Dachstein cave worlds

Dachstein Ice Cave

Accompanied by experienced cave guides, you can explore the magical underground world of Dachstein. The spectacular ice sculptures, breathtaking lighting effects and unique art installations will fascinate you.

It’s nost just nature lovers who will be impressed by the ice cave – music fans will be too. Every year in August, the Parsivaldom will change into a unique concert hall.

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Mammut cave

One of the largest karst caves in the world impresses with ist size, variety of shapes and spectacular art installations. Almost 70 km of the cave labyrinth has been explored, so where elso could you get a better impression of the wide range of shapes of the cave world than here. The guided tours will take you through gigantic cave passages, impressive rock cathedrals and explain how they were formed. Interplays of light and shadows and a laser installation add special effects.

At trekking tours you can experience the fantastic underground world.

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Koppenbrüller cave

Where a spectacular cave stream plunges into the Koppentraun river, the latest of the three Dachstein caves – the Koppenbrüller cave is located. Especially during snowmelt and heavy rainfalls you can observe a unique natural spectacle here, which you can hike through in complete safety on one of the guided tours. The water crashes ist way through the maountain – no wonder that there are so many myths surrounding this cave. You can explore this „wild“ side of the cave in one of the trekking tours fo rall the family.

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Dachstein Krippenstein

A wonderful mountain plateau and plenty of variety: Here at the Dachstein Krippenstein you’ll find everything a hiker, climber or leisure tourist could want.

The Dachstein Krippenstein cable car will transport you up to approximately 2.000 metres, enabling you to conquer the mountain with no effort at all. There is also disabled access: The WeltNATURerbeblick viewing platform is wheelchair accessible. The approximately 8-metre long Dachstein Shark ist he latest attraction on the Heilbronner circular trail.

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Not fort he faint-hearted! The 5fingers viewing platform, 400 metres above the abyss, provides a high level of adrenaline rush. On five differently designed platforms, the 5fingers, you can check your fear of heights and enjoy unique panoramic views of lake Hallstättersee and the Salzkammergut. The Welterbespirale viewing platform on the summit of Krippenstein invites to relax, inform and enjoy. Here you’ll learn interesting facts about various world heritage sites, can take photos at the photo point and set your sold free on one of the relaxation couches.

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