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Skocjan Caves

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Address: Divaca 6215, Slovenia
09:30 - 15:00
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Sun 09:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 13:00
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This place was recommended to us by the local contacts as being more pristine than the more popular Jama caves. It was certainly worth the visit. I was travelling with two young... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended to us by the local contacts as being more pristine than the more popular Jama caves. It was certainly worth the visit. I was travelling with two young children who enjoyed it very much as well. There was a large group coming for the tour but fortunately the group split into two (Italian group - the... More 

1 Thank gds199
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We found out about this place by accident while looking into things to do for our trip to Pula, Croatia. It takes about 2 and a half hours from Pula, but was so worth it. It was like exploring another planet! We had 4 kids with us, our 1 and a half year old was a bit young though, he... More 

2 Thank louise k
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We visited as a group of 4 and loved it. It was so interesting and beautiful. It is very cold so make sure you wrap up warm.

Thank BradMaxwell
Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The best cave I have ever been. It has a huge wow factor after the first half, once you reach the river. Its been said here before that it looks like Moria and it's true. I still have to digest it all but it might be the highlight of our trip. Huge caverns with serious amount of awesomeness. You don't... More 

2 Thank DonCesar
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Picked this over the Postojna Cave, which I've read is much more touristy. No photos are allowed throughout the tour in the Skocjan caves, but that would probably enhance your experience in the caves, just admiring this unique natural phenomenon. Take the longer walk after you exit the cave at the end of the tour, great scenery along the way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

There is a classic and a new tour , we made the classic. It is 3 km, about 1,5-2 hours tour. There is a beautiful canyon underground, with a quick river. Medium fitness is needed, there are about 500 steps up and down.

1 Thank Mariann73
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived to Škocjan Caves at 9:15am. First thing we did was to go to the lookout point. The view of the valley/gorge was exceptional. The ticket office opened at 9:30am and the tour started at 10am. The tour guide was knowledgable and spoke fluent English. The caves are quite fascinating and the tour took exactly 2 hours from the departure... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the caves yesterday & we were completely blown away. I would suggest doing both tours but in reverse, so do the 'new' tour first, then the classic. We were very lucky as the water levels were high, but not high enough to flood the walkways on the new tour. The caves are, in my opinion, more spectacular but smaller... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We chose to go to this cave over the more touristic Postojna Caves but felt let down when we were told no photography was allowed indoors! We saw the images online that showed magnificently lit caverns....there was none of that. It was pleasant with a nice guide. It ended with us going to their restaurant where we encountered a very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Skocjan caves are maybe less popular than Postojina, but you can see unbelievable stuff inside.. that is a miracle of nature.. even if you are claustrophobic as I, you can go downstairs cause everything is so huge.. Of course you have restaurant there and gift shop where you can buy souvenirs but also a small crystals for 2€..

Thank Jelena V

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