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Capricorn Caves

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Capricorn Caves offers a range of tours so there is sure be one to suit everybody's needs. The Cathedral Cave tour is the most popular, departing hourly, with wheelchair access and amazing natural acoustics in the Cathedral Chamber. Travel back in...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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30 Olsen Caves Rd, Rockhampton, Queensland 4702, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky enough to experience the Capricorn Caves recently. Its truly a beautiful place. Pete took the tour and did an amazing job, interesting, funny without dragging out with boring info! The team were all lovely, true Aussie hospitality! Great for all ages, with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

BjhTravels thank you so very much for your amazing 5 star review of your tour! It makes us so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your tour. We will also pass on your positive comments to your guide Pete.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited a number of caves now and although not one of the prettiest this was without doubt one of the best tours we have had. Our guide (Peter) was fun and full of knowledge and it was obvious he enjoyed what he was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you glen2650 for your review! We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your tour at the Caves! We have passed onto your guide Pete your positive feedback (we are sure he would love to hear it!) We appreciate your recommendation.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were amazing, very informative. The ablution block was clean, lovely showers. Laundry area was large enough & very clean. We ate dinner in town at the local pub. Meal was great.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Ivena for your review! We are very happy to hear about how much you enjoyed the serenity of staying and touring at the Caves! We appreciate all your positive comments about our guides and facilities. The Caves Country Pub certainly have amazing meals...More

Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Wow, wow, wow!!!!! So interesting!!!!!! Staff are caring, careful, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic Brilliant tour! We keep going back every year, and take all our visitors there If you’re visiting Rocky, this is a MUST DO!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much robinekerr! This could be the best review & biggest compliment we have received! To hear your bring your guests & keep returning makes us so happy! We appreciate your ongoing support!

Reviewed February 3, 2019

Our tour guide (Julie) gave us a very informative and entertaining look at these dry caves where, in many parts of the cave system, you are able to touch the walls (unlike in wet cave systems). We listened to the audio of the amazing sound...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

Thank yo BellBoy53 for your review of your tour with Julie! We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the Cathedral cave tour

Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

Wow what an experience. Very intetesting and informative. Beautiful scenery and the staff were really great as well. Only thing i recomend is to take mossie replent or you get eaten alive!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Thanks Nadine for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your tour & thanks for the tip - its a very useful one =)

Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

We did 2 tours and both were fun and informative. The tour guides were extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The duration of each tour was also quite adequate. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Thank you ShanFord79 for your 5 star review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed both your tours so much & for your kind words about the staff!

Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

We did the Cathedral tour and absolutely loved it. The history and specifics of the Caves were presented professionally in an enthusiastic and engaging way. We got to experience breathtaking views and the cathedral ‘concert’ is not to be missed! Definitely recommend the option of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Thank you Polstralia2010 for your review we appreciate your 5 star review of your Cathedral cave tour! The acoustics in the Cathedral cave are simply amazing - we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed it

Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Highly recommended! Our shy 5 year old gave everything a go and wasn’t scared! Very much worth a visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Thank you michelleandzac for your review! We are so happy to hear how much your 5 year old enjoyed the family adventure - its great you were able to make these memories together =)

Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Awesome tour, fantastic tour guide and a unique experience for any visitor. My two teens and 6yr old were enthralled by every part of the cathedral tour - especially when the lights go out. And Pete was a fantastic guide - always makes a huge...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Capcaves, Manager at Capricorn Caves, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Thank you JamesMFlaherty for your review of the Cathedral cave tour! We are delighted to hear that your family enjoyed the tour, and we will pass on your kind words to your guide Pete!

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hollywrench
May 23, 2018|
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Response from Capcaves | Property representative |
Hi! The caves are only accessible on tour, we have several varieties of tour available There is no need to book for a Cathedral cave tour as it runs every hour on the hour, every day 9-4 Its a sealed road the entire way... More
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hollywrench
May 23, 2018|
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Response from Capcaves | Property representative |
I think JasonL may be referring to the Mt Etna caves and yes they are fenced off due to vandalism
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Alyssa1941
March 10, 2015|
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Response from Mahwanee | Reviewed this property |
Travelled by car so can't help you there .Sure if you contact Rockhampton Information centre they would be able to assist you.
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