The Caves

The Wellington Caves Complex offers three different guided tours; the Cathedral Cave, the Gaden Cave and the Fossil and Phosphate Mine. The tours are conducted daily* and each take around 1 hour to complete.

*with the exception of Christmas Day.

In order to minimise risk to our guests in line with the latest Australian and NSW Government guidelines, Wellington Caves have temporarily CLOSED our tours, café services and Caravan Park operations. 

Our operations are regularly reviewed in line with instructions from Dubbo Regional Council and the Department of Health.

Please Note:

  • The Cathedral & Gaden Caves have handrails and are easily accessible to those with reasonable mobility. There are 300 stairs in the Cathedral Cave and 240 stairs in the Gaden Cave. Comfortable walking shoes are required.
  • The Cathedral Cave and Gaden Cave do not have wheelchair access. However the Fossil and Phosphate Mine is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
  • Hard hats are supplied and must be worn in the Fossil and Phosphate Mine. Enclosed shoes is also essential.  

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