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Capricorn Caves 



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.

Capricorn Caves founder


While your on the 33 hectare Capricorn Cave property you can participate in a wide range of activities including;

  • Abseiling
  • Rock Climbing
  • Fossicking
  • Animal viewing

Wheelchair access

The Cathedral Cave Tour is perfect if you need wheelchair access.


  • Run hourly between 9 am and 4 pm.
  • Adventure tours require bookings in advance
  • The Cathedral tour lasts for approximately 1 hour and is about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) in length.

Pricing for the Cathedral tour – visit their website for more information

$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

Geo-discovery building 

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.

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Come To See Us

Interested in staying at Casa Nostra Motel? Come check out the Motel and grounds any time. We cannot guarantee that rooms will be available, so please call beforehand to avoid missing out.