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.

Events

13 June 2020 | Line Dance on the Wall

Ready for the world record

As part of the Line Dance Alp Festival Zell am See - Kaprun (11 to 14 June 2020), 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!

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Cycling Day at Mooserboden

28 June 2020| VERBUND Cycling Day

Pedal hard and get up to 2,040 metres above sea level

On 28 June 2020 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: Registration only possible by email at tourismus@verbund.com until 25 June 2020.

Registration

24-26.07.2020 Großglockner Ultra-Trail

A unique adventure in the fascinating landscape

6,500 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.

Website and information on the Ultra-Trail ​
VERBUND Children's Festival

9 August 2020 | VERBUND Children's Festival

Fun and games at the VERBUND Children's Festival

Sunday of the first weekend in August – this year on Sunday 9 August 2020, 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.

Programme

Weekly programme

Dam tour - Kaprun Mooserboden

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, starting every 45 minutes 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. 
 
 
   Prices
Adults € 6.00
Children (up to 5 years) free
Children (6 to 15 years) € 3.50

Meeting point for the tour is the Mooserboden Kiosk.

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Dam tour for children

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 3.50 euros

 

 


 


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
Begin 5 p.m.
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.

   Prices
Adults € 10.00
Children and youth (6 to 15 years) € 5.00
Children (up to 5 years) free


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

Llama and alpaca walk, Kaprun

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.

Dates:
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

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

 
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, July and August, 11 am to 3 pm 

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

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