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.
15 June 2019 | Line Dance on the Wall
Ready for the world record
As part of the Line Dance Alp Festival Zell am See - Kaprun (13 to 16 June 2019), a special challenge awaits the line dancers on Saturday, 15 June: A world record attempt for line dancing on a dam.
All spectators are welcome to witness this unique event!
6 July 2019 | VERBUND Cycling Day
Pedal hard and get up to 2,040 metres above sea level
On 6 July 2019 it's that time once again: in the morning the route up to the Mooserboden belongs to the cyclists. There are approximately 14 kilometres of distance and 1,250 metres of elevation gain to overcome (431 of the metres with the Lärchwand inclined lift). As a reward there is an unparalleled mountain panorama, a biker memento and for refreshment a biker's breakfast with buffet.
Starting fee: 16 euros per person
Meeting point: 7:00 a.m. at Krafthausstrasse 2, VERBUND central workshop
Registration: The number of participants is limited! Registration only possible by email at firstname.lastname@example.org until 28 June 2019.
26-28.07.2019 | Großglockner Ultra-Trail
A unique adventure in the fascinating landscape6,500 vertical metres, 110 kilometres, 24 hours – a ridge hike for body and soul. The trail leads the participants around the Großglockner. The Kaprun high mountain reservoirs are a staging point.
4 August 2019 | VERBUND Children's Festival
Fun and games at the VERBUND Children's Festival
Sunday of the first weekend in August – this year on Sunday 4 August 2019, 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 | Abendzauber "evening magic"
Starting in the late afternoon, the crowds have left the Mooserboden. Wildlife dares to show itself again and reclaims the paths and slopes. A unique atmosphere makes itself felt at this popular destination. In an exclusive tour after the visitor attraction's official opening hours have ended, VERBUND makes it possible to garner rare glimpses of the high-Alpine evening world.
- Round trip transfer
- Dam tour
- Tour to the Höhenburg (lookout point)
- If desired: Refreshment at Fürthermoar Alm (food and drink not included)
|Duration||about 2.5 to 3 hours|
|Dates||every Friday in July and August|
|Price||30 euros per person|
The number of participants is limited to eight. Only possible with prior registration (no later than 12 noon on the day of the event). Larger groups and other dates are possible upon request.
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 2 July to 9 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 | 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 June to September:
30 June, 21 July, 4 August, 18 August, 10 September
from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm
Included in the entrance fee to the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs
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, July and August, 11 am to 3 pm
Cost of materials is 4.00 euros per power stone.
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