Adventures in the wild

Take a snow shoe walk across wild hillsides. Learn how to build an igloo, read animal tracks and learn about the survival strategies of the local wildlife. This brochure contains the complete winter program organised by the Nationalpark rangers.

WINTER DREAM TANNWALD
26th December 2022 till 3rd April 2023

Mountain forests provide habitats for wildlife and plants. Furthermore, they are considered recreational areas for people, form an important climatic factor and take on a decisive role in the protection against avalanches or mudflows. Discover the forest habitat with the Natiuonal Park Ranger.

  • Meeting Point: 10 am parking lot Moosen children ski lift
  • Duration: approx. 4.5 hours (level of difficulty - easy)
  • Charge: each person € 20.00 | children & youths (10-16 years) in accompanied by parents free of charge| excl. feeder service
  • Free of charge with the guest card and Nationalpark WinterCard (excl. feeder service)
  • Bring with you: Sturdy ankle-high shoes, warm socks, ski poles, warm clothes, sun protection, backpack with warm drinks and snacks.
  • Registration necessary! Until 12 noon the day before the excursion by phone +43 6562 4084 933 (Mon-Fri from 8 am till noon) or email np.bildung(at)salzburg.gv(dot)at
  • Snowshoes and ski poles can be rented from the NP administration. If necessary, please let them know directly at the registration.

IN THE WINTER REALM OF THE WATERFALLS
26th December 2022 till 3rd April 2023

The Krimml waterfalls are not only an impressive natural spectacle in summer. Due tot the shady location, only a few rays of sunlight reach the waterfalls and thus beautiful ice formations are created at the appropriate temperatures. 

  • Meeting point: 11 am tourist information Krimml
  • Duration: approx. 4hours (level of difficulty - easy)
  • Charge: each person € 20.00 | children and youths (10-16 years) in accompanied by parents free of charge | excl. feeder service
  • Free of charge with the guest card and Nationalpark WinterCard (excl. feeder service)
  • Bring with you: Sturdy ankle-high shoes, warm socks, ski poles, warm clothes, sun protaction, backpack with warm drinks and snacks.
  • Registration necessary! Until 12 noon at the day before the excursion by phone +43 6562 4084 933 (Mon-Fri from 8 am till noon) or email np.bildung(at)salzburg.gv(dot)at
  • Snowshoes and ski poles can be rented from the NP administration. If necessary, please let them know directly at the registration.

WILDLIFE WATCHING AT THE FEEDING IN THE HABACHTAL VALLEY
2nd January till 27th February 2023

In the cold and snowy winter months, red and roe deer don't find enough food. The fact that feeding isn't always the same and that active wildlife management offers many unexpected facets can be discovered during this excursion. It is an exciting experience for the whole family, because you can watch mighty deer and young calves at close range, but still in the wild.

  • Meeting point: 12 noon parking lot Habachtal
    Duration: approx. 4 hours
  • Charge: adults € 20.00 | children (6-14 years) € 13.00
  • Bring with you: sturdy winter shoes & warm clothing
  • Registration necessary! Till 10 am on the day of the tour in the NP-administration by phone +43 6562 40849 33 or email np.bildung(at)salzburg.gv(dot)at

KITZSTEINHORN EXPLORER TOUR
27th December 2022 till 4th April
2023

With a National Park Ranger on an exciting journey of discovery through four climate zones: From the valley directly in Kaprun via the 3K K-onnection to TOP OF SALZBURG at over 3,000 m into the world of glaciers. An experience for the whole family with cable car rides, easy hikes and guided tours through the National Park Gallery. 

  • Meeting point: 9.30 am Kaprun Center / Valley station MK Maiskogelbahn 
  • Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
  • Charge: per person € 11.00 with prior registration (Children born 2017 and later for free) cable car ticket extra
  • Bring with you: winterproof shoes & warm clothes
  • Registration required at kitzsteinhorn.at
  • Extension Tip! 1 pm "Nationalpark Gallery Tour" 

NATIONALPARK GALLERY TOUR
27th December 2022 till 4th April 2023


On the guided tour through the National Park Gallery, a 360 m long info tunnel, you will everything about high alpine natural phenomena at first hand. At the end of the tour, when your last unanswered question has been answered, you are guaranteed to enjoy the panoramic view from the National Park Gallery viewing platform with a knowing smile on your face.

  • Meeting point: 1 pm Panorama platform "Top fo Salzburg"
  • Duration: approx. 45 minutes
  • Participation free of charge - cable car ticket required
  • Bring with you: sturdy winter shoes & warm clothes
  • Registration not required

WINTER ADVENTURE IN THE HOLLERSBACH VALLEY
27th December 2022 till 4th April
2023

In the winter months, the Hollersbach valley is particularly enchanting. Snow-covered alpine meadows and forests blanketed in hoar frost as well as glistening, icy streams make this excursion especially rewarding. Animal tracks tell of the winter life of the local fauna. 

  • Meeting point: 12.30 pm parking lot entrance Hollersbach valley
  • Duration: approx. 3.5 hours (level of difficulty - medium)
  • Charge: each person € 13.00 | children & youths (10-16 years) in accompanied by parents free of charge | excl. feeder service
  • Free of charge with the guest card and Nationalpark WinterCard (excl. feeder service)
  • Bring with you: Sturdy ankle-high shoes, warm socks, ski poles, warm clothes, sun protection, backpack with warm drinks and snacks.
  • Registration necessary! Until 12 noon the day before the excursion by phone +43 6562 4084 933 (Mon-Fri from 8 am till noon) or email np.bildung(at)salzburg.gv(dot)at
  • Snowshoes and ski poles can be rented from the NP administration. If necessary, please let them know directly at the registration.

