2018-06-05 Dear Visitors, In cooperation with colleagues from NP Plitvice Lakes for June we have prepared a special offer for you: from 1st of June until 30th of June after visiting the Plitvice Lakes National Park, visit the Grabovača Cave Park, show your ticket from NP Plitvice Lakes and get a 20% discount on the ticket at Cave Park Grabovača. Continue Reading
04/13/2018 To all visitors of the Cave Park Grabovača important notification. The park will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, 17th and 18th April, due to the construction of the aqueduct. Park opens again on Thursday, April 19th.
04/03/2018 As announced, the Public Institution Cave Park Grabovača opened its doors for visitors this Monday, and the number of visitors exceeded every expectation. Due to the day of an open door, there was a big interest for Cave Samograd and over the 200 people enjoyed in its beauties 200. There were around 500 people in the Park who enjoyed Continue Reading
09/06/2017 On, 07.09.2017. (Thursday) Cave park is closed because of works on maintenance of the infrastructure in the cave Samograd.
From August 2018. for all visitors, free wifi internet is avaiable in the park (around souvenire shop).
From 01.09.2017. till 31.10.2017. Cave park Grabovača is open for visitors every day form 09:00-17:00 hours (Monday-Sunday).
2016 – 01 -27 As a part of the Erasmus+ program, the Agency for Mobility and European union programs Zagreb approved to the public institution the third volunteer project „Discover Croatia: Think Green, Act For Future!“. The Contract of Allocating Financial Support for Project was signed 18th January 2016. The project was registered in partnership with two associations from Continue Reading
2016-02-29 Dear guests, on Tuesday 1st of March 2016, the Cave park Grabovača is opening for visitors. Working hours of Souvenir shop in March 2016 - working days: from 7am to 3pm. Departures to cave Samograd: 1. departure at 9am 2. departure at 10:30am 3. departure at 12:00am 4. departure at 13:30pm We are closed on weekends in March. Continue Reading
2015-12-08 Public institution „Cave park Grabovača“ is preparing new flyers for 2016 under the name „Story of caves…“ In fact, it is about six flyers in various themes: „Story of caves…about myths and legends“, „Story of caves…about karst 1 and 2“, „Story of caves…about flora“, „Story of caves…about fauna“ and „Story of caves…about history“. The aim of creating these flyers Continue Reading
2015-12-08 On the 9th January 2015, the Public institution „Cave park Grabovača“ signed The Contract about Awarding a Financial Support (as a part of the Erasmus+ program: Program of the Union for education, qualification, youth and sport) for the first volunteer project Karst 4U: Discover Undiscovered with the Agency for Mobility and EU programs in Zagreb. General aim of the Continue Reading
2015-12-02 On the first day of December, the cave Samograd is officially closed for visiting until spring bats awakening, more precisely April 1, 2016. Visiting the cave Samograd and the park is possible at working days from 7am till 3pm (Mon-Fri) with prior announcement.
