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Marakoopa Cave

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Address: Mole Creek Karst National Park, Mole Creek, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: 61363635182
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Lovely Experience

Wear something warm! it is really quite cold down there. Good little cave to explore. The Glo Worms were a hit. Guide was very informative and pleasant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
J W
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Wear something warm! it is really quite cold down there. Good little cave to explore. The Glo Worms were a hit. Guide was very informative and pleasant.

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Bordeaux, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Nice little cave with good concretions. The guided visit was very interesting, thanks to Brian. He taught us the basic names of the cave objects and after we had to discover the reason of their nicknames (the cauliflower, the turnip, the white carrot,...)

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We've been to quite a few caves in Australia and around the world and while this is not the biggest one, the guide's narrative and way of handling the tour made up for it. The glow worms are very interesting to see at the end and there's a tale that a couple of platypuses are making a home somewhere in... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Put on a warm coat, sensible shoes and don't miss this tour underground. Try to get John, the ageing hippie as your guide; he's an absolute gem. You'll learn a lot, laugh a lot, get some great photos and enjoy the walk. The caves are in a lovely area to spend time outdoors too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Went on the first tour of the day at 10am. We were a small group so it was easy to see everything and take photos. The tour guide was very informative and we left with a lot more knowledge of caves. Loved the glow worms!

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Hobart, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

A great tour, lots of great photos taken. Staff were friendly and kids enjoyed seeing the glow worms

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed our visit to Marakoopa caves although our group was probably too large to get the best from it. One of the highlights is when the lights are turned off and you get to really see the glow worms.

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Perth, Australia
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62 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The cave has many spectacular formations which were well explained by the knowledgable guide. The glow worms were interesting.A pleasant walk to arrive at the cave entrance. Well worth a visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The caves were beautiful and the guide was fun and informative. I loved when he turned off the lights and the ceiling become all starry with glow-worms. The temperature in the caves is 9 degree despite the weather, so bring a jacket with you or you'll catch a cold.

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hobart
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Excellent tour guide, with interesting history of the discovery of the caves, the development of the different formations and the life cycle of the glow worms. Well worth a visit for adults and children.

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