Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park
Featuring spectacular limestone caves, small galleries of Aboriginal rock art, jagged limestone outcrops and an historically significant mining site, this park is rich in natural and cultural heritage. The Chillagoe landscape began to form about 400 million years ago, when the area was covered by a shallow sea. Today that limestone towers over the surrounding plains as outcrops while underground, caves and caverns created by dissolving of the limestone are decorated by stalactites, stalagmites and flowstones.
Join a ranger on a guided cave tour to view splendid limestone formations. Ranger-guided tours to Donna, Trezkinn and Royal Arch caves operate daily, except Christmas Day. If you are adventurous and well-prepared you can explore other caves and Aboriginal art sites on your own. Walk the nine kilometre return track to Royal Arch Bluff or the short 440 metre return track to Balancing Rock. Visit the viewing area at the Chillagoe Smelters and learn about the State’s mining and industrial heritage dating back to the 1890s.
What’s on nearby
Arts & Culture6 - 20 Oct 2018
Ravenshoe Torimba Festival 50 years
Torimba is a combination of Tourism and Timber. The festival runs for a full fortnight in October. Displaying an exhibition of woodwork created by recreationalView event
Sports13 - 20 Oct 2018
Crocodile TrophyView event
Food & Wine14 October 2018
Tastes of the TablelandsView event
Arts & Culture26 - 28 Oct 2018
Tablelands Folk FestivalView event
Sports27 October 2018
Chillagoe 3B – Bulls, Broncs and BarrelsView event