1. Austria
  2. Salzburg (State)
  3. Salzburg
  4. Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden

Salzburg: Berchtesgaden Salt Mines and Underground Boat Ride

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A thrilling adventure-tour for young and old. A chance to experience the salt-mines and a remarkable subterranean lake. Follow in the miners' footsteps searching for the "white gold," as the highly valued rock salt used to be called.
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting times 8:30 AM, 1:45 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the salt mines of Berchtesgaden and learn about how salt was produced
  • Enjoy the thrill of the slide, an adventure deep inside the salt mountain
  • Climb aboard a raft for a spectacular journey across a subterranean lake
  • Spend some time exploring the town Berchtesgaden on your way back
Full description
The tour will take you from Salzburg straight to the entrance of the salt mines of Berchtesgaden. There, you will receive overalls to protect your clothing before climbing aboard the mine railway and traveling down into the shafts.

An expert guide will lead you through the maze of branching tunnels and explain the fascinating history of Alpine salt-mining. The adventure continues with a slide, taking you yet deeper into the ground – an exciting experience for young and old! Finally, right at the bottom of the mine, climb aboard a raft to journey across the extraordinary underground salt lake.

Before heading back to Salzburg, discover Berchtesgaden and its breathtaking scenery.
Includes
  • Entry to the salt mine
  • Transport
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Mirabellplatz 2 (next to the Mirabell Gardens and the University Mozarteum), Salzburg 5020

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From £52.73 per person

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