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Junction Cave

Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve

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All the practical information you need to know about Junction Cave.

Getting there and parking

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    You can only access Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve via Taralga and Wombeyan Caves Road. To get there:

    From Sydney via Goulburn (3hr drive):

    • Take the South Western Motorway to Goulburn
    • From Goulburn, follow Tablelands Way through Taralga
    • Take the Wombeyan Caves Road turnoff and drive for 23km (sealed and unsealed road).

    From Sydney via Oberon (4hr drive):

    • Take the M4 and Great Western Highway towards Lithgow
    • Turn left onto Jenolan Caves Road, then after 23km turn right onto Duckmaloi Road
    • From Oberon, follow Tablelands Way
    • Take the Wombeyan Caves Road turnoff and drive for 23km (sealed and unsealed road).

    From Canberra (2.5hr drive):

    • Take the Federal Highway to Goulburn, then take Goulburn-Taralga-Oberon Road towards Taralga for about 45km
    • Continue through Taralga for 10km until you reach the Wombeyan Caves turnoff
    • Turn right onto Wombeyan Caves Road and drive for 23km (sealed and unsealed road).

    From Wollongong (3hr drive):

    • Take the Princes Highway towards Sydney
    • Turn off at the Picton Road exit and follow for around 27km, then take the Hume Highway towards Goulburn
    • From Goulburn, follow Tablelands Way through Taralga
    • 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.

    Refuel your vehicle on the way, as there is no petrol station at Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve.

    Road quality

    • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)


    Parking is available at Kui Kiosk.

    Best times to visit

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


    Visit now and you'll see the gorgeous changing colours of the trees. The warm days and cool nights make this an ideaI time for camping.


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


    A great time for a weekend camping trip - pitch your tent, enjoy breakfast cooked on the barbecue and the coolness of the caves on a guided tour.


    Take advantage of the cooler weather and book a weekend getaway at Wombeyan Caves cabins.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    13°C and 26°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    1°C and 11°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



    The nearest toilets are located at Kui Kiosk.

    Public phone

    There is a public phone available next to the onsite office. The phone accepts both coins and phone cards.

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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).


    You can take photos inside the caves – for the best results, use a flash or high-speed film.


    • The oil on our skin alters the way stalactites and stalagmites grow and can even change the colour of the rock, so please look but don’t touch.
    • Please do not damage or remove rocks from the area.
    • Entry to all wild caves is strictly prohibited unless you have an approved permit.


    Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

    This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

    Commercial filming and photography

    Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.


    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.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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