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Address: Pilliga Nature Reserve | Newell Highway, Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (02) 6843 4011
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A great little side trip

Although these are not deep caves they are spectacular in their own way. The walk is really quite easy and is over before you know it. A great place for photographers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
Brightsbane
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Brisbane, Australia
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68 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Due to recent bushfires the caves and the road to caves has been damaged and are closed for public. If you intent to visit pls check with visitor information centre at Coonabarabran.

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Thank Zoobi1966
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Although these are not deep caves they are spectacular in their own way. The walk is really quite easy and is over before you know it. A great place for photographers.

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1 Thank Brightsbane
Dubbo, Australia
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Was very easy to find after talking with tourist info. Even with a bad leg and walking stick, was not a bad walk just needed a few more stops. Great photo spots and the views were awesome.

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1 Thank William B
Bateau Bay, Australia
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36 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Easily found following directions given at the Tourist Information Centre in Coonabarabran & just a short drive from Coonabarabran. The dirt road in from the Newell Highway is only about 1km & the road is fine for 2WD. There is interpretive signage at the start of the walk & a few bench seats at intervals throughout the walk. This exceeded... More 

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1 Thank TMB777
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Really amazing - kids and even us enjoyed walking through the caverns. Recommend a guided tour to get the most out of it.

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Thank Anna_Marie27
Yowie Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Very interesting rock formation with aboriginal history abounding. We had a little difficulty spotting the turn-off, it is unmarked out of respect for the aboriginal community.Once on the track it was no problem at all. The sign posting for the 2Km walk was good . There was plenty of bird life and wild flowers were in bloom. Well worth stopping... More 

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Thank Tony T
Tamworth, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

The walk was a little challenging (got a bit close to the cliff edge) but was worth it. Some of the artifacts are, understandably, blocked off to avoid vandalism. Ask for directions to the caves at Coonabarabran Visitors Centre as the caves are a bit of a local secret.

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Thank Jane L
Pomona, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Not sign posted upon request of local elders, but well worth visiting. Beautiful views, you need to be reasonable good on your feet in order to access the sandstone caves.

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Thank Wissefamily
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Ask for directions at the Baradine visitors Centre. These caves are well worth the time. A lovely walk, great views and easy to imagine thousands of years of visiting by the original inhabitants. Great rock formations and erosion patterns. You can also see ancient evidence of tool making.

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Thank Karen T
Cowra
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47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was an unknown attraction recommended by our caravan park owner. It is very close to the highway and an easy walk around past the caves. There are still remnants of early inhabitants but unfortunately due to vandalism and other unsympathetic visitors the important caves are blocked off with wire gates. There is also a lookout about half way round... More 

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