2015-10-16 As part of the Karst4U: Explore Croatia’s Nature, our volunteers and associates visited the adventure centre Rizvan City. Out of the numerous activities that Rizvan City offers, the volunteers enjoyed the adrenaline park, climbing wall, zip line and giant swing. Besides the field trip, volunteers worked and participated in many activities as part of the project; arranging Continue Reading
2015-09-26 Thanks to the signed agreement of cooperation with the Zagreb Faculty of Science – Geography department, Cave Park Grabovača was the host of geography teachers and professors that conduct field classes. In the organization of Zagreb Faculty of Science – Geography department, Croatian Geography and Geomorphology Association, Agency of Education and PI Cave Park Grabovača, an expert conference and Continue Reading
THE CONDUCTION OF INTEGRA LIKA 2020 PROJECT BEGAN BY SIGNING AN AGREEMENT OF COOPERATION AND MUTUAL COLLABORATION
09/18/2015 The conference Integral economy development of LAG LIKA was held yesterday in the National Park Plitvička Jezera, organized by LAG LIKA. The conference was held under the high sponsorship of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Ms. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović and was opened by the President’s emissary, Lika-Senj County prefect, Mr. Milan Kolić. In his speech, the Continue Reading
2015-09-16 The last one has just finished, but Cave Park Grabovača started conducting another volunteer project which is a continuation of the first one, but with fewer volunteers. In fact, with the arrival of our two volunteers on 14th of September, 2015, the conduction of “Karst4U: Explore Croatia’s Nature” project began in the Cave Park. The activities that will Continue Reading
08/27/2015 After the successful completion of the Karst4U: Discover Undiscovered project, Cave Park Grabovača continues with conduction of its projects financed by the EU, and has started a new Karst4U: Explore Croatia’s Nature project within which two volunteers from France will be involved. The overall objective of the project is to enable young people from different life environments (ethnic, cultural, Continue Reading
08/14/2015 Natural beauty of underground cave formations is admired by foreign tourists. The sculptures of water and sand inside the rocks below the earth's surface takes their breath away . The beauty of the underworld in our Cave park Grabovača is for now enjoyed mostly by foreign tourists who come on one-day trips. Cave park Grabovača was host to a camera Continue Reading
07/31/2015 Our volunteers from France reached the end of their path and work in Cave Park Grabovača on the project Karst4U: Discover undiscovered, funded by the Agency for Mobility and EU programs . Today , 31st of July, 2015 , they are going to Zagreb where they will continue to travel to their cities full of impressions . Judging by what Continue Reading
Within the project Karst4U Discover Undiscovered in Cave Park Grabovača, the Summer School has come to an end in which participants, children aged 6 to 15 years, learned how to make useful objects from recycled materials. They made ornaments out of old tires, learnt how to felt wool under the leadership of Josipa Milković from the association "Gargaše". They made big Continue Reading
Within the project Karst4U Discover Undiscovered our volunteers and staff visited the Northern Velebit National Park and Bears Refuge Kuterevo. First they visited beautiful Zavižan, on an unforgettable journey with Velebit Tours, during hot days, they were met by a resurgence of 23 degrees celsius and a beautiful view of the sea from the top of Velika Kosa (1622m) in the mountain lodge Continue Reading
07/15/2015 The European project Wildlife Watch - building capacities for sustainable use and monitoring of wildlife is being imlemented, with the guidance of the Association BIOM, voluntary non-governmental organization working in nature protection, its promotion and popularization, by the Public Institutions Cave Park Grabovača, Northern Velebit National Park, Paklenica National Park, Velebit Nature Park and association Lička ekološka akcija (LEA) from Gospić. Continue Reading
07/06/2015 Operating temperature in the Cave Park Grabovača has reach its maximum. The beginning of July has been marked with increased influx of visitors as well as volunteers from the whole Europe. Scouts from Belgium are currently assisting employees in the park with cleaning the coast of the river Lika. Volunteers from France came to the park as part of Continue Reading
06/17/2015 After the project Discover Croatia – Explore Route from 2013, when the Touristar team, along with Ashley Colburn visited and filmed scenes from the Cave Park Grabovača, we received the news that they chose the canyon of the river Lika, lookout Ploče and cave Samograd as one of their 11 favourite destination on the way from north to south of Croatia. Continue Reading
06/11/2015 Last year the Cave Park Grabovača in cooperation with the Association of Biology Students "BIUS", Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, has organized a research-educational camp “Grabovača 2014”. As part of the whole project, it was attended by 126 people, including 88 members of “BIUS”, 21 associates and 15 foreign students. The main objective of the camp was the Continue Reading
