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Natur Eis Palast

Address: Hintertuxer Gletscher | Hintertux 794, Tux A-6293 , Austria
Phone Number: +43-5287-8510
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Tux
Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks

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Bonn, Germany
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I visited with my teenage daughter in Summer. As others have said it was slippery and be prepared for the cold, especially if you go in Summer. The ice cave is an interesting phenomenon found under the glacier. There was a nice ice formation and some illuminated small caves and sink holes with water (underground lake would be exaggerating) but... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Went to the Zillertol mountain range in Austria with some friends this weekend and while half of the group wanted to ski and snowboard, me and another friend preferred to go mountain climbing and hiking. Came across a flyer for Natur Eis Palast, located at the top of the Hintertux glacier, and it was a great surprise! To get there... More 

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Was persuaded that this was a must see part of my visit to Hintertux. Wasn't told just how hard it would be to get around it. Could hardly make the entrance down the snow covered slope. Inside was not a lot better. Pathways covered in ice, ladders to scale, posts sticking out at face level. It would be very easy... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

Visited early july 2013. A very large group was brought into the very narrow and slippery ice caves over multiple steep ladders and frozen stairs. However exciting for us wearing warm clothes and sturdy hiking shoes, many were let in on flat sneakers and without sunglasses to protect their eyes for the extreme sunlight reflection on the glacier one is... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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117 reviews 117 reviews
34 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

It's interesting to visit this ice cave at around 3250 meters on top of the mountain. There are tours during the day on certain hours (last tour in the winter is around 14:30). Be careful if you go there with small children or with ski booths during skiing, there are several aluminum ledders to climb up & down and some... More 

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Moscow, Russia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

The nature does not very often give the opportunity to squint into it's kitchen. So this is the chance. Frankly speaking I did not found out anything new to add to the geographical lessons in the middle school. But there is the huge difference between the theoretical knowledge and your own experience. There are two type of excursions short one... More 

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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

My wife, son and I joined a tour of the glacier on Xmas day and thouroughly enjoyed it. Access not the best, only suitable for the fit and able bodied. Tour was led by pleasant young man who spoke German and English and was very informative. Well worth the entrance fee.

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