Dobšinská Ice Cave


One of the most famous ice caves in the world and the largest ice cave in Slovakia. The ice filling has a volume of 110.132 m3 and occurs in the form of ground ice, waterfalls, ice stalagmites and columns.

Dobsinska Ice Cave has several magnificent parts – halls, corridosr and domes. Thanks to the icy air, which lies down deep, the cave is full of fantastic ice formations and glaciers that sometimes fill it up to the ceiling. The thickness of the ice filling in the Great Hall is as much as 26.5 metres!

The 1 km long ascent route to the cave's entrance is lined with educational boards and takes about 25 min. Duration of the visit is half an hour and 515 m. Air temperature drops to -3°C, make sure to wear good warm clothes. 

Regular ticket price for an adult is 7€. Permission to take pictures costs extra 10€. 

The cave is open May 15 - Sept 30 (except Mondays), every hour until 16:00. 

How to get there

Access by car is from Poprad through Vernár (direction Rožňava).

By bus:

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