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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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 4 weeks ago
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Scenic Drive, Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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All reviewsgreat viewnice walkyoung childreninteresting piece of historyloop walkinteresting placeminute driveclose to townplenty of parkingmantracklookouthillvaleriochapelsignagerocks
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank AussieCloggi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank DebB123123
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic day fishing aboard the Hermit of Hythe with skipper Dave Kelley. Booked this trip for myself and my two sons aged 24 and 17, and met Dave at the marina which is a superb facility. Once aboard Hermit of Hythe we were...More

Thank travel69Uk
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!

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

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.

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

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!

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

1  Thank Peter and Glori... V
Reviewed 20 November 2017

There's not much left of the structures and gardens built by the hermit around the cave, so it's a surprise to read the signs about what he did there. It's an interesting walk from the top or the bottom of the ridge (the paths can...More

Thank mrdom
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