The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine

Miners’ Route

Tour hours

The route is open from 09:30 am to 03:00 pm, and the tour in English takes place at the following times: 10:30 am, 02:00 pm.
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Ticket prices

Discount tickets, standard tickets, family tickets
from 73 PLN / person
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Will you take up the mining challenge?

In the harsh area of the Mine, where tourists turn into novice miners – adepts of the underground trade, and darkness must be overcome by means of a lamp, an extraordinary and unforgettable adventure awaits you. Feel your senses awake on the Miners’ Route and your blood flow faster during an exciting underground expedition.

  • You will wander through the underground salt labyrinth, exploring the mysterious and raw chambers around the oldest preserved Regis Shaft.

  • Tasks await you, such as searching for salt, testing methane concentration and finding the right route underground. By performing practical mining tasks, you will get to know the work of representatives of old mining professions, such as crusher, methane tester and mining carpenter.

  • You will feel a shot of adrenaline, you will take part in an extraordinary, multisensory experience!

Miners’ Route by the numbers:

3 h
-approximate duration of the expedition
around 14-16ºC
-the temperature underground
1,9 km
-route length
101 m
-the depth you will reach

The Route in the structure of the Mine:

Regis Shaft

The lift descends to the Mine to level I (57 m)

The return to the surface is by lift from Level IIn (101 m)

  • Level I, approx. 57 m
  • Level IIn, approx. 101 m

Ways of visiting the Miners’ Route

  • Individual tourist

    You take part in the tour in the company of other individual tourists, the Mine is responsible for assembling a group.

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  • Organised group

    You are a member of a large group and are planning to go on the tour together. You are a tour operator.

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Useful information

Family ticket price*

24 PLN / 4 people

* Family tickets are available for families
composed
of 2 adults and 2 children
aged 4 to 16
Family ticket price*

24 PLN / 4 people

* Family tickets are available for families
composed
of 2 adults and 2 children
aged 4 to 16
The Miners’ Route Terms and Conditions can be found here.
 
More practical information

Miners’ Route gallery

See the Route through the lenses of people who have already experienced the mining adventure.

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