Buchan Caves Reserves Accommodation

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Buchan Caves Accommodation

Stay in comfort in the historic Caves House at Buchan Caves. Rare and exotic trees, a pretty river and lyrebirds await.

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Buchan Caves Reserve has been severely impacted by the bushfires in East Gippsland on 30 December 2019. There was extensive damage to infrastructure and as a result the cabins and wilderness retreats are no longer available for booking. Current accommodation options in the reserve are Caves House and powered/unpowered camp sites.   

Caves House

Caves House is the former residence of the Moon family who ran tours of Buchan Caves in the early 1900s. Stay a night in the historic residence with all linen provided. Take in the views over the Buchan River and explore all Buchan Caves Reserve has to offer. This is the only site within the reserve where dogs are permitted. Dogs are can be walked along the Buchan River Flat and into the township but are not permitted past Caves House into the reserve.

Things to do in the area

 
Mother and young daughter look at the rock formations in the Fairy Cave at Buchan Caves Reserve.

Cave tours

Take a tour and explore elaborate stalactites and stalagmites, and beautiful calcite-rimmed pools of the Royal and Fairy Caves.
Family kicking a football outside their tent

Buchan Caves Reserve Campground

There are a range of powered campsites that are located on flat ground and generally close to the public amenities block. The sites allow vehicles to be parked within a few metres of each site. Campsites generally have a lawn surface and most sides have shade from trees.

How to get there

Buchan Caves Accommodation

Sites

Camper Trailer
Campervan
Caravan
Tent

Camping and Accommodation

Accommodation must be booked in advance.

Note - Buchan Caves Reserve has been severely impacted by the bushfires in East Gippsland on 30 December 2019. There was extensive damage to infrastructure and as a result the cabins and wilderness retreats are no longer available for booking. Current accommodation options in the reserve are Caves House and powered / unpowered camp sites.   

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Need to know

Buchan Caves Accommodation

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Buchan Caves Swimming Pool (Buchan (AT) Cave Reserve)

    Closure of Buchan Caves Swimming Pool

    Parks Victoria wishes to advise visitors and campers the Buchan Caves Reserve* stream fed swimming pool will be closed as of 15 December 2019 as it does not meet the mandatory standards of the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009.  

  • Buchan Caves Reserve

    COVID-19 closures

    In response to advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer about COVID-19, cave tours are closed until further notice. For more information, please visit www.parks.vic.gov.au/covid19

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Deer control operation underway

    Deer control (ground shooting) is being undertaken in this park between September and December 2020, to protect native species impacted by bushfires. This operation poses no risk to visitor safety.

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