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Buchan Caves

Buchan, Victoria 3885, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Interesting tour

We visited the Buchan caves on the Queen's birthday weekend. They had tours running every half an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shruja
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Melbourne, Australia
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Caves are great, other bits not so great

The caves must be seen. They are an absolute treasure worth every dollar you pay for entry. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sean073
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“lakes entrance” (29 reviews)
“guided tour” (12 reviews)
LOCATION
Buchan, Victoria 3885, Australia
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+61 13 19 63
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"lakes entrance"
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"guided tour"
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"natural wonder"
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"informative guide"
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"mobility issues"
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"parks victoria"
in 8 reviews
"the reserve"
in 10 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 9 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 7 reviews
"mind blowing"
in 4 reviews
"ask questions"
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"take photos"
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"well worth the trip"
in 5 reviews
"young kids"
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"east gippsland"
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"whole family"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the Buchan caves on the Queen's birthday weekend. They had tours running every half an hour. We chose to see both royal and fairy caves and it cost two of us about $77. Both caves are well maintained with good lighting and handrails...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The caves must be seen. They are an absolute treasure worth every dollar you pay for entry. The guide was a bit weird. You know what I neither want a debate or conversation about my tshirt. Also the shop was opened when we went in...More

Thank Sean073
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

It's a favourite place to take folk that are visiting us. My first visit I was rather sceptical ... I figured it was just like being underground in a mine - wow, was I wrong. The formations are truly spectacular and I would highly recommend...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

They try and charge $30 to see something created millions of years ago. In fact all they've done is add locked gates to ensure you cough up

Thank Damien B
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

It was well worth the drive off the highway. I was told how good these caves are and I thought they lived up to that reputation.

Thank PB852014
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

We had this place tagged from the moment we left home, based on the fabulous reviews and boy, we were not disappointed. The features in every chamber we went through were stunning.We have been through many caves and both the Royal and Fairy Caves are...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Hubby & I went through here on 19/04/18. What an amazing place. We did bothe the Royal & Fairy Caves. Both were pretty in there own way. Our Guide was full of information which was very helpful, a must do if your in the area.

Thank Sue N
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We took our 2 kids aged 5 and 7 to see the caves and they loved them just as much as my partner and I. The guides were fantastic also. If you going to be down that way we would recommend checking them out.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Fantastic and interesting experience. The caves are stunning. The tour was fantastic right up until about halfway when the guide repeatedly began lecturing the tour on climate change being a hoax based on his understanding of some of the rocks down there. Internally, both caves...More

Thank Charelle S
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

2 families of four. The caves were amazing. We stayed overnight and were able to do both Royal and Fairy Caves - each were pretty in its own way. Both guides were very friendly and knowledgeable. Very comfortable 17 degree inside the caves. Both kids...More

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Carlotta1967923
2 March 2017|
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Response from Traci_Wilson-B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carlotta, There is some accommodation in the Caves reserve, you would need to contact them about that, they have mainly camping but also a couple of cabins I think. There is also a range of different options in Buchan... More
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purplebrmstx
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Response from Skip2357 | Reviewed this property |
No there are no boats
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Geoff T
22 December 2016|
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Response from Chrissy0909 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets at the caves or online.
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