"Adriana's Former Palace - Blue Cave" Top 5 Page for this destination Vis Off The Beaten Path Tip by KristaB

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  Blue cave - island Bisevo
by KristaB

A place of special beauty and a reminder about our impact on the environment.

Magical blue light, water like ink - if you dip your hand it will look like dipped into blue oil, beautiful and somehow eery effect, a glowing paint on your skin. But swimming is forbidden.

This used to be a home of one special creature - Adriana, the Monk Seal (Monachus monachus).
But this shy and sensitive mammal no longer exists in the Adriatic. In order to live and breed, it needs peace and safety of undisturbed coves.
First they were evicted from sandy beaches, now even a few sheltered coves became tourist attraction, so this gentle creature hasn?t been seen in the Adriatic for years.

I was thinking about Adriana and her pups while we were inside the cave, this one was a perfect palace for her, with flat areas above water and hidden underwater entrance. They have only one pup at the time, which has to be nurtured by it?s mother for the first 6 months.
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Monk Seal

Entrance fee 20 Kunas (3 EUR) if you come by your own boat, different agencies offer transfers and tour for the price from 60n - 70 Kunas (10 EUR)

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  • Updated Jan 21, 2005
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