Gunns Plains Cave


Formed by an underground river that still flows, this cave is filled with magical limestone formations such as calcite shawls and flowstones, as well as glow-worms. It's maintained at a temperature of 11° – dress appropriately.

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1. Leven Valley Vineyard

2.05 MILES

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2. Wings Wildlife Park

3.03 MILES

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3. Wilmot Hills Distillery

9.72 MILES

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4. Cradle Coast Olives

10.5 MILES

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5. Penguin Market

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6. Ulverstone History Museum

13.14 MILES

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7. Tasmazia

13.74 MILES

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8. Guide Falls Farm

14.46 MILES

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