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“Crystal Museum and Crack a Geode”
Review of The Crystal Caves

The Crystal Caves
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USD 18.37*
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The Crystal Caves Self-Guided Tour
Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Atherton
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: One hour from Cairns on the Atherton Tableland, share one man’s passion for crystals and fossils. On this self-guided tour, you journey through 300m2 of man-made tunnels and grottos with million year old natural crystals and prehistoric fossils. Interactive crystal displays allow you to feel and photograph and even crack your own…
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this particularly for girls with some fey spirit about them. So much to see and buy. The crack a geode was priceless! My daughter loved it and we enjoyed her great pleasure in the place. Rene’s obvious passion and the effort he has gone to in displaying his collection is very special indeed.

Thank ibbette
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Ghislaine G, Manager at The Crystal Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for your review! I am glad you appreciate the effort that René went through to create the caves. The crack a geode is awesome fun and it looks like your daughter got a really nice chalcedony tranca. Well done!

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"amazing collection"
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"cracking open"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful crystals"
in 11 reviews
"real cave"
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"on display"
in 13 reviews
"crystal collection"
in 4 reviews
"private collection"
in 5 reviews
"gift shop"
in 10 reviews
"million years"
in 4 reviews
"entry fee"
in 9 reviews
"for sale"
in 7 reviews
"rose quartz"
in 4 reviews
"self guided tour"
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"unique experience"
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"take photos"
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"gems"
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This place was absolutely incredible! I was completely awed by everything since I walked through the door. The friendliness, the variety of stones and how everything was set up. Definitely recommend a visit!

Thank Abigail F
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Ghislaine G, Manager at The Crystal Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thank you for the recommendation and enthusiastic review.

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. A huge variety of crystals and geodes well displayed. Cracked my own geode and was really happy

Thank Kathy D
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Ghislaine G, Manager at The Crystal Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

It's super fun to crack a geode isn't it!? Glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for the great review!

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

I love this place! The upgrade on the caves is fantastic! The specimens are gorgeous. I especially love the lapas carving ❤️ Lucky I live local and can visit often

Thank NWillinger
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Ghislaine G, Manager at The Crystal Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thanks for your lovely review! We appreciate your frequent patronage and support over all the years! We look forward to welcoming you next time you visit us.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

A must see in Atherton, even if you aren't into rocks and crystals. The way the collection is set up is fantastic

Thank staceyswan83
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Ghislaine G, Manager at The Crystal Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for you review and appreciation for what René has built to display his collection.

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