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Dachstein Giant Ice Caves

4831, Austria
+43 50 140
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An enjoyable experience in a cold dark cave

Like most people that have visited this extraordinary place, the fascination continues as you're... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
Phil A
An interesting diversion

We had heard about this attraction and thought it worthwhile a visit whilst we were up the... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Tim_n_Soph
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Giant Ice Cave – one of the biggest ice caves in the world - extensive Mammut Cave and Koppenbrüller Cave – still traversed by underground streams – are particularly spectacular. A state-of-the-art cable car provides access to this unique nature experience consisting of caves, informative and enjoyable hiking routes on the karst massif and adventure cave tours.
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

Like most people that have visited this extraordinary place, the fascination continues as you're led in a group through the cave system. This part of the trip was most enjoyable, but check what time slot you're given at the booking gate. We were told our...More

Thank Phil A
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

We had heard about this attraction and thought it worthwhile a visit whilst we were up the mountain. Personally I found it quite remarkable that this manmade induced ice formations could survive all summer long and my partner is something of a troglodyte and enjoyed...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2017

*) Go to OBB Office and inform them that you want to go to Obertraun Dachsteinseilbahn Talstation and return on the same day, and ask them if there is any Day-pass that you can make use of. You cannot pre-purchase these, so you will have...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

The cave was relaly great and our guide was super informative. Definitely a must do and great experience to see this site

Thank Ed M
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

來Hallstatt除了小鎮的風光記得還有對岸漂亮的美景 從Hallstatt Lnh 搭乘543 postbus即可以抵達 從Dachsteinbahn搭纜車上來後還要走一段路才會到Ice caves 我們抵達的時候剛好下雪,是個難忘的回憶 Ice caves可簡介可以在山下下載APP先Download,冰洞裡沒有想像中的冷 大自然的美景令人不勝唏噓

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

The walk to the cave is steep and one needs to be relatively fit to get there. Dress warm as it can get cold in the caves. There are some steps to climb in the caves, so once again be ready for that. Other than...More

Thank Juice18
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Must visit place. Take cable car to level 1 to visit the ice caves. Takes about 2-2.5 hours in total, climb to the caves and then the tour. Plus the wait time for tour if any. Beautiful view and amazing ice caves. Gets quite cold...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

The tour lasts approximately 50 min. and you get to admire ice formations and also limestone rock. I would say the colors are more interesting that the formations. You should know the temperature inside the cave is about 3 degrees Celsius but also you will...More

1  Thank Isabela F
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Very large ice cave. beutiful. special. Very nice setting and many things to do on the mountain. a 3 hours stay at least including walking to the view points and the five fingers. Very worth the time! Bring warm cloths and be ready to climbe-...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Big slabs of ice, natural formation, light plays important part in visualization. Good visit for us.

Thank Gautam J
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Vimmy A
October 26, 2017|
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Response from Gautam J | Reviewed this property |
I don't know...inside the cave no problems...but outside, it's a steep climb..I would need to be careful...but it's possible.
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Clara S
June 14, 2017|
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Response from alan0721 | Reviewed this property |
1600 STAIRS! You need to be in reasonably good shape for this adventure
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