Day trips & excursions

Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour

based on 42 reviews
Availability: Every day
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Step into the underground and enter the world of a salt mine
  • Follow an expert guide on an enthralling time travel
  • Take home a truly memorable experience
What to expect

Visit one of the most precious and most fascinating monuments of culture in Poland. The first tourist trail in Wieliczka was established as early as at the turn of the 19th century. A couple of decades later in 1978, the salt mine was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The underground trail leads through numerous drifts, galleries and chambers, where traces of mining activity have been preserved, as well as examples of sacred art, and theme compositions relating to the history of the mine and legends.

Wieliczka is the world's largest mining heritage museum with a collection encompassing unique pieces of mining equipment reflecting the development of mining techniques from the Middle Ages until today.
Moreover, the microclimate of the mine has a beneficial impact on visitors who suffer from asthma and allergies. The tour starts with a descent down the stairs to a depth of 64 meters. You will then be led through a number of chambers and shown underground lakes, shrines and salt monuments. The trip finishes at the level of 135 meters below the surface and at the end of the tour, you will return to the surface by lift.

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What's included
  • Local guide
  • Entrances fee
What's not included
  • Gratuities (optional e.g fee for photography)
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price
  • Infants (0-5 years): free BUT you have to book a place for them
Where

DiscoverCracow point at: 8 Szczepanski Square or Bus stop Dajwór, Krakow

Meeting point:

DiscoverCracow point at 8 Szczepanski Square is 2 minutes walk from the Main Market Square.

What to remember
  • The salt mine stays at a temperature of approximately 57°F (14°C); please wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes
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When
  • Every day at 8.45am and 11.45am
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Provider
Discover Cracow
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 hour before the activity begins.
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