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Velebit House - interactive visitor center

  • Map pinKrasno
  • Tour category: Nature
  • Travel style:
  • Nature Nature

Highlights

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Transportation: Car Van
    Why the Velebit House?
    • Because you will enjoy your stay in this modern and exciting interactive visitor center and learn a lot about the Velebit Mountain 
    • Because you will experience the Velebit Mountain with all your senses and have a great time 

Overview

The Velebit House is a modern and fascinating interactive visitor center of the Northern Velebit National Park. You will experience Velebit within Velebit and experience a touch of nature with all your senses.

The visit to the Velebit House is educational and fun for the whole family. The House is located in Krasno, one of the largest Croatian mountain settlements. The exceptional landscape and the diversity of the mythical Velebit Mountain are exhibited on all four floors.

The rich variety of the underground world of the Velebit Mountain is shown in a special way. Thus, you will have the opportunity to become a speleologist for a while and take a ride in a special elevator that simulates the descent to the Lukina jama cave, one of the deepest caves in the world.

By listening to the authentic sounds from speleological expeditions, which took place in the Velebit Mountain underground and examining interesting exhibits the incredible underground world of the Velebit Mountain will make a great impression on you. 

You will learn a lot about how the Velebit Mountain was formed, and also have the opportunity to “push Africa”. that is, with help of the interactive exhibit, be included in the process of uplifting the Velebit Mountain. You will also get acquainted with some karst phenomena such as limestone pavement and rillenkarren. 

Be sure to examine how the wind blower – Bora-maker works, and do not miss the opportunity to visit the dark chamber where you can experience the extreme weather conditions of the Velebit Mountain by sound, image and all your senses.

Breathe in the delightful scents of Velebit plants and listen to the singing of caterpillars of butterflies as well as the sound of a wilting spruce tree.

Observe the world from the birds perspective through the 3D glasses, and inspect the bear’s den with the family of bears. The Velebit House tells a story about the coexistence of man and mountain, about the Velebit nomads, as well as the story of the mystical beings who allegedly used to inhabit the mountain.

The visit to the Velebit House takes about an hour and a half. The opening hours of the Velebit House depends on the season. The Velebit House is open in the summer from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Children up to 6 years do not pay the entrance ticket and children 6 - 14 years pay 25 kn. There is also a family ticket available at the price of 100 kn for 2 adults and children up to 14 years old. Combined entrance ticket for National park Northern Velebit and House of Velebit is also available at the price of 70 kn / person or as a family ticket at the price of 180 kn.

Do not miss this ideal opportunity to experience the Velebit Mountain with all your senses in a fun and educational way – it is a real pleasure for all, both big and small!

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Itinerary

    • The working hours of the Velebit house depend on the season.
    • The visit to the Velebit House takes about an hour and a half.

What's included

  • Entrance ticket

Discounts

  • Disabled person (40%)
  • Pensioners (40%)
  • Children up to 4 years (100%)
  • Children from 4 to 12 years (40%)

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  • For this excursion, a special cancellation policy applies - cancellation less than eight days’ notice - No refund.

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