Kooringa Cave

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Location: Wombeyan Caves.
From Mittagong: Old Hume Highway 17 towards Berrima, turn right on Wombeyan Caves Road.
From Goulburn: Taralga Road north through Taralga, turn right on Wombeyan Caves Road.
From the ticket office 800 m / 15 minutes walk.
(-34.3101824, 149.9666732)
Open: Wombeyan Caves office: All year daily 9-16:30.
Kooringa Cave: All year long weekends.
Closed 25-DEC.
Fee: Kooringa Cave: Adults AUD 24, Children (5-16) AUD 19, Seniors AUD 22, Families (2+*) AUD 60.
Discovery Pass (Fig Tree+1 guided tour): Adults AUD 30, Children (5-16) AUD 23, Seniors AUD 28, Families (2+*) AUD 75.
Explorer Pass (Fig Tree+2 guided tour2): Adults AUD 40, Children (5-16) AUD 30, Seniors AUD 35, Families (2+*) AUD 90.
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave cave system, Speleologyriver cave.
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours: D=1 h, St=200.
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no
Bibliography: H Jane Dyson (ed) et al. (1982): Wombeyan Caves, SSS Occasional Paper No 8. Published 1982. WorldSSS.
Address: Wombeyan Caves, P.O. Box 18, Taralga NSW 2580.
Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve, 41 Victoria Arch Drive, Wombeyan Caves NSW 2580, Tel: +61-48-43-5976. E-mail:
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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1865 discovered by Charles Chalker, the first caretaker appointed by the Government.
1875 opened for public inspection.


Kooringa Cave is the smallest and the most heavily decorated show cave at Wombeyan. It is only a single chamber with pristine white columns and contrasting iron-rich draperies.