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Yarrangobilly Harrie Wood Cave tour

Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

Yarrangobilly's Harrie Wood Cave has reopened after being closed for the last 11 years for cave research. Join this specialised guided tour in Kosciuszko National Park to find out more.

When

Public tours available during school holidays: Monday 17 April 2017, 9am–10.30am, 10am–11.30am, 1.30pm–3pm and 2.30pm–4pm

Where
Yarrangobilly Caves, Kosciuszko National Park
Accessibility
No disabled access
Grade
Medium. Suitable for adults and children 6 years and over.
Price

Adult/child $38 per person. Private tour $304 (maximum 8 people).

Meeting point
Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre. Collect your tickets from the visitor centre at least 30 mins before the tour starts.
Bookings
Bookings required. Call Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre on (02) 6454 9597.
Availability
Private tours available on request outside school holidays

Descend into this richly decorated 80m old tourism cave, now open after 11 years of cave research. You'll be issued with a torch and your guide will explain how stalagmites, like trees, contain annual growth rings and can be viewed as archives of the past. View the Temple of the Thousand Idols, the heritage crystal bucket and the climate change monitoring equipment.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Park info

  • in Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • Kosciuszko National Park is open all year round but at times some roads and trails close due to weather conditions or other park management issues, for details click on the alerts button or contact one of the park's visitor centres.

  • Park entry fees:

    Winter (Alpine Way, Kosciuszko Rd and Link Road) From start of June long weekend to end of October long weekend: $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day(24hrs). Find out more about the Winter entry surcharge.

    Rest of the year (Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road only) $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day (24hrs).

    Yarrangobilly Caves (year-round): $4 per vehicle per day, unless park entry has been paid.

    Passes: Day passes (based on daily entry fees above), multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from local visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information on upgrades. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for five-days park entry at price of four days (not valid winter). Pensioners are exempt from park entry fees. Download the exemption form.

    Buy an annual pass.
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    • Khancoban
      (02) 6076 9373
      (02) 6076 9382
      Contact hours: 9am-4pm (closed 12.30pm-1pm) Monday to Friday. Open daily during peak summer season and school holidays.
    • Scammell Street, Khancoban NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6076 9567
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    • Yarrangobilly Caves
      (02) 6454 9597
      Contact hours: 9am-5pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
    • Snowy Mountains Highway, Yarrangobilly Caves
    • Fax: (02) 6454 9598
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    • Perisher Office
      (02) 6457 4444
      Contact hours: Winter: 8am-4pm Monday to Friday, 8am-12pm and 1-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Summer: 8am-12pm and 1-4pm Monday to Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday.
    • NPWS Building, 9914 Kosciuszko Road, Perisher Valley
    • Email: perisher@environment.nsw.gov.au
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See more visitor info
Harrie Wood Cave, Yarrangobilly Caves, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer