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Conservation of the Semi-Evergreen Vine Thicket at Capricorn Caves

Capricorn Caves is committed to the conservation of the local environment. Our location encompasses some unique habitats, which includes a special type of dry rainforest called Semi-Evergreen Vine Thicket. This habitat is critical to the survival of many native flora and fauna, including the threatened cave fern and ghost bat. Unfortunately, due to the destructive […]

By |January 4th, 2022|Flora & Fauna, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Conservation of the Semi-Evergreen Vine Thicket at Capricorn Caves

Tectaria devexa conservation and planting

Capricorn Caves is home to the endangered fern Tectaria devexa

The staff are very passionate about conserving this beautiful fern and have untaken a massive fern planting project.

Tectaria devexa var devexa is a small fern growing in very thin pockets of soil on the cave walls where there is enough sunlight and water.

Although it is widely distributed […]

By |December 15th, 2021|Flora & Fauna, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tectaria devexa conservation and planting

Climbing Gym, High Ropes & Climbing Wall in Rockhampton!

Rockhampton Rock Climbing!

Join us at the Capricorn Caves for our Outdoor, Artificial Rock-Climbing and Bouldering wall.

Enjoy the Outdoors with that Climbing Gym feel. Test your skills on our 8m high, 3-sided structure, with a variety of routes and difficulties to suit everyone’s level.

Beginners are welcome!

Or try out a different style of climbing with our 2.4m […]

By |January 29th, 2019|Facilities, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Climbing Gym, High Ropes & Climbing Wall in Rockhampton!

Fossils in Queensland

Fossils in Queensland
Capricorn Caves Prehistoric Past
 

When I first started volunteering at the Queensland Museum I was given a box full with hundreds of thousands of very tiny fossilised bones known as ‘microfossils’. These fossils belonged to a range of small-bodied vertebrate species such as frogs, lizards, birds, possums, bandicoots and rodents, just to name a […]

By |September 20th, 2018|Fossils, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fossils in Queensland
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