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From Monday 18th May, Lake Cave will re-open and welcome visitors again.

What they're doing?
- Reduced capacity to 15 people for 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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Google Reviews

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
I had an amazing experience visiting this cave, stunning views from inside the cave and above. Well worth the trip if you are passing through when heading down south ! Ash H
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
Great cave, wonderful experience. Tour guide Georgia was knowledgeable and interesting to listen to. Would go again Vivienne White
We went as a family, 2 adults and 2 primary school aged kids. All of us had enjoyed the cave experience. That was my second time visiting a cave, this cave was much smaller than my expectation, but it was a very special cave. The guide was very knowledgeable and interactive. There were different lightnings used in the cave that highlighted the cave’s beauty. The temperature was cooler inside the cave which was really nice (that day was somewhat warm outside). My kids also said they really loved the cave, it was their first experience to visit a cave. Just know that there were about 600 steps of stairs to go down into the cave and to climb up on the way (the same steps of stairs you came down with). The guide mentioned it to us when we purchased the ticket to make sure we were fine with that. The guide mentioned Jewel Cave was another cave that was special, you could see different colours reflected inside the cave. The next cave we’d like to visit would be Jewel Cave. It might be worth it to buy several cave entry fee package if you are interested to visit more than one cave. Vani Jo
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