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Skocjan Caves

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Address: Divaca 6215, Slovenia
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Fantastic cave system

I hadn't expected much since I have been to several large cave systems in the US but this was fantastic! The only tour open to us was the classic tour. The other tour was... read more

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Seattle, WA
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466 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I hadn't expected much since I have been to several large cave systems in the US but this was fantastic! The only tour open to us was the classic tour. The other tour was canceled due to flooding in the second cave. There were many people on the tour but then it was broken into three smaller groups. One Slovenian,... More 

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Thank Marco W
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must see! Huge cave with big river system that flows right through it giving it an amazing scenery. Well organised guide that splits the groups by language, nicely paced for every age, and with frequent stops to tell the story. Walking paths are well marked and lit, secured by the handrail. Impressive breath taking bridge above the... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A marvel of geology and history with nature all around. Limestone formations and various weathered land features are nothing new to me as I've been to multiple such sites, but most of the ones I've been to are no longer as dynamic (as can be seen in the lowest level of the caves with River Reka actively eroding the bottom... More 

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Thank Carlo L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour through the underground canyon was truly breathtaking. I would sincerely recommend this to anyone, even to the unfit types such as myself! Be aware that taking pictures is officially prohibited, which is a pity.

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Thank PetLeb
Stockholm, Sweden
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hostel host in Bled told us to go to the Skocjan caves instead of the Postojan ones. She recommended the Postojan ones for families with small children as there is a train inside the cave. The Skocjan caves are less crowded and absolutely amazing. There is a couple of different guided tours and we waited more than an hour... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

we went on tours which follow river Reka nad the one that goes in the underground canyon. both lasted around 3, 3.5 hours and it was worth the visit. amazing karst phenomena, great tour leaders!

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Tel aviv
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were hesitating which of the caves to visit as we only had time for one, and chose the Skocjanske Cave due to its unique combination of both stalactites as well as the river below. The tour we took was around 1.5-2 hours and it involved a walk to the cave, than getting inside and going through few halls of... More 

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Thank Nis62
Litija, Slovenia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several interesting Karst phenomena in and around Škocjanske jame and the attitude towards visitors is much better than in more famous Postonjska jama. After visiting the underground part, do not forget to take a view from above, there is a small observing platform about 5 min walking distance from the information centre.

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Thank Nejo J
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were some good points and some bad points about our visit to Škocjan Caves. The tour itself was average. The caves, while not as busy as the Postojna Caves, are less impressive. It was quite disappointing to be told after we entered that the stretch that we'd just walked through was the most impressive part of the caves:(. What... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited both Postojna and Skojcan in August and enjoyed the latter way more as it's less busy and touristy. If you only have time for one cave in Slovenia, we recommend Skojcan. We arrived around 1:45PM on a Sunday (after visiting Postojna), and it was not too busy. We managed to buy tickets for the 2PM underground canyon tour... More 

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