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Stunning

Beautiful place. Had an eerie feel to it, probably because I was there all alone at 6pm. I kept... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Iseult S
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Melbourne, Australia
Absolutely Beautiful

It was extremely hot when we visited but we loved this place. Simply beautiful colours, rock... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
downs4
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Bairnsdale, Australia
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Pilliga Nature Reserve | Newell Highway, Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place. Had an eerie feel to it, probably because I was there all alone at 6pm. I kept expecting something to happen...watched too many scary movies. Quite an experience seeing such a popular place completely empty of tourists. The caves with their vast array...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Iseult S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was extremely hot when we visited but we loved this place. Simply beautiful colours, rock formations and scenery, well made paths and excellent signage and information boards. Also stunning views and plentiful wildlife.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank downs4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the caves today and we were blown away with how spectacular they were. Around every corner there was another one and another one. Just awesome. Way better than we were expecting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 705sherylk
Reviewed November 9, 2018

We found these caves by accident as they are not really advertised and how glad we were that we did. What a great spot to visit. These caves were used by the Aborigines. We had a great experience wandering through this special spot. The colours...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ann0259
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This is not sign posted as sandstone caves. Turn off the newell highway at Taminba trail. The rocks are a short walk from the carpark. Take your camera. The shapes and colours of the rocks are awesome.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Denise M
Reviewed October 8, 2018

lots of sandstone caves off the beaten track. self tour that is only short.sandstone rock formations that are interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank markcC7028YI
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

These Caves were surprisingly beautiful. I didn’t expect them to be so spectacular. Would definitely recommend if you are in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank LCan0206
Reviewed August 20, 2018

There was a stunning photo at every turn. The colours and the weathering were just beautiful. Definitely, worth checking out. A very spiritual place - thank you to the local indigenous people for sharing this beautiful place. However, I was very disappointed to see parents...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank juliett1907
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a great walk with young children. The walk itself is brief, the views are amazing and the caves keep the kids interested.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MBush25
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking views and the sandstone caves are just amazing ! Walking track is great too !

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jesskaneo
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biancak960
October 13, 2018|
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Response from markcC7028YI | Reviewed this property |
If your talking about a caravan then it should be ok. It does have a slight turn to go in the gates but relatively straight after that. Road is dirt and a little bumpy. Is a large area at the end to park and turn.
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Cheryl L
September 10, 2018|
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Response from Judy F | Reviewed this property |
The Sandstone caves are not far north.land not far off the main road. It’s easy to miss the sign. I suggest you ask in the Visitors Centre. It is not widely broadcast because it is deemed a sacred site. It is worth a visit.
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