In celebration of National Science Week, get ready to embark on a thrilling journey into the realms of science and exploration at the highly anticipated Big Science Adventure. Set to take place over two action-packed days at the Capricorn Caves, prepare to be amazed by an array of captivating activities and experiences that will ignite your curiosity and leave you in awe. The Big Science Adventure at Capricorn Caves will have something for everyone!
Highlights of Saturday will include:
Unearth the mysteries of the past as you delve into the fascinating world of paleontology with real-life palaeontologists, Dr Scott Hocknull and Ms Rochelle Lawrence. Participate in fossil digs and discover ancient remnants that provide invaluable insights into the history of life on Earth. 9:15am 10:15am 11:15am 12:15pm 1:15pm | All ages | BOOK NOW (FREE)
Showcasing our largest and most spectacular caves, this walk leaves you with lasting memories of ancient geological history, early explorers, the wonders of wildlife, and special cave acoustics. Every 30 mins from 9am | 45 mins | All ages | BOOK NOW
Follow your expert guide off the beaten track and explore some of our best kept hidden secrets. Visit spectacular locations like the highly decorated Deep Vault Cave and The Flowerpot. With helmets and headlights to guide you, there is a chance you may get a little bit dirty! 9:30am 11:30am 1pm | 90 mins | Ages 5+ | BOOK NOW
Take your children on an exciting adventure and journey into the unknown as you explore the cave by the light of your headlamp. Be prepared to crawl, squeeze and climb on this memorable family adventure! 9am 10:30am 1pm | 120 mins | Ages 5+ | BOOK NOW
Challenge yourself and test your physical limits on our 8m climbing wall. With experienced instructors on hand to guide you, conquer your fears and experience the thrill of scaling new heights. 9:45am 10:45am 11:45am 12:45pm | Ages 5+ | BOOK NOW
Our abseiling sites give you the chance to descend down a natural rock face into the cave environments below. Attempt our easy and hard descents. No previous experience required. 10:15am 11:15am 12:15pm 1:15pm | 90 mins | Ages 10+ | BOOK NOW
In addition to the exciting activities above, there will also be outdoor movies, face painting, delicious wood fired pizza, and our cafe, bar and kiosk will be open too.
The Big Science Adventure at Capricorn Caves aims to foster a love for science and exploration in an immersive and entertaining environment. Whether you’re a science enthusiast, an adventure seeker, or a family looking for an unforgettable weekend experience, this event is not to be missed.
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
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
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
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