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A Message regarding COVID-19

Our Cave and Lighthouse tours have reopened, and we are excited to be welcoming visitors again. The Margaret River Region Caves and Lighthouses will operate within the Health Department’s COVID-19 recommendations to protect staff and visitors.

What are we doing?
- Lake Cave has reduced the capacity on fully guided tours
- Increased the cleaning of all high touch areas
- Implemented hand sanitiser stations throughout
- All staff have completed Covid-19 specific hygiene training

What is asked of you?
- Pre-book your visit online to avoid disappointment
- Encouragement to pay contactless by card for items purchased at the site
- Respect the social distancing of staff and other guests when you visit
- Have an amazing time!

Lake Cave

Fully-guided tours only. Lake Cave Centre open 9.00am - 5.00pm. Tours depart at 9.20am, 10.00am, 10.40am, 11.20am, 12.00pm, 12.40pm, 1.20pm, 2.00pm, 2.40pm, 3.20pm and 4.00pm daily. Extra tours during peak holiday times. Closed Christmas Day.
AUD $22.50 for adults
Caves Rd &, Conto Rd, Forest Grove WA 6286
Lake Cave is a 20-minute drive south of Margaret River along Caves Road.
  • Gift shop
  • Snacks & drinks
  • Special exhibitions (galleries, museums etc)
  • Child Friendly
    Child Friendly
  • Open for Business
    Open for Business
  • Rainy Day
    Rainy Day
  • Sunny Day
    Sunny Day

Lake Cave is a stunning crystal chamber, deep beneath the earth. Entry to this cave is from the floor of a sunken forest, surrounded by towering karri trees. Inside the cave, a tranquil lake mirrors the delicate crystal formations that grow from the cave roof, while the massive 'Suspended Table' hangs from the ceiling, almost touching the waters of the lake.

This cave is the most 'actively dripping' cave in the southwest, and it's the only cave on the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge that has a permanent lake. Lake Cave is also the deepest of the show caves on the ridge, and is without doubt one of the most beautiful limestone caves in Western Australia. The incredible entry through the sink-hole in the karri forest, and the unique 'Suspended Table' decoration make this cave a 'must see' attraction.

Above ground, admire the views from the Lake Cave Deck; a spectacular viewing platform in the treetops, suspended over the sunken entry to the cave. Don’t forget to brush up on your cave knowledge at the interpretive centre, with information about the Leeuwin-Naturaliste caves, as well as fascinating insights into caves all over the world.

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Itinerary Inclusions

5 Day Luxury Itinerary

  • Choice of 5 or 6 nights luxury accommodation
  • Guided tour of Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
  • Private Wine Chapel Experience sparkling wine tasting at Howard Park
  • Full-day “Luxury Taster” tour with Walk Into Luxury, including a world-class winery lunch
  • Relaxation treatment at Bodhi J Wellness Spa Retreat
  • Dinner for two at Cape Lodge
  • Half-day sailing tour in the Meelup Regional Park
  • Option to add full-day chauffeur services or luxury airport transfers

Margaret River On Tour – 7 Day Family Friendly Margaret River Itinerary

  • 6 nights accommodation for two adults & two children
  • 1 x private wine tour
  • Forest Adventures passes
  • Lake Cave passes
  • Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse passes

7 Days of Winter in Your Margaret River Region

  • 6 nights accommodation for two adults & two children
  • 1 x private wine tour
  • Forest Adventures passes
  • Lake Cave passes
  • Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse passes

Google Reviews

08
Aug
2020
What an amazing experience! Seeing the floating crystal formation was incredible and such a privilege. The light show was breathtaking and our guide Justine was so knowledgeable and fun to listen to. She clearly loves what she does and that made the whole experience even better. Siobhan Brewster
22
Jul
2020
The lake cave is absolutely stunning! It's a 62m down the sinkhole and definitely worth climbing all the stairs. The straws, stalactites and stalagmites are so astounding and picturesque which really took our breath away! 😍 Simply love the moment when our tour guide turned off all the lights in the cave and let us feel the beauty of nature. The tickets can be bought online from "Margaret River Caves and Lighthouses" and the staffs are very helpful and friendly. Strongly recommended! Hui Xin Tan
23
Jun
2020
There is beauty everywhere you look here. Take some time on your way back up the stairs to enjoy the view. Definitely worth a visit. Corinne Bates
13
Jul
2020
Absolutely stunning cave, lovely tour. Highly recommended to anyone looking for something to do in the area Alex Woodmansey
31
May
2020
Wow! What an experience. We are local to the area and took advantage of a discounted rate to visit the cave & so glad we did. Family of 4 with kids aged 7 & 5 was well worth it. The stairs provided a great cardio workout but where tiresome on little legs on the way back up - still worth it. Inside the cave was magical & our guide was so patient with little people questions. Photo’s taken do no justice for the beautiful inside of the cave. Absolutely loved it, can’t wait to visit the next cave we can! Megan Callegari
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