Strengthened cooperation of Speleological Associations and the State Institute for Nature Protection on the establishment of the Cadastre of caves for the Republic of Croatia
06/02/2015 On Saturday, 30th of May, 2015, in the halls of the Municipality of Perušić, a meeting between the representatives of speleological associations and the State Institute for Nature Protection (DZZP) was held, with Cave Park Grabovača as the host. The topic was formalizing the cooperation on the development of the Cadastre of caves for the Republic of Croatia. The Continue Reading
THE BEST CREATIVE WORKS OF STUDENTS OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PERUŠIĆ WERE CHOSEN FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF BIODIVERSITY
05/21/2015 By conducting educational and environmental actions Think Green – Act For Future the Cave Park Grabovača held an internal competition for pupils of elementary school Perušić for best children's creative work on the topic “Every piece of nature has its story”. On the occasion of the international day of biodiversity we present the works of all participants of the competition. The Continue Reading
PRESENTATION OF GRABOVAČA FOR SECTION OF RURAL GEOGRAPHY OF POLISH GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY AND REGIONAL AUTHORITIES REPRESENTATIVES OF POLAND
05/15/2015 Representatives of LAG Lika, Cave park Grabovača and Lika-Senj County hosted a delegation from Poland who were away on official visit to the Geographical department of Faculty of Science, in the Cultural Information Centre in Gospić, within field trips to the Republic of Croatia. Representatives of sections of rural geography Geographical Society and Regional Authorities of Poland, led by prof.dr. Dane Pejnović, they Continue Reading
05/14/2015 In the middle of the January “Alpe, Dunav, Jadran” crew visited Cave park Grabovača and after broadcasting on HTV channel, for all of you who missed the show, we bring you the clip related to Cave park Grabovača.
With a smile on their faces and with a desire to immediately return to Perušić, and it will happen on July 3rd 2015, today Agnieszka Piatczak, employee of NGO Itinéraire International from Strasbourg, France, and Sinani Ali, volunteer which will be part of the project Karst4U: Discover undiscovered and she will be staying with another 9 volunteers in Perušić from 03 to Continue Reading
The Day of the Planet Earth this year celebrates its 45th birthday. It all started back in 1970, when scientists at the University of Stanford in California organized actions for the protection of the environment in which 10 000 schools and 2,000 scientists across the United States participated. From then until now, every year millions of people raise their voice because Continue Reading
2015-04-20 The beginning of 2015 in Cave Park Grabovača will surely be marked with Erasmus+ programs, respectively EU projects. The implementation of the Karst4U: Discover undiscovered project began at the beginning of May, thanks to which, during July, 10 volunteers from France will be staying in Perušić and will be helping the employees of the Cave Park in various project Continue Reading
2015-04-20 PI Cave Park Grabovača's internal competition for the pupils of Elementary school Perušić is currently in progress - within the educational-ecological activity Think Green - Act For Future. The competition for children's best creative work was announced, in two categories: artwork and recycled materials work. The competition is open until the 18th of May, 2015, and the winner announcement will Continue Reading
WWF organized the 3rd international conference Dinaric Arc Parks Association in the National Park Brijuni in Croatia, from 7th till 9th of October, 2014. The three-day event was focused on sustainable tourism in protected areas, with the newly appointed president of the Europarc Federation, Ignace Schops as the main speaker. Also, the directors of 60 parks from eight countries of Continue Reading
22.01.2014. 20:02:15 KARST BEAUTY – RIVER LIKA HOST OF YACHTING REGATTA ONCE AGAIN Cave Park Grabovača – co-organizer of the competition After a three year break, the date for “II Lika regatta 2014 – Perušić” was agreed today for the yachting class Optimist. The organizer of the yachting regatta, this year also, is Yachting club “Senj”, and the co-organizer Continue Reading
06.11.2014. 20:35:07 Public institution Cave Park Grabovača, on the 16th of September, 2014, started the conduction of the project “Wildlife watch: increasing the capacities for sustainable use and monitoring of wildlife”. The project is conducted together with the Public Institution (PI) National Park North Velebit, PI National Park Paklenica, PI Nature Park Velebit and association Lička ekološka akcija (LEA – Continue Reading
PI CAVE PARK GRABOVAČA AND HOTEL ZAGREB FROM KARLOBAG ORGANIZED A THREE DAY FIELD TRIP FOR FOREIGN TOUR AGENCIES REPRESENTATIVES The good collaboration of Hotel “Zagreb” and PI Cave Park Grabovača continues this tourist season also. In fact, right during the summer months is when the Hotel Zagreb, Karlobag management suggests its guests to visit the Cave Park Grabovača Continue Reading
On the web page www.najboljeuhrvatskog.info which is visited by over 60 000 people monthly, the project of citizens’ opinion of what’s best in their county, referring to natural and cultural heritage, hotels, accommodation capacities and all else tourism based, is finished.
