King Solomons Cave


Guided 45-minute tours of this compact cave, approximately 17km west of Mole Creek, reveal its lavish colours and formations. To get here, take Liena Rd (B12). Tickets can be purchased at the Mole Creek Caves office at Marakoopa Cave, 11km away, or at King Solomons Cave itself (no cash sales).

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1. Marakoopa Cave


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2. Mole Creek Karst National Park


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6. Alum Cliffs State Reserve

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