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Kelly Hill Conservation Park and Caves

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Address: South Coast Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia SA 5223, Australia
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+61 8 8553 4464
10:15 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 10:15 - 16:30

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This was a very interesting trip. I thought the tour guide (young woman) can't recall her name was very friendly, energetic and informative. She really made the trip despite being... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Geelong, Australia
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100 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love visiting caves, so enjoyed the natural phenomena. Our guide was obviously 'over it', complaining the best part of the time (no change in the till, so many tours, she's the only one there,etc), except when going through her well rehearsed spiel.

Thank Monica282
New Zealand
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very interesting trip. I thought the tour guide (young woman) can't recall her name was very friendly, energetic and informative. She really made the trip despite being run off her feet as they were understaffed and she was running the operation solo. The caves are beautiful. I could have happily spent longer.

Thank Aly252014
Perth, Australia
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77 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is worth a visit and its on your PARKS card if you buy one. The guide was great and very informative. We enjoyed the cave not big but very pretty. The only place where toilets were not up to standard for the whole of KI.

1 Thank Sue P
Newcastle, Australia
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124 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were the only people on our tour so we were able to ask lots of questions. The guide was very informative. The caves require a walk followed by a decent down about 40 steep steps. The caves are very beautiful and are definitely worth a visit.

Thank brucemaree
Taranna, Australia
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30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went as it was one of the options on the National Parks pass and am very glad I did. The guide was very knowledgeable and did a good job. The caves are beautiful to see, the colours are amazing. Variety of formations including stalactites, stacelmites and some multi-coloured fan formations. Most of the tour is on paths, the only tricky... More 

Thank ralpha62
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72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

On a warm and muggy day it was great to descend into the Kelly Hill caves. Jemma was our guide and although she was quite young she did a good job of explaining how the caves formed as well as how the caves 'breathe'. The "lights off" moment was actually very relaxing and yes it is pitch black. Well worth... More 

Thank Angelina_SA
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour the guide was informative and amusing. Found the cave beautiful. Would highly recommend this tour and walk

Thank Merryl T
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Good, short, informative guided tour through an unusual dry cave environment - no animal or plants but many stalactite formations that are not growing at present. Very different from other Aussie cave systems e.g. Jenolan and Cutta Cutta. Also recommend looking at landscape features and vegetation along the adjacent Burgess Hike. The cave is a good option if it's raining... More 

1 Thank 61TheresaD
Adelaide, Australia
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108 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

If you buy the national parks pass, the caves are one of the tours included in the price. You can buy tickets just for the caves, but the pass is an economical way of doing it and all components of the pass are worth seeing. The tour is interesting and of course look amazing. Kangaroo Island is an amazing place... More 

Thank Fiona G
Coogee, Australia
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We went on the last tour of the day with a 2 year old. He described the experience as going into a tunnel to find dripping ceilings and every night for the last week, he has wanted to see the pictures taken in the Kelly Hill Caves. The guide was very relaxed and gave a fine presentation to add to... More 

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