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Address: Tauern Motorway (A10), Werfen, Austria
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Private Tour: Werfen Ice Caves Adventure from Salzburg
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Werfen Ice Caves Tour from Salzburg

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A nice way to spend an afternoon

The cave in Werfen is well signposted and easy to get to. There is a large carpark and shuttle bus (unfortunately not free!) that will take you to the visitor centre incase your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

The cave in Werfen is well signposted and easy to get to. There is a large carpark and shuttle bus (unfortunately not free!) that will take you to the visitor centre incase your vehicle can't make the very steep windy road...I mean really steep in a couple of places! - Although on my visit there was a motorhome that made... More 

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I recommend this to everyone, it's really breathtaking. The ice cave itself is very beautiful and, except for the walking path inside the cave of course, very authentic. The walk from the parking to the ice cave is also nice. Because you're already pretty high in the mountains, you have beautiful views from there. It's not inexpensive, but it's absolutely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We got there around 08:30 AM on a Monday morning. It takes roughly 15 minutes by car from Werfen. The first cable car ride is at 09:00 and there were few people. Entry is 22 € per person. We got a 2€ discount esch, showing our Werfen hotel card. The hike to the cave is nice and not that demanding.... More 

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Mikkeli, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

If you're afraid of hights then it's not maybe your cup of tea, otherwise DO NOT MISS THIS!!! First you drive a vertical road upto the parking lot, then you need to hike for some time to the elevators (like an hour in total). The path leading up to the cave has amazing views! Remember warm clothes, there is freezing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The world's largest ice cave, Eisriesenwelt Werfen Ice cave, in Werfen Austria, 40 km south of Salzburg is a must see attraction. It needs quite a bit of effort to reach the place as you have to walk 15 min from the ticket office to the cable car followed by a 15 min steep walk to the entrance of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Breath taking views all the way up until reaching the cave. Great for everyone especially adventure junkies. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing that will keep you warm due to temperatures in the Ice Cave being at the freezing point. Once in the cave, you are blown away by the natural ice figures. Tours are given in both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

You can't photograph the caves, but the sights will be in your memory forever. The scale is massive. The whole spectrum and imagery is out of a fantasy novel. The climb is definitely not as demanding as some make the journey out to be, but I did recall seeing some who turned back or made it to the top and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The Eisriesenwelt Ice cave is one of the world's largest caves. It's a must see if you're in the region or if you like nature and to explore different places. You will have a unique experience from the entrance to the end of the cave! You can even hike from the village down there up to the cave! Go there... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We visited the ice cave on our last trip to Austria. The weather was bad and we had planned to go walking by the lakes but thought this would be a better option. The only problem was...so did everyone else. The journey to the entrance was a mission! A walk, then a 2 hour wait for the cable car, then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The Trip: Been here twice in two months. Hiked from the village of Werfen to the entrance of the Ice Caves. Wonderful views that remind you of "The Sound of Music", since it is where part of the movie was actually shot. The atmosphere outside is great even without going inside the cave. The Cave: It changes every year, so... More 

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