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Very interesting

The walk to the cave is rough and undulating. We found it not well signposted and hence too a few... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
AussieCloggi
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Australia
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Interesting

This was a nice little stop for our group when the heat y museum was closed. We even got to see 2... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
DebB123123
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Lismore, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The hermits cave is a local iconic cave steeped in history, a testament to the hard work the pioneers of Griffith undertook. The reason I don’t give it a 5 star is that the local council do not look after it and there is rubbish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank S9659HWsarahg
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We picked up the flyer giving the history of the "hermit" while were at the Pioneer Park, and it's a fascinating and sad story of a lonely man who made this glorious cave into his home - and his "sacred place". It has a spectacular...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Helen D
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The walk to the cave is rough and undulating. We found it not well signposted and hence too a few wrong turns. Half of us found the cave the other half didn’t. Needs maps and signage to show the way. The caves were worth the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AussieCloggi
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This was a nice little stop for our group when the heat y museum was closed. We even got to see 2 cute baby goats tucked up on a ledge in one of the caves. There were also 2 picnic tables

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DebB123123
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Very interesting! My partner and I did this walk. Was great to see how the hermit lived all those years ago. It is a worthwhile visit!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jordyn Q
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We were there yesterday as this was one of the places that rated top 10 things to see in Griffith. What a disappointment, the place is graffitied as well as a lot of rubbish, if they want us to come and see this, should get...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Great story behind the Hermits Cave. Not heard one like it in Australia. Nice walk and great views of the city.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank thingsthatareunique
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This was soo interesting and our guide the day before Cassandra pointed this out. We came out at 08.30 still cool and went through the trail and thos os fabolous to see that this is preserved for the future. Amazing that a man could spend...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Alfarnall
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Only went to main Cave,as access was littered with broken glass and Macca’s containers.Absolute disgrace!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kayaker1953
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I was in GRIFFITH in August 2015. With son, daughter-in-law, two grand-sons and a couple of long time friends, I was the 'tourist guide' and the first attraction was the Hermit's Cave and the vista from Scenic Hill. I was born and spent my youth...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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