Sataplia natural reserve and karst Caves
The Sataplia cave is located just 6 km northwest of Kutaisi, West Georgia. The cave is named after Mt. Sataplia, an extinct volcano, nowadays a natural reserve. The complex features 3.3 square km reserve, Dinosaur Park along with small museum preserves of 120-million-year-old fossilised dinosaur footprints and of course, the lightened up cave full of eye-catching stalactites and stalagmites which culminates in an underground river. Sataplia dinosaurs are called “Satapliazaurus” and are different from Europian dinosaurs. The reserve is surrounded by tall and thick, Colchic forest and has a couple of panoramic lookout points with a glass floor. The main track is an easy hike, standard tours take 1-2 hours.
Location: West Georgia, 6km from Kutaisi, 250 km from Tbilisi, 150 km from Batumi
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