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Jenolan Caves: River Cave Tour

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    What to Expect
    This is one of the longest tours at Jenolan, with 1,298 stair steps, including 2 steep ladders.

    Visitors start the tour by passing through the last chambers of the Lucas Cave. Then, the first main chamber of the River Cave is the 'Tower Chamber', which presents an excellent photo opportunity with the huge stalagmite known as 'The Minaret'.

    Moving downwards, the group sees the 'Pool of Reflections', the highlight of the tour for many. This large, illuminated pool of pure, still, blue water produces a multitude of perfect reflections. It is breath-taking.

    The groups stops to admire the 'Queens Canopy', a large canopy of flowstone that extends out from the cave wall. Then, they enter 'Queen Esther's Chamber', where the roof and walls are completely covered in stalagmites and stalactites - awe-inspiring!

    The group continues on, to see the 'Mons Meg Chamber' with its enormous centrepiece, then 'Olympia', a chamber dominated by a large column, known as the 'Grand Column'. As the group starts heading back, they pass through the spooky 'Mud Tunnels'.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    4655 Jenolan Caves Rd, Jenolan NSW 2790, Australia
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Full guided tour and commentary for 2 hours.
    Exclusions
    • Jenolan has a large cafe, where you can purchase light lunch, drinks and snacks. There is also a large restaurant, which is open every evening. A range of accommodation is available.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • There are 1,298 stair steps on this tour, including 2 steep ladders. This tour can be enjoyed by people of average fitness. However, it is not suitable for anyone with health or mobility problems, or a fear of heights.
    • Photography is welcomed, but tripods, monopods and selfie sticks are not allowed.
    • Aim to arrive at Jenolan at least 30 minutes before your tour, to find parking and to use the restrooms.
    • Young children are not allowed on this tour. The minimum age is 10.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I have been to the caves many times over my lifetime. This was a bit of a weekend away with hubby. Nothing at the caves has changed much over the years. The caves themselves are still amazing and well looked after. Unfortunately our guide did...More

    1  Thank JulieRobbo
    Reviewed 4 June 2019

    Beautiful tour. Would love to go again soon. I found it interesting that they didn't check my tickets though!

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Danella R
    Reviewed 9 May 2019

    Originally, we wanted to do the Plughole Adventure tour (book a couple of days in advance!) but it was sold out so we decided to do the River Cave tour and we were not disappointed. The tour lasts around 2 hours and is well worth...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    2  Thank Klg96
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    • Duration: 2h
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