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Mount Etna Caves National Park
Map of Mount Etna Caves National Park
Mount Etna Caves National Park
Rockhampton
Queensland 4700 Australia

Mount Etna Caves National Park
Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area

Free Entry

13 0013 0372
13 7468
qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/mount-etna-caves/index.html

Description

Mount Etna Caves National Park contains some of Australia's most cavernous limestone formations. Protected from fire by the limestone karst, dry rainforest thrives amongst sharp pinnacles and shady crevices. The national park is especially important to a number of bat species. Eighty per cent of Australia's breeding population of female bent-wing bats use a single cave in the national park for birthing and rearing their young. During this time ranger guided tours are offered to see the spectacular nightly emergence of over 100,000 bats. Tours operate during the bat breeding season, from December to February (fees apply). Outside of this time the track is open to the public. Picnic at the Cammoo Caves picnic area and go on a self-guided walk.

Property Details

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

How To Get There

The park is 24 kilometres north of Rockhampton. From The Caves township there are two entrances.


Free Entry


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