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“Magnificent”
Review of Skocjan Caves

Skocjan Caves
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed June 30, 2013

I was going here without any expectations. But now I can tell - this is a magnificent place. The space of the caves is so big, that sometimes it is hard to imagine the volume of that wonder of the nature. Guide was also very good (If she was not lying, she is 50 years old. And looks like 30. The magic of the caves). Also, if you are without any physical disease, dont take the funicular. Climbing by stairs is not so diffult, and the views are amazing. Waterfalls, ect. Museums are more or less ok, but worth to visit because you see a little bit o Slovenian village.

Thank MC P
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

The caves themselves are absolutely breathtaking. We did the 90 minute tour. Our guide was entertaining and competent.

I was annoyed with a few of the other tourists who kept disobeying the very few rules (no photos, don't disturb the local wildlife by shining your own lights into the caves).

It really is a shame that you have to explore the caves together with relatively large groups of tourists. But as stated above, I guess people cannot be trusted with the house rules when going on their own.

All that being said, if you are in the vicinity, make the time for the small tour. You will not regret it.

1  Thank mkalfa
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Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

The cave is large. The best parts are the cave size and several impressive viewpoints (specifically the river, the bridge over the river and the exit) rather than stalagmites and stalactites. There is a fair amount of walking. That last rise from the exit is done on a free funicular. They do tours in English as well as other languages (Slovenian and Italian when I was there). There is a restaurant and souvenir shop as well as other walks and viewpoints.

Thank John F
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Having visited a number of cave systems I expected this to be more of the same, how ever this has the wow factor of a major river rushing through a majestically large underground canyon. The limestone formations although interesting are not the attraction, here it is the scale of the underground cavern with the impressive engineering required to provide a safe walkway through for visitors. The original trails blazed by the first explorers are still visible and provide an insight into the difficulties faced. At the end of the walk don't take the lift back to the car park the path .walk up provides more sights. My visit was in June and the cave was not cold, but humid, so extra clothing was not required. The guide we had spoke perfect English and answered all questions posed thoughtfully.

1  Thank Kiwiabroad60
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Great experience... a breathtaking cave. We hiked for more than 1.5 hours (within the cave)..accompanied by rapid waterfalls sound, very impressive!!! Physically challenged but well worth it !! Highly recommended.

Thank RETRIEVER_YOYO
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