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Kentucky Down Under
Where are we going today?

Have you ever met a kangaroo? Ever played a didgeridoo? Ever fed a lorikeet? You could travel 9,500 miles to Australia to do these things, or just come see us at Kentucky Down Under.

Nestled away in south-central Kentucky sits a little piece of Australia where we specialize in Interactive and Educational Family Fun! At Kentucky Down Under, you'll discover a hands-on family adventure!

Features include the Adventure Zoo and Mammoth Onyx Cave where you can tour underground.

I'm hungry!

An expedition through the Land Down Under can make an explorer hungry. Luckily, the Outback Café stands ready to help. Enjoy a variety of salads, sandwiches and our famous Bison Burgers that are hearty and healthy.

Teachers Corner

A trip to Kentucky Down Under takes students on a unique journey through the wonders of Australia. Children have unforgettable encounters with the continents unusual creatures, as they learn about the culture and wildlife of the "Land Down Under." The staff at Kentucky Down Under will work closely with you to organize a field trip that specifically targets your groups particular interests and helps you meet Core Content for Assessment Goals.

Can I have one of those?

What trip to the Land Down Under would be complete without something to take home to remember it by? The Gift Shop is packed with souvenirs, from stuffed animals to jewelry to hats and t-shirts. There's stuff for the kids, and stuff for mom and dad. You can even buy your very own boomerang or didgeridoo. Whatever you do, make sure you don't leave Kentucky Down Under without trying the famous homemade fudge.

Are we there yet?

Kentucky Down Under is conveniently located off Interstate 65 about halfway between Louisville, Kentucky and Nashville, TN off Exit 58 near Horse Cave, Kentucky.

Any Top Tips?

Most activities are outdoors and continue rain or shine - dress accordingly. Be ready to walk! HAVE FUN!

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Please call Kentucky Down Under before you set on your journey, to make sure it is open - we try our best to keep information on the website up to date, but it is always worth checking before you leave.

Also it may be worth clicking the link for Kentucky Down Under website, so see if there are any special events or seasonal things to do that may be going on throughout the day.
Kentucky Down Under
3700 L&N Turnpike Road
Horse Cave KY 42749

Telephone: 270 786 1010
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Adult: $19.95

Child: $14.95

Free entry for children under: 3 years.


Gates open: Varies by season always opens at 9am, closes between 4pm and 8pm,

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