Free of charge National Park Ranger tours on the Kitzsteinhorn
Experience the fascination of the high alpine mountain world and the Hohe Tauern National Park during a free of charge guided tour: National Park Rangers take you on a "National Park Gallery Tour" through the Gipfelwelt 3000 and guide you through four climate zones from the valley to the world of the glacier on the "Kitzsteinhorn Explorer Tour".
National Park Gallery Tour
On this free of charge National Park Ranger guided tour, you hike from the viewpoint "Top of Salzburg“ leisurely to the National Park Gallery viewing platform.
In the mystic National Park Gallery info tunnel, the ranger explains the formation of mountain crystals and the Hohe Tauern and he talks about gold and silver, the permafrost natural phenomenon but also about the fauna, flora and the glaciers of the Hohe Tauern.
On the viewing platform at the end of the tour, you experience stunning views to the pristine natural wilderness of the Hohe Tauern National Park, with 1.856 km² the largest nature reserve in the Alps.
- Starting point: "Top of Salzburg“ panorama platform
- Duration: approx. 45 minutes
Summer: 14.05. - 24.06. daily at 10.30 am & 1 pm and 25.06. - 25.09.2022 daily at 1 pm
Winter: 28.12.2021 bis 22.03.2022 every Tuesday at 1 pm
free of charge, without prior registration
Subject to changes
Kitzsteinhorn Explorer Tour
Explore four climate zones from the valley to the world of glaciers together with a National Park Ranger in just one day with cable cars:
How does glacier ice form, where is the habitat of golden eagles and bearded vultures, what survival strategies do edelweiss and saxifrage develop – you will find out all this and more on a trip with four cable cars to 3.000 metres above sea level and on easy hiking tours. At the end a visit of the Gipfelwelt 3000 including Nationalpark Gallery awaits you.
- Starting point: Kaprun Center / Valley station MK Maiskogelbahn
- Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
- Summer: 25.06. - 16.09.2022 daily at 9.00 am
- Winter: every Tuesday 27.12.2022 - 04.04.2023 at 9.30 am
€ 11 per person, cable car ticket not included (free of charge for toddlers born in 2017 and later)
Subject to changes