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Wombeyan Caves cabins

Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wombeyan Caves cabins.

Getting there and parking

The cabins are located in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve, on Wombeyan Caves Road. If you're towing caravans, camper trailers or travelling via bus it's best to approach from Goulburn or Oberon.

An access code will be provided in your booking confirmation email. Use the code to open the key deposit box located at your cabin. Please return the keys to the deposit box on check out. Fees may apply for lost keys

To get there from Goulburn (1hr drive):

  • Follow Tablelands Way through Taralga
  • Take the Wombeyan Caves Road turnoff and drive for 23km (sealed and unsealed road)

To get there from Oberon (1.5hr drive):

  • Follow Tablelands Way from Oberon (all sealed)
  • Take the Wombeyan Caves Road turnoff and drive for 23km (sealed and unsealed road)

Wombeyan Caves Road access via Mittagong is closed until further notice due to landslide damage.

Road quality

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available for 1 vehicle next to each cabin. Limited additional parking is available near the general camping area.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

Spring

While the caves can be visited all year round, a trip to Wombeyan in spring is well timed to catch wildflowers in full bloom.

Summer

A great time for a weekend camping trip - pitch your tent, enjoy breakfast cooked on the barbecue and beat the heat with a dip in a natural swimming hole.

Winter

Take advantage of the cooler weather and book a weekend getaway at the historic Post Office Cottage. The wood heater will keep you warm all night.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

13°C and 26°C

Highest recorded

38.8°C

Winter temperature

Average

1°C and 11°C

Lowest recorded

-9.6°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

June

Driest month

April

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

174.2mm

Facilities

  • The cabins are self contained and fully furnished with kitchenette, dining area, and bathroom. 
  • All cabins include electric and/or oil heaters. There are no televisions.
  • The double and family cabins have 2 bedrooms. The standard cabins have 1 bedroom with a triple bunk bed in the hallway.
  • Standard cabins: Sleeps 5 people with 1 double bed and 1 triple bunk bed.
  • Double cabins: Sleeps 5 people with 1 double bed and 1 single over double bunk bed (trio bunk).
  • Family cabins: Sleeps 6 people with 1 double bed and 2 single bunk beds. 
  • Pillows, doonas and covers, and blankets are provided.
  • Toilet paper is provided.
  • Kitchenettes include a microwave oven, grill, full-sized fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle and all cooking and eating utensils.
  • A children’s play area with cubby house and slippery slide, are located opposite the cabins.
  • Please ensure you leave the cabins and any shared campground facilities clean and tidy with all kitchen items washed up and put away. Additional fees may be charged for any unreasonable cleaning required or missing/broken items.
  • A rubbish bin is provided for each cabin for food scraps and general waste only. There are no recycling facilities at Wombeyan Caves. Please take your recyclables home with you.
 

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

Undercover electric barbecues (free) are located opposite the cabins.

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Cafe/kiosk

You can purchase basic supplies at the kiosk

Drinking water

Public phone

  • There's a public phone available next to the onsite office. The phone accepts both coins and phone cards.
  • There's no mobile phone reception in Wombeyan Caves but you might get mobile service about 2km away at the Goulburn exit

Showers

  • Hot showers

Electric power

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

Only the family cabin (cabin 9) is wheelchair accessible with ramp access. Door widths are 800mm. Assistance may be required to access this area. A locked wheelchair accessible toilet and shower room is located in the campervan / caravan area’s amenities block, near the unmarked general camping area. Please ask for access at the onsite office.

Permitted

Generators

Please be considerate of your fellow campers if you're operating a generator. Please note that use is limited to between 8am to 10pm.

Prohibited

  • All cabin furniture including dining settings are for indoor use only and must not be taken outside
  • You can only enter caves if you have a valid ticket or token and cave entry is not allowed outside normal business hours, 9am to 4pm. Entry to all wild caves (unmodified) is strictly prohibited unless you have an approved permit.
  • Noise limits apply from 10pm. Park Management reserves the right to insist that offensive or excessively loud music is turned off at any time if it's causing distress to other visitors.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Fires are not permitted in the cabin area. The construction of stone rings for fireplaces is prohibited.

Camping

Camping is permitted in the campground only, not beside the cabins.

Gathering firewood

Firewood may not be collected from the park, so you'll need to bring your own supply.

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Cabins at sunrise at Wombeyan caves. Photo: OEH/John Spencer