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Guided Tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine's Miners’ Route with Skip-the-Line Entry

Rated 4.3 out of 5.0 from 3 reviews.
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Mobile ticket
3 hrs
Guided tour

Unearth the secrets of Wieliczka Salt Mine on a guided tour with real mining tasks, exclusive access to Miner's Route, and a certificate of completion.


  • Enjoy a guided tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine, featuring real mining tasks and access to exclusive salt chambers with skip-the-line tickets.

  • Equipped with professional gear, navigate through hidden tunnels with an expert guide, and experience a hands-on mining adventure.

  • Witness breath-taking views of underground salt chambers, and navigate narrow passages to unearth the mine's history and culture.

  • Choose from English or Polish guided tours and enjoy exclusive access to the Miner’s Route.

  • Fun fact: The Wieliczka Salt Mine is home to the unique Chapel of St. Kinga, an underground church carved entirely out of rock salt!


  • Skip-the-line entry to Wieliczka Salt Mine

  • Expert English/Polish-speaking guide (optional)

  • Access to Miner's Route

cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

ratings & reviews

3 Ratings


Dec, 2023
Great tour guide and overall experience. Professional handling, lovely staff and great organization!!
Ekaterina Mjoeen


Dec, 2023
The guide down in the mines was brilliant - funny, knowledgeable and engaging.

Journey to the Depths: A Miner's Life Experience

As the Miners’ Route unfurls its subterranean secrets, your expert guide, fluent in English and Polish, prepares you with safety training, professional gear, and an introduction to the mining tasks ahead. Feel the thrill of wearing a miner's suit, wielding a lamp, and charting your path through hidden chambers and tunnels, exclusive to this tour.

This meticulously curated experience is infused with fascinating historical snippets, from the mine's 13th-century origin to the real miner tasks you'll undertake. Measure methane levels, weave ropes, and even use a shovel, it's an immersive history lesson like no other! The grand finale? A certificate, rewarding your hands-on mining stint.

Unearth Hidden Gems & Cultural Riches

Your journey through narrow passages, climbing ladders and discovering the breathtaking salt chambers is a testament to the mine's historical and cultural significance. Behold the tools and equipment that miners used across eras, and marvel at the artistic touch they left behind in the form of intricate salt sculptures and chapels. See the awe-inspiring St. Kinga's Chapel, an underground marvel carved entirely from rock salt.

The tour offers language options in English and Polish, ensuring you fully capture the essence of this unique journey.

Important Information

  • Please note that the maximum depth you can reach is 101m where telecommunication signals will not reach you.

  • It’s recommended to wear comfortable shoes.

  • There are no toilets available underground.

  • Note that you take part in the tour in the company of other individual tourists, the Mine is responsible for assembling a group.

  • As the temperature underground reaches 14-16ºC, the best way to dress is in layers.

  • Photography is allowed.


  • The following are not allowed on this tour: open flames, electric torches, smoking cigarettes (including e-cigarettes), and animals.

  • This experience is restricted for guests aged 10 and below and those with disabilities.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point. Students must show valid ID.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at The Regis Shaft.

  • Address: plac Kościuszki 9, 32-020 Wieliczka, Poland.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Wieliczka Goliana. It is a quick 3-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #224, #284 and #Z1 to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Dworzec PKP Wieliczka-Rynek-Kopalnia. It is a quick 6-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board train SKA1 to get you there.

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