Britannia Caves are a great first time adventure cave for anyone. Explore and marvel at the spectacular features of earth's underground playground. You will experience subterranean rivers, some tight squeezes, cool chambers, glow worms and much more.
Are you ready to explore the depths of the earth and wade through subterranean rivers, marvel at the phosphorus glow worms, cross chasms and explore the caverns of this unique granite boulder cave! If this sounds exciting, adventure caving is a great way to see the earth from a totally different perspective.
As you venture into the darkness with only your torch, you really do feel like an adventurer as you make your way into the pitch-black cave it really is like another world down there. You will spend your time underground exploring the fascinating sights of this alien underground world. These caves have everything required for a fantastic caving experience, in fact there are only 5 known caves like this one in Victoria which makes it quite special, formed over thousands of years of water erosion these huge granite boulders jumbled on top of each other make this caving adventure a thrilling experience and houses a unique eco system of glow worms, cave crickets and fungi amongst others.
You will wade through subterranean rivers, crawl through some tight squeezes, climb over chasms and view the beautiful glow worms. There are multiple exits and entries to the cave system, which enables even the most claustrophobic of people to have an enjoyable time. This awesome caving adventure is located only 50 minutes drive from Melbourne, so come and join us on this underground playground.
Remember this is not your average guided walk-around caving experience- this is adventure caving! You will be crawling on your hands and knees, scrambling over rocks, sliding, navigating some tight spaces, exploring hidden caverns and getting wet and muddy. This adventure can be quite physical but guaranteed it is worth the effort. This is an activity close to Melbourne that can be enjoyed by almost anyone so get ready for the awesomeness and come caving with us!
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:
This experience has a maximum capacity of 12 people and a minimum of 6 to operate
This experience may be rescheduled if lightning and thunder is present, otherwise this experience operates in all other conditions.
Please wear old clothes and closed toed shoes only as they will get filthy. Please bring a complete change of clothes to get changed into after the caving. You must wear closed toe footwear, long sleeves and long trousers. You will need to wear a thin pair of gloves to protect your hands as you will be crawling on your hands and knees, you will be provided a pair of caving gloves, but you are welcome to bring your own.
This is adventure caving there will be no sealed walkways or passages and you will be crawling on your hands and knees for the duration, there are some tight spaces to navigate however these can be avoided, you will get muddy and wet so please dress appropriately.
This experience will take place at Yarra Junction, approximately 1 hour from Melbourne, VIC.