Dive into Holiday Fun with these Exciting Events at Capricorn Caves

Capricorn Caves is gearing up for an action-packed school holiday season with a series of exciting events that promise fun and adventure for visitors of all ages.

Mini Adventurer Day – December 13th and 20th 2023, January 16th 2024

Young explorers aged 6 to 13 are invited to participate in the Mini Adventurer Day, an immersive experience designed to ignite the adventurous spirit in children.

With two distinct programs catering to different age groups, the day will be filled with age-appropriate challenges and thrilling outdoor activities, including adventure caving and conquering the climbing wall.

Under the Stars Astronomy Nights – December 14th 21st 22nd 27th and 28th 2023, January 17th 2024

Take a journey through the night skies with adventurer and astronomer Dr John McGrath. This engaging presentation is kid and big kid friendly alike, just bring your curious mind!

John will show you gatherings of stars, sister galaxies, how to find the centre of our own galaxy, the meaning of your Zodiac sign, even a planet or two.

Be surprised how important reading the stars was for the daily life of Traditional Owners. Learn useful skills like navigating with the stars and recognising the increasing number of man-made objects in space.

Summer Solstice Spectacle – December 16th 2023 to January 7th 2024

Witness one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in the Southern Hemisphere when the alignment of the sun along the tropic of Capricorn lights up the Belfry Cave for you to experience! Read more – capricornenterprise.com.au/2023/12/capricorn-caves-lights-up-with-the-summer-solstice-spectacle

As part of the 11am daily tour of the Cathedral Cave, your expert guide will enlighten you with stories of solstice celebrations from around the world. They will also teach you the science behind what you are seeing, put on a dazzling show with the light beam and allow a photo opportunity not to be missed!

The main event, Summer Solstice Day, is held on December 22nd and spaces are limited so ensure you book ahead.

Capricorn Family Adventure Tours – December 14th 2023 to January 21st 2024

For ages 7 and up, take an exciting journey into the unknown as you and your children explore the caves by the light of your headlamp.

Your expert guide will lead you through some of our fun yet challenging caves such as The Dungeon and Whale’s Belly. Be prepared to crawl, squeeze and climb on this memorable family adventure!

Capricorn Caves invites families, adventurers, and nature enthusiasts to make the most of the school holidays by participating in these diverse and thrilling events.

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a regular explorer, there’s something for everyone at Capricorn Caves this holiday season.

For more information and to book tickets, visit the Capricorn Caves website or contact the kiosk on 4934 2883. Don’t miss out on the excitement – make Capricorn Caves your destination for an unforgettable school holiday experience!

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