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Located in the southern part of “Velebit Nature Park”, among the most renowned Croatian speleological structures are the Cerovac Caves. This 3-tier complex (Lower Cave, Middle Cave and Upper Cave) features a total of 4 km of explored channels. The Upper Cave is 1200m long, the Middle Cave is a lot shorter, and the Lower Cave is 2400 long. These caves abound in archaeological traces from the distant past, and they are also among the largest discovery sites of the cave bear in Croatia. Cave jewellery, bronze axes from the Pleistocene, human bones and the like were found in the caves. They were discovered during the construction of the railway track from Gračac toward Cerovac, and named after this station. The Cerovac Caves have been protected by law as a geological nature monument since 1961. The temperature in the caves is between 5⁰C and 11⁰C, so warmer clothing is recommended.
Category: Activities, All for children,
Near Grab (at Gračac)
44.27526, 015.88826 (44°16’30.9″N, 015°53’17.7″E)
00385 (0)53 560 450, 00385 (0)99 8144 724
Visit to one cave: adults: 50 HRK (6.57 EUR), children: 30 HRK (4 EUR),
Visit both caves: adults: 80 HRK (10.52 EUR), children: 50 HRK (6.57 EUR)
You cannot take a picture – this is a very big disadvantage!
GPS coordinates: 44.27526, 015.88826 (44°16’30.9″N, 015°53’17.7″E)
Cerovac caves – Gračac (5km)
Cerovac caves – Knin (40km)
Cerovac caves – Zadar (70km)
Cerovac caves – Split (130km)
Cerovac caves – Rijeka (200km)
Cerovac caves – Zagreb (220km)
Cerovac caves – Dubrovnik (380km)
Cerovac caves are located 4km away from Gračac, on the road towards Knin. If you are coming through the highway, you need to get off at the exit for Sveti Rok (St. Roch). From St. Roch to Gračac there is 25km.
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do mjesta Cerovačke špilje, koje se nalazi 4km od Gračaca, na cesti prema Kninu. Ukoliko se dolazi auto cestom, potrebno je sići kod izlaza za Sveti Rok. Od Svetog Roka do Gračaca ima 25km. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema Cerovačkim špiljama koje se nalaze 4km od Gračaca, na cesti prema Kninu. Ukoliko se dolazi auto-cestom potrebno je sići kod izlaza za Sveti Rok. Od Svetog Roka do Gračaca ima 25km. Hvala!