The ski mountain for families and beginners in Kaprun

The Maiskogel is the perfect ski resort for families, leisure winter sportsmen and women and ski novices. At the family mountain, excellently groomed slopes - serviced by snowmaking equipment - are just waiting to be discovered by you. The valley station of the MK Maiskogelbahn is situated directly at the centre of Kaprun and offers you a comfortable ride up to the family skiing area.

The practice slope on the drag lift “Maisilift” is ideal for all those who are making their first turns on snow. Ambitious ski stars will find everything here their heart could possibly desire. No waiting time in lift queues, a lot of room for fun and exercise in the fresh air and special children`s meals in mountain huts.

Young piste conquerors can take their first freestyle attempt on mini obstacles and across small jumps in the Fantasy Park. Wide pistes provide a good overview and cosy huts invite to a well-deserved break.

The perfect location and extensive use of snow making facilities provide a snow guarantee till spring time.

Easy travel, plenty of free parking, inexpensive lift tickets and perfect groomed slopes: 
that’s what guarantees a wonderful skiing experience for the whole family!


Training slope
Ski clubs, businesses and groups have a permanent training slope available to them. 

Parking and Skibus
Find plenty of free parking lots at the valley station of the MK Maiskogelbahn. You can use the ski bus for free with a valid ski ticket. 


All-year tobogganing fun at the Alpine Coaster

Spine-tingling excitement through and through – the first alpine coaster in the province of Salzburg is open as well in winter.

Guided safely on rails, you race in green two-seaters with up to 40 km/h downhill. Waves, jumps and spectacular spins let the adrenalin race through the veins and cries of joy can be heard from the Maiskogel. Adults and children find a popular excursion destination and exciting adventure when tobogganing here at the Alpine Coaster in summer as well as in winter. 

Tobogganing fun for the whole family - all through the year and whatever the weather!


  • Length uphill ride 730 m
  • Length downhill ride 1,300 m
  • Bridges, 5 jumps, 5 angular support spins and waves
  • Duration of the ride approx. 12 minutes
  • Children aged 3-7 ride accompanied by an adult


New as of 30th of November 2019

Directly from the village of Kaprun with the aid of two new gondola lifts, first up the Maiskogel, from there to the Langwiedboden and the very heart of the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area! Ski-in-Ski-out, 100% snow guarantee from October until well into springtime, along with a wealth of new opportunities – priceless benefits that further solidify Zell am See-Kaprun’s position as a top destination in the Alps. For unsurpassed winter sports, memorable family holidays or high-alpine sightseeing that reaches all the way to the TOP OF SALZBURG at 3,029 meters above sea level.

From 30th of November 2019, an ultra-modern try-cable gondola, the 3K Kaprun-Kitzsteinhorn-K-onnection, will link the Maiskogel with the Kitzsteinhorn.


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