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Nature´s Ice Palace

Nature’s Ice Palace at the Hintertuxer Glacier is a natural gem, unique worldwide and an ideal year round excursion destination for the whole family.  The entrance to this ice cave is only a 3 to 4 minute walk from the top station of the Gletscherbus 3 lifts. On guided tours, visitors are asked to „Step inside” to this wonderful world deep beneath the ski slopes and discover a glacial crevasse with magical ice stalactites, giant sparkling ice crystals, frozen waterfalls and even a glacial lake.

Nature’s Ice Palace has a constant temperature of 0° degrees 365 days of the year. Warm clothing and sturdy shoes are required for the tour, which is easy to negotiate – even wearing ski boots. Nature’s Ice Palace fascinates both adult glacier fans as well as families with children aged 6 and over with its‘ cool, natural beauty.

Visitors to the ice caves can choose between two different tours accompanied by experienced guides: The grande tour takes 60 minutes and shows the most beautiful attractions held captive within the glacier. The approx. Children’s tours are also possible for groups of at least 10, whereby advance reservation is required.

The ice cave is open all year round and can be visited in any weather. A visit to Nature’s Ice Palace can also be easily combined with a ski day on the Hintertux Glacier or with a trip to see the views from the Panorama Terrace.


Admission from 6 years-of-age

Sturdy shoes and coat recommended

Daily at 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm

Admission adults EUR 16,00 and children EUR 8,00 (plus EUR 5,00 per person for the boat trip at the glacier lake)