The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine

Miners’ Route

Visiting hours

The route is open from 09:30 am to 03:00 pm, and the tour takes place at the following times: 10:30 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 12:30 pm, 01:00 pm, 01:30 pm, 02:00 pm
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Ticket prices

Price starting at 73 PLN / person
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The Miners’ Route is more than a sightseeing tour!

It’s a big, engaging adventure. The group of tourists will transform into apprentice miners, learning the underground trade in practice! Are you ready for the challenge?

On the Miners’ Route:

  • The group will explore atmospheric chambers in which darkness is illuminated only by mining lamps.

  • A lot of work awaits the group, during one shift there will be, among others, measurement of methane concentration, weaving of ropes, efficient use of the map, as well as a saw and shovel.

  • As a reward, each member of the group will receive a commemorative certificate confirming that they have taken their first steps in the mining profession.

Miners’ Route by the numbers:

3 h
approximate duration of the expedition
14-16ºC
the temperature underground
1,9 km
route length
101 m
maximum depth on the trail

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

Detailed terms and conditions of touring the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine can be found here.

Open flames, electric torches, smoking cigarettes (including e-cigarettes) are prohibited.
Bringing animals in is prohibited.

Detailed terms and conditions of touring the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine can be found here.

Open flames, electric torches, smoking cigarettes (including e-cigarettes) are prohibited.
Bringing animals in is prohibited.

Check the tour times, tour languages and prices.
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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