Dachstein Salzkammergut:

Questions and answers.

How do I get to Ice cave?
You will need to take the Dachstein World Heritage cable car along section 1. The walk to the cave from here follows a route which is partly tarmaced.
Altitude difference 70 m Walk time 15 mins
Duration of tour approx. 50 minutes. Tour route: 800 m long, 80 m height difference (steps)

How do I get to the Mammut Cave?
You will need to take the Dachstein World Heritage cable car along section 1. The walk to the cave from here follows a gravel path.
Altitude difference 40 m Walk time 15 mins
Duration of tour approx. 50 minutes. Tour route: 800 m long, 70 m height difference

How do I get to the Koppenbrüller Cave?
The Koppenbrüller Cave is located in the valley, on the edge of Obertraun. A romantic woodland trail along the river Traun will take you to the cave entrance in no time. Those taking part in a cave trekking tour should meet at the wooden hut opposite the Gasthaus Koppenrast guesthouse.
Duration of tour approx. 45 minutes. Tour route: 700 m, 40 m altitude difference

What should I wear?
The caves may only be visited if accompanied by an experienced guide. Wear robust shoes and warm clothing to ensure you enjoy your cave experience to the full!
Temperatures: Ice Cave -2°C, Mammut Cave +3°C, Koppenbrüller Cave +6 °C

Are tours held in other languages too?
Yes, of course. All tours are available in German and English. On request, guided tours for groups can be held in further languages. Please contact for further information on guided group tours in other languages and registration verkauf(at)seilbahnholding.at .  

Do I have to register for the guided cave tours?
Yes, you have to register for the guided cave tours on site in Obertraun.
- Guided tour in the Ice Cave & Mammut Cave: Registration at cashdesk Schönbergalm
- Guided tour Koppenbrüller Cave: Registration at the wooden hut opposite the Koppenrast inn.
For individuals and small groups up to 20 people no pre-registration by phone is required. 

Registration for the cave tours for groups of 20 persons?
Please contact for guided cave tours of 20 persons our customer service team who will be pleased to send you a group offer and coordinate the registration for your group. Information & registration: verkauf(at)seilbahnholding.at or phone +43 50 140.

From what age may children visit the caves?
There is no lower age limit for children visiting the Dachstein caves! KIDS are welcome!

What about my dog!
Dogs are required to wear a muzzle and use of dog leashes. Dogs wearing a muzzle and using dog leashes are permitted on the cable car. Information on the tariffs for the cable car ride of your dog are avaiable at our ticket and prices site

Any other questions?

guest information

The kind employees of our guest information are ready for all your questions in German, English and Czech:

Phone +43 50 140
info(at)dachstein-salzkammergut.com