Explore, Adventure, Discover: Why Capricorn Caves are the Ultimate School Camp Destination 

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Calling all educators! If you’re on the hunt for a school camp destination that’s out of this world, look no further than Capricorn Caves. 

Tucked away near Rockhampton in Central Queensland, Australia, the Capricorn Caves are the perfect blend of excitement and education for students of all ages. Give your students an experience that will leave them buzzing with excitement! 

Need more convincing? Here are five rock-solid reasons why Capricorn Caves should be at the top of your school camp wish list.

Let’s dig in! 

1. Educational & Fun-filled Adventure 

Capricorn Caves provide a perfect blend of education and adventure. Students can explore the fascinating world of caves and learn about the geological formations, ancient fossils, and unique ecosystems that make these caves truly special.  

The knowledgeable guides at Capricorn Caves offer educational tours aligned with the Australian school curriculum, making it a valuable learning experience for students.  

From thrilling cave tours to fossil discoveries, students will be engaged and entertained throughout their visit, creating lasting memories. 

2. Outdoor Recreational Activities 

Capricorn Caves offer a wide range of outdoor and recreational activities that are sure to keep students active and entertained.  

Students can enjoy adventure caving, abseiling, rock climbing, and high ropes courses, providing them with opportunities for team building, problem-solving, and developing leadership skills.  

The scenic bushwalking trails surrounding the caves allow students to connect with nature and appreciate the beauty of the Australian wilderness. 

These activities promote physical activity, social interaction, and personal growth, making the school camp a well-rounded experience. 

3. Safe & Well-equipped Facilities 

Capricorn Caves provides safe and well-equipped facilities ideal for school camps. The caves are equipped with modern amenities such as lighting, handrails, and boardwalks, ensuring that students can explore the caves safely. 

The accommodation options at Capricorn Caves include camping sites and bunkhouse-style cabins, supplying comfortable and convenient stay options for school groups.  

The on-site kitchen offers delicious meals and can cater to dietary requirements, making it convenient for school groups with varying dietary needs.  

The facilities are well-maintained, clean, and operated by a professional team, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all. 

4. Unique & Memorable Experience 

Capricorn Caves offer a unique and memorable experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression on students and teachers alike!

The awe-inspiring beauty of the caves, combined with the sense of adventure and exploration, creates a sense of wonder and excitement among students.  

The opportunity to learn about geological history, see ancient fossils, and experience the thrill of adventure caving is an experience that students will cherish for a lifetime.  

Capricorn Caves offer a break from the ordinary and provide a truly extraordinary experience that will inspire and captivate students. 

5. Environmental Conservation & Sustainability 

Capricorn Caves are committed to environmental conservation and sustainability. The caves are home to unique ecosystems and rare animal species, and Capricorn Caves take pride in protecting and preserving these natural treasures.  

Students can learn about the importance of environmental conservation through educational programs and activities offered at Capricorn Caves, fostering a sense of environmental responsibility among students.  

By choosing Capricorn Caves for your school camp, you are supporting a sustainable and environmentally conscious organisation that promotes the values of conservation and stewardship. 

With their educational and fun-filled adventures, outdoor and recreational activities, safe and well-equipped facilities, unique and memorable experience, and commitment to environmental conservation, Capricorn Caves are an ideal destination for your next school camp.  

Give your students an enriching and memorable experience by booking your school camp at Capricorn Caves. Download our school camp brochure for more information or contact Capricorn Caves today on 4934 2883 and embark on an adventure that your students will cherish for a lifetime! 

  • star rating  The cave was amazing, the tour was worth every cent. This tour is suitable for everyone who can walk, and it offers access for those with mobility issues. There is... read more

    July 5, 2023

    star rating  It was just an amazing experience to have a guided tour through the cave system and learn about the formation and history of the caves. The cathedral part of the... read more

    July 5, 2023

    star rating  Terrific tour. Excellent guide (Hudson) really informative and friendly. Explorer experience was easy to manage. Highly recommended. Must book ahead. We saw a lot of people arriving with no booking... read more

    July 5, 2023
  • star rating  Very interesting tour I was a bit nervous as had to crawl in a tunnel but it was short and 2 swing bridges - but that’s me a whimp but... read more

    Naomi G
    July 4, 2023

    star rating  Visited Capricorn Caves & did the Cathedral Tour it was value for money, if you like learning about and observing some natural beauty. Some stairs/ramps but not tiring.... read more

    Mark T
    July 2, 2023

    star rating  Very informative. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. Listened to Alleluia in the Cathedralamazing experience. Daughter and I enjoyed this experience. We learned a lot about the ecosystem in the... read more

    Soana B
    July 1, 2023
  • star rating  Great informative tour, with a fantastic coffee and cake to finish. There is a little gift shop to pick up your souvenirs.

