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Sandstone Caves

Pilliga Nature Reserve | Newell Highway, Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6843 4011
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Fabulous sandstove caves..

Definitely worth a visit. A short manageable bushwalk which highlights a number of Piligra... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Victoria H
Magic for ADVENTURERS!

If adventure is your bed and breakfast then you can climb AAALLLL over the cliffs, caves, giant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
madtravelgod
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  • Average4%
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“easy walk” (4 reviews)
“dirt road” (6 reviews)
“short drive” (5 reviews)
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Pilliga Nature Reserve | Newell Highway, Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 6843 4011
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a visit. A short manageable bushwalk which highlights a number of Piligra Sandstone caves.

Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If adventure is your bed and breakfast then you can climb AAALLLL over the cliffs, caves, giant rocks and MARVEL at the outstanding views. 25 mins out from Coonabarabran. Dirt track hard to spot at 110 klmphr so keep an eye out.

Thank madtravelgod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OMG - it's well worth the visit ... the caves are lovely and it gives a sence of culture walking around the well maintained tracks. My 2 children both 14 enjoyed liking Ann's learning about how the aboriginal people lived years ago . The caves...More

Thank Narelle W
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

A short drive off the main road - and a very enjoyable easy walk on a well made track and well maid steps etc. the views were fantastic and the sandstone caves were beautiful, loads of caves and all the different colours. Not being funny...More

Thank Leanne T
Reviewed 24 May 2017

These Sandstone Caves are a hidden treasure is just off the Newell Highway, 31 km's north of Coonabarabran. There is no sign to them, only a sign for Yaminba Trail on the east side of the highway. Drive down this dirt road about 1km to...More

2  Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Short drive out of Coonabarabran. Caves are not sign posted as requested by the indigenous owners of the land so get your information sheet from the visitors centre and follow the directions. Nice walk with great views of the area. Unfortunately some of the caves...More

Thank 615Margaret
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I had the Sandstone Caves to myself and they were just wonderful. The round trip was not strenuous and every corner had some surprise.

Thank harrjean
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is a very special place to visit. We loved how many caves there were, and the connection to the land we felt and what we learnt about the significance of the place to the local Aboriginal people past and present, even just from reading...More

Thank DrUrbach
Reviewed 3 November 2016

One can imagine what it was like hundreds of years ago, living in the vicinity of these dwellings. The shade the caves provided from the searing heat must have been welcome. A large fire went through the area 3 years ago so there are many...More

2  Thank osprey1955
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My daughter and I visited in October school holidays. Get info before you leave as its not signposted as Sandstone Caves but Yaminba Trail This place has a calmness about it and takes you back to another time and place. We didn't have a guide...More

Thank Tim N
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