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 llama 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.

Events

16 June 2018 | Line Dance on the Wall

Ready for the world record

As part of the Line Dance Alp Festival Zell am See - Kaprun (14 to 17 June 2018), a special challenge awaited the line dancers on Saturday, 16 June: A world record attempt for line dancing on a dam.

At this year's "Line Dance on the Wall" the record from 2017 was topped once again and a new record was set.

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Cycling Day at Mooserboden

1 July 2018 | VERBUND Cycling Day

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

On 1 July 2018 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 per person

Meeting point: 7:15 a.m. at Kesselfallstrasse 2, VERBUND central workshop

Registration possible until 29 June 2018

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Mooserboden book summit

8 July 2018 | Book summit

Literary foray at the Mooserboden

A literary quest between nature and technology, in the midst of the Alpine mountain environment. From mysteries to novels to Alpine life then and now. Look forward to surprises from books, nature and narrators, and get to know the mountain world in a different way.

Tickets available starting in May at the bookstore "Der Buchladen" in Kaprun.

Bilder 2018

Around the King of the Alps

6,500 metres of elevation gain, 110 kilometres, 24 hours - a balancing act for body and soul. The participants' route takes them all the way around the Grossglockner. The mountain, nature, and you. The Kaprun high mountain reservoirs are a stage stop.

27th to 29th July 2018

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VERBUND Children's Festival

5 August.2018 | VERBUND Children's Festival

Fun and games at the VERBUND Children's Festival

Sunday of the first weekend in August - this year on Sunday 5 August 2018, starting 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

19.08.2018 | The hills are alive with the sound of music...

Four choirs in the midst of three thousand metre mountains!

Starting at 11:00 a.m., four different choirs will be providing a very special kind of panoramic alpine backdrop: at various locations they will be sharing their vocal artistry and ensuring an impressive view coupled with mountain harmonies and a summit of musical tones.

The musical day will end at 2:30 p.m. with a church service at the Fürthermoar Alm.

There is no extra charge for the event; it is included in the price for the ascent.

Weekly programme

Dam tour - 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, 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.

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 actually 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 1/2 hours
 Price:
  

 Children up to 15 years free
 Accompanying adults € 3.50

 

 



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 vistor 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, 8:15 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 tame companions

Take walks at the Mooserboden together with alpacas and llamas. Enjoy the mountain environment and learn interesting facts about the local wildlife and vegetation.

Dates:
Every Sunday in July and August, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Price:
Included in the admission fee for 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