Ride on a double-track railway through the underground tunnels of Postojna Cave and see colorful rock formations, as well as the 100 species that make the caves their home. One of the largest caves in the extensive karst plateau features 21 km (13 mi) of passages, galleries, and chambers illuminated by electric lighting. A historical train takes you to large halls adorned with chandelier-like stalactites and limestone "sculptures," such as "the brilliant," a shiny white limestone formation. Meet the olm, a salamander popularly called the dragon's offspring or the human fish. Archduke Ferdinand I was the first to officially visit the cave in 1819, but several writings on the cave walls date all the way back to the 13th century. Note that audioguides are available in a range of languages. You can plan Postojna trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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Tours to Postojna Cave
$102 BOOK WITH VIATOR Slovenia in One Day: Small-Group Day Trip to Lake Bled, Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle from Ljubljana
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
$92 BOOK WITH VIATOR Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle Tour from Ljubljana
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
$103 BOOK WITH VIATOR Bled Lake with Postojna Cave & Castle - small group - day trip from Ljubljana
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
$49 BOOK WITH VIATOR Postojna Cave and Castle Small-Group Day trip from Ljubljana
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
$87 BOOK WITH VIATOR Ljubljana with Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle - smal group - tour from Zagreb
Duration: 11 to 12 hours
$139 BOOK WITH VIATOR Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle with tickets - Small Group Shore Tour from Koper
Duration: 6 hours
$187 BOOK WITH VIATOR Enchanting Slovenia, Ljubljana and Postojna Caves Small-Group Tour from Zagreb
Duration: 11 hours
Postojna Cave reviews
We toured this beautiful cave as part of a tour with Holland America. I give the cave a rating of 5+. However, our cave tour guide lowered my rating. He walked very fast, leaving most of our group.... more
We toured this beautiful cave as part of a tour with Holland America. I give the cave a rating of 5+. However, our cave tour guide lowered my rating. He walked very fast, leaving most of our group.... more »
A wonderful experience! The train ride in the cave is very interesting, magnificent cave and everything nicely organized. The prices are okey. Highly recommend.
A wonderful experience! The train ride in the cave is very interesting, magnificent cave and everything nicely organized. The prices are okey. Highly recommend. more »
Truly remarkable place. I was very impressed about the whole experience, train ride, toured guide, amount of work put at that place to be proper tourist attraction and yet it remain true to its nature. I will definitely visit it again in future and maybe even explore it thoroughly next time (there is also a special tour for explorers).
Took our son here to ride the train through the cave just after Christmas. We ordered tickets online the day before and arrived a little bit late they changed our tickets to match the next tour with no issue. They have several different language options for the tour you just stand in line for the tour language option you want. You ride the train through the cave until you reach the stop and then you walk the rest of the way through. The tour guide will tell you all about the caves as you walk through. There is a gift shop at the end and a pretty snow globe with a model of the cave and train. I highly recommend this place for children and families.
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