Jenolan Caves

$8.5 Million for Jenolan Projects

Posted by Carolyn Melbourne on April 26, 2018
Jenolan Caves is celebrating the news of a much needed $8.5 million grant! Deputy Premier, Hon. John Barilaro MP and Member for Bathurst, Hon Paul Toole MP made the exciting announcement on April 24 at the caves.

Jenolan Caves BioBlitz - Its time to nurture your inner wildlife scientist

Posted by ary Bonet & Anne Musser on September 21, 2018
Ever wondered what goes bump in the night? Ever wanted to recognise one wallaby from another? Perhaps you have a budding environmentalist in the house, or plans for retirement as a would-be field naturalist? Well, your opportunity to exercise your inner wildlife scientist has arrived.

His Lordship's 1896 Jenolan Adventure

Posted by David Hay on November 26, 2018
Jenolan Caves, near Oberon, NSW, first became a magnet for curious visitors in the early 1800s. These days, many thousands of visitors, from all over the world, can easily drive to the spectacular Jenolan Caves, through the Blue Mountains, along scenic, winding country roads. But in the old days, crossing the Blue Mountains was long and difficult, as this story illustrates.

1860 Descent into the Blackest Midnight Darkness

Posted by David Hay on December 20, 2018
Even today, with technological aids such as mapping and digital survey equipment, caving is an inexact science. Cave exploration is still a case of wriggling down a hole and hoping to find something! In 1860 it was far more dangerous!

Over 200 Species Recorded at Jenolan Bioblitz

Posted by Anne Musser on December 20, 2018
At Jenolan, the main activity is exploring caves. So as visitors are often in a hurry, the enormous array of wildlife in the area around the caves tends to be overlooked. However, recently, Jenolan hosted a BioBlitz, organised by K2W Glideways, a local environmental organisation. In the full weekend of exploration, over 100 nature enthusiasts managed to spot and record a whopping 200 and more species.
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