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Buchan Caves

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Address: Caves Road, Buchan, Victoria 3885, Australia
Phone Number: 131963
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Wow, what a beautiful area, as I drove in I was blown away by the scenery. after parking the car you have a short walk up the side of the hill to the entrance of the caves. I went... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Sarsfield, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Wow, what a beautiful area, as I drove in I was blown away by the scenery. after parking the car you have a short walk up the side of the hill to the entrance of the caves. I went into the Fairy cave, It is truly a spectacular sight, the guides are a wealth of knowledge and can answer any... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I suppose I am a bit blase about caves, having seen many of them as both tourist and explorer. The Buchan Caves are interesting without being brilliant. For one thing, parts of the caves, especially the Fairy Cave, are what cave people refer to as 'dead', that is, water has ceased flowing over rhe formations, meaning they are dull and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I've seen a lot of caves in my life, so I thought the Buchan caves would be 'just another pair'. Wrong. They have 5 tours a day in summer and 3 a day in winter to make sure not too many people go in the caves so they can keep up. Tour takes 45 min. Really good choice, since it... More 

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Lakes Entrance, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

A must visit, these beautiful caves, Fairy and Royal, are great for the whole family to enjoy, pack a picnic lunch, or there are B.B.Q facilities or a cute little cafe in town. The park has swings, or go on one of the beautiful walks within the park. Caravan or tenting you will love the wild life, I find it... More 

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Bairnsdale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

well i was raised in buchan so know a bit about the area and recommend it as a holiday destination as you will be looked after no matter where you go

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I was not expecting this. The attraction is very low key. The caves are much smaller that those at Jenolan so this offers a different experience. The intimacy and the proximity of the cave make it very spectacular. The stalactites are well protected - in some parts with chicken wire as you do walk very close to them. An excellent... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We selected to do the double tour and see both caves (circa $80 for a family of five). As we were staying at the park we split the tours to separate days. Just be aware that the tours leave on time - we were late for one of our tours by five minutes. We had to rebook (and pay again)... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Toured both the Fairy and the Royal Caves. Cost was $20.90 for one cave or $31.20 for the two. Both very different but equally as amazing and beautiful. Tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. Well worth the visit if you are in Buchan.

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We visited the caves with our three young children that are all under 5 and had a great time. We only went on one of the cave tours, Fairy Cave, it took 45min and was an easy walk for the whole family. There is a nice playground and picnic area to enjoy outside the caves as well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The Caves where so worth the visit and our tour guide was great, Greg was so patient and had so much information about everything you wanted to know and fielded questions willingly. This was a highlight of our trip

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Address: Caves Road, Buchan, Victoria 3885, Australia
Phone Number: 131963
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Buchan

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