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Guided tours are conducted daily in Royal Cave and Fairy Cave. Both caves are lit and have concrete pathways.

Royal Cave features beautiful calcite-rimmed pools. Fairy Cave features elaborate stalactites and stalagmites.

Royal and Fairy Cave tour times

When Tour times
September school holidays to post Easter school holidays - Royal Cave* 10.00am, 1.00pm, 3.30pm
September school holidays to post Easter school holidays - Fairy Cave* 11.15am, 2.15pm
Post Easter school holidays to September 11.00am (Royal Cave), 1.00pm (Fairy Cave), 3.00pm (Royal Cave)

* More tours during peak periods - approximately every half hour.

Limited numbers taken per tour. It is recommended that visitors arrive 30-45 minutes prior to a tour commencing to secure a place.

Fees for single cave tour (Royal or Fairy)

Ticket type Price
Adult $20.90
Child $12.20
Senior $17.40
Family (2 adults, 2 children 5 - 16 years) $57.50

Fees for tours of both caves (Royal and Fairy)

Ticket type Price
Adult $31.20
Child $18.10
Senior $25.70
Family (2 adults, 2 children 5 - 16 years) $85.80

 

For school and bus group booking rate please call 13 1963.

For further enquiries, email: buchanvisitorcentre@parks.vic.gov.au

Federal Cave Tour

This historical tour provides a unique opportunity to view a cave that is rarely open to the public and is part of the same cave system as the Royal and the Fairy show caves. Lit only by solar-powered pathway lights, you are provided with a helmet and headlight to view this section of the cave system which is so very different from the Royal and the Fairy show caves.

Cost: Adult $35.00   Child $25.00

Duration of tour: Approx. 1 hour

Meeting Point: Buchan Caves Reserve Visitor Centre

Suitable age: Not recommended for children under the age of 8 unless accompanied by guardian.

Other information:
• Payment is required when booking is made
• Minimum Number required: 6
• Maximum Number permitted: 10
• Please wear sturdy footwear

Bookings are required for the Federal Cave tour. Please telephone the Buchan Caves Reserve Visitor Centre on 51621900.

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