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Eisriesenwelt

Werfenweng, Austria
43 06468 5248
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US$89.74*
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Private Tour: Werfen Ice Caves Adventure from Salzburg
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US$646.09*
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Private Werfen Ice Cave and Golling Waterfall from Salzburg
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These magnificent underground ice caves located outside of Salzburg are some of the largest of their kind in the world.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cave” (16 reviews)
“gondola ride” (4 reviews)
“cable car” (19 reviews)
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Werfenweng, Austria
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We travelled with friends visiting from America and we took the opportunity to show them unique places all over Austria. Places we hadn't seen either. Up until the visit we didn't even know that this is the larges ice cave in the world! We liked...More

Thank Fjordi_Lisa
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Really enjoyed the experience, I'm an out of shape 50 year old male and I did get tired on the walk up to the cave and a couple of times during the tour but it was so worth it. Our guide was excellent and answered...More

1  Thank Grant W
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We visited this cave, a family of four (to childs 5 and 8 y.o.). We used the cabin but be aware you will have to walk uphill 20 minutes before the cabin and 20 minutes after the cabin. You can take a tunnel shortcut below...More

1  Thank SM0UDH
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Everywhere you look you're made believe that the walk up the cave is too hard. We did the walk in 45 min and on the way we found an elder man with his dog and a family with 3 children, two of them clearly under...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

there are several ice caves in the area and I was uncertain which ones to visit, but I was so glad we did not miss this one. The combination of gondola ride, hiking and stair climbing makes the journey to the caves part of the...More

2  Thank qldjulie
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The ice cave is a really interesting and dramatic experience. Getting to it is an adventure in itself, in our case including a train, bus, walk and cable car. The cave is large with 700 steps, but well worth it with helpful guide. We enjoyed...More

Thank 621simonf
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The cave is totally dark and lit by small lanterns carried by visitors. The guide shows the most important ice formations with his lantern, but because it's so dark you don't really see that much especially because you have to focus on climbing stairs and...More

Thank Katariina72
Reviewed 8 September 2016

There's plenty of parking, though it does fill up fast and you may have to walk further. It's a 20 min hard walk from the entrance booth to the cable car, then a further 20 min walk to the cave entrance. It was steep and...More

1  Thank NeilandBarbara
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

40 minutes of steep walking and then more than 1000 stairs in the cave. BUT it is wonderful! Unfortunately, it is not allowed to take pictures inside the cave.

Thank AShacham
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I have visited the cave in august. There are a lot of beautiful views during the trip to the cave and the tour through the cave is interesting as well. I definitely recommend to visit the cave when you are in this area. From my...More

1  Thank Kati198
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Elizabethpchow
16 September 2016|
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Response from Roger H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Elizabeth...I just checked the Eisriesenwelt website and they are only open from 01 May t0 29 October...closed over winter. I can see why it's closed in the winter...the small road leading up the mountain would have to be... More
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NorthCarolinaBudd
2 February 2015|
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Response from Roger H | Reviewed this property |
Most likely not. Even in a car you'd have a tough time seeing all three in one day. Pick one and focus on that. IMHO given your limited time, I'd try to see Hohenwerfen castle.
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