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Capricorn Caves

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30 Olsen Caves Rd, Rockhampton, Queensland 4702, Australia
+61 7 4934 2883
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Capricorn Caves offers a range of tours so there is sure be one to suit everybody's needs. The Cathedral Cave tour is the most popular, departing hourly, with wheelchair access and amazing natural acoustics in the Cathedral Chamber. Travel back in time on the new fossil tour 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. This tour departs 3 times a day. Wanting to get off the beaten track? Try the adventure caving tour where you climbing, crawl and squeeze your way through the cave with the light of a torch till your surface on the cave ridge with 360 degree views. The tour can be adjusted to suit all age brackets and needs with family and adult only options available.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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30 Olsen Caves Rd, Rockhampton, Queensland 4702, Australia
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+61 7 4934 2883
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner loved these caves and what made it even better was there were only 3 of us on the tour, lead by emily. Emily was a fantastic guide and we had alot of laughs with her. Overall great couple hours. Looking to...More

Thank lukecrampton
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks lukecrampton for your review! Glad you enjoyed Emily's tour. We would love to see you come back and do the adventure tour, its challenging & SO much fun!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was really nice here. We had a tiny group of 3 people which was even better. Emily was our tour guide and she was brilliant very informative. She knew all she needed to and was hilarious also! Would defo recommend but not during the busy...More

Thank James B
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks James B for your review! So glad you enjoyed your tour with Emily, we will let her know =)

Reviewed 1 week ago

A year ago we thoroughly enjoyed a tour of the caves and this was highlighted further at the weekend when we attended an underground operatic performance. Set in a natural cathederal, the acoustics were so outstanding that the artists did not use microphones. The setting,...More

Thank Joan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a fabulous evening in the Cathedral Cave listening to opera from the Underground Opera. The caves were lit beautifully with hundreds of candles and floodlights, making the walk from the restaurant safe and very enjoyable. Some wonderful rock formations that are very striking...More

Thank Sjg359
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you sjg359 for your review, glad you enjoyed Opera in the caves, the caves at night are spectacular, and the acoustics in the cave for the opera are wonderful. Thank you very much for your review

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Capricorn caves are an excellent stop between Rockhampton and Mackay. The caves are a walk in/ above ground style of cave that is highly accessible to all. The main cathedral cave is definitely the highlight of the tour where you can appreciate the natural acoustics...More

Thank Darren_C_Thomas
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Darren_C_Thomas for your review we are so glad you enjoyed your Cathedral cave tour

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was an experience I would like everyone to enjoy, fantastic, amazingly beautiful and the tour guide was very informative and helpful

Thank Jan F
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you JanF for your review we are so glad you enjoyed your tour

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you drive this route you choose probably Agnes or Town of 1770. But this is a nice stop as well, and 5here is a nice basic camping next to it as well. The caves are pretty impressive with a very good acoustic in the...More

Thank Sjakie S
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey Sjakie S, glad you enjoyed your tour and the free wifi =)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean well appointed cabins. Friendly and knowledgeable guides. Great range of activities. We had meals included in our package, excellent chef and service. Great place to visit with family or as a group.

Thank Out-n-about223
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Out-n-about223 for your review! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your tour, meal & accommodation with us =)

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A must see for nature lovers with the Capricorn Caves among the best we have seen. And we only scratched the surface with the Cathedral Tour. The history of the ownership and development of the site, which remains relatively undeveloped, is fantastic and our tour...More

Thank Slugga39
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Slugg39 for your review! We are so glad that you found the information on tour with Pete interesting & enjoyed yourself =)

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We had an absolute blast with this intrepid, passionate and knowledgeable guide! Christian knows his stuff and is so enthused to share! The caves are stunning and the camp ground perfectly gorgeous! Do yourself a favour and check it out!

Thank lady-k-lee
Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you lady-k-lee for your review! Christian is a wonderful guide & we will pass on your glowing testament to him! He is a very knowledgeable & passionate team member here at the caves. Glad you enjoyed your stay & tour with us

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Alyssa1941
10 March 2015|
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Response from Mahwanee | Reviewed this property |
Travelled by car so can't help you there .Sure if you contact Rockhampton Information centre they would be able to assist you.
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Alyssa1941
10 March 2015|
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Response from rgc275 | Reviewed this property |
The caves have been closed due to damage caused by catogory 5 cyclone Marcia. They are back open and suggest you contact the caves for travel options. They are about 14 kms from Rockhampton.
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hellyhelly79
17 February 2015|
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Response from chefolaf | Reviewed this property |
Hi hellyhell, for water activities I would recommend to stay in Yeppoon. We spend there a few days in a caravan park however! The beach is beautiful just for a 3 old and in Rosslyn Bay you can start a couple of water... More
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