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Naracoorte Caves

Located adjacent to the Victorian border, the Naracoorte Caves in the southeastern region of South Australia is one of the most popular and highly-visited...

Naracoorte Caves

Mount Gambier Caves

The many caves in Mount Gambier are a unique attraction in and around the region and consistently attract visitors all year round.

Cave diving is one of the most popular activities for visitors to Mount Gambier, thanks to the numerous caves scattered across the landscape.

Mount Gambier Caves – Sinkholes, Gardens, Snorkelling & Scuba Diving


Visitors can start off at the Tantanoola Caves. Named after the township of Tantanoola, the caves are known for their exquisite beauty and visitors marvel at the different dolomite formations in their pink hues. The glistening rocks are also a photographer’s dream and make for amazingly beautiful shots. It is important to note that the Tantanoola Caves are also accessible by wheelchair.

Engelbrecht Cave offers visitors a tranquil and memorable experience of the Mount Gambier Caves and is one of the most fascinating attractions for cave hiking. The underwater caverns make for a delightful way to spend time in the outdoors, as do the viewing platforms from where visitors get scenic views of Mount Gambier.

Naracoorte Caves are a great destination for cave explorers as there is easy access from Naracoorte Caves National Park. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the only site of its kind in South Australia, a visit to the Naracoorte Caves is a highlight for many visitors to Mount Gambier. It is important to note that some of these caves are closed to the public for the purposes of fossil research.

Also, don’t miss out on Cave Gardens, the Umpherston Sinkhole, Blanche Cave and Hells Hole. Click the links below to explore the full range of caves in Mount Gambier.



Naracoorte Caves

Naracoorte Caves

Naracoorte, South Australia

Located adjacent to the Victorian border, the Naracoorte Caves in the southeastern region of South Australia is one of the most popular and highly-visited tourist sites in the Mount Gambier region. Naracoorte Caves is...

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Umpherston-Sinkhole

Umpherston Sinkhole

Mt Gambier, South Australia

The Umpherston Sinkhole (or the Sunken Garden) is one of the most spectacular gardens located in the Mount Gambier region. Umpherston sinkhole was once a typical limestone cave that formed by the corrosion of limestone...

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Tantanoola Caves

Tantanoola Caves

Tantanoola, South Australia

The Tantanoola Caves are named after the town of Tantanoola. Known for its scenic beauty, the Tantanoola Caves are one of the most-visited destinations in South Australia. This caves are the only wheelchair accessed...

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Princess Margaret Rose Cave

Princess Margaret Rose Cave

Mumbannar, VIC

The Princess Margaret Rose Cave, known as the “Underground Wonderland” in the natural surroundings of the Lower Glenelg National Park, is the most decorated cave in Australia. The Princess Margaret Rose Cave is located...

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Engelbrecht Cave

Engelbrecht Cave

Mt Gambier, South Australia

Renowned as one of the most fascinating cave sites in the Limestone Coast area, Engelbrecht Cave is a stunning nature spot where you will see the best of what the Mount Gambier region has to offer. Engelbrecht Cave...

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Hells Hole

Hells Hole

Caveton, SA

Mount Gambier is known as being the second most populous city in South Australia. Only a short distance from Mount Gambier is Hells Hole, a large sink-hole which has existed for thousands of years. Mount Gambier is no...

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Cave Gardens

Cave Gardens

Mt Gambier, South Australia

Mount Gambier’s Cave Gardens are a great place to visit if you love nature and the outdoors. This beautiful garden offers a wide array of things to see, do and explore. Take a break from the sightseeing and historic...

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Victoria Fossil Cave

Victoria Fossil Cave

Joanna, South Australia

Located at Naracoorte Caves National Park, the Victoria Fossil Cave best showcases the World Heritage values of the Naracoorte National Park. Out of the fossils present within the caves, the Fossil Chamber of the...

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Blue-Lake

Kanawinka Geopark

Mount Gambier, SA

The Kanawinka Geopark is a natural geological phenomenon that is located between Naracoorte Caves and the western edge of Victoria. The Kanawinka Geopark covers an area of 27,000 square kilometres and is a great placed...

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Alexandra Cave

Alexandra Cave

Joanna, South Australia

Alexandra Cave is one of the crown jewels of Naracoorte Caves. It provides a great introduction to caves and the geological processes that form caves. The Naracoorte caves are located at Naracoorte Caves National Park...

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Blanche Cave

Blanche Cave

Joanna, South Australia

The Blanche Cave and Bat Observation Centre is a great way to learn interesting facts about the Southern Bent-Wing Bats which inhabit the area. The Blanche Cave and Observation Centre is a part of the Naracoorte Caves...

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