In 1882 migrant John Olsen discovered the Capricorn Caves. After discovering the caves he claimed the land as a lease hold title, and then opened the attraction to the public in 1884. The Capricorn Caves is now a free hold land title, and one of the largest privately owned caves in Australia. The Caves are open for the general public.
While your on the 33 hectare Capricorn Cave property you can participate in a wide range of activities including;
The Cathedral Cave Tour is perfect if you need wheelchair access.
$30 – Adults, above 15 years
$15 – Child, 5-15 yrs (under 5s free)
$27 – Seniors, must present seniors card
$75 – Family,
Capricorn Caves provide a wide range of accommodation options from $35 to $180. Visit their website to book online.
Nearest Motel ( * Not affiliated with Capricorn Caves)
Casa Nostra Motel – 14 Minutes drive down the Bruce Highway)
Book a room – From $120 or call to enquire; (07) 4936 2360
Provides schools with educational programs in biology, geology and environmental studies.
The caves are developed in limestone, and was formed from coral growing in shallow waters around volcanic islands.