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Salt Mine Hallein

Ramsaustrasse 3, Hallein 5422, Austria
+43 6132 2008511
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Ice Caves, Waterfalls, and Salt Mines Private Tour from Salzburg
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In Hallein, the oldest mine in the world open to visitors, everyone from the age of four up can take part in a treasure hunt – and follow the mysterious, ancient miners’ tunnels for many kilometres into the mystical mountain. The perfect day trip for families, groups or school classes.
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“train ride” (37 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Ramsaustrasse 3, Hallein 5422, Austria
+43 6132 2008511
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip was informative and fun. The guide spoke and cracked jokes in German and English. The youngsters on the trip enjoyed dressing up and were kept involved by the guide.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mine was interesting but they drug out the tour to make it seem like it was more than it is. The slides and train ride are fun. Throughout the tour you are played a cheesy movie about the mine in three different clips. Also...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago

One enters the mine on a small train. The beginning of the mine is narrow and has a low ceiling. The train stops then at a wider opening and the feeling of constriction is less. The guide spoke in German and English, whereby the English...More

Thank daad22
Reviewed 1 week ago

If it rains or shines, it is a great indor activity for all family. It runs every 15-30 minutes as a tour, includes special uniform dressing (labor clothings), indor guided tour, short videx, 2 slides which are great fun, unique and take it deep and...More

Thank agonen01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit the salt mines from Saltzberg on a Sunday. Transport involved a bus and a taxi (if we didn't mind a long wait we could have taken a second bus), so getting there wasn't as easy as it might have been. We...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great worthy visit on a rainy day to the salt mine very interesting and knowledgable facts about the caves and salt and history of the borders, fun ride on a train and slides as well the boat trip.

Thank Abdullah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Salzburg or nearby, it certainly worth your time to visit the salt mines. Its a different experience. There is a train ride to the mines, followed by a couple of thrilling slides down the mine shafts and a boat ride through...More

Thank traveladict_del
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like others, we visited on a rainy day. The line was short even around noon. We only had to wait 30 minutes for the tour. Interesting going deep inside of the mountain for the tour. For the train ride, you straddle a bench, which is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not originally planned to visit this salt mine but due to weather conditions we changed our plans and this was a great option as got us out of the snow. We had not booked in advance but still managed to get on the...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went on a rainy morning. I recommend buying the tickets online so that you don't have to wait in line. We were able to exchange our ticket for an earlier tour as we arrived early. The tour was in German and English and is...More

Thank M1chke
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9 December 2016|
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Response from Frances V | Reviewed this property |
The one we did had both slides and boat ride. We travelled with our teens and they loved it!
Johnson L
26 November 2015|
Response from Scott R |
Line 41 runs from several points near Hallein. Get off at the Bad Durrenberg/Salzbergwerk stop on this line. That stop is directly across from mine ticket office and parking lot. From Salzberg take bus 170 (160 goes there... More
karin a
27 August 2015|
Response from Stefano D | Reviewed this property |
Gli scivoli non sono pericolosi anche se uno dei 2 è abbastanza lungo. Non si va di certo alla velocità delle montagne russe ma sono circa come gli scivoli comuni. Per coloro che hanno difficoltà di movimento non è... More
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