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Discover the Dragon Caves in Mallorca: Visit the "Cuevas del Drach" in Porto Cristo

Half-day or full-day tour to the famous dragon caves "Cuevas del Drach". Entry fee included. Professionally organised tour with a qualified, English-speaking tour guide and audio guide in several languages. The dragon caves are a must see in Mallorca!

  • Tour / activity duration: depending on selection
  • Languages: German, English, Spanish, Italian, French, Russian
  • Transfer: yes, included in the price
« beautiful caves »
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Review by Miriam
Jan 23, 2017
« Great trip to the Cuevas del Drach »
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Review by Sarah
Jan 23, 2017
« Wonderful, many people, a bit pricey »
80 von
Review by Familia Vidal
Jan 23, 2017

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Price Qty
Half day tour to the Drach Caves in Mallorca
Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North - per adult (13+)
Price 40.-€
Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North - per child (3-12)
Price 20.-€
Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North- per child (0-2)
Price 0.-€
Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per adult (13+)
Price 44.-€
Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per child (3-12)
Price 22.-€
Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per child (0-2)
Price 0.-€
Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the East - per adult (13+)
Price 44.-€
Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the East - per child (3-12)
Price 22.-€
Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the East - per child (0-2)
Price 0.-€
Full day tour to the Drach Caves in Mallorca
Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per adult (13+)
Price 48.-€
Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per child (3-12)
Price 24.-€
Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per child (0-2)
Price 0.-€
Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North - per adult (13+)
Price 43.-€
Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North - per child (3-12)
Price 22.-€
Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North - per child (0-2)
Price 0.-€

Overview / General Information

Tour to the dragon caves "Cuevas del Drach" in East Mallorca

Experience the imposing cave world of Mallorca with its fascinating stalactites and stalagmites

Cuevas del Drach - Mallorca's unique subterranean world. They are dark and cool and still one of the most popular attractions in Mallorca! The limestone caves on the east coast of Mallorca are loved by everyone. The Dragon Caves offer visitors a unique miracle of nature. The colours and formations inside the cave are stunning and take you into a subterranean, surreal-looking world full of lakes and stalactites.

Overview

  • On different days with different pick-up regions
  • Months: beginning of February - end of November
  • Languages: German, English, Spanish, Italian, French, Russian
  • Pick-up included in the price from: Mallorca North, Mallorca South, Mallorca East, Mallorca Southwest

Included

  • Transfer, professional guide, audio guide, entry fees, air-conditioned bus, boat ride

Option 1: Half-day Cuevas del Drach Tour with pick-up from South, East and North

You'll be picked up from your accommodation in Mallorca, located in the south or east of the island, or at a collection point near your accommodation, and taken to the Dragon Caves "Cuevas del Drach". The pick-up takes place between 8 and 9 in the morning. During the journey, a tour guide explains the story of the caves and its origins. Once you arrive at the Drach caves, you will be guided through the cave in smaller groups. The tour will end at around 1.30pm. 

Please note! The half-day trip with pick up from the North is not possible due to the long journey. If your accommodation is located in the North of Mallorca, please choose option 2, the full-day trip.


Transfer (pick-up and drop-off) from the South & cruise ship port pier / Estación maritima Nº2:

Camp de Mar, Paguera, Santa Ponsa, Cala Vinyes, Magalluf, Palmanova, Portals Nous, Illetas, Cala Mayor, Son Armadans, Palma, El Arenal, Can Pastilla and Playa de Palma

  • February and March: Mondays and Fridays
  • April: Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
  • May to September: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • October to November: Tuesdays and Friday

Note: from the south, the half-day tour to the Dragon Cave from May to September is also offered as an afternoon excursion (14:00 - 19:00): on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.


