Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle

From Koper

  • 5-6 hrs

Experience Europe`s Biggest Cave and the Fairytale Cave Castle

Overview

Join us on this small group shore excursion journey to the world`s famous Postojna Cave and fairytale Predjama Castle in a comfortable, clean, air conditioned up to date people`s carrier/van for up to 8 persons max.

Definitely one of the best options to experience Slovenia.

We will meet a the cruise terminal or another preferred accommodation and head directly to Postojna. A ride in a comfortable up to date clean and air conditioned van takes about 45 minutes. We accept only up to 8 persons for this excursion.

On the way trough a beautiful and picturesque Slovenian land your English speaking driver will introduce you our country in terms of history, politics, facts and other interesting things.  

As we come to Postojna your driver will escort you to the cave entrance, give you tickets (included in price) and you will join a group that will be guided in your preferred language by a local cave guide. The cave is so big you enter it with the small electric train (15 minutes ride).

After that you will be guided trough the cave and there you will get some interesting facts and the history of this Slovenia`s gem. This part of guided tour lasts for about 1 hour on more or less flat surface.

After you come back from the cave you will have enough time to buy some souvenirs, have a coffee or snack, use the toilet, etc before you meet again with your driver/escort and head to the best preserved fairytale cave Castle in the world with more than 800 years of history which is approx 15 minutes of drive away.

The castle was built by more than 100 meters high cliff and is considered as one of the most beautiful castles in the world. At the castle we will make a photostop for approx 45 min.

After that you will meet again with your driver and if the whole group agrees we can make a stop at a local traditional Slovenian restaurant with some authentic food and wine served with affordable prices. This way you will experience Slovenia as well trough the taste. After that youwill be driven  back to your ship or another preferred location on a smooth and relaxing ride. (40 minutes approx)

This is definitely one of the best ways to experience Slovenia

Warm welcome to Koper- Slovenia

Slovenia Daytrip Team

Inclusions

  • Hotel or cruise port pickup and drop-off
  • All transportation
  • Up to date comfortable air conditioned people`s carrier/van for up to 8 persons
  • English speaking driver/ escort
  • Ticket for the cave- Electric train ride
  • Basic Insurance
  • Complimentary bottle of water

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

Ticket for the castle (5 eur/person)

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE TEMPERATURE IN THE CAVES IS AROUND 10°C/50ºF ALL YEAR ROUND SO WEAR APPROPRIATE CLOTHES. (SPORT SHOES AND A JACKET)

Departure Point

  • Cruise passenger terminal in Koper
  • Hotel or any other preferred pickup location

Departure Time

Departure time is usually exactly 1 hour after the ship docks. Please wait for our confirmation email with all the important details within 24 hours after the booking.

Hotel/ private accommodation guests please wait for our confirmation email with all the important details within 24 hours after the booking as well.

Return Details

  • If not otherwise agreed the return location is the same as pickup location.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received within 24 hours after the booking is made with all the important details (departure time and location…)

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

We are doing our best to optimize our tours to the cruise line departure time so it is almost impossible to return back too late and miss the ship.

But still there are certain things we don`t have control over and this might happen as well.

So here we are explaining 3 possible reasons and solutions in case it happens.

  1. If we miss the ship because of our poor organization we will take you to your next port on our expense for free. We will make sure you will join your ship next morning before it comes to next port.
  2. If we miss the ship because the group or part of a group not respecting the optimized timings provided every time before any activity during the day than we will take to your next port as well but the expense will be on you. In this case you will still join your ship before it arrives to next port in the morning.
  3. If we miss the ship because of any scenario on which we or you do not have control over (heavy storm, some accident and the highway get closed for hours and we are stuck for hours, one of the passengers gets injured and had to go to the hospital….)

 In this case we will take you to your next port as well but only for the lowest possible price that will cover gas, tolls, car usage and driver. We will not take a penny extra above that.

4. Next port is most usually somewhere in Croatia (max 5 hours of drive) or Venice (2 hours of drive)

Have a question?

If it is urgent CALL US

If not then send us an email and we will be back within 24 hrs.

FROM: 103€

Expect our respond within 24 hrs max.

  •   Loved this tour so much the caves were incredible and so fascinating , it was so easy to keep up with the tour guide and the hike was not to... read more

    Summer H
    3/02/2020
  •   Peter took 8 senior ladies on a half day trip to Piran. It rained so he found other places to take us. We had a fun day.We drove through... read more

    snickerdoodle1
    12/30/2019
  •   These two attractions - the cave and the castle - are closer to the port than the capital city, and they are close to each other as well. Both... read more

    redskyron
    12/21/2019
  •   Beautiful mountainous location on the Adriatic. Both Koper and Piran have retained their Mediterranean walled cities that are well kept and filled with shops and restaurants with outdoor seating. Bustling... read more

    LindaG2064
    11/22/2019
  •   Mia met us at the cruise ship terminal in Koper and to our surprise we had a private tour to Ljubljana and Lake Bled. If I had to pick... read more

    depatton
    11/10/2019
  •   We decided to visit the Skocjan caves on a day trip while our cruise ship stopped in Koper. We had high expectations since we've visited Carlsbad Caverns (USA) multiple... read more

    Walters_Rage
    11/01/2019
  •   This private tour given by Mija (pronounced "Myrah") was wonderful. She was very pleasant, knowledgeable, and informative. The caves were spectacular. Although you enter with the train,... read more

    Richard R
    11/01/2019
  •   From my first email communication, I could tell Peter, owner of Slovenia Daytrip and Tours, was passionate about Slovenia and sincere about the great services he could offer. After a... read more

    itsasmallworld
    10/30/2019
  •   this tour was fantastic. We booked this tour specifically because it was a small group and allowed for both the cave and the castle. Pickup was in Koper right at... read more

    m1lane
    10/29/2019
  •   This was our first ever trip to this area of the world. We knew next to nothing. Peter was clear from the beginning - he is passionate about... read more

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