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Safety alert: COVID-19 Update
Applies from 25/6/2020

​​​​​​Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, v​​isitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Travellers to Tasmania are encouraged to register online for a G2G PASS at least three days before their planned travel. Those who receive their G2G PASS QR code before arriving will be able to quickly pass through their port of arrival in Tasmania.

Travellers are required to quarantine for 14 days when coming into Tasmania. If you are required to quarantine in government-designated accommodation​, fees will apply. 

​Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may  be in place. ​

Last reviewed 17/8/2020 08:52 AM


Visitors exploring caves at Mole Creek Karst National Park
Visitors exploring caves at Mole Creek Karst National Park

Mole Creek Karst - cave tours

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Safety alert: COVID-19 Update
Applies from 25/6/2020

​​​​​​Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, v​​isitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Travellers to Tasmania are encouraged to register online for a G2G PASS at least three days before their planned travel. Those who receive their G2G PASS QR code before arriving will be able to quickly pass through their port of arrival in Tasmania.

Travellers are required to quarantine for 14 days when coming into Tasmania. If you are required to quarantine in government-designated accommodation​, fees will apply. 

​Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may  be in place. ​

Last reviewed 17/8/2020 08:52 AM


Safety alert: Cave Tours - Book the day before
Applies from 25/6/2020

​​​​​​​​​​Due to COVID-19 restrictions, bookings must be made one day prior for all cave tours at Hastings Cave and Mole Creek Cave

Visitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.​

King Solomons cave will reopen on 21 September.

Last reviewed 7/9/2020 05:27 PM


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Tour information

Changes due to COVID-19

Bookings for cave tours will be taken one day in advance, by phone, with payment by credit card. There will be six tours per day, with eight places (and two guides) on each tour at Marakoopa Cave. 

Please note that tours of King Solomons Cave are currently unavailable.

To book: 03 6363 5182​

Tour information

Entrance to the caves is by tour only. 

The Underground Rivers and Glow Worms Tour of Marakoopa Cave highlights the sparkling crystals, reflective pools, stalactites and stalagmites of the lower chamber. Take time to listen to the music of underground creeks and soak up the silence of abandoned river passages. This easy tour caters for all age groups and levels of fitness.

The Great Cathedral and Glow Worms Tour of Marakoopa Cave Tour requires medium fitness to ascend the stairway. Delicate formations and beautiful colours are a feature as you climb into the Cathedral chamber itself, where voices are amplified by the amazing natural acoustics.

Be sure to allow an extra 15 minutes to enjoy the enchanting Fernglade Walk from the ticket office parking area to the Marakoopa Cave entrance.

The King Solomons Cave Tour is suitable for all age groups and levels of fitness. This cave features lavish colours and formations, with sparkling calcite decorating the chambers.

Tripods, food and beverages are not permitted in the caves. Photography (including use of flash) is allowed except in the glow worm chamber at Marakoopa Cave.

Tour times and prices

Caves tours are available every day except Christmas Day. The tours run for 45 minutes and are offered daily with additional tours available in peak visitor periods.

Tickets for the King Solomons Cave tour (when operating) and the two tours at Marakoopa Cave are available from the central office at 330 Mayberry Road, Mayberry about 600 metres before the entrance to Marakoopa Cave. Eftpos, Visa, Mastercard and cash are accepted. 

Tickets are also available at the King Solomons Cave (when opearting) guide office 1535  Liena Road, Liena. Payment is by Eftpos, Visa or Mastercard only.

Tour costs

  • Adults - $19 
  • Children (4-17 years) - $9.50
  • Under 4 years - free
  • Concession (seniors, Australian pensioner and Healthcare Card holders) - $15.50
  • Family (2 adults, 3 children) - $47.50
Visitors to the Mole Creek Karst National Park do not require a Parks Pass to tour the caves. However, a pass is required to explore other areas of the park. 

Marakoopa Cave - tour times

Underground Rivers and Glow Worms Tour: Daily at 10am, 12pm and 2pm.

Additional tours are offered at 4pm from 1 October to May 31.

Great Cathedral and Glow Worms Tour: Daily at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

King Solomons Cave - tour times - Please note this tour is curently not operating

Tours depart daily at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm. 

Additional tours are offered at 10.30am and 4.30pm from December 1 to April 30.

Allow at least 15 minutes to travel the 11 km between the caves.

Contact

Mole Creek Caves
330 Mayberry Rd, Mole Creek TAS 7304
Postal: PO Box 172
Mole Creek TAS 7304
Phone: 03 6363 5182
Email: mccaves@parks.tas.gov.au