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Bergwerkstrasse 83, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8652 60020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the tickets online, which was super simple and fast (would recommend this, because otherwise you might have to wait an hour or two) and when we were not able to make it in time, due to bad traffic, they were able to book...More

1  Thank 391tcf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super program, takes you to a different world. Also suitable with smaller kids, but no time to stop or leave the tour (appr 50 minutes continuously). The bistro next to the entrance is good and fast.

Thank Trail725906
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve always disliked doing super touristy things like the salt mine tour. However, I was pleasantly surprised this time and I recommend it to couples and families, even with little kids. A few thoughts: - It’s cold in the mine so I recommend wearing a...More

1  Thank honestcustomer1981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must do if you are visiting the Berchtesgaden area. The wife said it resembled "Willy Wonka's" tour, with a trrain, a boat in a tunnel, and licking the walls!!!! Highly recommend.

2  Thank Steven D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At the beginning we dressed up into mining overalls and sat on benches of an old mining train. We traveled through a narrow tunnel by a train and set off in a hall where a guide showed us how salt ore was formed underground. It...More

1  Thank Cosmopolitan795833
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

My wife wasn't so sure initially about going, but found it to be worth her while. Very fascinating tour of an active mine, one that has been in operation for over 500 years! You start with putting on coveralls (provided), then a train ride into...More

Thank sutterw
Reviewed 6 October 2018

It's fun, even if you're not traveling with kids! It was interesting to learn about how salt is extracted from the mountain, as well as fun to go down the slides! Just the right amount of time and entertainment. We appreciated the English Audio Guides.

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a great place to visit. Really interesting and great fun as you go round on mini trains, go down a couple of slides, sail around a mirror lake whilst dressed up in special overalls. I now have a much greater appreciation of that...More

Thank Malcolm D
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

You will get a audio guided tour which will guide you in audio of your choice. A mini log type train takes you deep inside a tunnel right into the mine under ground. Post all the knowledge exchange session you are propelled to buy salt...More

Thank abhi55451
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We took the tour and found it interesting but had it been better organized it would have made it much better. When they take you to the first stop the tour guide began the presentation and we a number of others were not even in...More

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Shawn K
27 June 2018|
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Response from MooseAlmighty | Reviewed this property |
Hi Shawn, It's a close call between the 2 mines and would likely depend on your location/itinerary. IMHO based purely on a mine visit, Berchtesgaden would get the vote. The wife said it was quicker with less walking. I... More
15 February 2018|
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Response from Saltyyogi | Reviewed this property |
The extra fee is for the museum, not in that area
Vanessa D
11 February 2018|
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Response from seven881tw | Reviewed this property |
The guided tour underground takes about 1 hour. Please plan about 1,5 to 2 hours including buying your ticket, getting changed, welcome and returning the miners' clothes. Book the tickets online first to avoid the line is a... More