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Review of The Crystal Caves

The Crystal Caves
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US$18.65*
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The Crystal Caves Self-Guided Tour
Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Atherton
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: One hour from Cairns on the Atherton Tableland, share one man’s passion for crystals and fossils. On this self-guided tour, you journey through 300m2 of man-made tunnels and grottos with million year old natural crystals and prehistoric fossils. Interactive crystal displays allow you to feel and photograph and even crack your own…
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This place was absolutely incredible! I was completely awed by everything since I walked through the door. The friendliness, the variety of stones and how everything was set up. Definitely recommend a visit!

Thank Abigail F
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Ghislaine G, Manager at The Crystal Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thank you for the recommendation and enthusiastic review.

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"amazing collection"
in 19 reviews
"cracking open"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful crystals"
in 11 reviews
"real cave"
in 8 reviews
"on display"
in 13 reviews
"crystal collection"
in 4 reviews
"private collection"
in 5 reviews
"million years"
in 4 reviews
"gift shop"
in 10 reviews
"entry fee"
in 9 reviews
"for sale"
in 7 reviews
"rose quartz"
in 4 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 4 reviews
"unique experience"
in 5 reviews
"take photos"
in 4 reviews
"gems"
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. A huge variety of crystals and geodes well displayed. Cracked my own geode and was really happy

Thank Kathy D
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Ghislaine G, Manager at The Crystal Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

It's super fun to crack a geode isn't it!? Glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for the great review!

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

I love this place! The upgrade on the caves is fantastic! The specimens are gorgeous. I especially love the lapas carving ❤️ Lucky I live local and can visit often

Thank NWillinger
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Ghislaine G, Manager at The Crystal Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thanks for your lovely review! We appreciate your frequent patronage and support over all the years! We look forward to welcoming you next time you visit us.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

A must see in Atherton, even if you aren't into rocks and crystals. The way the collection is set up is fantastic

Thank staceyswan83
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Ghislaine G, Manager at The Crystal Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for you review and appreciation for what René has built to display his collection.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

My wife was really keen to visit and I wasn’t sure what to expect, however I wasn’t prepared to be so surprised by what we found.
You can really feel Renē’s life’s passion and his quirky exuberance in the truly incredible collection.
We ended up spending hours relaxing and experiencing the whole place.
The ladies there are wonderful and helpful. It really was one of the best things we have seen while traveling FNQ.
You must explore the cave! I almost missed this!

Thank travisty2018
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Ghislaine G, Manager at The Crystal Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

I am pleased that your wife dragged you in! Since it really is a bizarre concept that Rene built 300m2 of manmade caves to house a massive collection of crystals and fossils, you really do have to see it to believe it.
Thank you for your kind words towards our staff, we really are very lucky to have such a dedicated team!

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