|Location:||360km from Melbourne, north of Lakes Entrance (Melway 529 D3). From Bairnsdale, drive to Bruthen and take the Buchan Road.|
|Open:||OCT to Easter daily 10, 11:15, 13, 14:15, 15:30. Easter to SEP daily 11, 13, 15. |
|Fee:||Adults AUD 12.50, Children (5-16) AUD 6.50, Seniors AUD 10, Familiy (2+2) AUD 31.50. |
|Classification:||Karst cave Devonian limestone.|
|Address:||Buchan Caves & Caravan Park, P.O.Box 2, Buchan Vic. 3885, Tel: +61-51-55-9264, +61-51-55-9213, Fax: +61-51-55-9490. Alan Oldroyd, Ranger-in-Charge. Dale Calnin, Caves Manager.|
|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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|1887||the area was reserved for stock camping.|
|1910||discovered by Frederick Wilson.|
|1913||opened to the public.|
|1930s||Caves Reserve created.|
Royal Cave is famous for its beautiful calcite-rimmed pools. To open it to the public, an entrance tunnel had to be dug first. The most impressive formations are Niagara Falls and the Font of the Gods.