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Jenolan Caves-Outstanding Cave System

Updated on July 7, 2011

Jenolan caves is about 3.5-4 hours from Sydney. Jenolan Caves are a spectacular underground a cave system with breath taking calcite and stalagmite formations. The cave system is approximately 340 million years old, making it the world's oldest known and dated open cave system.

To see the entire cave system will take more than 8 days. Almost all portions of the cave have been well lit and is accessible.A large porion of the cave system still remain under a river system that flows inside. There are 10 cave systems available for tourists, They are

Lucas Cave: The most visited among all. It even has a cathedral inside where you can schedule your wedding. There are also regular concerts held in the "The Cathedral Chamber".

Chifley Cave: The Chifley Cave was the first cave in the world to be lit by electric light, having been illuminated this way in 1880.

Imperial Cave: This is the easiest cave to visit for tourists. The Imperial contains some of the best fossil deposits and several Tasmanian Devil bones.

River Cave: Definetly the most beautiful of them all, has several attraction like the Minaret and the Grand Column.

The other cave you can visit are Orient Cave, Ribbon Cave,Jubilee Cave,Temple of Baal Cave,Elder Cave,Aladdin Cave, Jersey Cave, Arch cave.

Blue Lake - In front of the caves
Blue Lake - In front of the caves
The Grand Column
The Grand Column
The Minaret
The Minaret
Pure White Calcite
Pure White Calcite
River System
River System
Small Shawls
Small Shawls
The Cathedral Chamber - Concert Hall
The Cathedral Chamber - Concert Hall
Resort
Resort

Things to do: Tour caves, eat, sleep, relax, goto concerts
Places to Visit: 10 Cave systems, Rock climbing.
Type of Place: Family Vacation, Wedding Venue, Group Holiday, Must see place.
Best time to visit: all year

It is a spectacular creation of Mother Nature that you should not miss.

Here are some other places you might want to see around Sydney:

Akuna Bay - House boat Holiday
Bondi To Coogee Walk-The best walk of your life
University Of Sydney - Australia's Oldest & Best University
Sydney City Attractions
White Sand Beaches of Australia
Nelson Bay - Port Stephens, Northern Beaches
Snowy Mountains - Skiing Holiday
Tumut - Top Family Vacation Spot
Kangaroo Valley-Australia's Most Beautiful Valley
Batemans Bay Fishing Holiday

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