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Hastings Caves State Reserve

Tour Times and Admission Prices

Hastings Experience - Guided Cave Tour Information

Please purchase your tickets for cave tours at the Visitor Centre on arrival at Hastings. Cave tour tickets include complimentary pool entry, access to electric BBQs, walks and facilities. The cave tour takes approximately 45 minutes, this excludes self drive travel time to and from the cave which can take 20 minutes each way.

Admission Charges

Adult (18+) $24.00
Child (4-17, under 4 no charge) $12.00
Concession (Seniors, Pensioners or Health Care Cards) $19.20
Family (2 adults and a maximum 3 children) $60.00
In cooler weather, steam can rise from the warm waters of Hastings Thermal Pool
For special group rates, please see below

Tour Times and Opening Times 

Important information: Please arrive at the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes before the advertised tour time. After ticket purchase there is a further drive of 5kms and a 5 minute walk to the cave entrance where your guide will meet you. The travel to the cave is undertaken in your own vehicle and you need to allow 20 minutes travel each way. 

Ticket Sales in Hastings Visitor Centre close strictly 15 minutes prior to advertised tour time.

1 October 2017 – 24 December 2017

Thermal Pool and Visitor Centre: Open 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. 

*Cave Tours  11.15; 12.15; 1.15; 2.15; 3.15

25 December 2017 - Closed

26 December 2017 – 31 January 2018

Thermal Pool and Visitor Centre: Open 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. 

*Cave Tours 10.00; 11.00; 12.00; 1.00; 2.00; 3.00; 4.00

1 February 2018 – 15 April 2018

Thermal Pool and Visitor Centre: Open 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. 

*Cave Tours 11.15; 12.15; 1.15; 2.15; 3.15

16 April 2018 – 30 September 2018

Thermal Pool and Visitor Centre: Open 10.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

*Cave Tours:  11.30; 12.30; 2.15 and 3.15

1 October 2018 – 24 December 2018

Thermal Pool and Visitor Centre:  Open 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

*Cave Tours:  11.15; 12.15; 1.15; 2.15; 3.15

From 26 December until approximately 14 January there may be multiple guided cave tours running from the o’clock (i.e. 00.00; 00.10; 00.20).  Please aim to arrive at least 20 – 30 minutes prior to your preferred tour time.

 

*Arrive 20 – 30 minutes prior to your chosen tour time. Purchase your tickets from the Visitor Centre on arrival at Hastings. Ticket sales close on the 0.00 February to December.

Purchase your tickets from the Visitor Centre on arrival at Hastings.  Arrive 20 – 30 minutes prior to chosen tour.

Thermal Springs Entry Only

Includes the use of the thermal spring pool and its facilities all day. These facilities include the pool, change rooms and hot showers, free electric barbeques, barbeque tables, picnic shelters, 10 minute platypus walk and 30 minute hot springs forest walk.

Admission Charges for Thermal Springs Only 

Adult (18+) $5.00
Child (4-17, under 4 no charge) $2.50
Concessions (Seniors, Pensioners or Health Care Cards) $4.00
Family (2 adults and a maximum 3 children) $12.00

For special group rates, please see below

Please note that prices are subject to change without notice.

Group Tour Rates

There are special concessions for groups of 12 or more (including school groups) for any or all of the following; guided tour of Newdegate Cave, thermal pool admission with access to BBQ's, walks and facilities and fully catered barbeques.

For further information, prices and bookings contact Hastings Caves.