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Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour

Hubert-Sattler-Gasse 1 | Panorama Busterminal Mirabellplatz, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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Bavarian Mountains and Salt-Mines Tour from Salzburg
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Join our tour to the Salt mine in Berchtesgaden. Slip into traditional miners’ clothes and take train deep into the 500 year old mine. Experience the fascinating underground world of the salt-miners and discover the charm of the magnificently illuminated subterranean landscape. Take the slides down to the salt lake which you will be crossing by boat. After this unique tour you will have the opportunity to explore the little picturesque town of Berchtesgaden tasting some Bavarian specialties.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“train ride” (17 reviews)
“wooden slides” (12 reviews)
“light show” (8 reviews)
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Hubert-Sattler-Gasse 1 | Panorama Busterminal Mirabellplatz, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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"train ride"
in 17 reviews
"wooden slides"
in 12 reviews
"light show"
in 8 reviews
"underground lake"
in 7 reviews
"eagles nest"
in 17 reviews
"mirror lake"
in 6 reviews
"great fun"
in 17 reviews
"spoke german"
in 5 reviews
"boiler suit"
in 2 reviews
"fun slides"
in 2 reviews
"small train"
in 4 reviews
"cruise boat"
in 2 reviews
"advent markets"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 9 reviews
"austrian german"
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"takes about an hour"
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"short stop"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not sure that taking the package added a lot to this tour. The salt mine tour could apparently be accessed by public transport and the tour of the salt mine which was good was done by an employee of the salt mine. We...More

1  Thank Jane R
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SalzburgPanorama, Manager at Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Jane, Thank you for your review regarding our tour to the Salt Mine in Berchtesgaden. The tour is operated with a live guide, so you will get a lot of information about the region during the trip. After visiting the Mine our guide continues...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We didn’t know what to expect as it was an add on to another tour. We enjoyed this tour very much, well organised and a little different. Very informative and fun.More

1  Thank Nesssie
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SalzburgPanorama, Manager at Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you very much for joining our Bavarian Mountains Tour and for your wonderful review. We are delighted you enjoyed the tour with us so much and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again on one of our sightseeing tours in the future....More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Nothing like spending quality time inside a mountain! The tour is a pretty standard industry tour, except the industry is mining salt and Alpen Salz has been collected here for 500 years. You get an oversized jumpsuit to protect your clothes and travel from one...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

The kids are into Minecraft and were stoked when I told them we were visiting a real mine and riding on a mine cart. The tour has a bit of everything, from WW2 historical sites, to the actual tour deep into the mines. You really...More

2  Thank offshore171
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of those activities you have to include in your trip. For $62 US Dollars per person, you will get to ride the original mine train that used to take miners down the salt mine, then you will get to slide down the...More

1  Thank Ehsan A
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

The salt mine is worth the visit just for slide ride alone... The trip across the salt lake is mesmerizing too... But be forewarned, you are not allowed to take photographs or video inside the mine under the pretense that it is a” safety risk,”...More

1  Thank Madmikemacgyver1
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SalzburgPanorama, Manager at Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for your review regarding our tour to the Salt Mines in Berchtesgaden. We are happy to hear you had spent a wonderful time there last December. Unfortunately, it is not allowed taking pictures in the caves. We thank for your understanding. It would...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We had a really snowy day for this trip, could barely see any mountains (we made up for it the next day on the Unterbergbahn cable car, Bus 25 from Salzberg!) The tour guide on the coach was great, loads of info as we travelled...More

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SalzburgPanorama, Manager at Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you very much for joining our sightseeing tour and for your wonderful review! We are delighted you enjoyed the tour with us so much and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again (in summer) on one of our sightseeing tours in the...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

take the time to tour the salt mines and visit the underground Austrian-German border. You don't need to be a great, sportive person to get through the cleaned-up mines. Definitely worth!

Thank Albrecht R
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SalzburgPanorama, Manager at Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Dear Albrecht, Thank you very much for choosing our tour company and for your review regarding our Salt Mines Tour. We are glad you enjoyed the time and hope we can welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, Salzburg Panorama Tours, Customer care

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We did this attraction as a part of a larger tour and it was the best part of the day. The entire tour takes about an hour and takes you into the heart of the mine, deep inside the mountain. You start with a "mine...More

1  Thank Guy N
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SalzburgPanorama, Manager at Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you very much for joining our sightseeing tour and for taking the time to review your experience. We are glad that you spend a great time at the salt mines in Berchtesgaden. We will let them know that you had problems with the audio-guide....More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

It's amazing to see and learn the history behind salt! and how it was mind. You ride a small train...something like the miners may have ridden into the minds long ago. You take to slides down into the mine and float across a mine lake...More

1  Thank JLHavinfun
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alun77
14 March 2018|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
There are steps as well as the slides as I recall; perhaps the tour website could answer that.
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Christine C
1 February 2018|
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Response from SalzburgPanorama | Property representative |
Dear Christine, Thank you for your interest in our sightseeing tours. The regular Salt Mine Tour starts at 8.45 and 2 pm (4 hrs) and the regular Bavarian Mountains Tour at 2 pm (4hrs.) We also have combi tickets but no... More
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Mary324Brig
6 May 2017|
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Dear Mary, Thank you for your interest in our sightseeing tours. You can book the tour online via our Panorama Tours website up to 2 hours before the tour starts. Looking forward to welcome you soon, Best regards, Salzburg... More
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