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Situated just an hour from the Cairns international Airport on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands, The Crystal Caves offers an experience without equal in Australia.

One of Australia’s most spectacular private mineralogical collection with over 600 specimens such as Crystals, Gemstones and Fossils on display!

 

The Crystal CavesThe Biggest Amethyst Geode in the world

The Empress of Uruguay is a breathtaking thing to see! Incredibly beautiful deep purple amethyst crystals, formed naturally inside this geode deep underground over many thousands of years. See it, touch it and feel it within The Crystal Caves. Read more…

The Crystal Fountain of Love – New in 2011

Conceived by our founders and owners, René and Nelleke Boissevain, who wondered what would happen if we put over four tonnes of Rose Quartz (The Stone of Love) together in the one place, and made a spectacular water feature with it! Read more…

Magic Spheres – New in 2010

The Magic Spheres presents rare minerals in a totally new and mesmerising way. Floating spheres moving mystically in a glowing galaxy of dazzling colours! This is a true Worlds First, using sophisticated engineering and a very special Ultra Violet lights totally different from common ‘black light’, the Magic Spheres show fluorescent minerals as never seen before. This is exciting and real 3D at it’s very best! Read More…

Ancient Chinese Lapis Lazuli Sculpture – New in 2009Free Virtual Tour

This spectacular piece was discovered by our owner and founder, René Boissevain sitting forlornly in a basement in Hong Kong. When he enquired about purchasing it, René was originally told quite definitely that it was not for sale. “ It was covered in dust, but when I scraped some away I could see the quality of the stone, and the artistry of the carving”. Read More…

The Crystal Caves

Now you can see what lies deep under the Earth’s crust, hidden there for millions of years! For over four decades our founder and owner René Boissevain has had a passion to collect these spectacular treasures from all over the world, and bring them together at The Crystal Caves on the Atherton Tablelands

A fantasy /adventure cave that leaves visitors overwhelmed with its natural beauty. Read more…

The Fascinating Facets Gift Shop

A special mixture of gallery, jewellery store and rock shop, this Gift Shop presents a new way to spoil visitors. Only natural treasures ranging from exquisite jewellery, hand carved gemstone sculptures in Jade, Lapis Lazuli and Agate, as well as rare and beautiful mineral specimens. All are unusual, and most will not be seen anywhere else. Read more…

The Amethyst Room

“I’ve never seen so much beautiful purple!” exclaimed one visitor to the Amethyst room. This very special place presents some of the finest Amethyst crystal and geode specimens available anywhere in a gallery environment that is exclusive to The Crystal Caves. Read more…

Crack a Geode

For children and adults of all ages, select your own ancient geode and crack it into two neat halves and take it home for an everlasting souvenir. Each of these surprise packages are from Mother Nature and you are guaranteed to have a hollow Geode, with beautiful crystals inside. Read more…