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Gunns Plains Caves

You can thank a possum for introducing humans to Gunns Plains Caves, which were discovered by a local Tasmanian hunter when he chased the possum into a hole and instead emerged in a cave. While we’ll never know if he actually found the shrewd, cave-dwelling possum, what we do know is that in only 12 years it went from being an unknown cave to a popular Tasmania State Reserve, established in 1918. When you first descend down into the cave, the subterranean , water-carved beauty is instantly seen in the calcite shawls and large, shimmering flowstones. The sound of water trickling across limestone can still be heard in the cave, and crayfish, eels, and even platypus still splash in the underground river. During daily tours of Gunns Plains Caves, guides will point out the different formations that have slowly formed over time—from the Wedding Cake and Golden Fleece to others with comical, spot-on names that closely fit their appearance.

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Excursión de un día al Cañón Leven, que incluye Wings Wildlife Park o Gunns Plains Caves desde Devonport, Ulverstone o Burnie

Realice una pequeña excursión de un día en grupo con su conocedor y amable guía local Howard, quien está listo para mostrarle el ...  Más información

  • Ubicación: Ulverstone, Australia
  • Duración: 8 horas
  • Idioma: Inglés
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