting limestone cathedrals, ancient marine fossils, geographical wonders and a rich Aboriginal history, the Capricorn Caves is one of the region’s most unique attractions.

There are a number of guided tour options available, all including an educational overview of the underground structure. Learn about the caves and their ancient geographical history, early explorations, the cave acoustics and of course, the unique wildlife that call this natural wonder home.

Tours and more

  • The 'Cathedral Cave Tour' is one of the most popular options and will have you walking and zigzagging through the passages, crevices and across the underground suspension bridge.
  • The Fossil ‘Lost Worlds to Life Tour' will have you step back in time and discover the ancient and remarkable megafauna that walked the earth millions of years ago. Think gigantic wallabies, human-sized lizards and the ancient rabbit rat.
  • If geology is an interest of yours, we highly recommend the ‘Journey of Discovery Geotour'. Explore the calcite chemistry, limestone corrosions and plate tectonics of this remarkable natural attraction.
  • For animal lovers, the ‘Bats and Bones Tour' will have you learning about the creatures that call this place home, including reptiles, bats and more.

Looking for an adrenaline rush? Capricorn Caves also offers abseiling, a high rope challenge course and climbing wall.

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • Car park
  • Picnic area
  • Gift shop
  • Licensed bar
  • Swimming pool – for tour and accommodation guests
  • Visitor interpretation centre

Other Information

  • Wheelchair accessible ramps to gallery and Cathedral Cave.
  • The Cathedral Cave Tour has easy walking with some stairs. Wheelchair-accessible tours available.
  • Family Friendly

Important Info

Location

Rockhampton

Price

  • Adult: $32 - $90
  • Child: $16 - $90
  • Must present seniors card for seniors rate
  • Family rate for 2 adults, 2 children
  • Under 5s free
  • Seniors pricing for tours only
  • Family pricing for tours only

Contact Information

Attraction Map

30 Olsen Caves Road , The Caves

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