Natural World

Dynamic Dye Tracing Experiment at the Marble Arch Caves

Sat 15 February, 10:00am – 12:00pm & 1:00 – 3:00pm

Suitability: Strictly 12+


Dye tracing is a method used by hydrogeologists to trace the flow of underground streams and rivers. Join the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland and our Caves Team to watch the Owenbrean River turn an astonishing, luminous shade of green! Hear all about the hydrology and geology of the area surrounding the Marble Arch Caves, learn about the importance of dye tracing in the field of Geology and the various pieces of equipment used to carry out these exciting experiments.


Marble Arch Caves
43 Marlbank Rd
Florencecourt BT92 1EW


Marble Arch Caves