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Jillabenan Cave

Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park


Jillabenan Cave may be the smallest and most accessible of the Yarrangobilly Caves in Kosciuszko National Park, but it’s packed with incredibly delicate formations.

Show caves
Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park
Easy. Suitable for all ages, mobility and fitness levels. The path is 73m long.
  • Guided cave tour: Adult $22 per person. Concession $17 per person. Family $55.
  • 2-cave pass: Adult $30 per person. Concession $23 per person. Family $75.
  • 3-cave pass: Adult $45 per person. Concession $35 per person. Family $100.
  • Family price includes 2 adults and up to 3 school-age children.
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times

Guided tours of Jersey Cave or Jillabenan Cave run at 10.30am, 12pm, 2pm and 3.30pm daily during summer, and at 11am, 1pm and 3pm during winter (ie between the June and October long weekends). Additional tours run during peak periods.

What to
Sturdy shoes, suitable clothing
Bookings not required. Buy tickets at Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre before your tour. Customised tours can be arranged for groups and school excursion of 10 to over 100.
Please note
  • You’ll need to buy your cave tour ticket at Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre.
  • This tour meets at Jillabenan Cave carpark, on Cave Tour Loop Road, around 1km from the visitor centre. The tour takes 1hr.

Don’t miss a guided tour through the oldest show cave at Yarrangobilly – Jillabenan Cave is around 2 million years old. This intimate cave gets you up close to impressive displays of delicate straws and shawls, cave coral, stalactites and helictites.

One of only 4 wheelchair-accessible caves in Australia, Jillabenan is ideal for young families and older visitors. If it’s too cold or hot outside, a cave tour's a great choice, though it’s worth taking a jacket as temperatures are around 13˚C underground.

After your tour, walk to the Thermal Pool for a relaxing soak in the 27˚C mineral waters, or visit one of Yarrangobilly’s other beautiful caves. A short walk up the road from Jillabenan Cave carpark, Bluff lookout offers panoramic views of the Yarrangobilly Valley and Caves House.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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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