Winter holidays in Austria at the Wilder Kaiser

Tobogganing in Austria at the Wilder Kaiser is as much a part of your winter holiday in Austria as skiing and Nordic skiing. The Wilder Kaiser region also offers other winter activities off the slopes. Find out what else you can experience during a winter holiday in Austria, here.

Tobogganing during your winter holidays in Austria – the best places to go

Toboggan enthusiasts have found the perfect place to pursue their passion at the Wilder Kaiser during their winter holidays in Austria. In the holiday region, where your hotel is located at the Wilder Kaiser, a total of four toboggan runs are available. A total of around 14 kilometres can be used for tobogganing at the Wilder Kaiser during your winter holidays in Austria. These toboggan runs at the Wilder Kaiser are well-maintained and some of them can be covered with snow.

  • Going am Tannbichl (1.4 km): tobogganing on forest tracks through the snow-covered winter forest
  • Astbergtoboggan run with path to Ellmau and Going (4.5 km): opened daily from 9:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Wednesday to Saturday evening (illuminated)
  • “Hexenritt” toboggan run in Söll (3.8 km): open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday to Saturday illuminated at night
  • Moon toboggan run Söll (4 km): with three adventure stations for families

The three latter toboggan runs at the Wilder Kaiser have been awarded the Tyrolean seal of approval for natural toboggan runs.

A special experience you should not miss during your holiday in Scheffau is night tobogganing at the Wilder Kaiser. In addition to the toboggan runs at the Wilder Kaiser, the ski area in Hochsöll is also available to enjoy from Wednesday to Saturday.

Winter and snow shoe hiking

Besides tobogganing on the Wilder Kaiser, there are other ways to enjoy the beautiful natural landscape during your winter holidays in Austria. Winter hiking and snowshoeing are good for your body, not to mention, you can also enjoy nature with all of your senses a major added benefit. Hiking has a positive effect on your physical condition and your cardiovascular system, even at a moderate pace. You work your whole body, especially if you use walking sticks, as is usual when snowshoeing. As for tobogganing, a winter holiday in Austria in the Wilder Kaiser region is also perfect for hiking in the snow. What you need for it during your winter holiday in Austria are sturdy shoes, warm clothing and, if necessary, snowshoes and walking sticks. These are also available at the ski hire shops in your holiday resort. We will be happy to give you tips and advice, both for tobogganing in Austria on the Wilder Kaiser, on where and when you should hike in winter, and the proper snowshoes you should have.

Other activities during your winter holiday in Austria

Winter hiking and tobogganing on the Wilder Kaiser is not all a winter holiday in Austria has to offer. Ice-skating is another way to experience the winter joy of the Wilder Kaiser region. The following ice rinks are available for your use:

  • Goingice rink
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Thursday and Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Ice skates and ice stock hire
     
  • Moorsee lake ice rink
    Ice skating only by request
     
  • Söllice rink
    Sunday to Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    Free entry

Enjoy your winter holiday in Austria and take in the snowy landscape – you can do this on a horse-drawn carriage ride through your holiday region. On your journey through the different places, the coachman tells you many fascinating stories. A dog sled ride is a bit on the wilder side. In Söll, there is a husky pack that takes you through the winter landscape. Like tobogganing on the Wilder Kaiser, this is an exciting experience during a winter holiday in Austria – especially for children.

The Wilder Kaiser region is also ideal for ski tours. Around Das Alpin, there are roughly 290 kilometres of marked slopes for ski tourers. Let us advise you and possibly take a trained ski guide with you on your tour. We are happy to help you with your planning!