1. Austria
  2. Salzburg
  3. Eisriesenwelt

Salzburg: Eisriesenwelt Early Bird Entrance Ticket

Product ID: 240822
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Take a mysterious journey into the world’s largest ice cave. Join a guided tour through the Eisriesenwelt and explore the depths of this icy giant with an experienced guide and gas lanterns.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Slovenian, Spanish, Czech, French, Russian
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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  • Explore the largest ice cave in the world
  • Admire glass-like ice figures that light up the darkness of the cave
  • Cool down on a hot summer day by entering an enchanting, wintry world
Full description
Begin your tour with breathtaking views of the Austrian Alps as you ride a cable car to the entrance of the ice cave. Gaze over the Salzach Valley and the peaks of the High Tauern. After enjoying the view, enter the system of caves, which is over 40 km in length.

Meet your guide and receive gas lamps to light your way through the dream-like cave. Explore the depths of the Eisriesenwelt on a 1-hour tour. Enter the cave's large chambers and see marvelous ice figures, which are atmospherically lit-up. Admire magnificent sculptures such as the Ice Organ, the Ice Castle, and the Ice Palace. Learn about the history and science of the cave from your knowledgable guide.

Exit the caves and once again feel the warm embrace of the sun as you newly refreshed from your extraordinary journey.
  • Parking
  • Cable car
  • Cave entrance
  • Guided tour
  • Online booking fee
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Go to the visitors center at YGGDRASIL restaurant.

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Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
Not allowed
  • Cameras
Know before you go
• Please note, this ticket is only valid for an "early bird" entrance from 8:30 to 10:00 am. Past 10 am the ticket is invalid.
• Solid shoes and warm clothes are recommended, as the temperature within the cave is usually below zero, even in summer.
• Please note, at the cave's entrance all guests are equipped with mine lamps.
• Please note, the cave is a protected monument and may only be entered only with an authorized guide.
• Please note, this tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.