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Address: Mole Creek Karst National Park, Mole Creek, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6363 5182
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Marakoopa currently closed - Went to King Solomon's cave instead

Originally had planned on visiting Marakoopa caves but they were closed due to flood damage. Visited the nearby King Solomon's caves instead and were glad we did. The cave has... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Originally had planned on visiting Marakoopa caves but they were closed due to flood damage. Visited the nearby King Solomon's caves instead and were glad we did. The cave has some amazing and unique formations, and we had a great guide. All of the National parks staff were very friendly and even gave a few tips on walks and other... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

We visited Mole Creek in Tasmania to visit both caves but recent flood waters have resulted in the closure of this particular cave - however the other cave is also very interesting and beautiful, i.e. King Solomon's Cave

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Mole Creek, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

It was raining on the day of our visit, but it didn't matter. 9 degrees inside, so rug up, but a bit of walking warms you up. Beautiful formations all through, with history of the caves explained along the way.

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Thank minmona
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Worth the price!!. Nice 45 minutes guided tour with lots of information. Be sure to take your jackets in, its gets cold in there. My kid was fascinated and enjoyed every bit of it. Roof full of glow worms was best at end of the tour.

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Freycinet, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

Turned up at national park ticket office early and was told they didn't open till 9.30am which we didn't mind waiting till then. We had planned to do the 10am marakoopa cave tour and then drive to King Solomon caves for the 11.30 tour. Never minding the wait 9.30 comes we go to the door and still locked..... 2 national... More 

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malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The tour cost 19 per adult n lasted abt 45 mins. The caves are beautiful n well kept. The glow worms are magnificent but the ones in NZ are def larger in quantities. Overall a decent walk n trek into the caves. Quite a fair number of steps inside but do-able even for older folks. Just walk yr own pace.... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

This approximately 50 minute guided tour is worth the money. Two adults cost under $30 for this informative and interesting tour. This is the wet cave because a number of lovely reflecting pools and underground stream can be experienced here. Buy your ticket at the ticket office before driving up the narrow paved road to the cave carpark and toilet.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

Marakoopa Cave is one of the Mole Creek National Park Caves in Tasmania. Discovered in the early 1900's, it is one of the largest glow worm caves in the world, this cave actually has a creek running through it. It is absolutely fascinating to see this unique underground formation that goes deep into the mountain. The tor guides were excellent!

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

I went with my partner both of us a little unfit .The guides where fantastic and we had no problems at all .I would suggest closed in shoes or runners and a camera must .Please also respect the caves integrity and not touch the formations .The formations are magic and if your lucky like we where you get a small... More 

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Brisbane Q
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

One wet day whilst camping in the area, we decided to go to the caves and we are so glad that we did. We were the last tour of the day with no one else venturing out late that afternoon so what an adventure!! Just the two of us with a very friendly tour guide. The caves are fascinating and... More 

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