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.

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15 June 2024 | Mystic summer solstice +++canceled+++


Due to the bad weather we unfortunately have to cancel the mystical summer solstice.

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.

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.

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


Available at the cash desk in the valley or directly at the kiosk at the Mooserboden reservoir. 
A guide explains a pelton turbine to children

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 in July and August
 Start: 11:15 am and 1:15 pm

Children up to 15 years of age free of charge / escorts €4.50

Registration and tickets: Mooserboden kiosk




Torchlight hike next to a reservoir.

Mystical night of water

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

Dates Every Monday from 1 July to 2 September 2024. 
Start 01.07.-12.08. at 08:00 p.m.
19.08.-02.09. at 07:30 p.m.
Location  Sigmund Thun Gorge


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

Ravine breakfast

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

Dates  every Thursday, 4 July to 29 August
Time  8:30 - 10:00 a.m. 
Location  Sigmund Thun Gorge

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