28.10.2014. 15:39:27 Students of the Faculty of tourism and hospitality management from Opatija visited Cave Park Grabovača. It was a field education for students – a continuation of the activities out of the signed Agreement of cooperation between these two institutions. To remind, PI Cave Park Grabovača’s director, Katarina Milković, signed an Agreement of cooperation with the Faculty of Continue Reading
It's time for the second RIVERFEST in Perušić! PERFORMERS: ➲ Bezdan (Split) ➲ M.O.R.T. (Sinj) ➲ Riffovski (Split) ➲ The Evolution (Bihać, BIH) ➲ Dreyfuss & G woo (Plitvička jezera) & GUESTS ➲ klapa STINE ➲ REZOLUCIJA (Zagreb) TIME of the event: ➲ 9th of August, 2014 ➲ 6pm – 6am ➲ Perušić, river Lika ➲ FREE ENTRANCE. SPONSORS: Cave Continue Reading
19.05.2014. 14:57:40 During last week, in the area of Cave Park Grabovača, 85 of biology students, members of BIUS (Biology students association) were situated within the research-educational project “Grabovača 2014”. The main task of the project is to list all the species of the wider area of CP Grabovača. The collected data will give a good insight of the biodiversity Continue Reading
This year, PI Cave Park Grabovača, in collaboration with the members of the Biology students association BIUS (Biology department, Faculty of science Zagreb) organized a summer school RESEARCH SUMMER 2014. 15 children applied, with the school lasting for 5 days, Monday to Friday. The emphasis of the school is active lifestyle during school holidays and learning about the nature that Continue Reading
In the occasion of the 125th cave Samograd’s visitor opening the Croatian diva with a worldly voice will give you an unforgettable and unique concert in the cave itself! Join us and enjoy an unusual harmony of nature and sound. Parts of the ticket revenues are intended for the cave’s continued maintenance.
25.09.2014. 11:05:08 Within the project „CLEAN UP – let's clean river Lika's bank in one day“, which is financed by Kajo Dadić Foundation from Split within Decentralized financing model of the National foundation for civil society development, the first activities were done. In cooperation with employees of Croatian Forests Perušić we began the process of cleaning the right bank of Continue Reading
On the 5th of June, 2014, at the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management in Ika, an Agreement of collaboration between the Public Institution for management of geomorphologic monuments of nature Cave Park Grabovača and the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management was signed. The signed parties of the Agreement will promote collaboration in the areas of common interest, through Continue Reading
PUBLIC INSTITUTION CAVE PARK GRABOVAČA CONTRIBUTED THE “CAREER DAY” OF THE GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT OF THE FACULTY OF SCIENCE IN ZAGREB
On Friday, 26th of September, 2014, the first Career day of the Geography department of the Faculty of science in Zagreb was held, aiming at meeting business partners and wider public with the contents of the four courses of the Graduate geography study program and the competencies that the students acquire in it, and all because of the growing recognisability Continue Reading
05.10.2014. 14:06:17 THE PRIDE OF CAVE PARK GRABOVAČA = PEOPLE! Young married couple, Nikolina and Tomislav Hećimović, moved back from Germany and proved that knowledge, determination and hard work bring results. It’s only their second year of ecological strawberry cultivation and jam, marmalade and other sweet delights production that the Lika karst has to offer (forest fruits), but this Continue Reading
13.02.2014. 07:18:38 On the initiative of PI Cave Park Grabovača, a meeting of the representatives of the Institution with the stakeholders in the area of the Cave Park, respectively the representatives of Croatian Forests Perušić, Hunting Association “Klisa”, Hiking Association “Željezničar” – subsidiary Perušić, Croatian Folklore Association Perušić, Utility company Perušić, Ltd., Volunteer Fire Department Perušić and ecology group of Continue Reading