MAGIC WINTER EXPERIENCE IN RAURIS
28th December 2022 till 5th April 2023


The snow-covered landscape in the rear Rauris valley - called Hüttwinkltal - is excellent for hiking on snowshoes. On this moderate tour you can enjoy magnificent views of the Sonnblick and the Ritterkopf. In the snow-covered winter landscape you will discover again and again the most diverse animal tracks, which tell you about the winter life of the local fauna.

  • Meeting point: 10.10 am parking lot Bodenhaus (accessible by valleybus)
  • Duration: approx. 4.5 hours (level of difficulty - medium)
  • Charge: each person € 20.00 | children & youths (10-16 years) in accompanied by their parents are free of charge | excl. feeder service
  • Free of charge with the guest card and Nationalpark Wintercard (excl. feeder service)
  • Bring with you: Sturdy ankle-high shoes, warm socks, ski poles, warm clothes, sun protection, backpack with warm drinks and snacks.
  • Registration necessary! Until 12 noon the day before the excursion by phone +43 6562 4084 933 (Mon-Fri from 8 am till noon) or email np.bildung(at)salzburg.gv(dot)at
  • Snowshoes and ski poles can be rented from the NP administration. If necessary, please let them know directly at the registration.

WILDLIFE WATCHING AT THE FEEDING IN THE HABACHTAL VALLEY
2nd January till 27th February 2023

In the cold and snowy winter months, red and roe deer don't find enough food. The fact that feeding isn't always the same and that active wildlife management offers many unexpected facets can be discovered during this excursion. It is an exciting experience for the whole family, because you can watch mighty deer and young calves at close range, but still in the wild.

  • Meeting point: 12 noon parking lot Habachtal
    Duration: approx. 4 hours
  • Charge: adults € 20.00 | children (6-14 years) € 13.00
  • Bring with you: sturdy winter shoes & warm clothing
  • Registration necessary! Till 10 am on the day of the tour in the NP-administration by phone +43 6562 40849 33 or email np.bildung(at)salzburg.gv(dot)at

PRISTINE SULZBACH VALLEYS
29th December 2022 till 6th April 2023

The winter transforms the Ober- and Untersulzbach Valley at the foot of the Großvenediger with its snow-covered forests and icy watercourses into a fairytale landscape. On this snowshoe hike you will learn interesting facts about the Sulzbach valleys. 

  • Meeting point: 10 am Gasthof Schütthof (entrance Untersulzbach Valley in Neukirchen)
  • Duration: approx. 5 hours (level of difficulty - medium)
  • Charge: each person € 20.00 | children & youths (10-16 years) in accompanied by parents free of charge | excl. feeder service
  • Free of charge with the guest card and Nationalpark WinterCard (excl. feeder service)
  • Bring with you: Sturdy ankle-high shoes, warm socks, ski poles, warm clothes, sun protection, backpack with warm drinks and snacks.
  • Registration necessary! Until 12 noon the day before the excursion by phone +43 6562 4084 933 (Mon-Fri from 8 am till noon) or email np.bildung(at)salzburg.gv(dot)at
  • Snowshoes and ski poles can be rented from the NP administration. If necessary, please let them know directly at the registration.

WINTRY PRIMEVAL FOREST IN RAURIS
30th December 2022 till 7th April 2023


Participants are shuttled to the starting point at the Lenzanger car park, then a magnificent snowshoe hike awaits you in the Rauris primeval forest. The hike through snow-covered old arolla pine and spruce trees brings the magic of winter to life. The way back is on a toboggan.

  • Meeting point: 10.10 am parking lot Bodenhaus (accessible by valley bus)
  • Duration: approx. 5 hours (level of difficulty - demanding)
  • Charge: each person € 20.00* | children & youths (10-16 years) in accompanied by their parents are free of charge (*excl. rental fee for toboggan and transport costs)
  • Free of charge with the guest card and Nationalpark WinterCard (excl. rental fee for toboggan and transport costs)
  • Bring with you: Sturdy ankle-high shoes, warm socks, ski poles, warm clothes, sun protection, backpack with warm drinks and snacks.
  • Registration necessary! Until 12 noon the day before the excursion by phone +43 6562 4084 933 (Mon-Fri from 8 am till noon) or email np.bildung(at)salzburg.gv(dot)at
  • Snowshoes and ski poles can be rented from the NP-administration. If necessary, please let them know directly at the registration.

WILDLIFE WATCHING AT THE FEEDING IN THE HABACHTAL VALLEY
2nd January till 27th February 2023

In the cold and snowy winter months, red and roe deer don't find enough food. The fact that feeding isn't always the same and that active wildlife management offers many unexpected facets can be discovered during this excursion. It is an exciting experience for the whole family, because you can watch mighty deer and young calves at close range, but still in the wild.

  • Meeting point: 12 noon parking lot Habachtal
    Duration: approx. 4 hours
  • Charge: adults € 20.00 | children (6-14 years) € 13.00
  • Bring with you: sturdy winter shoes & warm clothing
  • Registration necessary! Till 10 am on the day of the tour in the NP-administration by phone +43 6562 40849 33 or email np.bildung(at)salzburg.gv(dot)at