Drach Caves

mallorca, spain

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Drach Caves

mallorca, spain

Famous for: Boating, Nature, Gardens and Parks, Lakes, Caves
The Drach Caves are a group of four caves located in the island of Majorca in Balearic Islands in Spain. These caves are the major tourist attraction in Balearic Islands, extended till 1200 meters and have depth of 25 meters. These caves presents many nature's wonders including underground lakes and magnificent stalactite formations. Take a boat trip in these caves and click some unbelievable pictures while exploring Drach Caves.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
access_time Timing:
10:00 - 15:30 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 1.5 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: € 16
info Tips: In high season, the visits at 10, 16 and 17 h are usually less crowded, especially at weekends. | You will get discounted price in online booking.

Drach Caves, also known as Cuevas del Drach are situated in the island of Mallorca, near the locality of Porto Cristo. These are four caves with depth of 25m and length of 4Km. All these caves are connected to each other . Name of these four caves are Black Cave, White Cave, Cave of Luis Salvador, and Cave of the French. There also is a lake called Martel Lake with depth between 4 to 12 meter and it is considered as one of the largest underground lakes in the world.

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Drach Caves are formed of Limestone and are major tourist attraction in Mallorca or Majorca Island with various stalacite formations as the highlight of the attraction. 

Highlights of Drach Caver or Cuevas del Drach

The Flag: the first thing you will see on entering.

Baths of Diana: Turquoise water like you've never seen

Roof details: They grow 1 cm. every 100 years

Small lake: Seeping water has shaped the cave

Snowcapped Mountain: An incredible formation

The Concert: The Lake Martel concert has been offered since 1935. It consists of pieces of classical music and lasts 10 minutes. The Light effects during the concert will remind you of a sunrise over the lake. The instruments used for the concert are a quartet consisting of cello, harpsichord and two violins.You can either take a boat or cross the bridge.

Boat trip: Not to be missed

Lake Martel: One of the largest underground lakes in the world

Timings

From November 1 to March 10: 10:45 h, 12:00 h, 14:00 h and 15:30 h. 

From March 11 to October 31: 10:00 h, 11:00 h, 12:00 h, 14:00 h, 15:00 h, 16:00 h and 17:00 h. 

Other nearby activities include

Beaches: Porto Cristo’s beach offers a pristine setup where you can just rent an umbrella for the day and relax! With water slides and restaurants around, it fits best for kids as well.

Glass Bottom Boat Cruise: Fun way to explore the sea , aquatic animals as well as corals through glass bottom of cruise boat.

Villages: Visit nearby villages and get a taste of real Mallorquín food and people

Diving: The coast of Porto Cristo is ideal for diving because of its clear waters, wildlife and caves.

Boating: There are many companies at the coast which offers different boat rental services and sailing trips. Boating and exploring go hand in hand at the east coast of Majorca.

Restaurants & Cafes: 
There aare restaurants surrounding the coat ,you can enjoy seafood as well as majorcan food here.

Perlas Majorica: Watch the production of organic man-made pearls at the factory

How to Reach

Transit lines that pass near Cuevas del Drach are

Bus: 412, 454

The 
closest stations to Cuevas del Drach are: Coves Drac is 288 meters away, 4 min walk; Ctra. Coves is 406 meters away, 6 min walk;

Contact

local_phone +34 971 820 753
3:28 AM Local Time

Location

s/n Carretera de les Coves Porto Cristo Illes Balears Illes Balears Spain 07680
City center: Nord de Palma District
Nearest airport: Palma de Mallorca Airport

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Frequently asked Question about Drach Caves

Should the tickets to Drach Caves be pre-booked or it can be booked on the same day of visit ?
Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office from 9 am daily for any visit on the same day. If you buy the tickets online in advance you get discounted price. Few hotels have tie -ups with tour agencies, If you are buying from the tour agencies offline, it is advisable to buy it a day before.
Is it safe to visit Drach Caves during rainy days?
Yes, it is safe to visit Drach Caves during rainy days.
Is it safe for kids or infants to visit the Drach Caves ?
It is safe but kids do tend to cry because of darkness.
Is swimming allowed in Lake Martel ?
No, swimming is not allowed in Lake Martel.
Can the Drach Caves be reached by Public Transportation ?
You can take bus or train. For example, from Palma you can take Bus from Estació Intermodal to Ctra. Coves. Or you can take train T3 from Estació Intermodal to Manacor. From there take a bus 412/454 from Placa de sa Mora to Ctra. Coves.
Where to book tours and excursions to the Drach Caves ?
Either from your hotel or offline tour agencies. Also there are online aggregators like Viator and others from where you can book these tours.
What bus line arrives at Drach Caves ?
Bus lines 412 and 441 passes through Drach Caves.
Is photography allowed inside the Drach caves ?
Photography is allowed inside the Drach caves but not during the boat tour.
Is it cold inside the Drach Caves ?
It is 21 degree celcius inside. It is not cold but it is definitely wet inside.
How difficult is the walk ? How many stairs are there ?
There are a lot of stairs but the walk is not difficult, although, it could be slippery. Take rest in between and move in your own pace.