Large cave carn with wonderful formations including stalagtites and stalamites at Newdegate Cave, part of Hastings Caves
Newdegate Cave, Hastings Caves (photograph: Alastair Bett)

Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs

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​​N​ew​​degate Cave​​ tours

Guided tours of Newdegate Cave by Parks and Wildlife staff are available throughout the day. The guides will introduce you to the geology, history, fauna and unique features of the cave. Tours take approximately ​45 minutes, this excludes self drive travel time to and from the cave which may ​​​take 20 minutes each way. Tickets for the cave tour must be purchased at the visitor c​entre, and ticket sales cut-off is 30 minutes prior to tour times. 

​Ad​​​​mission prices​

Cave tour tickets include complimentary pool entry, access to picnic area with electric BBQs, walks and facilities.

​​Adults (18 years​ and over)
​$24.00
​Child (4 to 17 years. No charge under 4 years)
​$12.00
​​Concession (Seniors, Pensioners and Health Care Card holders)
​$19.20
​Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)
​$60.00

Cave tour times

​​Cave tour times vary at different times of the year, so check the times based on the date you intend to visit. Please note that the site is closed Christmas Day.​​   Tickets close off 30 minutes prior to the tour of your choice.   Purchase your ticket on arrival from the Hastings Visitor Centre.   ​

​Dates
10:00​​11:00
​11:30
12:00
​12:30
​1:00
2:00
3:00
​4:00
26 December 2019 - 31 January 2020
Visitor Centre and thermal pool open 9:00 - 5:00
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1 February 2020 - 30 April 2020
Visitor Centre and thermal pool open 10:00 - 4:00


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​1 May 2020 - 30 September 2020
Visitor Centre and thermal pool open
10:30
 - 4:00


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​1 October 2020 - 24 December 2020 
Visitor Centre and thermal pool open 10:00 - 4:00

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Thermal spring e​​ntry prices

​Includes the use of the thermal springs pool and its facilities all day. These facilities include the pool, change rooms and hot showers, free electric barbeques, barbeque tables, picnic shelters, access to the 5-10 minute Platypus walk and 20 minute Hot Springs Forest walk.​  Barbecues close down 30 minutes prior to close.

​​Adults (18 years and over)​
​$5.00
​Child (4 to 17 years. No charge under 4 years)
​$2.50
​​Concession (Seniors, Pensioners and Health Care Card holders)
​$4.00
​Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)
​$12.00

Group prices

There are special concessions for​ groups of 15​​ or more (including school groups) for any or all of the following; guided tour of Newdegate Cave, thermal pool admission with access to barbeques, walks and facilities and fully catered barbeques. Further information can be made by contacting the visitor centre directly.

Contact

Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs
754 Hastings Caves Road, Hastings TAS 7109
Mail: c/- 22 Main Street, Huonville TAS 7109
Phone: 03 6298 3209
Email: hastingscaves@parks.tas.gov.au