For adventurers

Valid for the period 1. 4. – 31. 10. 2020.

An original gift for real treasure hunters

If you or your loved one are history enthusiasts, do not hesitate and embark on an adventurous journey to the opal treasure! During 5 hours in the underground, you will explore the most interesting corners of the 35-kilometre-long corridors and try to extract a precious gem using the same tools used 150 years ago. You may also convince yourself that working in a mine is a good job with a group of colleagues or friends. Take advantage of the advantageous entry for 4 people.

What awaits you?

What awaits you?

The research always starts at 9:30 a.m.

Spend your first hour on a tour of the basic circuit, followed by a short break. During the event, you will prepare to enter the other areas of the mine, which are accessible only with a guide (checking equipment, lights, shoes, clothes, water or food).

Start your 4-hour exploration by entering the adit Joseph, one of the two main adits, which was used as communication (miners walked through it carrying the material needed for working in the mine). The guide will show you the way underground transportation and explain how miners at workplaces have divided. You will then descend in the mezanine, where they will acquaint you with the excavation of these spaces performed by the Egger brothers.

In the mine, you will see many peculiarities, including several secondary minerals. You will spend the last hour of the tour by really looking for opals and then descend to the second main adit Viliam. What is waiting for you here? Let yourself be surprised!

In the Slovak opal mines, there is a constant temperature from + 4° C to + 6° C, so it is necessary to ensure warm clothing and quality solid footwear. You won’t regret if you bring something to eat. 😊.

Entry for 1 person

1× entry to the adventure tour In the Footsteps of Old Miners

The price includes

  • A mine guide with a complete historical and geological interpretation.
  • Test of mining work with the tools and ways opal miners mined it in the distant past.
  • Individual transition between the horizons of Joseph and William.
  • Visit to mining areas that are not accessible to ordinary visitors.
  • Sightseeing of rare Alunogene, a corridor with unique minerals, and the largest mining hall.
  • Duration of the tour: approx. 5 hours.

Restrictions

  • Minimum 4 persons.
  • Maximum 8 persons.
  • Physical fitness, good health and fitness are needed for this mildly adrenaline experience.
  • Entry is suitable for persons over 18 years.
  • Entry is not suitable for people suffering from claustrophobia.
  • In opal mines, there is a constant temperature from + 4° C to + 6° C, so it is necessary to ensure warm clothing and quality solid shoes.

Entry for 4 persons

4 × entrance to the adventure tour In the Footsteps of Old Miners

The price includes

  • A mine guide with a complete historical and geological interpretation.
  • Test of mining work with the tools and ways opal miners mined it in the distant past.
  • Individual transition between the horizons of Joseph and William.
  • Visit to mining areas that are not accessible to ordinary visitors.
  • Sightseeing of rare Alunogene, a corridor with unique minerals, and the largest mining hall.
  • Duration of the tour: approx. 5 hours.

Restrictions

  • Minimum 4 persons.
  • Maximum 8 persons.
  • Physical fitness, good health and fitness are needed for this mildly adrenaline experience.
  • Entry is suitable for persons over 18 years.
  • Entry is not suitable for people suffering from claustrophobia.
  • In opal mines, there is a constant temperature from + 4° C to + 6° C, so it is necessary to ensure warm clothing and quality solid shoes.