Mole Creek Karst National Park

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Mole Creek Karst National Park

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Mole Creek Karst National Park is in Tasmania, Australia. It is the only national park in Tasmania created specifically to protect karst landforms.



The national park was declared in 1996 to provide protection for an extensive system of over 300 caves and sinkholes.

Get In[edit]

  • From Deloraine 40m
  • From Burnie 1h30m
  • From Devonport 1h
  • From Launceston 1h

See & Do[edit]

Guided Cave Tours of Marakoopa Cave and King Solomons Cave.

  • Marakoopa Cave features two underground streams, a large display of glow-worms, large caverns, rim pools, reflections and shawl and flowstone features. "Marakoopa" is a Tasmanian Aboriginal word meaning handsome. After taking a tour of the cave you will understand why it is so named. The glow-worm display is the largest in any public access cave in Australia.
  • King Solomons Cave is lavishly decorated with shawls, stalactites and stalagmites.


Tours are approximately 45 minutes in duration.

  • Marakoopa Cave - Underground Rivers & Glow-worm are: 10.00am, 12.00pm. 2.00pm and 4.00pm
  • Marakoopa Cave - Great Cathedral, Gardens & Glow-worms are: 11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm
  • King Solomons Cave - 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm


Per cave tour

  • Adults - $19.00
  • Children (4-17 years) - $9.50
  • Concession - $15.50
  • Family (2 adults, 3 children) - $47.50


Both caves have toilets, water and picnic shelters. Wood and electric barbeques are available. A public telephone is located at King Solomons Cave.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Film, postcards and souvenirs are available at the caves.

Eat & Drink[edit]

No food or drink is available in the national park. There are shops at Mole Creek.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

There is no accommodation inside the national park. There are hotels at Mole Creek.

Get Out[edit]

  • To Deloraine 40m
  • To Burnie 1h30m
  • To Devonport 1h
  • To Launceston 1h
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