State Nature Conservancy of the Slovak Republic Slovak Caves Administration
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Practical care for caves in Slovakia - Cave cleaning

Cleaning the dangerous waste from caves and abysses is very important task in keeping natural and sustainable state of karst environment.

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Practical care for caves in Slovakia - Closing the caves

Slovakia has at present more than 5,400 known caves out of which 185 most important has been closed. The Slovak Caves Administration closed 83 caves since 2002.

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Practical care for caves in Slovakia - Speleological guard servicea

The world of caves is sensitive to anthropogenic influence and easily vulnerable, which is connectes with a high demands on the speleological guard service that is playing a decisive role in protection of surface and underground karst systems.

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Underground boat trip in Domica Cave not available.

24.07.2018 Due to low yield of underground water the boat trip in Domica Cave is not available. The short tour is available.

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Cave visit with small children

Dear visitors, due to increased visitation of parents with very small children (circa up to 3 - 4 years of age), we would like to kindly ask you to have a rucksack baby carrier with you for visiting the more demanding caves in given time. This recommendation concerns all caves but the most concerned are the following ones: Demänovská Cave of Liberty, Belianska Cave, Dobšinská Ice Cave, Demänovská Ice Cave, Harmanecká Cave. We also ask you to consider visiting the cave with your crying child, which could disturb the other visitors. Thank you for understanding and we wish you a nice experience.

Cave tour guides for download

Dear visitors, cave tour guides are available for download


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