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Abercrombie Caves

Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve

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Abercrombie Caves
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Around five million years ago a surface river began taking a shortcut through a large area of limestone rock forming the Abercrombie Archway. You can still pick out sections of the old river as you follow the track over the top of the archway to start your tour. The Archway Cave is the largest limestone Arch in the southern hemisphere. It is more than 200 metres long, 30 metres high and in places is 60 metres wide. The tour follows Grove Creek through the full length of the Abercrombie Archway which is famous for its size and magnificence.

More than a century ago goldminers built a platform for dances in one of the main galleries. Today the historic dance floor is used as a stage for underground concerts, weddings, and Christmas carols.

You can also find out about the largest gang of Bushrangers in Australian history, the Ribbon Gang, who hid in the caves more than 170 years ago.

Abercrombie Caves and Reserve are located in the Central Tablelands region of NSW. The caves are surrounded by native bush on 1,400 hectare nature reserve. There are swimming holes in the creek as well as a public fossicking area within the camping area. At the southern end of the Abercrombie Caves Nature Reserve are the Grove Creek Falls, which tumble spectacularly some 70 metres. There is an all weather track leading to the viewing platform.

The area has daily cave inspections, bushwalking, camping area, accommodation, kiosk and sheltered eating areas. For those p

In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

  Abercrombie Caves
via Trunkey Creek NSW 2795
Ph: 02 6368 8603
Email
Web: http://abercrombiecaves.com
Open
7 Days see website for tour times
Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Hours may vary, contact visitor centre

Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve
Web: www.environment.nsw.gov.au/NationalParks/parkHome.aspx?id=N0350

Abercrombie Caves Distance

Distance to Abercrombie Caves
• Following are some approximate distances by road to Abercrombie Caves:
  Km
• Abercrombie Caves
— the caves are located off the Goulburn Road...
3
• Bathurst
— Trunkey is approx. 57 km south of Bathurst, then another 16 km to the caves...
73
• Trunkey
— the turnoff to the caves is approximately...
13
• Sydney
— follow the M4 highway through the Blue Mountains, Katoomba, Lithgow, Bathurst...
270
Distances given are only approximation, they should be verified with the appropriate maps.
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