South Glory Cave
Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park
Fire affected area
Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.
Masks are mandatory on this self-guided tour, as required by the NSW Government COVID-19 rules. Take a leisurely self-guided tour through the lofty chambers of South Glory Cave.
- Show caves
- Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park
- No wheelchair access
- Medium. Suitable for all ages. Moderate fitness required. The path is 470m long, with 206 steps and several ramps.
- Entry fees
- Park entry fees apply
- Opening times
Take a self-guided tour anytime from 9.30am to 4pm daily. The tour takes 45 mins.
- What to
- Sturdy shoes, suitable clothing
- Bookings required. Phone 1300 072 757 or book online.
- Please note
- The cave entrance is inside Glory Arch. Access is via a 500m gravel track starting at Glory Cave carpark. The self-guided tour exits a few metres from the carpark.
- It’s a good idea to bring a jacket – the average temperature in this cave is 10˚C and it's usually damp.
South Glory Cave never fails to astonish. Europeans first explored this underworld in 1834. Like them, you’ll be awestruck by the immense size of its limestone chambers, decorations and rock piles.
The cave is accessed along a 500m gravel track, taking you from Glory Cave carpark to Glory Arch, with its impressive opening to the sky.
This self-guided experience means you can explore the cave at your own pace, with information signs throughout and sensor lights that switch on as you approach. You’ll see the white formations of the Ice Age Chamber, others known as the ‘Lamb’s Fleece’ and ‘Judge’s Wig’, and even a daylight hole 55m above you.
You can also join guided tours of some of Yarrangobilly Caves’ more intimate and delicately decorated show caves.
Take a virtual tour of South Glory Cave captured with Google Street View Trekker.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- 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