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Address: Tauern Motorway (A10), Werfen, Austria
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we were there on a hot day on august. queues were long and moved fast, guided groups were frequent and guides were great. the caves are awesome, make sure you come well prepared... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

we were there on a hot day on august. queues were long and moved fast, guided groups were frequent and guides were great. the caves are awesome, make sure you come well prepared with warm clothing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Well this Ice caves are definitely worth it and I believe it is somewhere a must to see this at least once in your life...It is very nice day spent with a lot of experience and exercise :o) One thing!!!!!!Take winter clothes (jackets, caps, gloves) with you even in the hottest summer days, I guarantee you, you will not regret... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Our 3 years old found the physical effort challenging. If you're coming with small kids, be prepared to climb hundreds of stairs while lifting your toddler. I did and we both enjoyed the freezing bond we had. The little one found the cave very cold (it's sub zero at places) and struggled to last the 1:25 hours tour. Other than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Don’t miss this natural ice and rock showcase - there is nothing else like it in the world! Salzburg naturalists made a fascinating discovery: the largest ice cave in the world. The cave system is 42 kilometers long and presents a giant world of ice for your attendees to explore. A visit could be combined with a rustic lunch at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Come early to avoid very long queues. Nice caves and trail coming up but dont knock yourself out to visit here. Not included in the Salzburger pass.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The parkinglot was ful for us and we should have go up by some bus for 5€ per persone. But we waited about 15 minutes and they allowed us up by car. You have to hike a lot until you get to the cave. There was a 45 minutes long waiting for the elevator. When finally you get to the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Be aware of the amount of uphill walking is necessary to reach the entrance. Once in the cave there are 700 steps to climb up and down. Be prepared, wear strong shoes or trainers and have some warmer clothing to put on . Every fourth or fifth person is given a lamp to carry leaving the steps quite difficult to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Get started as early as possible: 4-5 hours, less isn't possible. Arriving early will save you on the special bus fair to the ticket office, 4 of us cost 24 euro. Lifts and tour of the cave with tour guide - 68 Euro: 2 adults, 1 teenager, 1 child. The tour inside the cave is an amazing 90 minutes (busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Awesome experience. Bring your walking/hiking shoes! There are many steps to walk once you enter the cave, and so you should really have a moderately good fitness level. Seriously! I was at the back of my group going into the cave, and the woman in front of me was overweight, and frequently out of breathe from walking up the stairs.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Kids loved it but we were unprepared for the extreme cold, especially as it was a hot 32 degrees outside. It's a long walk to get to the cable car, and another long walk at the top in the sun before you're blasted with ice cold air. That said, the cave itself was breathtaking, and the guide was interesting. Bring... More 

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