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.

Measures for preventing the spread of COVID-19 at our excursion destinations
The rules for preventing COVID-19 apply at the VERBUND excursion destinations. In particular, we ask our guests to follow the rules on social distancing and – where required – to wear a mask (e.g. in enclosed rooms). Where possible, we will support you in keeping the rules – please also help us with this. The situation makes it necessary to adjust procedures, activities and products. We are doing our best to create an optimal visitor experience and apologise in advance if some of the products are not available in the usual form. The announcements and events can only take place if they can be implemented on a legal and organisational basis.

Events

Stauseen mit Sonnenstrahlen über den Bergen

17.6.2023 | 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, 24 June 2023.

Bergläuferin mit Stausee und Bergpanorama

28.7.-30.7.2023 | 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

6. August 2023 | VERBUND Children’s Festival

Fun and games at the VERBUND Children’s Festival 

Sunday, 6 August 2023, 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 2023 canceled

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

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. 
Kinderstaumauerführung Kaprun Hochgebirgsstauseen

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
 Price:
  

 Children up to 15 years free
 Accompanying adults € 4.00

 

 


 


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Weekly | Sigmund Thun Ravine

Mystical night of the water

A guided hike through the Sigmund Thun ravine, listening to the rushing of the water and enjoying the night together. Summertime fun for the whole family.


Contact and information:
Sigmund Thun Klamm Kaprun
Cash desk at Krafthausstrasse 22
Telephone: +43 (0) 681 849 247 37

weekly | Ravine breakfast

Combine a refreshing walk through the Sigmund Thun ravine with a sumptuous and regional breakfast at the Klammsee Stüberl.

Every Thursday from 30 June to 25 August, 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Registration at office@klamm-kaprun.at or tel. +43 (0)681 849 247 37

Price includes admission and breakfast: 

Adults € 15.00
Children (6 to 15 years) € 7.50
Kinderprogramm mit dem Nationalpark Ranger

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.

Dates:
Every Thursday in July and August from 11 am to 3 pm 

Price: 
Cost of materials is 4.00 euros per power stone.

Lamas vor Bergpanorama mit Staumauer und Stausee

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.

Dates:
on the following Sundays from July to September:
10 July, 24 July, 7 August, 21 August and 4 September
from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Price:
Included in the entrance fee to the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs

Flying Fox at the Mooserboden

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).

Dates:
Every first weekend of the month from July to October, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Price:
Included in the admission fee for the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs