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Wollondilly Cave

Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

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    Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve will remain closed as it is inaccessible while the local Council repairs flood damage along Wombeyan Caves Road from both directions. The road is now closed from both Mittagong and Taralga.

    Road quality

    • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)

    Parking

    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.

    Autumn

    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.

    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 the coolness of the caves on a guided tour.

    Winter

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

    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 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).

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

    Permitted

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

    Prohibited

    • 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.

    Drones

    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

    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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