 

Transfer (there and back) from the Southeast:

Cala Figuera, Cala Mondrago, Cala Barca, Cala Romani, Cala d'Or, Cala Ferrera, Cala Egos, Porto Petro

  • April: Tuesday 
  • May to October: Tuesday and Friday

Transfer (there and back) from the Centraleast:

Calas de Mallorca, Porto Petro, Cala Murada, Cala Domingos

  • April: Tuesday 
  • May to October: Tuesday

Transfer (return) from the north-east:

Font de sa Cala - Cala Mesquida - IIlot - Cala Millor - Cala Bona - Porto Cristo - Sa Coma - Cala Ratjada - Canyamel - Costa de los Pinos

  • May to October: Thursday 

Transfer (there and back) from the North:

Cant Picafort, Playa de Muro, Port Alcudia, Port Pollensa, Cala San Vincente

  • May to October: Thursday and Sunday

Overview

  • Duration: ~ 4.5 hours
  • Times: 08:45 AM - 2:00 PM

Included

  • Boat trip on the lake inside the caves
  • Transfer, professional guide, audio guide, insurance, entry fees, air-conditioned bus
  • Visit to the famous pearl factory in Manacor

Option 2: Full-day Cuevas del Drach Tour with a pick-up from the South and North

You will be picked up from your accommodation in Mallorca, located in the South or North of the island, or at a collection point near your accommodation and taken to the Dragon Cave "Cuevas del Drach". Pick-up will be between 8 and 9am. During the journey, a tour guide explains the story of the cave and its origins. Once you arrive at the cave, you will be guided through the cave in smaller groups. Additionally, you will enjoy a great boat trip on the inner sea of the caves. The tour ends at around 5.30pm. 

Please note! The full-day trip with a pick up from the East does not take place due to the short journey, as the caves are located in the East. If your accommodation is located in the East of Mallorca, please choose option 1, the half-day trip.

Transfer (pick-up and drop-off) from the South & cruise ship port pier / Estación maritima Nº2:
Camp de Mar, Paguera, Santa Ponsa, Cala Viñas, Magalluf, Palmanova, Portals Nous, Illetas, Cala Mayor, Son Armadans, Palma, El Arenal, Can Pastilla and Playa de Palma

  • February and March: Sundays
  • April till September: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
  • October & November: Thursdays and Sundays

Transfer (pick-up and drop-off) from the North:

Port d'Pollensa, Port d'Alcudia, Playa de Muro, Can Picafort and Cala San Vicente

  • April till October: Wednesdays

Overview

  • Duration: ~ 8 hours
  • Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Included

  • Boat trip on the lake inside the caves
  • Transfer, professional guide, audio guide, travel insurance, entry fees, air-conditioned bus
  • Visit to the famous pearl factory in Manacor

Prices

Half day tour to the Drach Caves in Mallorca

  • Price Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North - per adult (13+): 40.-€
  • Price Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North - per child (3-12): 20.-€
  • Price Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North- per child (0-2): 0.-€
  • Price Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per adult (13+): 44.-€
  • Price Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per child (3-12): 22.-€
  • Price Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per child (0-2): 0.-€
  • Price Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the East - per adult (13+): 44.-€
  • Price Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the East - per child (3-12): 22.-€
  • Price Half-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the East - per child (0-2): 0.-€

Full day tour to the Drach Caves in Mallorca

  • Price Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per adult (13+): 48.-€
  • Price Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per child (3-12): 24.-€
  • Price Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the South - per child (0-2): 0.-€
  • Price Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North - per adult (13+): 43.-€
  • Price Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North - per child (3-12): 22.-€
  • Price Full-day Dragon Caves Tour - pick-up from the North - per child (0-2): 0.-€
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Important information

Please bring along:

Snacks, backpack, camera, small travel pharmacy (just in case), drinks

Detailed description

The history of Mallorca´s famous Dragon Caves

  • The Cuevas del Drach were already known about in 1338, which is in the Middle Ages. The former governor of the island and at the same time mayor of Manacor immortalised himself with an inscription there
  • In 1632, the term "Drach" was first mentioned in a book by Dameto in his work "Historia del Reino de Mallorca", in English: "History of the Kingdom of Mallorca"
  • Geographically, the caves could be found first on a map of Mallorca made by Cardinal Despuig in 1784
  • In 1880, the caves were examined by the researcher and cartographer M.F. Will and sixteen years later, Edouard Martel explored the caves again, discovering further caves and also the subterranean lake, which have beared his name since then
  • Between 1922-1935, the caves were prepared for visitors and constantly renewed
  • The concert and the light show were introduced in 1935, designed by the Catalan engineer C. Buigas, which imitate a sunrise over the lake

The visit to the Drach caves: At the beginning of the approximately one-hour tour, when entering the caves, you can see the "flag", a special rock formation, whose curved pattern gives the impression of a flag blowing in the breeze. On the sightseeing tour through the caves, you will pass the "Baths of Diana", which look more like something you'd expect to see on a Caribbean beach than in a Mediterranean cave world Then it's off to the "Little Lake" with the "Monte Nevado" which means snow-capped mountain, a formation which looks a lot like a snow-covered mountain.

