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Grove Cave tour

Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve


Feeling adventurous? If you are, join a challenging guided tour of Grove Cave at Abercrombie Caves. It's made up of tight narrow passages, high ceilings and white walls.


Check with Abercrombie Caves park office for Grove Cave opening times during school holiday weekends.

Abercrombie Caves open Thursday to Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday), and open every day during the NSW school holidays. Closed Christmas Day.

Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve
No wheelchair access
Hard. Suitable for adults and children 7 years and over. Not suitable for children under 7 years. The tour takes about 45 minutes.

Adult $24 per person. Senior $21 per person. Pensioner/child $18 per person. Family $60 for 2 adults and 2 children.

Meeting point
Abercrombie Caves park office
Bookings not required. For further information email or phone Abercrombie Caves on 02 6368 8603. Limit 12 people. Minimum 2 adults required for tour to run.

Grove Cave is richly decorated with straw and shawl formations. Some of its unusual features include the Corncob stalagmite and the Grove grovel. Be on the lookout for cave crickets lurking in the darkness.

Entry to Grove Cave is by guided tour only, and it's a tour for small groups. It's a good idea to wear sturdy shoes and bring a camera. Bring a packed lunch if you're planning a day at Abercrombie Caves. There is no mobile phone reception in this park.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Park info

  • in Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve in the Country NSW region
  • Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve and caves are open Thursday to Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday). The reserve and caves area open daily during NSW school holidays. Closed Christmas Day.

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A visitor sits beside a creek at the bottom of Grove Creek Falls, Abercombie Karst Conservation Reserve. Photo: Stephen Babka/DPIE