North Glory Cave
Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park
All the practical information you need to know about North Glory Cave.
Getting there and parking
North Glory Cave is in the Yarrangobilly area of Kosciuszko National Park, between Tumut and Cooma. To get there:
From Monaro Highway:
- After Cooma, turn right onto Snowy Mountains Highway and continue for around 110km
- Turn left onto Yarrangobilly Caves Entrance Road (6km beyond the Exit Road)
- Follow the unsealed, one-way road around 6km to Yarrangobilly Caves and park at Glory Cave carpark.
From Hume Highway:
- At Gundagai, take the Tumut exit and follow Gocup Road to Tumut
- Continue south on Snowy Mountains Highway for around 75km
- Turn right onto Yarrangobilly Caves Entrance Road
- Follow the unsealed, one-way road for around 6km to Yarrangobilly Caves and park at Glory Cave carpark.
Road conditions and access
- Yarrangobilly Caves entrance and exit roads are graded gravel. They're suitable for 2WD and 4WD vehicles up to 12.5m in length, however the Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) advise that the roads are unsuitable for caravans.
- RMS recommends snow chains are carried by all vehicles driving in the park in winter, including 4WD and AWD, in case of extreme weather. Visit the Live Traffic website for road conditions.
- Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- Snow chains required after snow
- Parking is available at Glory Cave carpark, 100m from Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre. From here, it’s a 500m walk along a gravel track to the North Glory Cave entrance at Glory Arch.
- Contact the visitor centre for information about bus parking.
The nearest toilets are next to Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre, around 700m from the cave entrance. Picnic tables are available at Glory Cave carpark, and behind the visitor centre, and at the thermal pool.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - no wheelchair access
Although North Glory Cave is not wheelchair accessible, the 500m track to the scenic cave entrance, Glory Arch, is accessible with an all-terrain wheelchair or off-road/rugged pram.
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
NSW national parks are no smoking areas. The alpine resorts of Thredbo, Perisher, Charlotte Pass, Selwyn, Ski Rider and Kosciuszko Tourist Park are exempt, though some commercial and outdoor places within these resorts may have no smoking areas.
- Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre
- 9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day
- 02 6454 9597
- 50 Yarrangobilly Caves Road, Yarrangobilly, NSW 2720
- in the Yarrangobilly area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
The Yarrangobilly area is open all year. See individual show caves and guided tours for times and prices. Additional tours run during NSW school holidays. Contact Yarrangobilly Caves on (02) 6454 9597 to confirm the tour times for your visit.
Park entry fees apply in the Yarrangobilly area
$4 per vehicle per day applies at Yarrangobilly Caves for motor vehicles without a Kosciuszko National Park day pass or NPWS All Parks annual pass.
You’ll need to buy a ticket or cave pass from the Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre to visit all Yarrangobilly’s caves.Buy annual pass