Princess Margaret Rose Cave

Princess Margaret Rose Cave

Princess Margaret Rose CaveWhile everyone has heard of Buchan Caves, Princess Margaret Rose Caves in Mumbannar are Victoria's next best known caves.

Princess Margaret Rose Cave is an 'Underground Wonderland' set in the natural bush surrounds of the Lower Glenelg National Park.

Arguably the most decorated cave per square metre in Australia and located only 30 minutes from Mount Gambier and 15 minutes from Nelson.

Come and wonder at mother natures gifts, see stalactites, stalagmites, helictites, rimstone pools, cave coral and many other amazing formations on a 45 minute guided tour with a professional interpretive officer.

Princess Margaret Rose Cave

Mr K. McEachern and Mr J. Hutchesson and his sons Alan & Bernie, first explored the cave in 1936.The original entrance was a 17m vertical shaft, as visitor access was restricted a stairwell had to be dug through the limestone, this stairwell took Keith and Bunny 5 years to dig. They developed the cave as a tourist attraction with 'Bunny"Hutchesson acting as the first permanent guide, conducting tours from 4th January 1941. Since 1980, the cave has been part of the Lower Glenelg National Park.

Tour Times

Tours are conducted every day except Christmas Day at 10.00am, 11.00am, 12 noon, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm.
NB: Reduced tour times in winter (June, July and August) 11.00am, 12 noon, 1.00pm 2.00pm and 3.00pm

Anzac Day 25th April closed between 9am and 12pm - Tours will resume at 12pm Victorian time

Please note: above times are Victorian Times (subtract 30mins for SA time)

❊ Address & Contact ❊


Princess Margaret Rose Cave⊜ Princess Margaret Rose Caves Rd, Mumbannar | Map
Princess Margaret Rose Caves Rd, Mumbannar
(08) 8738 4171

❊ Web Links ❊


Princess Margaret Rose Cave 


❊ Also See... ❊


Buchan Caves








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