Events at the high mountain reservoirs

Attractions and events like the Mystic Summer Solstice, the VERBUND Children's Festival, via ferrata tours, flying fox, hikes and guided tours in the Kaprun Valley promise special experiences and fun in the high mountains.

Stauseen mit Sonnenstrahlen über den Bergen

15 June 2024 | Mystic summer solstice

Experience the summer solstice at the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs with alpine shaman Rainer Limpöck

  • Ride up to the Mooserboden reservoir
  • Alpine shamanic stories and rituals
  • Hike to the fireplace
  • Mountain snack (excl. drinks) with musical accompaniment
  • Solstice fire ceremony, followed by ride down into the valley


Feuerstelle vor Staumauer und Bergen

Limited number of participants!
Please let us know the number and names of the participants, a contact number and (if required) your vegan eating requirements. 

Please note that the summer solstice excursion cannot be held in bad weather. If the event is cancelled or postponed, you will be notified the day before at the latest. Alternative date: Saturday, 22 June 2024.

Bergläuferin mit Stausee und Bergpanorama

25 - 28 July 2024 | Großglockner Ultra Trail

A unique adventure around Austria’s highest mountain

The trail running adventure of superlatives: 110 km, 6,500 vertical metres lead through 3 federal provinces, 7 valleys and 6 towns, past 14 glaciers and 300 summits over 3,000 metres!

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Kletterturm mit Gruppe von Menschen

4 August 2024 | Children’s Festival

Sunday, 4 August 2024, from 10:00 am

Traditional date for family fun at the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs Craft corner, play stations, climbing tower, can throwing, guided dam tours for children and much more besides. Knowledge about the topics of nature, technology, hydropower and electricity generation is also conveyed in a super simple way.

On this day, admission for children (up to 15 years) is free, adults and children from 16 years of age pay the normal entry price.

Cycling Day at Mooserboden

VERBUND Cycling Day 2024 cancelled

The event cannot be held due to construction work at the Limberg III power plant. Thank you for your understanding.

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Weekly programme 2024

dam tour at Kaprun

Daily | Dam tours

A look behind the scenes of electricity generation 

With a dam tour, we offer interested persons the rare opportunity to get to know the inner workings of the structure. Our knowledgeable staff will be happy to share further details and anecdotes from the dam's long history.


Dates:
The tours take place daily, from 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., and last about one hour.  


Tickets:

Available at the cash desk in the valley or directly at the kiosk at the Mooserboden reservoir. 
Rubber duck with hard hat in front of dam

Guided tours for children at the Mooserboden

 Learn what a glacier is, how electricity is generated from hydropower and walk through the inside of the Moosersperre. 1,2,3 and off we go! 

 Dates: Every Tuesday and Thursday (July & August)
 Start: 11:15 am and 1:15 pm
 Duration: 1½ hours
Prices:

Children up to 15 years of age free of charge / escorts €4.00

 Registration and tickets: Kesselfall ticket counter and Mooserboden kiosk

 

 


 

Waterfall in the Sigmund Thun Gorge

Legendary night of the water

A guided hike through the mystically illuminated Sigmund Thun ravine. An experience for the whole family, with camp fire and music.

Dates and prices for 2024 will be available here shortly.

Information: email or +43 (0)681 849 247 37


weekly | Ravine breakfast

Start the day fresh and relaxed with a walk through the ravine and a regional breakfast at the Klammsee Stüberl

Dates and prices for 2023 to follow.
Information and contact: email or +43 (0)681 849 247 37

Child on a zip line in front of a mountain panorama

Flying Fox

The dream of flying between the Höhenburg viewpoint and the dam. The minimum age for use is 3 years old.

Dates:  Every Friday from July to September 2024

5/12/19/26 July
2/9/16/23/30 August
6/13/20/27 September

Duration:  From 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Price:  Free