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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?
- Mammoth Cave is completely self-guided, so you won’t be part of a tour group.
- Staff will provide a mp3 audio guide that has been thoroughly sanitised before and after each use.

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

Mammoth Cave

Self-guided audio tours. Mammoth Cave Centre open 9.00am – 5.00pm. Cave entry from 9.00am - 4.00pm daily. Extended opening during peak holiday times. Closed Christmas Day.
AUD $22.5 for adults
Caves Rd, Forest Grove WA 6286
Mammoth Cave is a 15-minute drive south of Margaret River along Caves Road.
  • Gift shop
  • Snacks & drinks
  • Disabled Access
    Disabled Access
  • Rainy Day
    Rainy Day
  • Sunny Day
    Sunny Day
  • Wildflower Spotting
    Wildflower Spotting

This magical cave is a natural time capsule; home to ancient fossil remains of long-extinct giant animals. A fascinating audio tour is available in several languages. Mammoth Cave is a self-guided cave, where visitors explore along the boardwalks and platforms, through the majestic chambers of the cave. This is much more than a cave - it is a complete nature experience. 

Mammoth Cave is the most easily accessed of all the show caves in the region, with wheelchair access into the first, most magnificent chamber of the cave.

The entrance boardwalk follows the path of a winter-stream, winding through the forest outside and into the massive first chamber of the cave. This is the site of one of Australia's most important palaeontological digs in the early 1900's. The cave still contains the fossil jawbone of a long-extinct giant marsupial species, embedded within the limestone wall - 50,000 years after the animal roamed the forests above.

A visit to Mammoth Cave finishes with a winding walk through the beautiful marri forest, with whistling birds and stunning flora displays. 

(Wheelchair access to the first chamber - sorry no prams or strollers).

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Google Reviews

28
Feb
2021
Decided to go down south for the day and visited this massive cave, aptly named Mammoth Cave. Nice to explore. Good for a family outing or if you simply love nature. Didn't get a chance to explore the other nearby caves. Will have to go back. jmiw77
23
Feb
2021
This one is a semi guided cave tour. It’s another big cave only after Jewel. You will be provided with a headset and will have to type the number at different parts of the cave to hear about majestic features found inside. If you decide of visiting other caves then I would suggest to buy tickets from counter together as you will get a discount for this. Worth visiting once, but Jewel cave is much better than this considering it is a fully guided tour and recently discovered due to which it is much better maintained. Kunal Khambhayta
30
Nov
2020
This was a great experience from start to finish. It is a self guided tour and it was nice to go at our own pace and enjoy the sights. I was thrilled that anyone can do this as one of my party has bad knees and was able to do this comfortably. The cave itself was absolutely stunning and the history of it was interesting. The lady who helped us was awesome. She was really helpful and had a wonderful sense of humour. The gift shop was adorable. So many gorgeous little gift ideas. I highly recommend this tour. Amanda Collins
03
Jan
2021
Bring a jumper it gets cold inside the cave. We all enjoyed the self guided tour wearing head phones and a little torch comes with it. It's beautiful inside with some fossils on hhthe side of the rock. My 4 year old climbed all the steps and my 6 year old enjoyed it too. Lisa Bryant
14
Jan
2021
This was a nice and educational experience for our family, it felt well set up and safe to assess , I must share that the stairs at the end were a killer ! But it was nice to get the heart and our legs pumping. I’d also like to mention the lovly staff in the entrance shop they were friendly, professional and welcoming to us all. Thank you for providing such an awesome experience with us. Ally
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