Obir Dripstone Caves
The Obir Dripstone Caves
Welcome to Carinthia's most intriguing natural wonder!
The fascination of the Obir Caves is created by the incomparable mix of nature and man, with the symbiosis of 200 million years of history and modern technology. The caves were discovered in 1870 when miners went on a search for lead and zinc. The living dripstones in the caves are a rarity in Europe. The caves are located at 1,078 metres above sea level and offer a panoramic view. The temperature in the caves is a constant 8 °C. The Obir Dripstone Caves can only be reached with cave buses that regularly take visitors to the entrance of the caves. Only a guided tour is possible. Children must be at least four years old to visit the caves.