Guided tour

Wieliczka Salt Mine: Tour

Wieliczka Salt Mine: Tour

From £18.80 per person

Discover the fascinating Wieliczka Salt Mine on a comprehensive guided tour. Marvel at beautiful chambers, chapels, salt sculptures, and lakes 135 meters underground.

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Duration options: 3 hours
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  • Marvel at the Wieliczka Salt Mine, dating back to the 13th century
  • See underground caves, lakes, chambers, chapels, and salt sculptures
  • Learn about the mine’s fascinating history from a professional guide
  • Follow a labyrinth-like 3 km route that is 135 meters below ground
Full description
Explore the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine and take an in-depth guided tour through the stunning 13th century UNESCO-listed site. Witness beautiful chambers carved in salt on a 3 km underground route. Meet your guide at the salt mine and start the tour by walking down long sets of steps, taking you 135 meters underground and through labyrinthine passageways, tunnels, and shafts. See underground lakes, 4 chapels, and unique statues carved by miners out of rock salt. Experience a unique place to visit and a must-see during your stay in Krakow. Once the guided tour is over, take a lift from the underground back up to the main ground level where you can browse through gift shop and buy a unique memorabilia.
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine guided tour
  • Access to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with claustrophobia

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      The ticket office next to Wieliczka Salt Mine.

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      What to bring

      • Comfortable shoes
      • Warm clothing
      • Student card

      Not allowed

      • Luggage or large bags

      Know before you go

      • There are 800 steps on the way down the mine and the return to the surface will be by lift
      • Temperatures in Wieliczka Salt Mine are around 59ºF (15ºC)
      • You need to purchase a permit to take photographs in the mine
      Customer reviews

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      4.3 /5

      based on 2499 reviews

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      The tour with the booked guide did not take place because he did not show up for the appointment. After a frantic search for the guilty party, the lady from the Internet cash desk helped me enter the mines. I have to thank this lady. Which issued the tickets based on the e-mail and proof of payment for the trip. I believe that I should get a refund for the booking I paid for in the amount of PLN 50. and I guess I should find out.

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      15 September 2021

      Very good

      30 July 2021

      Amazing, once in lifetime experience, it was like entering a completely different world

      27 June 2021

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      Product ID: 88085

      VA ID: 395819