Špilja Vrlovka


Useful Information

Location: In Kamanje, north west Karlovac. Take the road Ozalj-Metlika, turn off at Kamanje center. 5 min walk. At the river Kupa. 65km from Zagreb, 128km from Rijeka.
Open: after appointment
Fee: Smaller groups: per Person HRK 10. Larger groups: per Person HRK 5. [2003]
Classification: ExplainKarst cave
Light: electric
Dimension: L=380m.
Guided tours: L=350m, D=30min.
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Address: Špilja Vrlovka, Turistička zajednica opcine Žakanje (Tourist office Žakanje), 47282 Kamanje, Tel: +385-47-757-836.
Damir Manteljan (guide), 47282 Kamanje, Tel: +385-47-758-894, Cell: +385-98-90-86-326 or +385-98-611-562.
Mr Krunoslav Mlačak, Tel: +385-47-758-871, Cell +385-98-167-1410.
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History

1928 first explored by Vladimir Horvat.
1928 opened to the public.
1978 revovated, new rails and electric light installed.

Description

Špilja Vrlovka is a cave with a small cave river and numerous dripstone formations. A specialty are the yellow formations.

The cave was open for a very long time, excavations brought remains of animals and humans which took shelter in the cave. Famous are finds of the Lasinje Culture around 2500 BC.