On Velebit you don't always have to go up, you can go deep down also! In the whole area around Velebit there is also about 80 caves and pits, with the most attractive being Modrič Cave, Cerovac Caves, Manita Peć Cave, and Strašna Peć Cave on Dugi Otok (Long Island).
We suggest you see them all, because everyone has their own magic. But if you do not have the time, we recommend the Cerovac caves and the most famous - the Modrič cave, famous for its stalactites, stalagmites, pillars, columns and speleothems.
Cerovac Caves, located in the southern part of the Velebit Nature Park, are among the most famous and most important speleological objects in Croatia, and they have been visited since 1951. They consist of three caves, each rich in cave decorations and karst features. They are known for the beauty of stalactites and stalagmites of rainbow colors, fossil human bones and bronze axes. In addition, they are also known for the finds of cave bears. History buffs will surely enjoy the sightseeing tour. With the opening of the Center of Excellence of the Cerovac Cave, this tourist attraction of the Velebit Nature Park has become even more interesting, attractive and fun. The entire area is equipped with modern facilities thematically related to the phenomena of Cerovac caves, karst and natural and cultural heritage of the Velebit Nature Park.
On the other hand, the Modrič cave is known for its floor-to-ceiling stalactites, stalagmites, pillars and speleothems. You will be amazed by the fossil remains of a Bronze Age man found, along with 4,000-year-old pottery remains.
Come and get to know the underworld in an unforgettable way!