Keszthely Mountains, Balaton Uplands National Park.
Near Balatonederics village and Lake Balaton. 40 minutes walk from the base.
|Open:||All year daily 8-. Max. 8 tours a day. |
Base tour: Adults HUF 5,000, Children (10-18 yrs): 3,500 HUF.
Groups (26+): Adults HUF 4,000, Children HUF 2,500.
Extreme tour: Adults HUF 8,000.
|Classification:||Karst cave Upper Triassic Ederics Limestone Formation|
|Light:||caving overall and helmet with headlamp provided|
|Dimension:||L=5,200m, VR=121m, A=393m asl, T=9.5°C|
Base tour: L=400m, D=120min.
Extreme tour: L=900m, D=210min.
K. Székely (ed.) (2003):
Magyarország fokozottan védett barlangjai,
Mezogazda Kiadó, Budapest, p. 375
|Address:||Csodabogyós-barlang, John Szilárd, Bakosdomb u. 2, H-8312 Balatonederics, Tel: +36-20-454-7034, Fax: +36-87-555-261. E-mail:|
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Csodabogyós-barlang (The Cave With Miraculous Berries) was discovered rather recently. It is the biggest karst cave of Pannonia. It is located in the strictly protected area of Balatoni Nemzeti Park Igazgatósága (Balaton Uplands National Park) and not developed for the public.
Cave visits are possible for adventurous visitors, two different spelunking tours are offered. Equipment like cave overall, helmet and headlamp are provided. The tours require some physical fitness, as they include 40 minutes walk to the cave, a lengthy cave trip, and the walk back. It is necessary to prebook, talk to John Szilárd for the details. He speaks English, German and Hungarian.