Caving activities

For enthusiasts.... Discover the subterranean environment as you've never seen it before!
If you're physically active, you can book beginners' caving trips to visit part of this superb system. Fitted out with the right kit, a professional guide will share their passion for the underground world with you, as you discover the extraordinary mineralogical treasures buried in the depths of this listed site. The system will reveal its many subterranean landscapes and areas where the secure route dare not go, which you can take in at your leisure.
You can choose from four unforgettable underground adventures:
- Underground Ramble
- Underground Odyssey
- Underground Vertigo
- Historic Descent

1. Underground Ramble

Fancy delving down into the hidden depths of the Cave off the secure route? This one's for you!

Length of visit: 3 hours
Group: up to 8 people
Minimum age: 12
Equipment provided: helmet, light, coveralls, boots.
Don't forget to bring: light, long-sleeved clothing (under coveralls).


Standard rate: €43/person
Group (8 people): €39/person on booking
Booking required, all year. Good physical condition necessary.

 

2. Underground Odyssey

An unforgettable day of caving, where you'll discover the hidden treasures of this listed site accompanied by your guide.

Length of visit: 6 to 8 hours
Group: up to 8 people
Minimum age: 14
Equipment provided: helmet, light, coveralls, boots, gloves.
Don't forget to bring: light, long-sleeved clothing (under coveralls), jumper, shower things, compact camera (preferably not Reflex), something to eat.


Standard rate: €68/person
Group (8 people): €61/person on booking
Booking required, all year. Participants must be physically active.

 

3. Underground Vertigo

Strap into your harness and work your way across the roof of the secure section: a physically-demanding and adventurous climb that offers you a unique view of the Aven d'Orgnac!

Length of visit: 3 hours
Group: up to 6 people
Minimum age: 14
Equipment provided: helmet, light, coveralls, boots, harness, lanyards.
Don't forget to bring: light, long-sleeved clothing (under coveralls).


Standard rate: €47/person
Group (6 people): €43/person on booking
Booking required, all year. Participants must be seriously physically active.

 

4. Historic Descent

Taking the same route as Robert de Joly, relive the emotion of discovery. As you make the 50-metre descent down through the natural entrance, the cave works its magic...

Descente en rappel 1 petiteLength of visit: 1 hour
Group: up to 4 people
Minimum age: 12
Equipment provided: helmet, harness, lanyards.
Don't forget to bring: comfortable clothing, e.g. tracksuit and trainers.


Standard rate: €26/person
Booking strongly recommended. Participants must be physically active.

The Odyssey and Ramble are not available at the moment.
However, you can choose the Underground Vertigo, the Historic Descent or both activities combined.
We will keep you informed, on this page, as soon as the Odyssey and the Ramble are available again.

The deepest section of the system is a strictly-protected nature reserve.

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