Wilder Kaiser Region for Families

With its craggy mountain peaks stretching high into the sky, the Wilder Kaiser region offers a spectacular backdrop for family-friendly holidays packed full of outdoor activities such as rock climbing, hiking and exploring the alpine landscape together.

For families who are into walking and rock climbing, the Wilder Kaiser region is a real paradise. This mountainous area in the east of Tirol has lots of beautiful walking and hiking trails leading past cosy mountain huts up into the high mountains. Some give access to rock climbing areas suitable for children and beginners as well as a series of via ferrata (climbing routes with metal handholds and footholds as well as a steel rope anchored into the rock for safety). Rock climbing courses are offered by local climbing instructors. The region is also home to one of the most spectacular vantage points anywhere in Tirol, the Hohe Salve mountian (1,829 metres). Children can look forward to not one, not two, not three, not four, not five but an incredible six outdoor adventure play areas, including the KaiserWelt in Scheffau, Ellmi's Zauberwelt in Ellmau, the Hexenwasser outdoor aqua play centre in Söll and the Pony Alm in Astberg am Going. Highlights include educational walking trails, panoramic hiking trails and many more fun activities for all the family. Nature lovers should visit "Moor & More" in Going, an area of wetland with many highlights for visitors. Last but not least, the region has a number of indoor and outdoor swimming pools such as the Kaiserbad Ellmau as well as swimming lakes for cooling off on hot summer days.

Highlights of the weekly activity programme

From early June until late September, children and youths can take part in a weekly activity programme from Monday to Friday.

More about the activity programme for children and families

Wilder Kaiser Region: family activities in the region


Wilder Kaiser Guestcard Highlights

Visitors staying in the Wilder Kaiser region receive a free Wilder Kaiser GuestCard when they arrive. This gives holders access to many deals and discounts. Benefits of particular interest to families include:

  • Free use of the KaiserJet, evening village buses, hiking buses and public transport buses
  • Free participation in activties organised by the local tourism board
  • Discount on use of mountain lifts in the region
  • Discount on admission to the Kaiserbad Ellmau open-air pool and to swimming lakes in the region
  • Discount on various activities with Bonus Partners in the region

More about the guestcard

Wilder Kaiser Region: Quality-approved accommodations for families in the region

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Wilder Kaiser Region: Family events in the region

More holiday activities in Wilder Kaiser Region

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