Mallorca Day Trip to Majorica Pearl Shop and Caves of Drach

Day Trips & Excursions in Porto Cristo

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Discover some of Mallorca’s top attractions on a day trip to the Majorica Pearl Shop and Cavern of the Dragon (also known as Caves of the Drach or Cuevas del Drach). Head to the town of Manacor to learn how the famous Majorica pearls are made, and discover the fascinating 1.5-mile-long (2.4-km) Cavern of the Dragon, which has an impressive height of 82 feet (25 meters)! You’ll also enjoy a boat trip on Lake Martel (one of the world’s largest underground lakes), listen to a live classical music concert and watch a spectacular light show!
This exciting and comprehensive day trip on Mallorca starts with a drive in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Head inland through the beautiful villages such as Montuiri, Santa Margarita or Petra as you make your way towards the town of Manacor. Here, visit the Pearl shop and exhibition to see how its famous man-made pearls are crafted. Next, discover one of Mallorca’s best natural wonders, a series of caves called the Cavern of the Dragon. The caves, mentioned in Jules Verne’s book Clovis Dartetor, were discovered around the year 1338. In total, they are 1.5 miles (2.4 km) long, but only half of that is accessible – enjoy a one-hour tour along the 0.75-mile (1.2-km) route. After that, enjoy a 10-minute live performance of classical music. At Lake Martel, one of the world’s largest underground lakes that’s hidden within the caves, watch a fascinating light show that imitates the sun rising over the lake, and enjoy a short boat ride. Alternatively, you may continue the Cavern of the Dragon tour on foot and join the rest of the group outside the caves. When you leave the caves, head to Porto Cristo (only if you have booked full day option), a fishing village on the east coast of Mallorca. Porto Cristo is located on a sheltered bay with beautiful sandy beaches, coastal caves and shallow water. You’ll have some free time here to take a lunch break (own expense) in the center of town, which offers a wide selection of bars and restaurants, or walk past Porto Cristo's 15th-century watchtower. At Porto Cristo we stop by the beach, so if you want feel free to bring the swimming stuff with you. Then head back through Manacor, the birthplace of top tennis player Rafael Nadal, to your original departure point. See the Itinerary section below for information on the pickup locations within each area of Mallorca.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Pearl exhibition
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • The visit to Porto Cristo is only included in the full day option.
  • Clients coming on a cruise: full day tour is from 8:45-17:45 and it is your responsability to check the timing fits on your stop in the Port.
  • Entry/Admission - Cuevas del Drach

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
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