Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park

Cave in Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park

Turn your back on the searing sun and dip 15m below terra firma into this mazelike limestone cave system. The 15-sq-km park has a unique ecology and you’ll be sharing the space with harmless brown tree snakes, plus the endangered ghost bats and orange horseshoe bats that they feed on. Admission is by guided tour only (9am, 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm May to October).

Cutta Cutta is a Jawoyn name meaning many stars; it was taboo for Aboriginal people to enter the cave, which they believed was where the stars were kept during the day.