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Kelly Hill Conservation Park and Caves

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the Kelly Hill caves. For $20 entry you get a guided tour. The guide does a fantastic job leading you through these (young 2m year old) limestone caves. The concentration of features is amazing. Lighting and paths are well constructed and easy to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WayneN795
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all went caving for the first time with Lynda, had the most awesome time, very informative and lots of fun, would definitely do it again. Lynda was brilliant!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Raeleen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to bring the kids for the short tour. We had an amazing guide called Gemma (hope name is spelt right). Very knowledgeable, highly educational and amazing history. Watch for when the lights go out! (While you're waiting for the tour go echidna spotting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jpgrygus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the caves after we had finished the wilderness walk. The guided tour was very informative and the caves fabulous. A great place for a hot summers day

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dougandsue6
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wet day on the island, trying to keep the kids busy - we all enjoyed it. The kids were quite impressed with the UV lights and the talk by the guide was fantastic. Good exercise, interesting and kept us all engaged.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MumDadBoys
Reviewed 27 November 2018

We did buy tickets and walked to the entrance uphill for the of 1PM. There we wait for the guide. He did arrive late. We did go down the ladder at 1:13PM. There is a short path left and right of the entrance. It is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 341JanT
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Had Gemma as our guide and had a wicked time. Fun crawling about and learnt a lot on route. Would recommend going for the adventure cave to get a real idea of what the caves are like as you get to go so much further....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kiri O
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our tour of the caves. Despite having no people skills our tour guide was very knowledgeable and passionate. Our 5 and 7 yr old loved it and were amazed and in awe of the stalactites and stalagmites.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Danielle I
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Seen many caves. Probably not the best I have seen. Same old same old. Stalagmites and Stalagtites. Only a small cave. Tour Guide has a dry sense of humor. Don't run to time for cave tours. Don't be thinking that you can stick to a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Meridith N
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Quite a steep path up to the caves, and the entrance is very man-made. There were about 25 people on our tour. Our tour guide was a bit vague and I wouldn’t say public speaking was a strength, although he was passionate about the caves....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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alanaboma
21 September 2017|
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Response from 822ronp |
There is a fairly steeep ladder to descend when entering the caves and it could be a bit dangerous for a young child.
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DebsTravelTipsAus
1 April 2017|
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Response from Bruce M | Reviewed this property |
You will need a few days on Kangaroo Island but Kelly Hill Caves is a few hours at most.
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erinAdelaide
18 January 2015|
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Response from Sarah D | Property representative |
Hi Erin, You can find all the fee information on our website environment.sa.gov.au/parks/Find_a_Park/Browse_by_region/Kangaroo_Island/Kelly_Hill/Fees Regards Sarah
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