Princess Margaret Rose Cave

Princess Margaret Rose Cave

Situated in the Lower Glenelg National Park South West Victoria Princess Margaret Rose Cave is located 28 km from Mt Gambier  17 km from Nelson. Princess Margaret Rose Cave is one of Victoria’s best kept secrets and is nestled amongst the beautiful Glenelg River and the  Lower Glenelg National Park.Princess Margaret Rose Cave is a spectacular Show cave, a limestone cave, a limestone cave that is known as a natural tunnel cave  or  an old stream cave. Carved out by tidal water around 800,000 years ago, and is also part of the Kanawinka Geotrail.

Explore the beauty of the cave by taking a 40 min guided tour with an experienced guide. See stalactites, stalagmites shauls helictites  and many other formations. Professionally guided tours are conducted every day except Christmas Day. Tour times between Sept – May are 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon, 1-30 pm, 2-30 pm, 3-30 pm and 4-30 pm Victorian Time. Touts in the winter ( June July August) are reduced to only 11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm. There is an entry fee and advanced bookings are required for large groups. School groups are a specialty. Efpos facilities are available.

Fishing Bush walking and camping  (fees apply) are some of the things you can do in the park – everything for a great family holiday.

Our interpretive centre is open from 9 am – 5 pm    and provides a visual display of how the cave was formed, the discovery of the cave by early pioneers and the opening. A small kiosk and souvenir shop and information on the surrounding area is available. There are also delightful grassy picnic areas with table settings which make it perfect for lunch after a cave tour.        



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