Please note, the Princess Margaret Rose Cave and visitor centre remain closed for assessments and upgrade works. The campground and picnic area will be open for visitors and campers to enjoy during the Victorian and South Australian School Holiday periods only.
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 only 15 minutes from Nelson and 30 minutes from Mount Gambier.
Princess Margaret Rose Cave, Campground, Ticket Prices & Tours, Vic
Looking for something to do on a rainy day in Mount Gambier? Take a 40 minutes tour of the Rose Cave. The expert guide will explain to you the many unique and interesting features of the cave. If you like geography, geology or history, you’ll definitely get something out of a visit to this natural wonder. Please note that there are 65 steps down to the cave with no disabled access. However, the cave is a good place to visit with young children as it is not a difficult climb and there are safety rails with which to hold on to whilst you make your descent into the magnificent chamber.
If you want to camp at the Rose Caves then you can book one of the basic bush cabins. The cabins have basic amenities such as hot water, microwave, fridge and a hot plate and the cabins can accommodate 4 people. There are also unpowered camp and van sites nearby. Bookings are essential so contact the representative at the Rose Cave to make your booking.
The Princess Margaret Rose Cave is spectacular and, if you are near Mount Gambier, you should certainly take some time to take a short detour to this cave, as Rose Cave is certainly worth a visit.