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Яворжичские пещеры

Маршрут / Visiting Rules

OPENING HOURS

  • Cave tours are available based on the opening hours specified each year by the Cave Administration of the Czech Republic and published at www.caves.cz.
  • Special tours outside of the regular opening hours are possible if operational conditions allow it and may be booked after an agreement with the administration office of Javoříčské Caves; the group must have at least 10 paying visitors; there is 100% extra charge for each person.
  • If required for safety or other reasons, the caves may be closed either partially or completely.
  • Should the cave be closed for a longer time, notifications will be posted on the given facility, published at caves.cz, and disseminated in the relevant media.
  • Due to the high level of difficulty of the route, entry to the cave is not recommended to children under the age of 3 or to persons with physical handicaps.

ENTRY TO THE CAVE

  • Entry times for individual groups are defined by the operation dispatcher based on the number of visitors and the language to be used in the narration and explanation of operational conditions. More information regarding entry times is available at the cash desk.
  • The lowest number of visitors in a group is 2, and the highest is 40; the dispatcher shall decide how many people to include in each group.
  • Groups booked in advance in writing or by telephone shall have priority over other visitors; if a group fails to turn up at the cashier at least 15 minutes before the scheduled time, that group will lose its priority to enter the cave.
  • Entry fees are paid prior to entering the cave and the ticket is valid for one day only. Tickets are non-refundable.
  • Using cameras (including mobile phone cameras) in the cave is possible only with the correct permit, obtainable at the ticket office. Photographs or videos cannot be used for commercial purposes without the consent of the Cave Administration of the Czech Republic.
  • After purchasing tickets, visitors should gather at the given time in front of the cave entrance.
  • Entry to the caves is organised by the tour guide according to the instructions of the dispatcher.

CAVE TOURS

  • Each cave tour lasts approximately 60 minutes (short tours 40 minutes), and covers a distance of 790 m (short tours 360 m) and contains 214 stairs (short tours 236 stairs).
  • The temperature in the caves is always around 8°C; warm clothing is recommended.
  • Entry to the cave without a tour guide is strictly prohibited. During the tour, visitors are required to observe the instructions of the tour guide and requested not to disturb the narration.
  • Take extra caution throughout the entire route, especially on stairs and when in narrow or low-ceilinged spaces. Hold on to handrails and pay attention to notifications issued by the tour guide.
  • Visitors taking pictures or videos cannot leave the group, delay the tour, or restrict other visitors.
  • Should any extraordinary event occur (for example, a power blackout), visitors must remain in one location, keep calm, and observe the instructions of the tour guide.
  • Visitors must report any injury or illness (including cases of nausea) during the tour to the tour guide, who will ensure that the situation is handled properly.

IT IS PROHIBITED TO:

  • enter the cave without a tour guide
  • enter the cave when under the influence of alcohol or other psychoactive substances
  • enter as a child under 10 without adult accompaniment
  • enter areas outside the tour walkways or leave the guided group
  • smoke, eat, drink, or discard rubbish or otherwise contaminate caves
  • touch, break, or damage stalactites, sinter deposits, cave walls, or any other cave formations
  • remove any samples of stones or stalactites from the cave,
  • touch or handle electrical, safety, or technical equipment in the cave
  • disturb bats
  • bring large luggage, sporting equipment, hiking sticks, umbrellas, camera stands etc (including strollers) into the cave; these items may be stored at the facility upon request
  • bring dogs or other animals to the cave, no exceptions; cave administration does not provide animal care or animal watch services,
  • take pictures or videos without acquiring the necessary permit, which can be purchased at the ticket office, or to use camera stands or selfie sticks,
  • use photographs or videos for commercial purposes without the consent of the Cave Administration of the Czech Republic.

FINAL PROVISIONS

  • Should these rules be violated, the cave tour may be terminated prematurely and without
  • Should the Visitor’s Rules or nature preservation rules be seriously violated, criminal or civil prosecution will be initiated against the offender.
  • Wishes, suggestions, comments, or complaints may be submitted in writing by making a note in the comment book, which is available upon request at the entry ticket office.
  • Motorists, including bus drivers, may only park in designated parking spaces.