• National Park Rangers explain the formation of the Hohe Tauern and the Kitzsteinhorn | © Kitzsteinhorn ©Kitzsteinhorn
National park Ranger

Free of charge National Park Ranger tours on the Kitzsteinhorn

Experience the fascination of the high alpine mountain world and the Hohe Tauern National Park during a free of charge guided tour: National Park Rangers take you on a "National Park Gallery Tour" through the Gipfelwelt 3000 and guide you through four climate zones from the valley to the world of the glacier on the "Kitzsteinhorn Explorer Tour".

National Park Gallery Tour

On this free of charge National Park Ranger guided tour, you hike from the viewpoint "Top of Salzburg“ leisurely to the National Park Gallery viewing platform.

In the mystic National Park Gallery info tunnel, the ranger explains the formation of mountain crystals and the Hohe Tauern and he talks about gold and silver, the permafrost natural phenomenon but also about the fauna, flora and the glaciers of the Hohe Tauern.

On the viewing platform at the end of the tour, you experience stunning views  to the pristine natural wilderness of the Hohe Tauern National Park, with 1.856 km² the largest nature reserve in the Alps.

Gallery Tour
  • Starting point: "Top of Salzburg“ panorama platform
  • Duration: approx. 40 minutes
  • Summer: daily from 15.5. to 9.9.2018 at 10:30 am and at 1:00 pm (except Tuesdays, 3.7. - 9.9.2018)

  • Winter: 27.12.2018, 3.1.2019 & every Tuesday from 8.1. - 23.4.2019 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm

Special guided tours are available for groups of 25 persons and more. Registration at office@kitzsteinhorn.at

Kitzsteinhorn Explorer Tour

Explore four climate zones from the valley to the world of glaciers together with a National Park Ranger in just one day:

How does glacier ice form, where is the habitat of golden eagles and bearded vultures, what survival strategies do edelweiss and saxifrage develop – you will find out all this and more on a trip with three cable cars to 3.000 metres above sea level and on easy hiking tours.

Explorer Tour
  • Starting point: Kitzsteinhorn Gletscherjet 1 valley station
  • Duration: approx. 3.5 hours
  • Summer: every Tuesday from 3.7. - 4.9.2018 at 9:00 am

Special guided tours are available for groups of 25 persons and more. Registration at office@kitzsteinhorn.at

Zell am See - Kaprun
Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
Salzburger Land
Österreich - ankommen und aufleben
Audi
13.11.2018 Tuesday 01:29:05
Shop
Cable cars & Lifts
Kitzsteinhorn
  • Gletscherjet 1
  • Panoramabahn
  • Gletscherjet 2
  • Langwiedbahn
  • Gletscherjet 3
  • Gletscherjet 4
  • Gipfelbahn
  • Schmiedingerbahn
  • Gletschershuttle
  • Magnetköpfllift
  • Kitzlift 1
  • Kitzlift 2
  • Schneehasenlift
Maiskogel
  • Skiing operation from ca. Dec. 2018
Lechnerberg
  • Skiing operation from ca. Dec. 2018
Pistes
Kitzsteinhorn
  • 1 Alpincenterpiste
  • 1a Magnetköpflpiste
  • 3a Schmiedingerpiste 1
  • 4a Gletscherpiste 1
  • 4b Gletscherpiste 2
  • 4c Gletscherpiste 3
  • 15 Schneehasenpiste
Maiskogel
  • Skiing operation from ca. Dec. 2018
Lechnerberg
  • Skiing operation from ca. Dec. 2018
Routen & Parks
Kitzsteinhorn
Freeride Routen
  • Currently closed
Skitouren Routen
  • Currently closed
Snowparks
  • Glacier Park
Highlights
Kitzsteinhorn
  • Gipfelwelt 3000
  • Gletscherloipe
Maiskogel
  • Maisiflitzer
Legend:
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closed
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Snow depth
  • Maiskogel
    1,137 m
    0 cm
  • Langwied
    1,976 m
    0 cm
  • Alpincenter
    2,450 m
    10 cm
  • Glacier
    3,029 m
    70 cm
Morning
slightly cloudy
slightly cloudy
  • Maiskogel
    1,137 m
    11 °C
  • Langwied
    1,976 m
    6 °C
  • Alpincenter
    2,450 m
    4 °C
Afternoon
cloudy
cloudy
  • Maiskogel
    1,137 m
    9 °C
  • Langwied
    1,976 m
    4 °C
  • Alpincenter
    2,450 m
    2 °C
Restaurants, Huts & Bars
Kitzsteinhorn
  • Gipfel Restaurant
  • Alpincenter
  • Gletschermühle
  • Parasol
  • Skyline
  • Kitz 900 m
Maiskogel
  • Maisialm
  • Jausenstation Unteraigen
Lechnerberg
  • No huts open at the moment.
Legend:
open
closed
in preparation