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Hastings Caves State Reserve

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Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs is situated 90 minutes south of Hobart. Enjoy a guided cave tour, then swim or soak in the tepid thermal springs pool water. Pack a picnic or barbecue lunch to have near the pool, or take a short forest walk...more
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754 Hastings Caves Rd, Hastings, Tasmania 7109, Australia
+61 3 6298 3209
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 19, 2012

Great tour guide, very informative and caves fabulously beautiful. The chap selling our tickets was very enthusaistic about the whole thigs and we thought the thermal pool would be good but it is little more than a grim tiled lukewarm pool (albeit it in a...More

13  Thank WenchOnABench
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 17, 2012

We were looking forward to relaxing in the "hot" pools but didn't really realize that "thermal" doesn't equal "hot". It was a cooler day and we didn't realize until arriving that the water was only 28C (82F) That is like a warm-ish swimming pool, and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not the fittest thing on two legs, and found this hard work That said, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Such a beautiful area, albeit below ground. Thoroughly worth the effort

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is well worth doing. It was the most amazing experience and you will be in absolute awe of this massive cave. The formations are a photographers delight, I could have spent many hours in the cave taking photos as the lighting in there...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hastings caves and thermal springs are a must see and do if you are around this area the pool is great and the caves are just amazing. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was raining when we went to visit we really enjoyed our trip to the Hastings Caves. Simon, our guide was knowledgeable and you could tell he loved his job and had a passion for his work. I’d highly recommend giving this place a...More

Thank simonbT8830IT
Reviewed October 6, 2018

We (2 adults, 2 kids 4&8) had a lovely time here. The caves were beautiful - in my opinion, better than other caves we had seen in the North of Tasmania. The addition of the thermal springs and short walks in the vicinity makes this...More

Thank crewemmaj
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Our guide was very knowledgeable, and very conscious of everyone's safety. I liked all of the information given.

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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Interesting how long it’s been there for. Definitely worth the trip and even the kids enjoyed it!!!!

Thank PaulB434
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Having only half a day spare from Hobart, we decided to make the 2 hour trip to Hastings Cave for a 50 min tour. Was really happy we decided to do this. Well worth checking out the local history. Our guide, Donna was very informative....More

Thank Chrissieadvisor
Reviewed September 2, 2018

After deciding to dedicate one of only two available days in Hobart to visiting the Hastings Caves we were met with disappointment. We arrived having followed the information on their website looking for the Visitor Centre in Hastings, where the website advised us to purchase...More

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hastingscaves, Manager at Hastings Caves State Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

It is unfortunate that you feel that you had a negative experience at Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs. Some of the information you have provided above is incorrect. To clarify for other readers, tour tickets are sold in the Visitor Centre and cut off 15...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018

We drove here for a quick day trip.And glad we did even though it was middle of winter, but what the hell. The cave itself was amazing even though you only tour alittle of it. The guide had so much info was excellent. I just...More

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Haihan Z
October 2, 2018|
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Response from buzzie09 | Reviewed this property |
Okay in certain spots but they have handrails and wear good shoes you should be fine Paul
May 12, 2017|
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Response from hastingscaves | Property representative |
Hi, the track leading to the cave has a gradual uphill incline, there are approx. 20 stairs on this track. In the cave there are 250 stairs each way, the stairshave handrails either side and are not continuos, however those... More
September 18, 2016|
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Response from macka28 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mamadodo, It's very easy mate and if you are not that confident I would be happy to follow you in and make sure you are comfortable to get out but it's a very easy drive, with no problems at all. All the best