Mole Creek Caves

Mole Creek Caves - King Solomons Cave at Mole CreekSummer or winter, the climate never changes inside the Mole Creek Caves, so it’s a perfect place to visit year round. Temperature is 9 degrees, so dress warmly and wear comfortable walking shoes.

Cave tours

You can choose from three different Mole Creek Caves tours, each lasting 45 minutes. Enjoy the wonderful scenery and learn all about this fascinating and uniquely fragile world – an experience the whole family will enjoy.

You will see amazing creatures that have evolved and adapted to living and surviving in this incredible place without light, many unique to Mole Creek Caves and not found anywhere else in the world.

Tours are conducted every day of the year, except Christmas Day.

Marakoopa Cave

This highly decorated cave features two different tours.

Underground Rivers and Glow-worms Tour (10 am, 12 noon and 2 pm daily, plus an additional 4.00 pm tour between 1 Oct – 31 May)
Visit the lower chamber and be dazzled by its sparkling crystals, reflection pools, stalactites and stalagmites. Take time to listen to the music of underground streams and soak up the silence of abandoned river passages. This easy tour caters for all age groups and levels of fitness.

Great Cathedral and Glow-worms Tour (11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm daily)
The magnificent cavern known as the ‘Great Cathedral’ is a highlight not to be missed. The ‘Gardens’ feature delicate formations and beautiful colours. Medium fitness levels are required for this tour, to ascend the stairway to the ‘Great Cathedral’.

Be sure to allow yourself 15 minutes to enjoy the enchanting Fern Glade Walk from the ticket office parking area to the cave entrance.

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King Solomons Cave

Tours 11.30 am, 12.30 pm, 2.30 pm and 3.30 pm daily, plus additional tours at 10.30 am and 4.30 pm from 1 Dec – 30 Apr.

This compact cave features lavish colours and formations, with sparkling calcite decorating the chambers. Suitable for all ages and levels of fitness.

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Mole Creek Caves admission charges

Per cave tour – Adults (18+) $19.00, Children (4-17, under 4 no charge) $9.50, Concession (Seniors, Australian Pensioner and Healthcare card holders) $15.50, Family (2 adults + 3 children) $47.50.

Special rates available for school educational tours. Large groups must book in advance. Bookings are not required for individuals and families.

Contact Mole Creek Caves

For more information about Mole Creek Caves, please call 03 6363 5182 or email MoleCreekCaves@parks.tas.gov.au