Mole Creek Caves: Family Escapade Guide

Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of Mole Creek, lies a realm of natural marvels waiting to be explored by families. The Mole Creek Caves Tasmania stands as a must-visit destination for families seeking adventure and quality time together.

Cave Exploration with the Family

Mole Creek National Park | Karst Landscape | Tasmania Travel GuideThe Underground Rivers and Glow Worms Tour of Marakoopa Cave highlights the sparkling crystals, reflective pools, stalactites and stalagmites of the lower chamber. Take time to listen to the music of underground creeks and soak up the silence of abandoned river passages. This easy tour caters for all age groups and levels of fitness.

The Great Cathedral and Glow Worms Tour of Marakoopa Cave Tour requires medium fitness to ascend the stairway. Delicate formations and beautiful colours are a feature as you climb into the Cathedral chamber itself, where voices are amplified by the amazing natural acoustics.​

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The King Solomons Cave Tour is suitable for all age groups and levels of fitness. This cave features lavish colours and formations, with sparkling calcite decorating the chambers.

Safety Note: The temperature in the caves is a cool 9 degrees Celsius. Visitors should dress accordingly. Walking shoes are recommended to navigate stairs in both caves. 

Tour Details

Entrance to the Mole Creek Caves is by tour only. ​Tour sizes are capped so bookings are essential and can be made up to 14 days prior. To book, you can phone (03) 6363 5182, from 9am-3pm daily.

Tripods, food and beverages are not permitted in the caves. Photography (including use of flash) is allowed except in the glow worm chamber at Marakoopa Cave.

Tour Times

Caves tours are available every day except Christmas Day. The tours run for 45 minutes and are offered daily with additional tours available in peak visitor periods.

Tickets for the King Solomons Cave and the two tours at Marakoopa Cave are available from the central office at 330 Mayberry Road, Mayberry about 600 metres before the entrance to Marakoopa Cave.

Payment options: Eftpos, Visa, Mastercard and cash are accepted. ​

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** Visitors to the Mole Creek Karst National Park do not require a Parks Pass to tour the caves. However, a pass is required to explore other areas of the park. 

Marakoopa Cave – tour times

Underground Rivers and Glow Worms Tour: Daily at 10am, 12pm and 2pm.

Additional tours are offered at 4pm from 1 October to May 31.

Great Cathedral and Glow Worms Tour: Daily at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

King Solomons Cave – tour times 

Tours depart daily at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm. 

​** Allow at least 15 minutes to travel the 11 km between the caves.

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How to Get There

The Park is located 40 minutes west of Deloraine. Take the B12 from Deloraine via Mole Creek. The first turnoff is well sign-posted and leads to Marakoopa Cave, 330 Mayberry Road, Mayberry.

The second turnoff is a further 7 km along the B12 and leads to King Solomons Cave, 1535 Liena Road, Liena. If you plan to visit both caves, it will take about 15 minutes to travel the distance between the two.

Where possible, please avoid driving in our reserves at night. You are sharing the roads with our native wildlife, so take it slow and watch out for animals on the road.

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