Ngilgi Cave

Ngilgi Cave, Yallingup: Hours, Address, Ngilgi Cave Reviews: 4.5/5

Ngilgi Cave
4.5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Explore the ancient wonders of Ngilgi Cave! The Cave is warm in winter and cool in summer. Ngilgi Cave is located just off Caves Road, a short distance north of Yallingup, beneath the limestone ridge which forms Cape Naturaliste. The fascinating association with a rich Aboriginal legend describing the battle between a good spirit (Ngilgi) and an evil spirit (Wolgine) gives Ngilgi Cave its name. Explore the cave and experience stunning stalactite, stalagmite, helictite and shawl formations. Visit an interpretive area detailing Ngilgi Cave's interesting history. A cafe, playground, barbecue facilities and walk trails make Ngilgi Cave a fun place to visit for the entire family.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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Keith G
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Jan. 2022 • Couples
One of the best unchanged cave systems I have been to. Some of the stairs can be a little bit hard for older people and if your fairly tall don’t forget to duck your head.
Written 2 January 2022
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Dec. 2021
What an experience! Fun in Greece has been locked out of their natural environment: travel over the Covid lockdown! Finally getting clearance to travel to WA for a family Christmas, Fun in Greece HQ'd at Smiths Beach Yallingup. Just up the road is the Ngilgi Cave. Great staff were more than helpful to set up a semi-guided tour. The next day we joined a bunch of families and a guide. The caves were amazing: beautifully lit and well supplied with safe stairways winding around extraordinary structures. Up and down we went, squeezing between thousand year old stalactites and stalagmites forming "cathedrals of stone " . In the middle of it, we encountered Paul, the in place guide who was amazingly informative about everything cave. And then he helped us to make our way to the surface. Definitely recommended.
Written 12 December 2021
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Garrick Wright
Perth, Australia148 contributions
Nov. 2021
Worth spending a good 45 - 60 mins looking around and reading the various info posted around. Excellent photo opportunities too
Written 28 November 2021
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia9,325 contributions
Oct. 2021
I have visited most of the tourist caves in the Southwest of Western Australia and I would have to say Ngilgi Cave is one of the best. It's a marvelous experience. Nigli Cave has lots of formations (stalagmites and statagtites) which will interest visitors. It is quite a long cave, just watch your step. You should also consider how far you are going to go if you are prone to claustrophobia, though you are unlikely to come to any harm.
Written 6 November 2021
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569traveller68
Perth, Australia123 contributions
Sep. 2021
This was an absolutely amazing experience. The tour takes you many metres below the ground surface and it is absolutely worth it.

The cave itself is over a hundred metres long. Some of it is quite tight and low, so may be of concern if you are claustrophobic. However, there are many large chambers which you might want to stay in.

Either way, you will see many of the hundreds, if not thousands, of stalactites and stalagmites in the cave. They virtually glow in the dark and give the cave an amazing atmosphere.

Even though we went in mid winter, the cave itself is quite warm and humid. Something for you to consider.

The tour guides were excelent. They were friendly, helpful and full of local knowledge. Ten out of Ten.

I highly recommend coming and having a look at this marvel of nature.
Written 23 September 2021
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Lorraine L
Tarwin Lower, Australia2,334 contributions
Sep. 2021
This is quite a challenging cave so our plan on entry was to visit the amphitheater and then to see how we went with the lower part of the cave. The stairs are quite narrow and there are quite a few of them there are also some areas that are very low to get to. There are 360 stairs down to the bottom of the cave. We took the stairs down to the amphitheater and had a look around, we were lucky Robb had his torch with him so that we could check out all the little nooks and crannies. From here we walked back up to the entry to the lower cave and we walked about a quarter of the way down but then decided that there wouldn't be much different if we walked all the way down so we returned to the surface from here. We enjoyed this cave and would recommend it to others.
Written 22 September 2021
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Dean H
Perth, Australia80 contributions
Aug. 2021 • Family
We went with a large group. I suffer from claustrophobia and found this very steep cave. The guides and staff were great, but I wasn’t prepared for the depth and bending down. My son got very frightened and after trying to calm him down we took him out.
Written 12 September 2021
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Caroline B
Perth, Australia3 contributions
A must do when down south, absolutely amazing and stunning cave. There are a good few steps to get about and low areas but so worth it. The guides are extremely knowledgeable and very friendly and helpful.
Written 1 September 2021
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Martin
Gold Coast, Australia4 contributions
Jun. 2021
We had wonderful experiences with Margaret River region Caves and Lighthouse tours in June 2021. The staff were very helpful and it showed they loved their jobs, especially Sean at Ngilgi Cave, Holly at Jewel cave, Kira at Cape Naturalist Lighthouse and Sandra at Cape Leeuwin LH.
Their interactions with my wife and I exceeded our expectations, so congratulations to them all!
Written 21 July 2021
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Shane
Greater Perth, Australia43 contributions
Researched and booked online so we were well aware of the number of steps to climb down.
Took a five and three year old with us who once they were inside the cave were super excited to explore it by following the steps.
Tour guide gave enough information to self explore and was on hand to answer any questions.
The tunnel proved to be an excellent attraction but after six times down it I (more my knees) had enough. Kids on the other hand did not.
Heed the warnings before going, there are lots of uneven steps, tight areas with low head room, slightly higher CO2 levels and damn in there.
The cave itself is fascinating and a great place to visit.
Written 10 July 2021
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