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There was a stunning photo at every turn. The colours and the weathering were just beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Geelong, Australia
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This is a great walk with young children. The walk itself is brief, the views are amazing and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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Pilliga Nature Reserve | Newell Highway, Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6843 4011
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a stunning photo at every turn. The colours and the weathering were just beautiful. Definitely, worth checking out. A very spiritual place - thank you to the local indigenous people for sharing this beautiful place. However, I was very disappointed to see parents...More

1  Thank juliett1907
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great walk with young children. The walk itself is brief, the views are amazing and the caves keep the kids interested.

Thank MBush25
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking views and the sandstone caves are just amazing ! Walking track is great too !

1  Thank Jesskaneo
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This place is not signed off the Newell Highway for cultural reasons. If you put Yaminba Trail in your sat nav it should help you locate the entry track. It’s a short dirt road and when I went along it the track was fine for...More

3  Thank s4ndo
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The caves are off the highway down a dirt road. Parking available and a sign pointing us to the caves. It’s a round trip of about an hour. Stunning bush on the way and the caves amazing!

1  Thank christine_pages
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Unique caves which have been used for thousands of years. A little out of the way, and hard to find (lacking signage) but certainly worth the effort. I am a little surprised by the lack of art in the caves. Thank you to the custodians...More

Thank Denis E
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Get directions from the Coonabarrabran Info Centre as it is not signposted. Awesome sandstone caves. Not small, not short, but extends right around the plateau. The are some aboriginal markings in some of the caves ...protected by a cage. Toilets available along the 1hr plus...More

Thank andyknox2017
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Easily accessible from the road, plenty of “wow!” Moments. Well worth the visit, with spectacular rock formations and great views. Please treat respectfully. Easy to miss the sign from the road though, as it is opposite the track so no warning. And the small sign...More

1  Thank Gillian M
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This indigenous sacred place has a special beauty. The rock formations, caves, folds and colours are quite breathtaking and the views from some vantage points stretch to the horizon over flat plains. It is a relatively easy walk and certainly peaceful place to stop and...More

3  Thank Judy F
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Only takes an hour of your time but is about 35km out of Coonabarabran. Easily assessable in a regular car. Don’t need to be fit but there are steps and some uneven paths. Interesting and informative signs about the native flora and fauna. Well worth...More

1  Thank Jneene
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Cheryl L
10 September 2018|
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Response from Judy F | Reviewed this property |
The Sandstone caves are not far north.land not far off the main road. It’s easy to miss the sign. I suggest you ask in the Visitors Centre. It is not widely broadcast because it is deemed a sacred site. It is worth a visit.