Which Jenolan cave tour is best?
The Lucas Cave is the most popular cave with travel groups and is an excellent cave to visit on you first trip to Jenonolan Caves . It is also the cave of choice on the tours featured on the Tours to Go website. At times when the Lucas Cave is unavailable the Imperial of Chifley cave are used.
How far are the Jenolan Caves from Sydney?
Is Jenolan Caves free entry?
Visit Jenolan Caves to see the concerts and events calendar. Plus, it is still free of charge to stroll along the several bush tracks at Jenolan Caves . The best known is the 6 Foot Track.
Is the road to Jenolan Caves open?
Note that Jenolan Caves is located at the bottom of a steep valley. The main road from Sydney is open to downhill (arriving) traffic 24 hours a day. However, it is closed to uphill (departing) traffic between 11.45 am and 1.15 pm. You can still leave Jenolan during these times, via Edith Road , to Oberon.
How many caves are there in the Jenolan Caves?
Can you go to Jenolan Caves on your own?
Apart from the Grand Arch which you drive through to enter the Caves area, all caves are locked and can only be entered with a tour. Apart from the safety angle for you , the Jenolan Caves are precious & fragile and we don’t want to risk damage from strangers wandering around around on their own .
Why are Jenolan Caves closed?
The Grand Arch and Blue Lake are currently closed to pedestrians, because earlier this year, bushfires removed vegetation on the slopes near Jenolan Caves Road (The Five Mile), and these exposed slopes pose an increased risk of rockfall.
How far is Jenolan Caves from Bathurst?
How are the Jenolan caves protected?
They actively protected the cave system, by constructing pathways, using protective wire mesh and by encouraging visitors to follow rules inside the caves . They created Australia’s earliest ecotourism facility. In 1872, Jenolan Caves were the first caves in the world to be granted legal protection .
What is the best time to visit Blue Mountains?
Best time of the year to visit the Blue Mountains Summer (December to February) Although warmer in summer the Blue Mountains is normally a bit cooler than Sydney. Autumn (March to May) This is the true walking season at the Blue Mountains , the days are cooler and the rain is easing. Winter (June to August) Spring.
Can I use Opal card in Blue Mountains?
Getting to the Blue Mountains There are express services with limited stops, including Katoomba. You’ll need to tap on and tap off with an Opal card or contactless credit or debit card or linked device to travel on NSW TrainLink Intercity services, including to and from the Blue Mountains .
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How far is Jenolan Caves from Katoomba?
How do I get to Jenolan Caves?
Ask for a train ticket to get you to Katoomba Station (2hr trip) then walk across the pedestrian crossing into The Trolley Tours shop (ph 1800 801 577) who can arrange your coach trip to Jenolan Caves . Coaches depart Katoomba at 10.35am and takes an hour to get to Jenolan Caves .
Where is Jenolan Caves Found?
The Jenolan Caves form an important part of the region. These limestone caves can be found in the heart of the Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve in the middle of the Central Tablelands region.