Get a chance to dig deep underground!
In this tour you will get a chance to visit most known salt mine in Poland. However, you will not be a regular tourist. At the entrance you will receive working overalls and mining equipment: a headlight, a POG absorber and a helmet. Yes, at this point you become a Salt Miner and you're ready to descend into the mine as deep as 101 meters underground by a lift. The miners’ trail remain in total darkness and leads through the oldest existing mine shaft named Regis.
You, as a novice in the domain, will be supervised by a professional Foreman - a tour guide with mining working experience and your tasks will include: measuring the concentration of methane, dig and transport salt, cut woods, and many more to experience the daily routine of underground workers. Definitely that’s the first-hand mining experience.
The activity takes place in Wieliczka Salt Mine - listed on UNESCO, the World List of Cultural and Natural Heritage. Over 1 million tourists visit this place every year.
The package includes all you need. We will pick you up from your hotel and take you there once the activity is finished. The venue is located about 35 minutes ride from the main square. You will be assisted by our English-speaking pilot. You will have 180 minutes of salt miner underground experience. It's an activity that is deep underground where the temperature ranges between 14° and 16° C (57.2-42.8° F) so please bring warm clothing. Bring comfortable, waterproof footwear.
Salt Miner experience incl. transfers
✓ First-hand mining experience
✓ Full equipment (overalls, helmet, headlight)
✓ English speaking professional miner guide
✓ English-speaking guide
✓ Duration: 4 hours
✓ Return transfers