Monday

MEET A RANGER

10th July to 8th September 2023 - National Park Valleys

The Hohe Tauern National Park encompasses many of Austria's most precious landscapes, from the majestic peak of the Grossvenediger in the west to the steppe-like slopes in the east. Meet and join the people who protect our National Park. Learn more about the natural treasures of the National Park and how you can help preserve them for future generations. 

The alpine marmot, also known as the "Mankei", lives in families in underground burrows. | © NPHT, Foto Rieder

Meeting point

The junior rangers in the information huts will tell you exactly where to meet the National Park Ranger.

Period

from 9 am to 4 pm

Where?

Krimmler Achental, Habachtal Bramberg (1 pm to 4.30 pm) Sportgastein Naßfeld

VALLEY OF EMERALDS

8th July to 2nd September 2024 - Habachtal valley Bramberg

The Habachtal valley is the best known valley in the Hohe Tauern National Park among mineral enthusiasts. The only emerald field in Europe has contributed to the international fame of this Tauern valley. If you are lucky, you can also see wild animals such as red deer, chamois and marmots. 

Valley of Emeralds | © NPHT

Meeting point

9 am Info hut Habachtal valley Bramberg

Duration

approx. 4 hours (2.5 hrs. walking time | easy)

Charge

adult € 22.00 | child & youth (7-16 years) accompanied by parents free of charge | excl. feeder service

Free

with the guest card or Nationalpark Sommercard (excl. feeder service) 

Info! The tour ends at the end of the valley, return trip by taxi possible

Equipment

Sturdy shoes, rain and sun protaction, backpack with drinks and snacks, suitable clothing

Registration

not necessary

RAURIS VIRGIN FOREST

8th July to 2th September 2024 - Lenzanger Raurisertal valley

Discover Austria's natural jewel, the unspoilt Rauris virgin forest. Moor ponds, fallen spruces, pine trees, lush green moss and romantic clearings are a real rarity.

Rauris primaeval forest | © TVB Piesendorf Niedernsill

Meeting point

9 am parking lot Lenzanger

Duration

approx. 4 hours (2.5 hrs. walking time | medium) 

Charge

adult € 22.00 | child & youth (10-16 years) accompanied by parents free of charge | excl. feeder service

Free

with the guest card or Nationalpark Sommercard (excl. feeder service) 

Info! Toll charges for passenger cars apply

Equipment

Sturdy shoes, rain and sun protaction, backpack with drinks and snacks, suitable clothing

Registration

not necessary

WALCHERALM WATERFALL

10th July to 4th September 2023 - Fusch Ferleiten

A rewarding circular walk around the Walcher Waterfall to the Walcher Hochalm at the foot of the Hohe Tenn. Part of the walk takes you past the waterfall's cascading masses of water with breathtaking views.

A rewarding circular hike at the foot of the Hohe Tenn | © Tourismusverband Bruck Fusch Grossglockner

Meeting point

9 am parking lot Tauernhaus Ferleiten

Duration

approx. 6 hours (3.45 hrs. walking time | difficult) 

Charge

adult € 18.00 | child & youth (12-16 years) accompanied by parents free of charge 

Free

with the guest card (excl. feeder service) 

Equipment

Sturdy shoes, rain and sun protaction, backpack with drinks and snacks, suitable clothing

Registration

not necessary

WATERFALL PATH KOLM SAIGURN

10th July to 4th September 2023 - Rauris

A real insider's tip is the wild streams and thundering waterfalls at Kolm Saigurn. A 2.8km circular trail leads past 5 impressive waterfalls to the Rauris Friends of Nature Centre. At the foot of the Hohe Sonnblick you can hike over rooted paths, adventurous footbridges and even a suspension bridge.

Waterfall trail in the Rauris Valley - a real insider tip | © Bettina Lerch

Meeting point

9.15 am parking lot Lenzanger

Duration

approx. 3.15 hours (2.5 hrs. walking time | medium)

Charge

adult € 12.00 | child & youth (10-16 years) accompanied by parents free of charge | excl. feeder service

Free

with the guest card (excl. feeder service) 

Info! Toll charges for passenger cars apply

Equipment

Sturdy shoes, rain and sun protaction, backpack with drinks and snacks, suitable clothing

Registration

not necessary

MYSTICAL NIGHT OF WATER

3rd July to 4th September 2023 - Kaprun

Mystical and breathtaking, the Sigmund Thun Gorge comes to life. On the guided torchlight walk through the gorge, parents and children experience a romantic and awe-inspiring adventure.

Sigmund Thun gorge in Zell am See Kaprun | © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus

Meeting point

Entrance Sigmund Thun Klamm
3rd July to 14th August - 8 pm 
21st August to 4th September - 7.30 pm

Charge

adult € 12.00 | child & youth (6-15 years) € 6.00 | children up to 5 years free

Registration

not necessary

CASTLE SIGHTSEEING TOUR

3rd July to 28th September 2023 - Kaprun

Walk through 600 years of eventful history. You can still feel the atmosphere of days gone by when you enter the venerable Kaprun Castle. It is like a journey back in time. Surrounded by centuries-old walls, you will get an idea of how the counts and lords of the castle spent their days.  

Get to know the historic castle at 5 pm and listen to the history of the castle. Then explore the castle itself. There are photo points, a small exhibition, the castle museum and the dungeon. 

Kaprun castle | © Arne Mueseler - arne-mueseler.com

Entry

from 5 pm to 7 pm

Last entry at 6.45 pm

Charge

adult € 8.00 | children from 7 to 14 years € 4.00 | children up to 6 years free

Registration

not necessary