Activities and events near the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs
Events such as the VERBUND Cycling Day and the Children's Festival or activities such as the Flying Fox, via ferrata tours and lama walks - there's a lot going on in the high mountains. The Kaprun high mountain reservoirs entice visitors annually with a colourful palette of events and activities.
13 June 2021 | Line Dance on the Wall
Cancelled due to COVID-19
The fifth edition of the Line Dance Festival with the world record attempt on the dam is being postponed to next year because of the current situation.
The anniversary edition will be held on 16-19 June 2022!
19.6.2021 | Mystic summer solstice
Experience the longest day of the year at the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs.
Ascent to the high mountain reservoirs, mystic guided tour at the Mooserboden, hike (or bus ride) down to the Fürthermoar Alm, rounding off the evening on the Fürthermoar Alm with an alpine pasture buffet (excl. drinks) to the sounds of drums and a shamanic ritual.
Duration: 5 pm - 10 pm
Price: €35 per person
Limited number of participants, participation by prior registration only!
30.7.-1.8.2021 | 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!
8 August 2021 | VERBUND Children's Festival
Fun and games at the VERBUND Children's Festival
On Sunday 8 August 2021, starting at 10 a.m.
A traditional date for family fun at the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs. Face painting for kids, crafts corner, climbing for children, can knockdown, play corner and much more. Also child-appropriate learning activities on the topics of nature, technology, hydropower and electricity generation.
On this day there is free admission for children (up to 15 years), adults and children 16 years and older pay the normal admission
weekly | Children's tours
Dam tour for children
Fact-finding tour at the Mooserboden: The play-and-learn stations along the electricity trail show how electricity is generated from hydropower, what a dam is made of and which animals live in the mountain world surrounding the dams. The tour concludes with a walk through the dam's "Kronengang" ("crown passageway") to the other side of the Moosersperre dam.
|Dam tour for children|
|Dates:||every Tuesday in July and August|
|Begin:||1:15 p.m., Mooserboden Kiosk|
|Duration:||about 1 ½ hours|
Children up to 15 years free
weekly | Water Night
Magical Water Night
The route takes you through the Sigmund Thun gorge to the Klammseestüberl snack bar. A romantic campfire atmosphere and storyteller await you there. For refreshment there are baked potatoes before the torch-lit hike back to the entrance of the gorge. No prior reservation is necessary.
Dates: Every Monday from 5 July to 6 September, 8:00 p.m.
|Children and youth (6 to 15 years)||€ 5.00|
|Children (up to 5 years)||free|
Sigmund Thun Klamm Kaprun
Cash desk at Krafthausstrasse 22
Telephone: +43 (0) 681 849 247 37
weekly | National Park Ranger
Children’s programme with the National Park Ranger
Learn more about the nature and wildlife around the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs and grind your own power stone.
Every Thursday, 8. July until 2. September, 11 am to 3 pm
Cost of materials is 4.00 euros per power stone.
monthly | Llama walk
On tour with the gentle companions
Go walking with alpacas and llamas and receive a llama driver’s licence in return. Afterwards, you can felt your own necklace out of real alpaca wool.
on the following Sundays from July to September:
11 July, 25 July, 8 August, 22 August and 5 September
from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Included in the entrance fee to the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs
monthly | Flying Fox
Lofty thrill for young and old
A rope slide, stretching from the Höhenburg to the Moosersperre dam, is inviting you to be brave and try it out. Don't be shy, give it a try. The Flying Fox is suitable for almost all ages (minimum age 3 years).
Every first weekend of the month from July to October, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Included in the admission fee for the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs