Guided tour

Wieliczka Salt Mine: Tour

Wieliczka Salt Mine: Tour

From US$ 24.14 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.

About this activity

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Duration options: 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Polish, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Ukrainian
Optional audio guide
Important information

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
  • 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 chambers, chapels, and sculptures carved in salt on a lengthy 3-kilometer underground route. Meet your guide at the salt mine and start the tour by walking down a long sets of steps, heading down 135 meters underground. Walk through labyrinthine passageways, tunnels, and shafts as you make your way deeper and deeper underground. Once at the bottom, see underground lakes, four 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, skip the stairs and take a lift from the bottom of the mine back up to the main ground level, where you can browse through the gift shop and buy unique memorabilia to take home with you.

  • Access to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with claustrophobia

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    Meeting point

    Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour starts in front of the UNESCO sign close to the Salt Mine Museum. Your tour leader will have the sign with "SuperCracow" logo on it.

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 3074 reviews

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    The booking was quick and easy, but the only issue I had was that the tour guide was late arriving and I wasn’t informed. I contacted the WhatsApp help desk and was asked to collect a ticket at the online ticket collector counter and join an individual tourist group that was just entering. Other than that, the tour was great.

    May 16, 2022

    July 14, 2022

    A must-see site. Unique experience that you must live. A jacket or an extra clothing would is required in my opinion as it is cold down there. Have in mind that you will have to walk for about 2 hours, but with many breaks between.

    July 11, 2022

    Product ID: 395819

    VA ID: 395819