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Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve

Overview

Famous for its incredible limestone caves, Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve offers great bushwalking, waterfalls and picturesque camping for the whole family. An Abercrombie Caves tour is an unforgettable experience.

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Set in a peaceful valley, Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve is a spectacular place to visit and a unique opportunity to experience the hidden depths of NSW. Abercrombie Caves boasts the largest natural arch in the southern hemisphere, as well as a number of other grand, richly decorated caves. Take the kids on a cave tour and go on a magical underground journey.

With so much to do and see, why not stay overnight? Enjoy a night by the campfire at Ambercrombie Caves campground, or cosy cabins and open fireplaces at Arch Cottage or Grove Creek ensuite cabins.

Make your way along Mount Gray walking track to see the historical relics of an old gold-mining community from the 1880s. Pack a picnic, walk to the magnificent Grove Creek Falls and take in the dramatic views – this is a great place to catch a memorable photograph. Try your luck trout fishing in the creek or enjoy a refreshing swim surrounded by bush.

If you're interested in a cave tour, there are 4 fascinating tours on offer at Abercombie Caves:

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

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A group take a guided tour through Jenolan Caves, Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve. Photo: Destination NSW

Contact

  • in the Country NSW region
  • Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve and caves are open Thursday to Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday). The reserve and caves area open daily during NSW school holidays. Closed Christmas Day.

    • Abercrombie Caves office
      02 6368 8603
      Contact hours: Thursday to Monday, 9am to 4.30pm. During NSW school holidays, 9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
    • Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve, Trunkey Creek NSW 2795
    • Email: abercrombie.caves@environment.nsw.gov.au
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Abercrombie Caves, Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve. Photo: OEH/NSW Government