Active vacation in the Hochkönig region
Vast recreational offer for a summer vacation in Salzburg
If you love variety, then you have come to the right place here in the Hochkönig region. Along with hiking, running, climbing, and biking, there is much to discover. You can enjoy the landscape with Nordic walking and horseback riding. A bouldering room, forest ropes garden, and slackline park challenge and improve body control. With geocaching, your sense of direction is needed. The Flying Fox, alpine coaster, mountain cart, and forest slide park will give you a surge of adrenaline. If you prefer to take it easy, you can enjoy mini golf and tennis. Of course, on hot summer days, there is always the pool. So what will your favorite activity be?
Geocaching is a modern treasure hunt or scavenger hunt with a GPS device. With the help of coordinates, you will search for small containers, which may be hidden in the most beautiful, most secret, or craziest places. If you succeed in finding the treasure, you can exchange a small item for something in the container. You then sign the logbook and return the container to the same spot for the next geocacher...
Treasure maps are available at the Maria Alm, Dienten, and Mühlbach tourist offices. GPS devices are available for free at the tourist offices with a € 50 deposit.
Maria Alm Tel. +43 6584 20388 20, Dienten Tel. +43 6584 20388 30, Mühlbach Tel. +43 6584 20388 40
The first official GeoTour in Austria - a geocaching experience like no other! Come equipped with a GPS device and solve 35 puzzles on the first official GeoTour in Austria! The mystery of the Highking Code will lead you along a fascinating trail through three villages on the Hochkönig! The goal for geocachers is to discover all symbols and signs and decipher the Highking Code with the help of the treasure map. If you crack the code, you will be awarded with a personal Highking Code Geocoin.
Targeted cardiovascular training promotes not only health but also creates inspiration and awakens renewed vitality. The "Aktiv Fitness Park" in Maria Alm offers 15 Nordic walking routes and 11 signposted paths for leisurely hiking. It doesn't matter whether you're a beginner or already in good shape with experience.
Information at: Tel. +43 6584 20388 20
Austria's first forest slide park
Race down the mountain and into the valley on 5 stainless steel slides with a length of up to 45 meters. The park is accompanied by a path that leads to each of the slides. It is the perfect excursion destination for the whole family!
Due to the construction work on the ski connection of Natrun to Aberg, the Natrun adventure mountain will only be open until 19th august 2018.
Information at: Tel. +43 6584 20388 20
Archery is more than just a simulation of hunting: it combines fun and concentration, excitement and relaxation, focusing on a goal and letting go. Become acquainted with this family sport on Europe's most beautiful courses with trained instructors.
- Pinzgauer Bogensportschule, Maria Alm (information at +43 676 527 96 55)
- Schosi 3D Bogenparcours, Maria Alm (information at +43 664 121 05 14)
- Bogenparcours Hochkönig, Mühlbach (information at +43 664 337 85 51)
The Karbachalm lift will take you to the start of the mountain cart route. The route winds through a wonderful landscape into the valley over 6.5 km with many curves and an altitude difference of 700 meters. A spectacular ride on a mountain cart is a guaranteed hit for families, groups, or company events.
Information and reservation at: Mountain cart
At the "Livingroom" park on the Hochkönig in Mühlbach, it's easy to find your inner balance. With slacklining, you balance on webbing tensioned between two anchor points, and this requires a unique interaction of both your mind and body. With a little bit of practice, success is guaranteed.
Information at: Tel. +43 6584 20388 40
Cool off on hot days!
- Maria Alm: Sommerstein adventure pool with a 40 m long water slide, lazy river, bubble jets, waterfall shower, bench with massage jets, children's pool, artificial play stream, and playground.
- Mühlbach: located right in the middle of town is the heated outdoor pool with large sunbathing area and separate children's pool with elephant slide.
Gallop over flowering alpine meadows, wade through romantic streams, and enjoy the view at sunny heights - you will feel like you're in a fairy tale in the alpine world of the Hochkönig! With horseback riding, experience twice the beauty of nature's paradise. This is an unforgettable adventure!
- Maria Alm: Hirschbichlers Fancy Horses (information at +43 664 383 71 87)
- Mühlbach: Kniegut (information at +43 6467 7261)