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Dachstein Giant Ice Caves

4831, Austria
+43 50 140
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Awesome, simply awesome

We didn't have much expectation with regards to this tour. But we were so wrong. The entire trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ivan C
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Singapore, Singapore
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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 31 December 2017
Phil A
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Wallsend, United Kingdom
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“cave entrance”(14 reviews)
“ice cave”(41 reviews)
“cable car”(37 reviews)
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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...more
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+43 50 140
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"cable car"
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"warm clothing"
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"minute walk"
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"family ticket"
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"buy your tickets"
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"unique experience"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"mountain top"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't have much expectation with regards to this tour. But we were so wrong. The entire trip was worth it; from the cable car ride to the short hike up the slope to the tour of the ice cave. You do need some mobility...More

Thank Ivan C
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Reviewed 31 December 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

3  Thank Phil A
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Reviewed 8 November 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 4 November 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

20  Thank PurnimaJain
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Reviewed 30 October 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 22 October 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 4 October 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 20 September 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

1  Thank Mili821
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Reviewed 18 September 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 27 August 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

Thank Avialbert
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Amit A
18 February 2018|
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Response from Phil A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't know the answer to your question, however another visitor has given a detailed travelogue. Check out 'Loved the Ice Cave' .. have fun .. its an awesome place to experience :o)
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Vimmy A
26 October 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
15 June 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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