Book Now - Imperial Diamond Cave

The Imperial follows an ancient river passage, and is mostly level. It is a wonderful, memorable experience for people of all ages, including children.

In the Diamond branch, the delicate passage is lined with pure white crystal formations, tinted with every shade of pink. The tour culminates at the ‘Gem of the West’, an astonishing crystal formation of helictites, stalactites, stalagmites, shawls and wave crystal.

This tour displays some of the most beautiful crystal you will ever see.

The Diamond Cave tour includes an optional visit to the northern 'Jenolan Underground River' via a 66 step spiral staircase. Less mobile visitors do not have to do this part of the tour. Instead, they can sit in the main passage while the rest of the tour does this more strenuous section.

Average Duration: 1.5 hours



About Jenolan Caves

People of all ages love Jenolan. Jenolan Caves are Australia's largest, most famous and most spectacular caves and the oldest caves in the world, with bushwalks, wildlife, a range of accommodation, cafe and magnificent restaurant right on site.

We also host school excursions, unique weddings, conferences and team building. Book accommodation online at www.thebookingbutton.com.au/properties/jenolancavesdirect.

4655 Jenolan Caves Road,
Jenolan Caves, NSW 2790

Dress Code

Use the public toilets, before joining your cave tour, as there are no toilets inside any of our caves.

Wear comfortable, non-slip walking shoes. High-heels and 'flip-flops' are unsuitable.
Do not overdress. It is 15 degrees Celcius in the cave, all year.

Spectator Information

Use the public toilets, before joining your cave tour, as there are no toilets inside any of our caves.

We do not recommend baby backpacks - front carriers are safer.
Listen carefully to your tour guide, and obey all instructions.
Stay with your tour group.
Do not touch any rock or crystal.
Do not smoke, eat or drink. You may take water with you.
Do not spit or litter.
We recommend you turn off your camera flash.

Length: 1,270 metres
Stair steps: 386
Fitness level: average
Maximum Tour size: 30 people

Weather Information

This is an all weather activity.

Other Information

Jenolan Caves is currently working through the advice from the NSW Government regarding the phased easing of restrictions.

In keeping with these measures and our commitment to visitor and staff safety, we have now reopened our hotel, Chisolm’s Restaurant and Caves Café. To facilitate social distancing, we are limiting the number of people at Jenolan Caves House. Please book ahead, either online or by phone on 1300 76 33 11.

However, in keeping with measures to ensure our commitment to visitor and staff safety, our cave tours will remain closed.

We will continue to review as the NSW Government releases more information on the next phase of lifting restrictions.

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