Book Now - COMBO: Buy a Lucas, get an Imperial half price

Buy a Lucas, get an Imperial half price!

LUCAS CAVE
This spectacular cave includes the most photographed limestone formation at Jenolan, 'The Broken Column' and displays a wide range of huge cave formations.

If you have time to visit only one cave, the Lucas is one of our most amazing, offering variety, our highest and widest caverns plus a glimpse of the pure underground river.

Visitors walk several flights of stairs to gain access to the Lucas cave. But once inside, the walk becomes less strenuous. There are many rest stops where you can enjoy fantastic sights. If you have mobility difficulties, we recommend you view one of our easier caves.

The Lucas Cave's highest chamber, 'The Cathedral' (54 metres high), is often used as a unique wedding venue. This awesome chamber is reputed to have the best acoustics of any performance space in the world. Therefore, we often use it for musical concerts and theatre.


IMPERIAL CAVE
Cave features include 'The Sinkhole', 'Ridleys Shortcut' (with a story on how it got its name), 'Lot's Wife', the 'Alabaster Column' and the dramatic' Crystal Cities' which looks like an ancient fortress. And as its name suggests, the 'Shawl Cave' is filled with delightful cave shawls.

When the floor of the Imperial Cave was excavated in 1975, bones were discovered. The bones of a Tasmanian Devil (long extinct on the mainland) and a Wallaby are on display. As you walk through the cave, you can also see marine fossils embedded in the limestone roof and walls.

This tour includes an visit to the northern 'Jenolan Underground River', via a 66 step spiral staircase. This part of the tour is optional for less mobile visitors.

Average Duration: 2.5 hours underground



About Jenolan Caves

Visiting Jenolan 4 hours or more from now? Book online. Visiting within 4 hours? Book by phone.

Choose carefully, as we do not refund. Before the tour, we can transfer you to another tour, but we do not refund tour price differences. If you fail to arrive, or you arrive late, we neither transfer nor refund.

When you book more than 1 cave tour, leave at least 30 minutes between, in case of delays.

Arrive 30 minutes early, to park and use the restrooms. On long weekends, you may need to arrive up to an hour early.

Jenolan Caves are Australia's largest, most famous and most spectacular caves and the oldest caves in the world. All ages can experience award-winning tours, adventure caving and scenic bush walks.

Relax in magnificent Chisolm's Restaurant, café or bar. 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

- 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.

Weather Information

This is an all weather activity.

Other Information

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

- Do not bring baby prams, camera tripods, monopods, selfie sticks.
- 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.

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Thu, 20 Sep 2018

Afternoon Start
5:00pm Session

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

Morning Start
10:30am Session 11:30am Session
Afternoon Start
2:00pm Session