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Can I bring a stroller for children?

Yes you can bring a stroller, you must allow other guests to pass you on the narrow sections. Strollers can also be left at the entrance.

What is the minimum age?

There is no minimum age, and children under 6 are free.

How much time do I need for a visit?

The duration is up to you and depends on whether you stop to take lots of photos, or race through enjoying the fresh glacier air. We recommend at l ...

Is there parking outside?

Yes there is free parking at the entrance, also for coach buses.

Why are the prices up to CHF 19.- per person?

As operator of the Glacier Canyon, in 2016 we invested CHf 600’000 repairing the path and adding interactive elements along the route. In pre ...

How difficult is the walk?

The walk is mostly flat with a very slight gradient through the tunnels towards the end.

Will I get wet?

The canyon is mostly covered from rain although a jacket is a good idea. After rain some drops of water make it down into the canyon, you can avoid ...

What shoes should I wear?

Avoid flip flops and shoes with open heels. We recommend hiking or sports shoes, and something waterproof if it’s really raining heavily.

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What is the temperature in the Canyon?

The fresh melt-water from glacier cools the air in the canyon to around 10°C. Even on hot days the air temp doesn’t get much above this and w ...

What if it's raining?

The Glacier Canyon is open in all weather and is a great rainy day activity. Inside the canyon you are mostly protected from the wet but we still r ...

Is it a round trip or do I walk back the same way?

Yes, the route to the end is around 870 meters and the canyon walls are 300m high at this point. You walk back down the same path but the change in ...

What if I'm afraid of heights?

Fear of heights shouldn’t be a problem in the glacier canyon. The walkway is about 1m wide and has railing with wire mesh along the side.

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Is the Glacier Canyon wheelchair accessible?

Yes the Glacier Canyon does have wheelchair access, however some sections are narrow and you will need to cross other people coming in the opposite ...

Can I bring my dog in the canyon?

It is possible to bring your dog in the canyon. Most of the walkway is covered with wood or concrete path however there are sections with metal gra ...

Is the Glacier Canyon included in the Canyon Swing?

Yes, all Canyon Swing bookings include free entry to the Glacier Canyon. However, if you require transport back to Interlaken you need to check wit ...

Is there food available?

We sell snacks and drinks at the entrance and there is a restaurant belonging to the hotel outside.

Do the crystals in the museum come from inside the Glacier Canyon?

No. The glacier gorge consists of limestone which originates from the sea floor. Rock crystals only occur in metamorphic rock. The rock changes fro ...

Is the Glacier Canyon open in winter?

No. During the winter months, ice builds on the walls of the canyon, breaks off and falls to the ground. To protect the infrastructure from damages ...