Marakoopa Cave - TAS



DEG: -41.57869 146.288986
DMS: 41º 34' 43.28" S 146º 17' 20.35" E
UTM: 55 G 5396756mN 440729mE
Altitude: 503.52m


Place Type

Geography - Cave,Sinkhole


168.54kms NorthWest of Hobart - Driving 268 km (3 hours 26 mins)
433.17kms South of Melbourne - Driving 535 km (21 hours 46 mins)

Address & Contact

Mole Creek Karst National Park
Tasmania 7304
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A


Marakoopa Cave is a limestone cave in Mole Creek Karst National Park, and is just one of over 300 known caves and sinkholes in the area. Marakoopa Cave is open to tourists and features two underground streams, a large display of glow-worms, large caverns, rim pools, reflections and shawl and flowstone features. Visitors have the option of two different tours (each 45 minutes). Tours run daily except Christmas Day. Tours leave every hour from 10am - 3pm. An additional 4pm tour is added from 1st Oct - 31st May.Tickets are available from the centralised ticket office at 330 Mayberry Rd, which is located about 600 metres prior to the entrance to Marakoopa Cave (Mole Creek). This office accepts cash, along with eftpos, visa card, master card or bankcard. If visiting both King Solomons and the Marakoopa Caves, you should allow 15 minutes to travel the 11 km between them.
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Sheffield at 22/07:00pm EST
Distance from Marakoopa Cave 21.3km N
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Sheffield School Farm
Distance from Marakoopa Cave 21.3km N
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Mean Min. °C10.610.
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