Tour guide conducts an education session inside Ngilgi Cave

NGILGI CAVE

This exquisitely decorated cave was Western Australia’s first tourist attraction.

Ngilgi Cave is located just off Caves Road, near Yallingup. Discovered in 1899, Ngilgi Cave (formerly known as Yallingup Cave) is home to stunning stalactite, stalagmite, helicitite and shawl formations.

Explore at your own pace on the popular Semi-Guided Show Cave Tour, or thrill seekers can take a hard-hat Adventure Tour and venture off the boardwalks, led by an experienced guide.

Opening Hours

9:00am - 5:00pm daily.
Semi-guided tours depart every half hour, 9:30am to 4:00pm.
Additional tour times are available during holidays.
Closed Christmas Day.

Find Us

Ngilgi Cave is 5 minutes drive from Yallingup, or 10 minutes drive from Dunsborough along Caves Road.
76 Yallingup Caves Road, Yallingup, Western Australia, 6282, Australia
Phone (08) 9757 7411

Facilities

Barbecue Facilities / Walk Trails

Adventure Tours

Don a hard hat and head torch for an incredible adventure tour crawling, climbing and squeezing through the depths of Ngilgi Cave.

Choose from four fully guided adventure tours led by our expert cave guides. Explore the Ancient Riverbed and witness incredible stalactites and stalagmites. You'll see sparkling crystals, hollow glass-like straws, shawls of varying sizes and shades, lava-like flowstone, and pillars and columns of creamy coloured, sparkling calcite crystal.

Turn out the lights to be immersed in complete darkness, and experience the magic of absolute silence found 45 metres below the Earth's surface.

Most Adventure tours are suitable for ages 10 and up, (excluding the Ultimate Adventure Tour), and include a semi-guided tour of the Ngilgi Show Cave.

Did you know?

Ngilgi Cave takes its name from the rich Aboriginal legend describing the battle between a good spirit (Ngilgi) and an evil spirit (Wolgine). Visit an interpretive area detailing Ngilgi Cave's interesting history.

Discover new chambers and formations at every turn, including the 'Fairy Cave' and 'Cupid's Corner'. The 'Tunnel of Doom' is a must for children before you leave!