9.10.2014. 08:05:20 Cave Park Grabovača had the honour to host the grandson of the most famous world explorer and underwater documentarian Jean Jacques Cousteau, Philippe Cousteau on Independence Day. Continuing the work of his grandfather and father, Philippe Cousteau filmed Cave Park Grabovača and cave Samograd for the “Awesome planet” series. The Croatian episode of the “Awesome planet” series, focusing Continue Reading
4.10.2014. 13:44:57 Every year, on the 4th of October, International animal protection day is marked. There are numerous endangered animal species on the Cave Park's area, and that is one of the reasons for park borders expansion and protection – care of protected animal species. With conducted ornithological researches (BIOM association, Zagreb) 60 bird species, out of which 55 are Continue Reading
10.02.2014. 14:44:17 Last week, in the period from 6th till 8th of February, the 21st Exhibition of food, beverages and catering equipment HISTRIA 2014 was held in Pula. Public Institution Cave Park Grabovača displayed its promotional materials on a mutual booth with the County Chamber of Otočac. The business character of the exhibition was carried out through the Business club Continue Reading
29.03.2014. 14:10:32 Public Institution Cave Park Grabovača, side by side with National Park Brijuni and Nature Parks Lastovo, Medvednica and Papuk, and in cooperation with National Library Perušić and World Wildlife Foundation, joined this year’s Earth Hour Day action. Lectures about forest ecosystems (Mladen Stapar, dipl.ing.sum.) and the harms of climate change in the example of Cave Park Grabovača (Nada Continue Reading
23.04.2014. 14:25:17 The unmatched Croatian musical diva, Radojka Šverko, proved once more that she holds the first place on the Croatian music scene with her concert in cave Samograd in Cave Park Grabovača – those are the impressions of the visitors that enjoyed the unusual concert. To recall, the cave Samograd celebrates its 125 years since the visitor opening this Continue Reading
In Culture hall Perušić, 5th of September, 2014, organized by the Public Institution for management of geomorphologic monuments of nature Cave Park Grabovača, a ceremony in the occasion of 125 years since the opening of cave Samograd for visitors was held. Over 200 guests of this extremely important jubilee had the opportunity to follow presentations of associates and partners of Continue Reading
08.12.2014. 11:22:21 In the presence of the Minister for sustainable development and tourism of Montenegro, Branimir Gvozdenović, and the deputy minister of environment and nature protection of Croatia, Nenad Strizrep, 36 representatives of protected areas from the region of Dinaric arc participated in the founding congress of the regional association “Dinaric Arc Parks – network of Dinaric protected areas” in Continue Reading
30.09.2014. 17:23:43 Yesterday, 29th of September, beginning at 11am, the action “CLEAN UP – let’s clean river Lika’s bank” was finished. To recall, this civil action was conducted thanks to the financial support of the Kajo Dadić Foundation from Split within the Decentralized financing model of the National foundation of civil society development. The goal of the civil action “CLEAN Continue Reading
On the 5th of August, 1889, cave Samograd was opened for touristic visits for the first time. Honoring that event, this year on the same date, all of the visitors of this enchanting cave and Cave Park Grabovača can buy ticket with the promotional price of 20 HRK a person.
On the occasion of 125 years since the opening of cave Samograd for visitors, PI Cave Park Grabovača has already done a number of activities, which started with Radojka Šverko’s concert in the cave on Easter Monday. The central celebration of this significant anniversary will be held on 5th of September, 2014 with a festive program in the Culture hall Continue Reading