Jenolan Caves - NSW



DEG: -33.8193 150.02335
DMS: 33º 49' 9.49" S 150º 01' 24.05" E
UTM: 56 H 6253894mN 224485mE
Altitude: 838.5m


Place Type

Geography - Cave,Sinkhole


109.64kms West of Sydney - Driving 191 km (2 hours 43 mins)
181.05kms NorthEast of Canberra - Driving 244 km (3 hours 18 mins)
636.6kms NorthEast of Melbourne - Driving 834 km (8 hours 57 mins)
760.16kms South of Brisbane - Driving 1060 km (11 hours 57 mins)

Address & Contact

Jenolan Caves Rd
NSW 2790
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These limestone caves are part of an evolutionary laboratory' that is exceptional in the world both in its treasures from the past and its species that are evolving into the future. Jenolan Caves are the oldest discovered open caves in the world. Apart from the spectacular beauty of the caves, the soil derived from the surrounding limestone rock supports a special part of the biodiversity of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. The area is also part of the living culture of Wiradjuri, Pejar and Gundungurra people; stories associated with this site link Indigenous people across this region.
Today Jenolan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in country NSW, with visitors enjoying the wonders of nine Show Caves and an ever-increasing number entering the world of adventure caving.
Jenolan Caves House provides accommodation for those who enjoy comfort. Meals can be enjoyed at either Trails Bistro or Chisholm's Dining Room. Cottages are located approximately 8 km from the caves and are ideal for families.
Activities include cave tours, hiking, swimming and wildlife spotting.
Open everyday Phone 6359 3911

Camping is permitted in the Upper Car Park (suitable for RV's only) - you must ask permission prior to setting up camp.

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Closest Weather Station

Katoomba at 25/09:00am EST
Distance from Jenolan Caves 28.92km NE
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Closest Climatic Station

Oberon (Springbank)
Distance from Jenolan Caves 23.32km NW
Mean Max. °C24.823.721.417.
Mean Min. °C10.811.
Mean Rain mm80.661.366.157.160.479.670.875.567.478.471.473.8

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