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Verandah Cave

Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

On entering Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve, drive 1km to Borenore picnic area. Boree Creek trail starts on the western side of the picnic area, where parking is available.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Borenore picnic area can become boggy when it rains

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Borenore picnic area and at the gate to Boree Creek trail. It can be a busy place on the weekend, when parking might be limited.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Let your inner geologist loose among the limestone and see if you can spot the remnants of marble quarries and mines from the past.

Spring

Check out the wildflowers and birds in the endangered box gum woodland.

Summer

Escape the heat and step into magical Arch Cave while walking the Arch Cave loop track.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

15°C and 25°C

Highest recorded

38.3°C

Winter temperature

Average

2°C and 12°C

Lowest recorded

-5.6°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

August

Driest month

April

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

98.6mm

Facilities

You'll find toilets at Borenore picnic area.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Adventure sports

Adventure sports like climbing, caving, canyoning and abseiling offer a thrilling opportunity to explore our unique environments. Before you head out, be aware of the risks and stay safe during adventure sports.

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).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Prohibited

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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Verandah Cave, Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve. Photo: Steve Woodhall