Gdansk: Wolf’s Lair Tour

Wolf’s Lair was the Adolf Hitler’s Headquarters built in 1941 in the middle of Masurian forest to facilitate planned German invasion on Russian Soviet Union and coordinate warfare on new eastern front. It was the place where many important strategic decisions were made by German dictator and his top generals. Here in 1944 famous, failed assassination attempt on Hitler, carried out by Claus von Stauffenberg took place. Wolf’s Lair complex which consisted of barracks, airports, railway station, power station etc, was destructed in 1945 but its impressive ruins are today available for sightseeing. It is a perfect tour for those who want to learn more about the history of World War 2 and experience something unique.

We offer private tours to Wolf’s Lair (Hitler’s Headquarters) from Gdansk on request

Tour itinerary:

  1. hotel pick up at chosen time
  2. up to 3,5 hours drive from Gdansk to Wolf’s Lair by private car/van with English speaking driver
  3. up to 1,5 hour walking sightseeing tour of former Hitler’s headquarters with private local guide in chosen language during which you will be able to see:
  • old drinking water pumping station
  • ruins of the building of Third Reich Security Service – entrance stairs and front wall with terrace have survived
  • fragments of the walls of the barrack number 3 – in the past it was a long, one-story building with windows, it is a place where Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg made a failed assassination attempt on Hitler
  • buildings No. 4 and 5 – occupied by the security service at that time, currently one of them (No. 4) houses a souvenir shop.
  • anti-aircraft shelter – interesting fact is that shelters never had windows, sometimes there were additions next to the shelters, which had windows and allowed to work in rooms with daylight
  • underground food storage – you can see there entrance with characteristic stairs facilitating the transport of various types of containers
  • Martin Bormann’s bunker – built in 1944 bunker of Hitler’s secretary
  • Adolf Hitler’s bunker – the biggest building in the quarter which was also his private apartment
  • military command bunkers, fire-fighting pool, underground warehouse, former main entrance, casino, canteen, and many more.

4. free time for lunch
5. up to 3,5 hours drive back from Wolf’s Lair to Gdansk
6. drop off at your hotel

Whole tour lasts approximately 9 hours

Tour is available in following languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian
*some languages may be subject of availability and prices can vary

Prices:

  • 1350 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 690 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 470 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 400 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 330 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 280 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • Contact us (7 persons or more)

What is included?:

  • hotel pick up at chosen time and hotel drop off,
  • comfortable, air-conditioned, private transportation
  • English speaking driver’s assistance during whole day
  • entrance tickets to Wolf’s Lair
  • private sightseeing tour of Wolf’s Lair with local guide in chosen language up to 1,5 hours

If you would like to get double shot of history you can choose extended version of the tour during which after the visit in Wolf’s Lair we will take you to Mamerki Bunkers – Headquarters of the German Land Forces (OKH). You will take a short, around 30 min drive to get there from Wolf’s Lair. In 1940-1944, the Todt organization built for the needs of the 40 highest generals, 1,500 officers and soldiers around 250 facilities, including 30 reinforced concrete shelters. It is the great opportunity to see bunkers in all their glory because the Germans did not manage to blow up the shelters and they have been preserved intact until this day. Not everyone knows that Adolf Hitler who was an architect was a designer of Mamerki Bunkers! Mamerki was a self-sufficient “city” protected by a mechanized guard battalion. Every 300 metres there were concrete poles (preserved to this day) with telephones and lanterns illuminating the area. Security was guarded by 4 guardhouses, anti-aircraft defense units protected the stations from air attacks. In addition to shelters you will see there kitchens, casinos, post office, cinema, living quarters, hospital, sauna and stables.

Whole tour with the visit in Mamerki Bunkers takes approximately 12 hours.

Prices:

  • 1600 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 830 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 570 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 480 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 400 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 350 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • Contact us (7 persons or more)

What is included?:

  • hotel pick up at chosen time and hotel drop off,
  • comfortable, air-conditioned, private transportation
  • English speaking driver’s assistance during whole day
  • entrance tickets to Wolf’s Lair
  • private sightseeing tour of Wolf’s Lair with local guide in chosen language up to 1,5 hours
  • entrance tickets to Mamerki Bunkers Museum
  • private sightseeing tour of Mamerki Bunkers with local guide in chosen language up to 1,5 hours

Tour is available in following languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian
*some languages may be subject of availability and prices can vary

Choose number of participants and date:

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FAQ

How far is Wolf's Liar from Gdansk.

Wolf's Liar (Wolfschanze) is located about 230 km from Gdansk and one way driving takes approximately 3 hours to get there .

How should I dress when going on a tour to Wolf's Liar (Wolfschanze )?

Please wear proper clothing since you will spend time outdoors in the forest

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