Careys Cave is the closest limestone cave system to Canberra, located in the beautiful Wee Jasper valley about 50 kms from Yass and 80 kms

Careys Cave is located in the beautiful Wee Jasper valley, about 50 kilometres from Yass and 80 kilometres from Canberra.

Set in a spectacular limestone landscape, Careys Cave features beautiful, naturally sculpted rock and a wealth of different cave formations. Access is down a flight of 30 steps, after which floors are mostly level with well-trodden and lit paths passing through various chambers. Suitable for all ages, two tours are on offer, covering different parts of the cave system, depending on group size. Tour content can be tailored to the requirements of school groups, and many outdoor educational caving groups include Careys Cave as part of their program.

A number of concerts are held in the caves throughout the year, as well as the occasional wedding. Outside, there is a covered area with tables and chairs, toilet facilities and a small kiosk. Nearby is a cafe, open on weekends, and the surrounding valley has a number of beautiful riverside campgrounds.

  • Carpark
  • Kiosk
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

Contact details

596 Caves Road, Wee Jasper, New South Wales, 2582 02 6227 9622 www.weejaspercaves.com

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The gem of Wee Jasper. Wee Jasper is home to the gorgeous Carey's Cave where you can see the wonder of this land.

The gem of Wee Jasper.

Travelling to Wee Jasper is a journey through one of the most diverse geological landscapes in Australia. The road passes through a range of volcanic and sedimentary rocks with a mix of broad acre and grazing rural properties. After crossing the historic bridge over the Goodradigbee River you drive through the village to the school at the end of the road and turn right, the sealed road will take you six kilometres out to Careys Cave.

Described as one of the most beautiful and fascinating tour cave systems in Australia, Careys Caves offers opportunities not found on conventional cave tours. There are a total of seven beautiful chambers of Crystal formations. There are 30 steps down into Careys Cave. After this, most of the pathways are fairly level. The floors of the chambers are mostly flat and you have the opportunity to explore different options.

  • Barbeque
  • Carpark
  • Kiosk
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop
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Contact details

Caves Road Via Wee Jasper, Wee Jasper, New South Wales, 2582 02 6227 9622 www.weejaspercaves.com

Operating Hours

  • Tour Times: Friday and Monday 12pm and 1.30pm. Weekends: 12pm, 1.30pm and 3pm. Open Wednesdays during ACT School Holidays

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