Activity-oriented holiday for families in Tyrol

Mountain adventure worlds Wilder Kaiser

Hiking can be really exciting, especially when your spirit for adventure is piqued. ‘Learn in a fun way and experience nature with a sense of awareness’ - that is the maxim in 7 Mountain adventure worlds around the Wilder Kaiser, that have great adventures in store for children and adults alike. Whether it is in the tracks of real witches, on the nature adventure trail or in the mysterious Kaiserwald: There are all kinds of things to discover. So, get going!

The 7 Mountain Adventure Worlds at a glance:

  • 1. KaiserWelt Scheffau
  • 2. Astberg Pony Alm
  • 3. Ellmi’s Magic World
  • 4. Witches’ Water Söll
  • 5. Hohe Salve
  • 6. Alpinolino Westendorf
  • 7. Filzalmsee

The play realm at Brandstadl

KaiserWelt Scheffau

High above Scheffau, at 1650m, KaiserWelt awaits, with trampoline, swings, a little cable car, play area, craft snug and the mysterious Kaiserwald: Little adventurers can head out in search of the countless secrets of this section of forest and get to tackle tree huts, elevations along with climbing and balancing equipment.

Cable car: Brandlstadlbahn, Scheffau (10 minute walk from the Hotel Kaiser)

Attention all horse lovers

Astberg Pony Alm

At the mountain station for the Astbergalm in Going, a 6 minute drive from the Hotel Kaiser, horse loverscan look forward to a a true paradise . On the back of one of the 25 ponies little Kaisers get to explore the area and quite a few stations. There are not just ponies on the Astberg but other small animals too in the petting zoo that are just waiting to be snuggled.

Cable car: Astbergbahn, Going am Wilden Kaiser

Experience magic

Ellmi’s Magic World

In Ellmau, a 6 minute drive from the Hotel Kaiser, the cable car takes you conveniently to Ellmau’s Hartkaiser. Here enchantment and magic await children. Heading out in the footsteps of magic apprentice Ellmi, who was turned into a toad by the goblins, little ones get to explore a huge play park, an educational nature adventure path, viewing towers and a botanical garden.

Cable car: 10-seater gondola "Hartkaiserbahn", Ellmau

Abracadabra, hubble bubble, toil and trouble

Witches’ Water Söll

In Söll, a 6 minute drive from the Hotel Kaiser, children get to head out in the footsteps of witches, heading to the Hexenbach, Hexenwald and to Witches’ Water. 30 different play and health stations proceed through the area and invite you have a go. Weary legs will be reawakened and invigorated on the longest barefoot path in Austria.

Cable car: Experience gondola Hochsöll, Söll

Way up high

Hohe Salve

For those of you who are coming from Witches’ Water, there is the option to travel on to Tyrol’s number one viewing mountain that is alluring thanks to its rotating panorama platform : die Hohe Salve. The highest lying pilgrimage church in Austria is also there waiting to be experienced at the summit. The Sonnweg, which provides information about the history of measuring time in a fun way, winds its way up to the church.

Cable cars: Experience gondola Hochsöll & Hohe Salve, Söll

Nature detective

Alpinolino Westendorf

Climb like an ibex, observe the mountain animals or try to jump further than the squirrels and hares – Kaisers of all ages can do all this in Alpinolino Westendorf. An adventure-packed hike for all the family, 25 minute drive from the Hotel Kaiser.

Cable car: Alpenrosenbahn, Westendorf

For waterbodies

Filzalmsee Hochbrixen

Filzalmsee at 1300 metres and its picturesque setting in the Kitzbühel Alps is a real gem. Around the lake there are rare animal and plant species waiting to be discovered. Children also get to find out a few secrets about the underwater world. Kneipp pools at the edge of the lake ensure a pleasing cool down in between times.

Cable car: Hochbrixen gondola, Brixen im Thale (25 minute drive from the Hotel Kaiser)

Mountain adventure worlds

General information

  • Hike to the Mountain Adventure Worlds from May to October or get there by cable car, free of charge when you have a valid hiking pass
  • The majority of the Mountain Adventure Worlds are wheelchair & pram accessible
  • Some of the Mountain Adventure Realms are connected via the panorama paths
  • The free ‘KaiserJet’ bus takes you to the valley and your starting point again