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Werfen Ice Caves

Salzburg Alps, Werfen, Austria
+43 6468 5248
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Private Tour: Werfen Ice Caves Adventure from Salzburg
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Private Werfen Ice Cave and Golling Waterfall from Salzburg
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“ice cave” (32 reviews)
“cable car” (88 reviews)
“steep walk” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Salzburg Alps, Werfen, Austria
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+43 6468 5248
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"ice cave"
in 32 reviews
"cable car"
in 88 reviews
"steep walk"
in 15 reviews
"zero degrees"
in 9 reviews
"wooden steps"
in 6 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 12 reviews
"warm clothes"
in 10 reviews
"cave entrance"
in 19 reviews
"the bus"
in 16 reviews
"take photos"
in 10 reviews
"climb stairs"
in 3 reviews
"day trip"
in 11 reviews
"up hill"
in 4 reviews
"gondola ride"
in 4 reviews
"hiking shoes"
in 3 reviews
"high altitude"
in 4 reviews
"take your time"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gigantic ice caves that have to be seen to be believed, amazing sights inside with a great guide. The cave is reached by two walks and a cable car ride, once inside be ready for lots of steps to take in the beauty of the...More

Thank Lee B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from Salzburg, I highly recommend visiting this ice cave. My family decided to hike up the mountain. The hike itself was challenging since there were no level places. Even the hike was tough it was well worth the view throughout the hike even though...More

Thank Brendan N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These are the largest ice caves in the world just that alone is a reason to visit. To reach the parking lots closer to the visiter’s center you can either take a bus from The Valley or drive up to several parking areas (keep in...More

Thank ZuziSt_Louis
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1) it really is 2 x 20 minute walks 2) it really is 700 steps up and 700 steps down 3) it is cold. Especially handrails. Take gloves. 4) don't think oh yeah I am fit I will be fine. Make sure you really are...More

1  Thank Julesthekiwi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family really enjoyed this experience as the other reviews indicate. I just wanted to mention as well that this is not an easy attraction. It is a solid uphill walk to the gondola and another very solid walk to the ice caves entrance. Plenty...More

Thank AverageJoe29
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These are the largest ice caves in the world and are definitely worth it! We didn't know what we were getting into--this trip involves walking 20 minutes up the mountain to the cable car and then another 20 minute walk up to the cave entrance...More

1  Thank cfs50
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

we visited the werfen ice caves on a warm day. first we had to drive up the 5 km road (with 21 % inclination parts) to arrive at the parking. We walked to the entrance and had a drink in the sun,. We purchased a...More

Thank lud s
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Said to be the longest ice cave in the world, it’s worth a little effort to visit this attraction. Way to reach its entrance is quite fun already and involves steep ride up to parking, walk up the hill and cable car ride with some...More

2  Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I went to a lot of places in Austria. The ice caves were awesome. There was snow on the ground and on the mountain tops. The views getting to the ice caves were spectaular. The ice caves were just as amazing. The guides pass out...More

Thank Kelly T
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

It is a different experience to walk inside a cave full of ice. It was cold and beautiful. However inside the cave is pretty dark, nothing like the photos on the website. If they invested more in some lightening (LED for example) it would be...More

1  Thank Annelisebdc
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Traci H
13 May 2018|
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Response from lud s | Reviewed this property |
hi, sure you can. It is a tricky road up there...up to 21 % inclination. The parking lot is only a 5 min walk from the main entrance. After the main entrance it is a 20 min walk to the cabin lift which will take you up... More
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Sourima
6 May 2018|
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Response from lud s | Reviewed this property |
hi, it can be done. the trip from vienna by can will take 3,5H one way. it can also be done by train fron vienna to salzburg, salzburg to Werfen and then the bus up to the caves but this take much longer. better is to take... More
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