Rushing rivers, enchanted forests and meadows in bloom - Tirol's nature is just amazing. One of the best ways to experience it at first hand is rock climbing, an ideal activity for children. Many of the region's climbing areas offer courses for youngsters combining fun and games with the basics of rock climbing. Click on the link below to find out more about Tirol's family-friendly climbing areas.
Top Family-Friendly Climbing Spots in Tirol
Family-Friendly Climbing Activities in Tirol
Rock climbing near Lake Achensee
Ready, steady, go! The new Achenseehof climbing area close to the shores of Lake Achensee has an 18-metre-high rockface with great routes and fine views of the lake below. Climbing instructors and guides are available.
When: Every Tuesday from 04 July until 2 September 2022
Who: Aimed at youngsters aged 10 – 16 years
Meeting point: 10:00 Uhr at the Achenseehof climbing area, Achenkirch.
Duration: Around 4 hours
Cost: €35 (equipment included)
Registration: Please register by 17:00 the day before by visiting the Achensee Erlebnisshop, calling +43 5 953000 or sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
Info: Please bring waterproof clothing and a warm jacket as well as a packed lunch. More information
- Climbing for children and families in Ellmau am Wilden Kaiser
This activity programme is perfect for children new to the sport of rock climbing. Youngsters aged 6–12 years are introduced to the most important techniques in a fun and relaxed way. Instructors also teach the children about dangers they should be aware of when in alpine terrain. A fun and educational day for all the family!
When: Every Thursday from 7 July until 8 September 2022 as well as on 6 /13 /20 October 2022
Who: Aimed at children aged 6 - 12 years and their parents
Meeting point: 8:35 at the Wochenbrunner Alm hut
Duration: Around 7 hours
Cost: €6 per person (includes equipment such as helmet, harness, via ferrata set, etc.). Please pay the organiser on the day in cash.
Registration: Please register by 12:00 the day before by visiting www.wilderkaiser.info or contacting one of the tourist information offices in the Wilder Kaiser region.
Info: Please bring a snack. More information
- Rock climbing in Nauders
Monday is climbing day! The fun begins at 10:00 for children between 4 and 10 years old with local mascot Nauderix. From 12:45 there is then a climbing session for children aged 10-16 years. And finally, from 16:00, families are invite to climb together in the climbing area near Nauders Castle.
When: Every Monday in summer
Who: Children and adults
Family climbing cost: Adults €20, children €10. Holders of the local Summer Card can access the activity programme for children and teenager free of charge.
Registration: Please register by 17:00 the day before by contacting the tourist information office in Nauders ( +43 50 225 400, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Rock climbing in Prutz
Joined by an experienced mountain guide, families are invited to climb some of the routes at the Sauerbrunnquelle climbing area in Prutz.
When: Every Tuesday afternoon
Registration: Please register the day before by 16:30 by contacting the local tourist information office (+43 50 225 100, email@example.com). More information
- Climbing for children in the Pitztal Valley
Perfect for children new to the sport. Friendly guides will be happy to help youngsters learn the basics of climbing and bouldering.
When: Every Wednesday from 13 July until 7 September and from 5 until 12 October 2022
Who:Aimed at families