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Lake Cave

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Address: Caves Road, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
Phone Number: 61897577411
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Lake Cave is a stunning crystal wonderland and the only cave in the...

Lake Cave is a stunning crystal wonderland and the only cave in the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge with a permanent lake. It acts as a mirror of infinite reflections that is truly magical. The cave is renowned for the ‘Suspended Table’ – a five tonne column of calcite that hangs from the ceiling just a few centimetres above the lake. The precinct features impressive retail, interpretative and cafe facilities. Located 25 kilometres south of Margaret River.

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Amazed by the history and sights of this beautiful lake. Not for the faint hearted though as there are over 310 steps down AND back! Some of them are quite deep but we felt it was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney,
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83 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazed by the history and sights of this beautiful lake. Not for the faint hearted though as there are over 310 steps down AND back! Some of them are quite deep but we felt it was worth the trek!

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been to many caves in the US (Carlsbad, Mammoth, Cave of the Winds and Howe Caverns to name a few) and even some caves in France (Font de Gaume in the Dordogne). We pretty much see caves wherever we find them. We did 4 of them in WA. Lake Cave had by far the hardest ascent, but one of... More 

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear SingaporeSuzie007, Thanks for taking the time to share some valuable feedback on your visit to Lake Cave. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your tour. All the best for your future travels. More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good looking cave with some nice views up top! Worth the 22,5$ friendly staff and awesome light show!

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear Barry B, Thanks for sharing your experiences at Lake Cave. It sounds like you had an excellent time. All the best for your future travels. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

even though it was our 9 year wedding anniversary...the caves gave us still that magical feeling!!!Great photos...

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear Peter M, Thanks for taking the time to post your feedback here on TripAdvisor. We’re always happy to hear about excellent visitor experiences at Lake Cave. Thanks again, and safe travels More 

Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived 45 minutes before the next tour, bought tickets as there is no guarantee there will be spaces available (I believe there are around 60 places available per tour). We then went to the gallery 5 minutes down the road which is well worth a visit. However there is a coffee shop, the obligatory souvenir shop, and also geographical... More 

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear Karen M, Thanks for taking the time to share some valuable feedback on your visit to Lake Cave. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your tour. All the best for your future travels. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing cave to see with water and all its natural untouched formations. Do be warned, there are 350 steps down to the entrance of the cave and they are steep and hard work coming back up, but it was totally worth it!

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear DJTravel87, Thanks for taking the time to post your feedback here, and we're glad you thought Lake Cave was amazing. Your advice about the stairs is valuable, but we have designed the layout of the stairways so that our guests only have to do moderate numbers of stairs between rests, and the scenery from the first step to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of stairs, werent allowed to take our bags and werent warned about the probability of asthma attack. The guide was great and the cave was amazing

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear Victoria B, Thanks for taking the time to post your feedback here, and we're glad you thought Lake Cave was amazing. Your advice about the stairs is valuable, but we have designed the layout of the stairways so that our guests only have to do moderate numbers of stairs between rests, and the scenery from the first step to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived in time for the 1130hrs tour. Well worth doing but beware the 319 steps down ok but a challenge getting up. But if you accept the challenge then well worth it

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear leejdavy9, Thanks for sharing your experiences at Lake Cave. It sounds like you had an excellent time. All the best for your future travels. More 

Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This isn't the biggest cave to visit in the region but it has the best "wow" factor entrance and because it is so active it's a very cool and educational experience especially the floating table - be aware that there are quiet a lot of steps down to the cave - you do go down about 70m so pace yourself!!!

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear TinkerbellTheSequel, Thanks for taking the time to post your feedback here, and we're glad you thought Lake Cave was amazing. Your advice about the stairs is valuable, but we have designed the layout of the stairways so that our guests only have to do moderate numbers of stairs between rests, and the scenery from the first step to the... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is unimaginable... Just spectacular!!! Alan was our guide and you can feel his passion as he passes on his knowledge on to you. I loved it!!!

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear TheDreamKey, Thanks for taking the time to share some valuable feedback on your visit to Lake Cave. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your tour. All the best for your future travels. More 

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