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Spannagel Cave

Natural monument and excursion destination in Tyrol

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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.

Unique
marble cave

 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.

Fully equipped
through the cave

All visitors are equipped with helmets, raincoats and (optionally) rubber boots during the tour. The family-friendly natural monument Spannagel Cave is also ideal for visiting in bad weather and is therefore a varied excursion destination in Tyrol Austria!

Tour 1
Show cave tour
(daily without advance booking)

  • June 1st to July 9th & September 10th to October 14th:

    daily hourly guided tours from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • July 10th to September 9th:
    daily hourly guided tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • October 15th to May 31st:
    guided tours by appointment only under +43/5287/87251

  • Meeting point: Spannagelhaus (ascent to Tuxer Fernerhaus at 2,660m, 10 minutes by foot to the Spannagel Cave at the Spannagelhaus)
  • Duration: approx. 60 Minuten
  • Admission fee: Adults: Euro 18,- (with guest card from Tux-Finkenberg: Euro 15,-) Children up to 14 years: Euro 10,-
  • Suitable equipment: sturdy shoes, warm clothing
  • Requirements: Good physical condition, surefootedness and no claustrophobia


Any questions? Contact to Spannagel Cave.

Spannagelhöhle
Familie Anfang
E-Mail: info@spannagelhoehle.at
Phone: +43 5287 87251

Cave trekking
in Austria

With advance booking under +43/5287/87251 or info@spannagelhoehle.at, 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! 

Tour 2
Cave Trekking
without climbing

ADVANCE BOOKING NECESSARY

  • Level of difficulty: comparable to a category B via ferrata
  • for adults and teens from 14 years of age (surefootedness required)
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours (excl. dressing before the tour)
  • Admission fee: € 50,- per person
  • Requirements: Good physical condition, surefootedness and no claustrophobia
  • In the cave map: red area (up to the ÖTK shaft)

Tour 3
Sportive Trekking
Tour

ADVANCE BOOKING NECESSARY

  • Level of difficulty: comparable to a category C via ferrata
  • for adults and teens from 16 years of age
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Admission fee: € 75, - per person
  • Requirements: Good physical condition, surefootedness and no claustrophobia
  • In the cave map: red are and partially grey area

Another cave experience at
Nature's Ice Palace

The Nature's Ice Palace on the Hintertux Glacier is a glacial cave system, unique worldwide. 30 metres below the ski slope, the wonderful world of ice can be discovered on guided tours every day, even day in bad weather.

Zillertaler Gletscherbahn GmbH & Co KG 
Hintertux 794 · 6293 Tux · Telefon +43 5287 8510 · info@hintertuxergletscher.at