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valid in ski and glacier world Zillertal 3000 (=Hintertuxer Gletscher, Eggalm, Rastkogel, Finkenberg, Penken/Mayrhofen, Ahorn)
Zillertal Super Ski Pass (valid in the entire Zillertal valley)

Spannagel Cave natural monument

The Spannagel Cave at the Hintertux Glacier is Europe’s highest altitude public-accessible cave and a very worthwhile day trip destination for families with children. With a measured length of around 12,5 km it is the largest rock cave system in the Central Alps, 500 metres can be experienced by visitors on a guided tour.

The family friendly Spannagel Cave Natural Monument is an ideal place to visit even in bad weather.

Summer Special: Geological surface tour

geological surface tour without cave

duration approx. 45 minutes
adults € 10,-
children € 5,-

guided tours from July 15th to August 29th Monday to Friday at 10.30 am 

Führung durch Spannagelhöhle

geological surface tour with cave

duration aprrox. 2 hours
adults € 28,-
children € 13,-

guided tours from July 15th to August 29th Monday to Friday at 10.30 am

Info & opening hours:

July 10th to Sept. 9th, 2019 
hourly guided tours every day from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm
Sept. 10th to Oct. 14th, 2019
hourly guided tours every day from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm
Oct. 15th, 2019 to May 31st, 2020
Guided tours on request

Duration: approx. 60 minutes
Admission: Adults € 15,00
Children 6 to 15 years (minimum height 1.20m) € 8,00
Discount available with Tux Finkenberg ticket and Zillertal Activcard.

Cave access

The entrance to the Spannagel Cave is around 5 minutes away from the Tuxer Fernerhaus and is accessible by taking the glacierbus lifts 1 and 2.

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Guided tours

During the 1 hour tour accompanied by a certified guide, visitors will be taken through this unique labyrinth of marble and sintering, shown geological features such as stalactites, marble seams and glacial pot holes and informed of interesting facts about the cave. And maybe even catch a glimpse of a bat during this underground expedition! As is appropriate for cave explorers of all ages, visitors will be provided with rubber boots, a helmet and raincoat for the tour.

Cave trekking

On request, extensive tours of several hours are available, where cave trekkers are taken even deeper into the complex cave system under the Hintertux Glacier. 
Experience cave courses, which are otherwise only accessible to cave guides. Pass stalagmites, marble, sintering, crystals ... a special experience for brave adventurers.
Immerse yourself in the uniqueness of nature during the cave trekking on the Hintertux Glacier.
Let yourself be enchanted by the impressive scenery.


  • Cave Trekking is only possible with advance booking!
  • Similar to a fixed rope of the category B
  • Duration approx. 2.5 - 3 hours
  • Price per person € 60, -

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Zillertaler Gletscherbahn GmbH & Co KG 
Hintertux 794 · 6293 Tux · Telefon +43 5287 8510 · Fax DW 380 ·

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