Adventurous Training – Caving

What is Caving?

Caving involves exploring underground cave systems. Sometimes this may require abseiling, scrambling, and climbing. Cave environments can range from small passages to large open chambers. At times there may be a requirement to negotiate a ‘squeeze’ to access parts of a cave. A ‘squeeze’ is an obstacle that is very small to pass through and may require some specialist techniques and a fair dose of courage.

Caving at Wee Jasper.


Caving is a rewarding activity because it helps to develop individual and group qualities such as:

  • Courage.
  • Communications.
  • Leadership.
  • Teamwork.

Some of the memorable experiences from caving include:

  • Seeing cave formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, columns, and flowstones.
  • Observing bats in their natural environment.
  • Negotiating challenging caves as part of a team.
  • Experiencing total quiet and blackness.


Whilst there are caves in many locations across Australia, the typical caving areas normally used by Group 314 include:

  • Wee Jasper, NSW.
  • Bungonia, NSW.
  • Buchan, VIC.


Caving can be undertaken all year round.

Only strong rainfall may interfere with some caving activities.


All equipment technical equipment is provided by Group 314, including:

  • Overalls.
  • Helmet.
  • Headlamp.
  • Caving pack.
  • Ropes and associated equipment for abseiling and climbing (if required).
Caving at Bungonia.

Why study with us

  • The practical application of skills and knowledge is important to us.
  • Our trainers and assessors have vast amounts of industry experience.
  • Prior learning is recognised to avoid unnecessary effort.
  • Courses are customised to suit individual and organisational needs.
  • We will help as much as we can.
  • There are no unexpected charges and payment plans are offered.

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