5 star rating: Highly Recommended 32 Reviews

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  • Location:Budapest, Hungary
  • Duration:3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Small-Group Budapest Caving Tour

While in Budapest, don't miss the unique opportunity to visit the city’s caves with this small-group caving tour. With expert instruction and technical equipment provided, this is a great introduction to the exhilarating sport of caving. Accompanied by your professional guide, you’ll crawl and climb across the multilevel Palvolgyi-Matyashegyi labyrinth system, most of whose chambers lie under the residential district of Budapest. With no more than 20 people on this small-group tour, you are sure to have a superlative and personal experience.


  • Small-croup caving tour under central Budapest
  • Experience the thrill of crawling and caving across a multilevel labyrinth system located under Budapest residential district
  • Professional guides and equipment
  • Maximum of 20 participants ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Budapest Caving Tour

Small-Group Budapest Caving Tour

Supervised by professional caving guides, this moderate 3.5-hour tour combines caving, climbing and crawling. Negotiating your way through Budapest’s subterranean cave system, you'll often have to climb walls and crawl through narrow passages, so be prepared for an adventure!

Caving in the Budapest caves does not require any special skills or prior experience – it’s a thrilling activity, suitable for guests of all abilities. Your guide will provide detailed instructions on the use of equipment (provided) and techniques for climbing.

After being fitted out with all your equipment, you will be ready for your caving experience across the 12-mile (20-km) multilevel Palvolgyi-Matyashegyi labyrinth system.

This tour is suitable for ages 13 and up to 50. Though you'll have to crawl, climb, scramble or creep many times during the tour, no caving experience is necessary.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The tour was great, we was met at the main station. the tour lasted a long time, but it was an amazing experience. The guides were very informative and we learnt a lot about the geology of the caves. The guides shared their experiences with us which made it more personal. It was not too claustrophobic, so give it a go. Highly recommend and you are a

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

What a incredibly memorable day, with my 2 teen daughters. Cental meeting place near mall, transportation easy We had a really nice guide Lottie!! He took great care of his group of 9 cavers. When I had a few moments of claustrophobia - he talked me thru it. It was a WOW day- best yet in

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

The tour was so fun! It was a perfect sized group and it was a perfect mix of fun and challenging! My favorite part of my trip to Budapest!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Definitely not what I was expecting but it was amazing nonetheless. This is a lot of crawling and squeezing through tight spaces so if you are claustrophobic this may not be for you. However, I didn't think I could do it but we had a great guide and I surprised myself, I loved it. Very unique.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

unbelievable experience!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This was a wonderful experience led by a wonderful tour guide! Everyone should go caving!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

I came into this with very few expectations and found myself delighted by the experience. It was a true adventure that is not easily found many places. You find yourself crawling between rocks so close you can almost feel them on your chest and back at the same time; it was completely exhilarating. Laci (Lati?) was a phenomenal tour guide/ He was incredibly experienced and he imbued the entire tour with his energy and spirit. In fact at one point someone's headlamp died and couldn't be fixed, so he traded with them, thus being left in total darkness even while he led the tour. I would recommend this trip to anyone who likes adventure, doesn't mind getting a little dirty or small spaces.

A note about the negative reviews: they are pretty off base. Needing to take a bus to caves really shouldn't be a deal breaker. I would however recommend not having time specific plans after the tour, that way if it runs a little long you'll have no issues. (It's not a movie after all, the duration will be variable. If you're like me, you'll find yourself wishing for another hour in the caves anyways.)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

We have such an awesome time in this caving tour. If you are looking for a fun, adventurous activity to do while in Budapest, I would highly recommend this. Crawling and climbing through the caves of Budapest was definitely a hight of our trip. We were in a group of about 10 people, with very helpful and knowledgable guides. There are some tight squeezes along the way, so make sure you are up to being in small spaces.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

This tour was amazing!

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