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Address: Mole Creek Karst National Park, Mole Creek, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: 61363635182
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Stunning formations and an educational tour

Our party of 5 teens and 6 adults visited the caves recently and really enjoyed the experience. Our tour guide, Aaron, had a wealth of knowledge but also shared that knowledge in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Sylvia B
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Penguin, Australia
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Penguin, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Our party of 5 teens and 6 adults visited the caves recently and really enjoyed the experience. Our tour guide, Aaron, had a wealth of knowledge but also shared that knowledge in a way that wasn't at all boring (even the teens were riveted and asked many questions). It was a freezing wet Tassie day but that didn't dampen our... More 

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Port Sorell, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

These cave are a must see. Absolutely spectacular formations with added bonus of cave spiders and native shrimp and of course the glow worms.The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable. The day we went the tour was booked out and they put on an extra one for our group. The fern glade walk was a delight.

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Perth, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

These are lovely caves with all the usuals plus a few extra's, the glow worms were a special treat and the reason we went, there was also a fossilised sea sponge that was pretty cool. We took the 10 minute walk from the ticket along the river which was beautiful.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The cave has easy access for younsters and only a little bending for adults. The tour isn't too long compared to others (depending on how many questions you ask) and plenty for the kids to see including glow worms at the end of the tour. Our cave guide Brian (aka Fred) was a local to the area and was very... More 

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Noventa Padovana, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A must-see near Mole Creek, Tasmania. The cave tour started with the tour guide pointing out two female and one male cave spiders. Then, we saw very many stalagmites and stalactites. And it culminated with the viewing of the glow worms. Absolutely awesome from beginning to end. The tour takes about one hour. The tour guide was an older man... More 

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Nowra, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

It was a drizzly, misty day when we went to view Marakoopa Cave. We arrived early intending to go to the 10am tour. However on arrival we found that a lot of other people had the same idea. The 10am tour had just sold out before we got there but the office very kindly offered to put on an extra... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Our tour guide, Aaron, managed to find the perfect balance between informative, safe, exciting and entertaining. This tour was pretty much everything you could hope for with beautiful caves, spectacular glow worms, information to cover questions and entertaining enough to never drag for a moment. If the weather is even part way ok then it is well worth the short... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had a great time at the Caves. The staff were great and tours are very informative and well organised. Well worth the visit.

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cowes
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I've been wanting to visit these caves for years and finally did. Awesome cave, great features within such as the glow worms.

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Melbourne
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

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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