Caves and Mines

Ngilgi Cave Yallingup

Where is it at?

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Ngilgi Cave
76 Ngilgi Cave
Yallingup Caves Road
Tel: 08 9752 5800


Located in the Margaret River Wine Region just off Caves Road, a short distance north of Yallingup.

Where are we going today?

No-one said that your family day out has to be ABOVE ground, did they!?

Ngilgi Cave is a place where the whole family can explore ancient wonders, and stunning formations that were created over millions of years. Located underneath the limestone ridge that forms Cape Naturaliste, Ngilgi Cave is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Geographe Bay.

The cave was actually discovered all the way back in 1899, and was originally called Yallingup Cave. There is an amazing association with a rich Aboriginal legend, that describes the mighty battle between the evil spirit (Wolgine) and the good spirit (Ngilgi) - and that's why the cave is called what it is!

Isn't history fascinating?

Now, you can explore the cave and all the formations, such as the stalactites, stalagmites, shawl formations and helicitite. You can explore the caves at your own pace too with the Semi-Guided Show Cave Tour, or you can choose from one of the other adventures that the cave offers.

The Adventure Tour is always popular as it takes you to areas that are otherwise restricted, and the Ancient River Bed Tour is great for those who love adventure, as you actually have to crawl through the dark at one point! Ideally for those over adventurers over 10 years. 

The tour durations start at 1 hour, and then increase - so you can pick the one that suits you and your family the best.

For those over 16s, the Ultimate Ngilgi and Crystal Crawl are available too! 

There is an interpretive area to learn all about the history, as well as a playground, and BBQ facilities with picnic tables, and even walking trails so you really can make a day out of it. 

Have a great underground adventure!

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How much does it cost?

  • AdultsFrom $45
  • ChildrenFrom $45
  • Free Under: 3 years

When can we go?

First tour 9:30am. Last entry 4pm. Tours depart every 30 mins

All year round. Closed Christmas Day.

I'm Hungry!

There is a cafe where you can grab some food and drinks - a great rest after your cave adventure!.

Healthy Eating!

BBQ facilities and picnic area provided so you can bring your own healthy meal and enjoy it out under the sun!.

Any Top Tips?

Each tour has different times within the 9am - 5pm opening hours. Check when you book.

Doing our bit

They have age limits on some of the tours so you know it's suitable for your little ones. They want to keep you safe!.

Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to see which tours might be suitable for your needs. .

More information

Make sure you are there at least 10 minutes before your departure time.

What people are saying?

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    staff were so friendly.

    this place was so beautiful. the staff explained the cave and its story.

    our two and a half year old loved it especially the amphitheatre.

    there is a small play park and a sweet little gift shop.

    the value for money was excellent

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    Nett, aber teuer 22.- AUD bei unbegrenzten Aufenthalt. Ein paar nette Lichtinstallationen aber das bunte Licht verfälscht die Ansicht, macht aber manche Dinge dramatischer.

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