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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“salt mining” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Ramsaustrasse 3, Hallein 5422, Austria
+43 6132 2008511
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited with 3 (reluctant)boys 8-10-12 who absolutely loved it, the tour guide was great the mines were amazing, really reasonably priced for the trip 63euro for 5 people. The little train was fun,the slides were great. A must do!! Will highly recommend

Thank candyh427
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hello, These are oldest salt mines in Austria. You have to go by cable car to reach these mines. Small road is very beautiful to reach salt mines after cable car. It is a guided tour of around 3 hours. You have to wear special...More

Thank Joglekar
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were visiting the mine, 2 adults and 3 children, and we had the best tour ever. The guide was great, he made sure everyone had a great time. If you have the chance, visit this old historic place!

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great tour. After donning the protective gear to protect your clothing, you hop onto a train-like transport which takes you into the first level of the mine. You go down to more levels by sliding down a couple of great slides. We...More

Thank Camiro61
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had originally planned on going to the one in Berchtesgaden but our private guide recommended this instead (given time constraints mainly). He told us it was the same thing...but better because it was in English and took 1/2 the # of guests...true or not,...More

Thank 5StarDivaFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun and interesting tour. Our guide spoke fluent English and the film's had English subtitles.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the oldest salt mines in Austria and a must visit for anyone traveling to Slazburg or the region. Our tour was made especially wonderful and memorable thanks to our amazing guide Colaceci Andrea. He was just so amazing!! There was a bunch of...More

1  Thank Shilpa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

very special experience you can see how a mine is without the danger of a coal mine. Very pleasant for the kids

Thank adimitri d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an interactive salt mine. Not a working mine now. Lots of tourists but you go down to the mine in groups so it was fine. We slid down a shaft to get to the lower parts of the mine. Enjoyed the interesting facts...More

1  Thank katlyn830
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with our children - again - and it's just such a good activity for rainy days. Really good guides, fun slides, great story. If you are looking for a place to eat after, go to this really hidden place in Hallein, called ,Arena',...More

Thank Barbara A
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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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