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Discover the hidden secrets that have been embedded in these caves for millions of years. The thousands of fossilised bones represent the longest palaeontogy record of faunal change anywhere in Australia. Discover how the dry rainforest has adapted to climate change. Learn about the megafauna animals : varanus, the 3 metre giant lizard or the thylacoleo hilli the marsupial lion identified by Queensland Museum palaeonotologists. Look for life size images of the thylacinus the Tasmanian tiger in the dry forest . What happened to all these animals and who was the survivor?

Average Duration: 2 hours



About Capricorn Caves

Capricorn Caves is a Queensland Tourism award winning ecotourist attraction located just 23km north of Rockhampton and only 4klm off the main highway. For over 130 years guests have enjoyed the wonders of these ancient limestone caves. All tours are fully hosted and range from easy walking to fossil discoveries and heart pumping adventure. There is something to suit everyone. So please come explore our world. All tours require a minimum of 2 adults for safety reasons. No public transport available.

30 Olsen Caves Road,
The Caves, Queensland 4702

Dress Code

We highly recommend enclosed footwear (though no mandatory)
The Caves are a stable 24 degrees all so no additional clothing required for warmth
Umbrella or rain coat recommended in wet weather

Other Information

The tour departs from the Capricorn Caves reception area 30 Olsens Caves, Road, The Caves, QLD

Please be at reception 10 minutes prior to tour departure

Access- The fossil tour takes you off the beaten track, paths are not paved and minimal hand rails provided. A moderate level of fitness required.

Duration: The tour takes approximately 1 hour

Lighting: The Fossil tour is electrically lit with LED solar powered lights

Photography: Photography permitted

To protect the cave no smoking, eating or drinking is permitted on tour. (water excepted)


Minimum of 2 adults required for safety reasons

Not available 25th December


Online bookings close at 1:00am the day of departure.

After this time bookings will need to be made directly by calling Ph 0749342883



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