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Lake Cave

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Address: Caves Road, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
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+61 8 9757 7411
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description:

Lake Cave is a stunning crystal wonderland and the only cave in the...

Lake Cave is a stunning crystal wonderland and the only cave in the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge with a permanent lake. It acts as a mirror of infinite reflections that is truly magical. The cave is renowned for the ‘Suspended Table’ – a five tonne column of calcite that hangs from the ceiling just a few centimetres above the lake. The precinct features impressive retail, interpretative and cafe facilities. Located 25 kilometres south of Margaret River.

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Wonderful experience

We had Alan as our tour guide - very passionate and excellent knowledge of the caves -it was a very good experience

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had Alan as our tour guide - very passionate and excellent knowledge of the caves -it was a very good experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely stunning. Check out the pictures online... You will see exactly the same thing. I would recommend this as a highlight of MR

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great to go down into the cave and see if close up. It is a bit difficult to get down and back up as there are lots of steps so need to be able to climb steps. It is fairly cool down in the cave and the stillness and quiet is amazing. If able to do steps well worth the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to visit one of the caves whilst we were in Margaret River and thought the pictures of the Lake Cave looked stunning. Well the cave itself didn't disappoint! It is absolutely stunning inside with a huge number of stalagmites and stalactites with amazing reflections against the water. Worth bearing in mind though the cave itself is not that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique experience! Going through a wet cave with a standing body of water, was a new one for us in Oz. What a sight seeing active growing formations and the suspended table was amazing. If you like caves you must see this one.

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Thank Rastus
YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear Rastus, Thanks for taking the time to share some valuable feedback on your visit to Lake Cave. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your tour. All the best for your future travels. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is plenty of car parking outside the modern visitor centre, where there is a cafe, shop and information about how the cave was formed. All visits to the cave are with a guide and tours take just over an hour. Visitors meet the guide after walking down a long series of wooden staircases to the base of a vast... More 

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear 53edwardw, Thanks for sharing your experiences at Lake Cave. It sounds like you had an excellent time. All the best for your future travels. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake cave is a magical underground experience. The decent into the cave via over 300 steps is interesting in itself and then when you enter underground the scenery is stunning. Our guide added a great deal to the visit as she was engaging and could answer all our questions. The only criticism I have is the cave is relatively small.

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear Sand1949, Thanks for taking the time to post your feedback here on TripAdvisor. We’re always happy to hear about excellent visitor experiences at Lake Cave. Thanks again, and safe travels. More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Lake Cave on a day out from our hotel at Margaret River. The experience is very well worth it! The visitor centre housed a display, shop and cafe. We were lucky to be in time for the 1030 am tour of the caves. The guide escorted about 20 of us down a pretty steep set... More 

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear Chris A, Thanks for taking the time to share some valuable feedback on your visit to Lake Cave. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your tour. All the best for your future travels. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not really a cave type person, but this seemed interesting so we popped in while we were in the area. It was a really hot day but we were hoping it would be nicer when we got inside. We only had to wait a few minutes for the tour which was good. Someone coming up as we started out... More 

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear LovesToTravelPerth, Thanks for taking the time to post your feedback here, and we're glad you thought Lake Cave was amazing. Your advice about the stairs is valuable, but we have designed the layout of the stairways so that our guests only have to do moderate numbers of stairs between rests, and the scenery from the first step to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely tour guide Chantal - great informational tour but equally enough time for you to roam freely and take snaps. Highly recommend if you're in the area :)

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YourMargaretRiver, Front Office Manager at Lake Cave, responded to this review

Dear Gaz B, Thanks for taking the time to post your feedback here on TripAdvisor. We’re always happy to hear about excellent visitor experiences at Lake Cave. Thanks again, and safe travels. More 

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