Jenolan Caves

Cave Tours

Hot Tips:

  1. You must arrive in our carpark 45 minutes before the start of your first booked activity.
  2. If you book more than one cave tour on the same day, give yourself a break of perhaps 30 minutes between tours, and you will have a much better experience. 
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Your journey starts with a 300 stair step ascent. Then, feel dwarfed by the sheer scale of our highest and widest chambers. In the 'Cathedral', the music and lighting showcases massive formations. Warm up your vocal cords in the famous acoustics. Stand in awe, in the beauty of the 'Procenium' and 'Mafeking' chambers.

No minimum age....2 hour tour....strenuous....approx 1000 stair steps....860 metres

$42 (adult), $28 (age 6 to 17), $0 (age 0 to 5), $95 (up to 2 adults+3 children)  

Temple of Baal

Dramatic & Evocative! This ancient cave is renowned for its spectacular features. Marvel at the awesome crystal formations in this citadel of reflection. Explore two huge, awe-inspiring caverns, famous for fossils, helictites, stories, the ominous names of its formations and for our longest crystal shawl, the ethereal ‘Angel’s Wing’.

Minimum age 6....1 hour tour....average fitness....358 stair steps....470 metres

$55 (adult), $37 (age 6 to 17), $123 (up to 2 adults+3 children)

NEW - Fossil Hunters 

Just in time for the holidays, we are launching brand-new underground fun for kids. Little adventurers get kitted with caving helmets and real head lamps, before braving the Bone Cave, in this interactive experience. They learn about fossils, bones and all things caves, with hands-on experiments and treasure hunt. Kids leave with a little something to take home! All guides hold a Working with Children Check, so Mum or Dad can either join in, or relax at the café, for some kid-free time, knowing their little ones are in safe hands.

Holidays only, age 5-12, 1.5 hrs, $39.95,
1 adult per child free of charge

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Face a unique challenge! Get dirty, abseil, squeeze, crawl and climb deep into the heart of the mountain, with only a headlamp to light your way. Feel the excitement! Emerge with a brand new swagger and that special exhilaration that only authentic adventure can provide. We guide you step by step, so no experience needed.

Minimum age 10....2.5 hour expedition....average fitness, flexibility and agility needed

$149 per person 


Our easiest cave tour. Follow an ancient river bed, mostly level, with short sets of stairs, an excellent choice if you're not quite as mobile as you once were. This cave tells amazing stories. See the awesome ‘Crystal Cities’. In the delicate ‘Diamond Branch’ come face-to-face with pure white crystal and the famous 'Gem of the West'.

No minimum age....1 hour tour....easiest cave....258 stair steps....1,070 metres

$42 (adult), $28 (age 6 to 17), $0 (age 0 to 5), $95 (up to 2 adults+3 children)


Variety and surprises! As you move deeper, this ancient cave reveals its unique beauty – huge caverns, narrow passages, a wealth of stories, fossils and crystal in every form, from the rich ‘Lucinda Chamber’ to the bizarre ‘Wall of Noses’. See our most exquisite spar crystal. An outstanding experience for all ages.

No minimum age....1 hour tour....average fitness....421 stair steps....690 metres

$42 (adult), $28 (age 6 to 17), $0 (age 0 to 5), $95 (up to 2 adults+3 children)

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Seeing is believing! The visual impact takes your breath away. Each chamber seems richer than the one before, thickly draped with crystal formations. This ancient cave is famous for the ‘Pillar of Hercules’ (Jenolan’s tallest stalagmite) and the enchanting ‘Crystal Basin’, which fills, on occasion, with pure water, of the palest blue.

No minimum age....1.5 hour tour....average fitness....358 stair steps....470 metres

$55 (adult), $37 (age 6 to 17), $0 (age 0 to 5), $123 (up to 2 adults+3 children)

Private Tours

Planning a romantic moment - maybe a marriage proposal? Got a super special occasion coming up? Or looking for an experience with a difference? By prior arrangement, and 2 week's notice, we can take you on a private guided journey of any one of our caves, even those not currently on our tour schedule. Arrange a private tour for just yourself, or share with a select group of family and friends. So many experiences from which to choose, each different! Prices on enquiry.

Yulefest - Add Exclusive Evening Tour to Your Christmas in July Overnight Stay:

  • Subterranean Secrets, 

  • Legends, Mysteries & Ghosts

If you are staying overnight (excluding Friday July 1) for an additional price you can add an exclusive cave tour  - either the Orient (Fri/Sat 5pm) or our new 'Subterranean Secrets' tour (Fri 7:45pm) or our 'Legends, Mysteries & Ghosts' tour (Sat 7:45pm).

After you book your overnight stay, we will contact you to see if you want to add one of these tours, for a Yulefest to remember.

NSW Parent Vouchers

To use a NSW Parent Voucher, pre-pay our full cave tour price online, and present your voucher for scanning when you arrive at Jenolan. We can refund the value of the voucher to your account.

4655 Jenolan Caves Road, Jenolan Caves, Blue Mountains NSW. Ph: 1300 76 33 11 or +61 2 6359 3911

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