A trip to the Naracoorte Caves National Park is not to be missed while vacationing in Australia. Located 10km away from southeast of the town the World-Heritage site is recognized as one of the most important fossil sites in the world. The park contains 26 known caves that contain stalagmites and stalactites. Those planning a getaway to Australia and are seeking for accommodation could consider a stay at the Sundowner Inns that lies in the vicinity of the Naracoorte Caves National Park.
The fossils that date back to more than 500, 000 years are found in the cave complex that acted as animal traps during the past. Fossils of wombat like Diprotodon, Thylacoleo, giant kangaroos and marsupial lions who lived in the area can be found on the caves.some of the skeletons found on the cave are reconstructed and different tours such as the World Heritage tour, Footprints in the past and Cathedral Cave tour can be taken according to each individual’s interest. The park also contains a Bat Observation Centre, where the visitors could observe bats in their natural habitats with the use of infra-red cameras. The centre is the only venue in the world where you could observe the night prowlers in their home environment. Those visiting have the opportunity to see Betwing Bats, and the lucky ones might get a chance to spot the rare albino bat all feeding their young, grooming themselves.
Shehera Fioni is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Catalina Forbes. Her content is based on many thrilling escapades offered to travellers across the world.