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Jersey Cave

Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

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Step back in time on a guided tour of Jersey Cave. You'll be awed by some of the most colourful and diverse decorations at Yarrangobilly Caves in Kosciuszko National Park.

Type
Show caves
Where
Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park
Accessibility
No wheelchair access
Grade
Medium. Suitable for all ages. Moderate fitness required. The path is 185m long with 217 steps, including some steep stairs.
Price

Adult $26 per person. Concession $19 per person (incl. school-age children, Australian pension, Veterans Affairs and Seniors card holders). Family $68 (2 adults and 2 children).

Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times

10.30am to 12pm and 2pm to 3.30pm daily.

Saturday 5 October and Sunday 6 October 2019, 9am to 10.30am, 10.30am to 12pm, 12pm to 1.30pm and 3pm to 4.30pm

No tours Tuesday 29 October and Wednesday 30 October 2019, but Yarrangobilly Caves precinct and South Glory Cave will be open to the public.

Meeting point
Meet at Jersey Cave carpark on Cave Tour loop Road, around 700m from the Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre.
What to
bring
Sturdy shoes, suitable clothing
Bookings
Bookings required. Phone 1300 072 757 or book online. Group bookings available, phone 02 6454 9597 or email Yarrangobilly Caves.
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Jersey Cave boasts incredible cave formations 1.5 million years in the making. Cleopatra's Needle – a 4 metre column that reaches the ceiling, rare displays of black and grey flowstones, and forests of stalactites and stalagmites, are just a few highlights of this 1.5 hour guided tour.

One of the ancient limestone caves in northern Kosciuszko National Park, Jersey Cave's magical interior and setting make it popular with photographers, families, and visitors throughout the year. 

Above ground, the rugged karst landscape is a great backdrop for Yarrangobilly's walks, lookouts and outdoor Thermal Pool. Stay a few days at Caves House or Lyrebird Cottage so you can see it all.

Take a virtual tour of Jersey Cave captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

Conservation program:

Iconic species - Southern corroboree frog conservation program

An iconic endangered species, the southern corroboree frog, found only in Kosciuszko National Park, faces the grave threat of extinction. Saving Our Species aims to prevent this from happening by battling chytrid fungus, protecting frog habitat from pests, and fostering a captive breeding program. 

Southern corroboree frog (Pseudophryne corroboree), Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer
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Jillabenan Cave at Yarrangobilly Caves, Koscisuzko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer/OEH