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Here are some photographs taken by team members of Venturers, Rovers and team members in action underground. There is a map showing where these caving areas are.

Buchan Mount Eccles Byaduk Bats Ridge Labertouche

Caving at Buchan

Neil Chalmers watches as a caver descends into the entrance pitch of Honeycomb Cave (M-41).
Photo: unknown, mid 90's.
The entrance looks quite different in 2000.
Thomas Maggs disappearing head first into the Key Hole in Slocombe's Cave (BA-1).
Photo: Erica Maggs
A Venturer attempts a low tight squeeze in Dickson's B Cave (M-30).
Photo: Erica Maggs, 13 May 2001
Miriam Beeby emerges from an easier hole in Dickson's B Cave (M-30).
Photo: Erica Maggs, 13 May 2001
Part of the massive Wedding Cake flowstone decoration in Honeycomb Cave (M-41). That's Thomas Maggs standing in the shadow on the right.
Photo: Glenn Baddeley
Cayt Harding (L) and Brett Wakeman (R) in Wilsons Cave (EB-4).
Photo: Brett Wakeman, early 1990's
A Wirraway Venturer commencing an awkward down-climb in Wilsons Cave (EB-4).
Photo: Stephen Yam (VL, Wirraway Venturers), 13 July 2002
Wirraway Venturers waiting to go through a squeeze in Wilsons Cave (EB-4).
Photo: Stephen Yam, 13 July 2002
A Wirraway Venturer emerging from the loop in the Cul De Sac in Wilsons Cave (EB-4).
Photo: Stephen Yam, 13 July 2002

Caving at Mount Eccles

Some eager Venturers exploring The Maze (H-71 main entrance / H-72 back entrance).
Photo: Glenn Baddeley, 13 Feb 2000
Erica Maggs surrounded by roots in Smoko Cave (H-49).
Photo: Brett Wakeman, 9 Apr 1994
Caving Team members, Venturers and Leaders about to enter cave number H-53 (this cave doesn't have a name).
Photo: Glenn Baddeley 1997
East Bentleigh Venturers flat out in the Southern Crawls section of North Pole Cave (H-51).
Photo: Glenn Baddeley, 16 Feb 2003
An investiture of East Bentleigh Venturers conducted by candle light in Tunnel Cave (H-9) on the Saturday night of a caving trip.
Photo: Glenn Baddeley, 16 Feb 2003

Caving at Byaduk

Byaduk is about 20km North of Mount Eccles.
The gaping entrance of Church Cave (H-15). The three people standing at the upper right give an idea of the scale.
Photo: Erica Maggs
Some fun with Turtle Cave (H-90). It is a shallow cave with two entrances. Just a short stretch!
Photo: Erica Maggs, 12 Feb 2000
An East Bentleigh Venturer negotiating the link between Harman One Cave (H-11) and Harman Two Cave (H-12).
Photo: Glenn Baddeley, 16 Feb 2003
Brett Wakeman emerges from one of the smaller entrances to The Theatre (H-33).
Photo: Glenn Baddeley, 16 Feb 2003

Caving at Bats Ridge

Journeying beyond the main chamber in Chimney Cave (BR-1).
Photos: Glenn Baddeley, 21 Mar 1999

Caving at Labertouche

Climbing out the down-stream entrance of Labertouche Cave (GP-7).
Photo: Erica Maggs, 29 April 2001


Designed by Glenn and Erica Baddeley.
Photographs by Brett Wakeman, Glenn Baddeley, Erica Baddeley and Stephen Yam. Contributions are welcome from anyone. was last updated 3rd March 2003.
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