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Jenolan Caves: Ribbon Cave Tour

Jenolan Caves

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Highlights

Set in the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Jenolan is Australia's most spectacular cave system, the largest cave system in Australia (that is open to the public) and is 340 million years old - ranking it amongst the oldest caves on Earth.  Delicate and not often shown, Jenolan's Ribbon Cave is a narrow gallery of unusual features that you see up close.

What You'll Get

Due to the delicate environment of this cave, the Ribbon Cave tour takes groups of only 8 people (no young children) and runs infrequently.

Visitors enter the Ribbon Cave via the beautiful Orient Cave. This provides a very brief opportunity to glimpse the Orient's legendary formations.

Then, visitors enter the delicate Ribbon Cave, which is only 60 metres long. This cave is a unique experience. It is filed with exquisite formations. Also, its historic features let you ‘step back in time’, providing a completely different atmosphere to the Orient Cave.

Its low, narrow passages let you closely examine amazing formations, including ‘helictites’, 'ribbon helictites', crystal straws, spar crystal, ‘rim pools’ and the exquisite beauty of the ‘lily pads’.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • There are 394 stair steps on this tour. This tour can be enjoyed by people of all ages and of average fitness. However, it is not suitable for anyone with health or mobility problems.
  • Photography is welcomed, but tripods, monopods and selfie sticks are not allowed.
  • Aim to arrive at Jenolan at least 30 minutes before your tour, to find parking and to use the restrooms.
  • Young children are not allowed on this tour. The minimum age is 6.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Inclusions
  • Full guided tour and commentary for 1.5 hours.


Exclusions
  • Jenolan has a large cafe, where you can purchase light lunch, drinks and snacks. There is also a large restaurant, which is open every evening. A range of accommodation is available.


Departure Point
4655 Jenolan Caves Rd, Jenolan NSW 2790, Australia


Departure Time
10:00 AM

Duration
1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Jenolan Caves in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.