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Mammoth Cave

Mammoth Cave is extremely large with an astounding array of formations. During winter, a stream flows through it, creating reflections and giving the cave new life.

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  • Sites:Caves
  • Feature:Dogs Allowed - No,2WD Access - Yes
  • Activity:Caving

Description

The cave features stalactites, stalagmites and large columns where the two formations meet. A coloured shawl is prominent in one of the smaller chambers.
The Augusta-Margaret River Tourism Association offers self-guided tours interpreted by MP3 players. The first chamber of the cave offers partial universal access. Mammoth Cave is open daily (excluding Christmas Day) phone (08) 9757 7411 for further information. Entry to the cave is from the eastern side and the exit is on the western side of Caves Road. A short bushwalk through the forest takes visitors back to their cars.
Mammoth Cave is home to the largest Megafauna (large extinct marsupials) fossil deposits in Australia. Ten thousand specimens were recovered by the WA Museum in the early 1990s. The jawbone of an extinct marsupial Zygomaturus about the size of a cow, is visible in the wall of this cavern

This information was provided by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions: dpaw.wa.gov.au

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