Obir Dripstone Caves

Experience it yourself, one of the most fascinating natural wonders of Austria!

The caves were discovered in year 1870 by miners who were mined lead and zinc in this area. The caves are located at an altitude of 1078 m with wonderful panoramic views. This unique cave world with 200 million years old geological history, boasts with 800 metres long underground adventure park with living dripstons, that are a rarity in Europe, and explicit traces of miners, who had once worked here.During the guided tour you will pass several stations where multimedia light-, sound- and video installations highlight the spectacle of nature. The constant temperature in caves is + 8 ° C.

You can reach the Obir dripstone caves only with our cave bus, which drives regularly from the office on the main square to the catering facilities on the mountain. The entrance to the caves is possible only as a part of a guided tour.

Departure times from the ticket office on the main square in Bad Eisenkappel:

Validity Departure times
14. -30. April: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 14:00
14. – 30. April: Sunday and Holiday 11:00 14:00
May, June and September (daily) 11:00 14:00
July and August (daily) 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00*
1. – 14. October: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 14:00
1. – 14. October: Sunday and Holiday 11:00 14:00

*Afternoon visits may be arranged upon request or on rainy days. For more Information, please contact the Information Office.

Price list Obir Dripstone Caves 2016

Adults 24,00 €
Groups of 20 or more, seniors and students 20,00 €
Family ticket (2 adults and max. 3 children up to 15 years) 58,50 €
Children (4 to 15 years) 13,00 €
School groups of 20 or more 11,00 €

For the regular tour applies: free admission with valid Kärnten Card, Power Card, Wörthersee Card and National Park Card! Your Kärnten Card or Power Card can be charged at the Information centre and at the Ticket Office of Obir Dripstone Caves.

More informations:

The Obir Dripstone Caves office
Hauptplatz 7
9135 Bad Eisenkappel/Železna Kapla


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