Kelly Hill Conservation Park
As part of National Science Week , the Kelly Hill Caves will hold an Open Day on 21 August 2015. Guiding staff and visiting scientists will be on hand to provide demonstrations and talks on Caves, Calcite and Fossils and plenty of hands-on activities will be available.
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Explore the stunning limestone caves at Kelly Hill Conservation Park located in the south-west of Kangaroo Island and discover a magical underground world filled with amazing formations.
Take a guided tour of this impressive cave system and walk amidst ornate cave formations and discover how the caves and the spectacular decorations are formed.
Experience the splendour of the Show Cave Tour and admire the array of stalactite, stalagmite, shawl, helictite and column formations.
For the more adventurous, join an experienced guide on an Adventure Caving Tour where, equipped with a helmet and headlamp, you can crawl your way through an underground maze of smaller caverns. This tour follows part of the original 1920s tourist section of Kelly Hill Caves and features a small silt chamber and intriguing fauna fossils and bones.
Above ground, choose from one of the short walking trails or spend a day hiking to Hanson Bay which passes by a landscape of freshwater lagoons, mallee woodlands and coastal dunes.
Kelly Hill Conservation Park is located 90km south west of Kingscote. Access via South Coast Road.
Day visitors to Kelly Hill Conservation Park are requested to leave the park by sunset.
Kelly Hill Caves Visitor Centre is open 10.15am-4.30pm daily (except Christmas Day).
Find information on tour times for Kelly Hill Caves.
Wood fires and solid fuel fires are prohibited throughout the year.
Gas fires are permitted other than on days of total fire ban.
Phone: (+61 8) 8553 4464
This park may be closed on days of extreme fire danger.
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