Castle Cave Walk
Wiradjuri Country

1 h 30 min to 2 h 15 min

3.2 km
return

↑ 335 m
↓ -335 m

Easy track
This lovely return walk in Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park takes you on a special journey. You will visit several caves and enjoy their beauty. Don't forget to buy tickets at Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre beforehand. Let us begin by acknowledging the Wiradjuri people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-35.7258373,148.4894217)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Snowy Mountains Highway, B72
  • Turn on to Caves Entrance Road then drive for 2.6 km
  • Turn sharp left onto Caves Entrance Road and drive for another 2.9 km
  • Turn sharp right and drive for another 20 m
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
Find the Self Guided Cave Car Park at the start.
After another 20 m turn around.
After another 45 m veer right.
After another 35 m pass the cave (45 m on your right).
Veer left.
After another 325 m continue straight.
After another 180 m pass the "South Glory Cave" (20 m on your right).
After another 20 m pass the "North Glory Cave" (25 m on your right).
Turn left.
After another 110 m pass the "Jersey Cave" (85 m on your right).
Then pass the sign (on your right).
After another 15 m come to the viewpoint (80 m on your right).
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Side trip to Harrie Wood Cave. To start this optional side trip turn right here. On returning from this side trip continue straight when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
After another 410 m turn left.
After another 560 m come to "Castle Cave".
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 1.6 km to get back to the start.

Side trip to Harrie Wood Cave.
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After another 130 m come to "Harrie Wood Cave".
The end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 130 m to the main route.

Turn map Directions & comments
South Glory Cave Start (a footpath).
Find the South Glory Cave at the start.
About 25 m past the end is "North Glory Cave".
About 70 m past the end is a sign.
About 110 m past the end is "Jersey Cave".
About 125 m past the end is a viewpoint.
About 135 m past the end is "Jersey Cave Car Park".
Turn around.
Continue another 20 m to find South Glory Cave at the end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 40 m to the main route.
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Castle Cave Walk


Grading
Class 2/6
Easy track
Length 3.2 km
Time 1 h 30 min to 2 h 15 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (2/6)
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