Activities in Wagrain and surrounding
Water World Amade
Partnerbusiness „Erlebnisbad Water World Wagrain“
Our guests enjoy daily free entry to the Public Water World Pool “Erlebnisbad Wasserwelt Wagrain”. (in winter: 2 hours are free of charge, in summer: entire day pass is free of charge, except during bad weather conditions when the free day pass is reduced to a free 3-hour pass).
Experience and explore nature with all senses? Discover the indigenous animal kingdom? Action, exercise and plenty of space for revitalization? Easy to access yet far up in the mountains: the Nature and Mountain Experience World “Wagraini’s Grafenberg”.
Besides adventourous mountain bike tours the mountain bike park Wagrain also comes with a special kick: Beginners and Professionals alike will find suitable downhill and free ride distances. The exciting mix of trails, jumps and tables also caters to adrenaline junkies. The bike park is currently spread across 300 metres in elevation and more trails are in planning.
Hiking in Wagrain
Hiking up to the Hochgrundeck (1872 metres above sea level), one of the most scenic mountains of Austria, or taking a trail up the Griessenkar (1640 metres above sea level) by use of the funicular railway Flying Mozart are just a few of the possibilities.
The “Hunter’s Lake” is an idyllically situated natural lake in the back valley of Kleinarl. This location can be used as a starting point for the trail around the lake (approximately 35 minutes in length) or to hike up to the Lake Tappenkar. The mythical Lake Tappenkar is one of the most elevated and biggest mountain lakes in the Alps.
Paragliding and Tandem Flights
Wagrain-Kleinarl is known for its excellent disposition for paragliding. The Ski Guide Parataxi enables you to experience paragliding and tandem flights during your Winter Holidays in Salzburg.
K. H. Waggerl House
Karl Heinrich Waggerl is one of the most famous Austrian writers. Exhibitions about his life and work can be viewed in his house. Guests are welcome throughout the year with prior registration.
City of Salzburg and the “SalzburgerLand Card”
Visit Mozart’s Birth City and view its many great sights: Castle Hellbrunn and its Water Games, the Garden of Mirabell, the Fortress of Hohensalzburg, the Dome of Salzburg, the Getreidegasse, the House of Nature and many more.
Receive free entry to 190 sights and attractions in the entire “Salzburg Land” with The SalzburgLand Card!
The SalzburgLand Card offers a flexible 6- or 12-day ticket and is ideal for groups or families.
Valid from May 1st through October 26th.
The 800 metre long Canyon has been beautifully formed by moving water over centuries. It also offers a scenic tranquil rest area to relax and linger. Open from May through October.
The cable railway will transport you directly to the entrance of the biggest natural ice cave in the world. It offers a magical experience of unique ice figures which light aglow in different shades at a temperature of 0° C. Open from the beginning of May through the end of October.
This is a place to travel back in time. The well preserved castle, situated in a unique panorama, offers a variety of attractions: A tour through the castle and its weapon exhibition, the Salzburger Falconry Show including an educational tour about the many birds of prey. A visit to the castle can easily be combined with a visit to the ice cave “Eisriesenwelt”. Open from April through November.
Salt Mines Hallein
Take the mining railway into the depth of the mountain where you will cross the salt lake with a raft and after sliding down the old wooden slideways you will reach the exhibition sites.
A visit to the celtic village will enable you to take a look back in time of the first settlers on the “Duernberg”. This is an ideal bad weather programme.
Stille Nacht Museum im Pflegerschlössel
The “Silent Night Museum in “Pflegerschlössl” is dedicated not only to the life and work of the writer, Joseph Mohr (1792-1848), who spent the last eleven years of his life as a vicar in Wagrain, but also to the global circulation and effect of the song.