Guided tour

Wieliczka: Salt Mine Entrance and Guided Tour Ticket

Wieliczka: Salt Mine Entrance and Guided Tour Ticket

From US$ 35.29 per person

Discover the amazing Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the first sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List. This experience will see you taking a guided tour 140 meters underground to explore the fascinating chambers and tunnels made of salt.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Audio guide included


  • Learn from an expert English-speaking guide
  • Feel the amazing atmosphere in the chambers with statues made of salt
  • Visit the Chapel of the Blessed Kings
Full description
Starting at the Wieliczka Salt Mine main gate, an English-speaking tour guide will hand you your entrance ticket and your tour will begin. The group will then descend the 378 stairs 64 meters down to level 1, where you will receive a brief explanation about safety regulations in the mine. Following this, your English-speaking guide will take you 140 meters deeper underground for a 2.5-hour tour almost 3 kilometers in length. The tour consists of a regular tourist route during which you will discover long corridors, unique chambers with amazing carvings, and statues made of salt. You will hear of the legend of St. Kinga and see her amazing underground chapel, as your guide explains to you the miners' daily routines. You will have an opportunity to get to know everything about salt extraction whilst hearing stories about past times when salt was referred to as "white gold". At the conclusion of the route you will be granted time to explore the souvenir shop and snack bar, and from there you will return to the surface with the high-speed lift.
  • Guided tour in English
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entrance ticket to the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Tour leader assistance
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Permission to take photos (can be purchased at the ticket office for 10zł)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with claustrophobia
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Your representative will wait to hand over the tickets at Jana Pawła II 1 Street in Wieliczka in front of main gate entrance. She/he will carry a label with description "Meeting point Wieliczka Tickets".

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CATASTROPHIC organization! We had reserved a ticket for 3:50 pm, the guide calls us at 12:45 pm saying "where are you? I am waiting for you to collect the tickets". So first error on the part of the tour, not resolved since finally on our electronic tickets it was noted 3:50 pm or the visit officially started at 3:30 pm !!!! We had to call / finally see 4 different people to resolve the problem. NOW, incredible site, once we got there. Our guide Evelyna (?) Was top notch. Headphones not necessary because confined space and much better sound!

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March 7, 2020

We had a nice guide and is definitely recommended. You must be able to move quickly

October 2, 2021

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