Abercrombie Caves

OVERVIEW : The caves have a rich history, with 1830s connections to Bush Rangers. The first tourist party recorded in 1834. Gold was discovered at Tuena in 1852, and miners-built dance floor inside Hall of Terspichore is still used for local cultural events. The first caretaker/guide was appointed in 1888 and the caves lit with electricity in 1950s. Abercromble is famed for its magnificent Grand Arch - largest in the Southern Hemisphere (221m).
Photograph Courtesy of and Copyright to D & I Bridges

LOCATION : Abercrombie Caves are located between Trunkey Creek and Tuena - 72 kms from Bathurst and 280 kms from Sydney.
ACCOMMODATION : There are several on-site vans at the caves, a camping ground, and a visitor's cottage, with hotel/motels and caravan parks in surrounding towns. The caves also possess an excellent Visitor's Centre (kiosk items & souvenirs). The caves reserve features bushwalks, fossicking and fishing.
CAVE TOURS : The Arch Cave (Grand Arch) is a self-guided tour, available 9.00am - 4.00pm daily. A map is provided on ticket purchase, and interpretive signs dot the route. Guided Tours are run to King Solomon's Temple Cave and Cathedral Cave, Bushranger's Cave, and Grove Cave.
SPECIALIST TOURS : Night tour of the Archway and King Solomon's available by prior arrangement. Short Adventure Tours often run in school holidays, or by prior arrangement.
Abercrombie Caves are managed by administered by The Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW), Parks and Wildlife Division
Mailing Address: The Manager, Abercrombie Caves, Trunkey Creek N.S.W. 2795.
Telephone: (02) 6368 8603, FAX: (02) 6368 8634.
Website: Abercrombie Caves