    June 28, 2023

    star rating  Fantastic, definitely worth doing if in the area. Interesting history on these caves. Guided tour was good

    June 26, 2023

    star rating  A truly exhilarating experience. My husband and I stayed the night at a cabin at Capricorn Caves and were so impressed with the hygiene and cleanliness of the cabin. The... read more

    June 18, 2023
  • star rating  Very special experience visiting these caves and listening to Amber explaining about the cave formations and their continuing work in preserving its nature.

    June 17, 2023

    star rating  Amazing caves so different from any other caves I've seen looking forward to visiting again when they have Opera in The Cathedral Cave, if you are in the area... read more

    June 16, 2023

    star rating  An excellent experience full of learning opportunities an very eco tourism. Some special features that can only be experienced on this tour.

    Tracy C
    June 11, 2023
  • star rating  I joined a morning tour at 9:30 and the atmosphere in the morning was so great! I and my family enjoyed it very much! the tour guide was very knowledgeable.... read more

    June 10, 2023

    star rating  Heading north towards Cairns, I chose to take a rain check on visiting Capricorn Caves. However, with more time on my hands, I decided to make this a priority. And,... read more

    Greg W
    June 5, 2023

    star rating  We had a good tour in the Capricorn Caves with an enthousiast guide. The caves were on average quite accessible with some nice passages for those group members that wished... read more

    Harrie M
    June 4, 2023
  • star rating  Cave adventure was excellent, guide was very knowledgeable about the caves, after doing the adventure tour second tour was bit of a let down

    May 28, 2023

    star rating  Interesting tour. I particularly loved the Cathedral tour. Just amazing to sit there when our guide turned the lights off slowly and we sat in darkness as the... read more

    Maria L
    May 25, 2023

    star rating  My son (15 yrs) and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the caves today. The tour guide was super-friendly and extremely informative. We learned so much! An absolutely stunning cave.... read more

    May 24, 2023
  • star rating  Great tour. Izzy the tour guide was very informative. We live in Mackay and it has been on mt to do list for a long time. Glad I did it... read more

    May 20, 2023

    star rating  Our guide was very well informed and gave us a lot of info about the caves. The caves were amazing and we got some great photos. I would recommend this... read more

    May 19, 2023

    star rating  A great tour, Amber was knowledgeable and enthusiastic , highlight was the acoustics in the cathedral for sure

    May 17, 2023
  • star rating  Unexpectedly wonderful experience at the Capricorn caves, especially in the Cathedral Cave - fantastic effort made to make the whole visit truly worthwhile! Our guide, Amber, was informative and enthusiastic.... read more

    May 17, 2023

    star rating  So glad we planned a visit to the caves. Wish I would have ventured even further into the caves with a longer tour.

    Jeannie C
    May 13, 2023

    star rating  Really interesting tour even though we did the 45minute one. Rory our guide was great. Very informative and knowledgeable. Only improvement I could suggest is a more vibrant light... read more

    May 10, 2023
  • star rating  Tour guide was just perfect, wouldn’t have changed the way he delivered in any way. Thanks so much! Look forward to doing another tour one day!

    May 9, 2023

    star rating  Amazing tour with Lizzie, we did so many cool routes and was way for adventurous than we were expecting. Lots of tight crawls and the bats were amazing. Thank you!

    May 8, 2023

    star rating  Was an amazing cave system , we only did the cathedral and was hoping to do another more advanced track but was booked out .
    Would definitely come back again... read more

    April 29, 2023
  • star rating  Amazingly tranquil. Cabins extremely comfortable. Cave tours a most, just beautiful. Friendly staff who provide excellent service.

    April 27, 2023

    star rating  Fantastic family day out. We did the family adventure tour (with two 9 yr olds) and they loved it. Our guide James was informative and engaging and kept the atmosphere... read more

    April 23, 2023

    star rating  Our tour was amazing we all had an awesome time and our tour guide, James, was great helping people who struggled, he definitely is worth more money

    April 13, 2023