The ceilings of the caves are dotted with long stalactites, which are dripping stones that grow about one centimetre every 100 years. The absolute highlight of the visit is, however, hidden in the depths of the caves: a boat trip across Lake Martel, the largest underground lake in Europe. To round off the surreal experience, the boats are accompanied by a 10-minute live classical concert, enabling the visitors to enjoy the fascination of the underground world with the musical harmony of a cello, a pianoforte and two violins. But that´s not all! Special light effects imitate a beautiful sunrise over the lake.

The Drach Cave Tour ends with an unforgettable concert and light show. For those who are afraid of water, there is also the possibility to cross the lake over a bridge and enjoy the music as well as the lights from there. The unique combination of nature, music as well as visual effects make a visit to the Cuevas del Drach an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

Conditions

Valid on the reserved day or for 12 months after date of purchase if no date has been selected. You will receive the tour operator's details with the purchased ticket. Attention: reservation is required! The reservation can be made through sunbonoo as part of the booking process or later by contacting the tour operator directly via phone or email.

Customer Reviews - Tour to the dragon caves "Cuevas del Drach" in East Mallorca

Review by Claudia
Overall rating
60 von 100 basierend auf

« 3 stars »

the caves are beautiful but too crowded. The visit to the pearls could be avoided, its just wasting of time. A commercial excursion. (Posted on Sep 30, 2018)
Review by Lia
Overall rating
60 von 100 basierend auf

« Gorgeous but crowded »

It was overall a nice experience, specially the litte concert and the boat trip. The caves were also gorgeous, but too crowded so that you couldnt enjoy the experience a 100%. (Posted on Nov 18, 2017)
Review by Miriam
Overall rating
100 von 100 basierend auf

« beautiful caves »

It was a nice experience. The day of the visit, to rain, but even so we enjoyed the show and the visit by boat.
(Posted on Jan 23, 2017) Show review in original language

« Bonitas cuevas »

Ha sido una bonita experiencia. El dia de la visita, hacia lluvia, pero aun asi hemos disfrutado mucho del espectaculo y la visita en barco.
(Posted on Jan 23, 2017) Show translated review
Review by Sarah
Overall rating
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« Great trip to the Cuevas del Drach »

Very nice trip and a must of every Mallorca holidays. Great trip and a great contrast to the caves that we know from Germany. Especially the small boat ride and the classical concert we loved it!
(Posted on Jan 23, 2017) Show review in original language

« Toller Ausflug zu den Cuevas del Drach »

Sehr schöner Ausflug und ein Muss eines jeden Mallorcaurlaubs. Toller Ausflug und ein großer Unterschied zu den Tropfsteinhöhlen die man aus Deutschland kennt. Vor allem die kleine Bootsfahrt und das klassische Konzert hat uns super gefallen!
(Posted on Jan 23, 2017) Show translated review
Review by Familia Vidal
Overall rating
80 von 100 basierend auf

« Wonderful, many people, a bit pricey »

Valuing the caves, very interesting and mostly enjoyable visit. There were many people, clearly well as all the attractions on the island, the caves were also very busy. The best, the boat ride! We want to come again out of season
(Posted on Jan 23, 2017) Show review in original language

« Maravilloso, mucha gente, un poco caro »

Valorando las cuevas, muy interesante y sobre todo agradable visita.

Habia mucha gente, claramente asi como todas las atracciones en la isla, las cuevas tambien estaban muy concurridas.

Lo mejor, el paseo en barco!

Queremos volver otra vez fuera de la temporada
(Posted on Jan 23, 2017) Show translated review
Review by jjoern
Overall rating
80 von 100 basierend auf

« Excellent! »

good organization and implementation. Very nice caves. A beautiful "Mallorca experience" :-)
(Posted on Jul 2, 2013) Show review in original language

« Super! »

gute Organisation & Durchführung. Sehr schön die Höhlen. Ein schönes "Mallorca-Erlebnis" :-)
(Posted on Jul 2, 2013) Show translated review

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