Wombeyan Caves, close to Goulburn NSW

Wombeyan Caves, close to Goulburn NSW

Inside the grand Arch at Abercrombie Caves, NSW

Inside the grand Arch at Abercrombie Caves, NSW

Fossils at Wellington Caves. Photo Gecko Photographics; Destination NSW

Fossils at Wellington Caves. Photo Gecko Photographics; Destination NSW

The Archway in the Abercrombie Caves is the largest natural limestone arch in the Southern Hemisphere.  Photo credit:

The Archway in the Abercrombie Caves is the largest natural limestone arch in the Southern Hemisphere. Photo credit:

earthstory:   Wellington Caves  Before you ask, this is not about Wellington in New Zealand; it’s about Wellington in NSW, Australia. These are a collection of limestone caves that belong to a Middle-Devonian formation dated to 360 million years ago. The caves formed from the dissolution of limestone, as water became saturated with carbon dioxide from decaying organic matter above ground and turned into carbonic acid, thereby dissolving the limestone in the ground and leaving behind…

earthstory: Wellington Caves Before you ask, this is not about Wellington in New Zealand; it’s about Wellington in NSW, Australia. These are a collection of limestone caves that belong to a Middle-Devonian formation dated to 360 million years ago. The caves formed from the dissolution of limestone, as water became saturated with carbon dioxide from decaying organic matter above ground and turned into carbonic acid, thereby dissolving the limestone in the ground and leaving behind…


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Figtree Cave, Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve. Photo: Kevin McGrath.

Figtree Cave, Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve. Photo: Kevin McGrath.

The exit of the Fig Tree Cave at Wombeyan Caves in NSW.

The exit of the Fig Tree Cave at Wombeyan Caves in NSW.

Victoria Arch walking track, Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve. Photo: Steve Babka

Victoria Arch walking track, Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve. Photo: Steve Babka

Wombeyan Caves-----A variety of guided tours between one and one and a half hours in duration are available every day. 'Wombeyan Passes' are an exciting and value packed way of seeing two or more of Wombeyan's breathtaking caves. If you prefer a tour at your own pace....Take a leisurely stroll through Fig Tree Cave, with its automated lights and commentary, which will allow you to spend the time you need to appreciate the awe-inspiring features.

Wombeyan Caves-----A variety of guided tours between one and one and a half hours in duration are available every day. 'Wombeyan Passes' are an exciting and value packed way of seeing two or more of Wombeyan's breathtaking caves. If you prefer a tour at your own pace....Take a leisurely stroll through Fig Tree Cave, with its automated lights and commentary, which will allow you to spend the time you need to appreciate the awe-inspiring features.

Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve | NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service -- Yep. Want to go mini-adventuring here. #Australia

Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve | NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service -- Yep. Want to go mini-adventuring here. #Australia

“Sometimes the longest journeys provide the best rewards.. ” Wombeyan Caves Australia

“Sometimes the longest journeys provide the best rewards.. ” Wombeyan Caves Australia

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