Mountain safari programme in Wald-Königsleiten

Whether you are looking for sporting challenges, a relaxing chance to explore nature or adventures with the whole family on your summer holiday in Pinzgau, the programme of events run by the Wald-Königsleiten and Krimml-Hochkrimml Tourist Association is full of great activities for all ages.

(03.07. / 17.07. / 31.07. / 14.08. / 28.08.)
There are all kinds of treasures to be found in our local forests! Mother Nature gives us a whole range of mushrooms and berries such as “Schwammerl”, “Grantn” (lingonberries) and “Moosbee” (cranberries). Our guide Lois is an expert on the forest and keeps us entertained as we search for culinary treasures.

  • Meet: 3.00 p.m. at the tourist office in Wald       
  • Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
  • Registration: By 10.00 a.m. on Monday at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243. You will need your own car to reach the starting point.
  • Guide: Free with the guest card
  • Participants: Minimum of 4 and maximum of 20
  • Difficulty level: Easy    

(10.07. / 24.07. / 07.08. / 21.08. / 04.09.)
This hike starts in Wald and takes us along the Salzach to Friedburg and on towards Obersulzbachtal to Blausee lake.
In a beautiful natural setting we barbecue together and if anyone feels like a real cool down, they can also dive into the cool water. 
Afterwards we hike back to the starting point. 

•    Registration: By 9.00 a.m. on Monday at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
•    Meeting place: 11.00 a.m. at the Wald im Pinzgau tourist office
•    Cost: €5.00 per person with the guest card – please bring your own drinks with you
•    Difficulty level: Easy
•    Minimum group size: 4-15 people


CLIMBING WALL in Königsleiten
(03 July to 18 September 2023)
Climbing for children and adults from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Meeting point: climbing wall at the KIG building in Königsleiten
Costs: €10 per person with a guest card from Wald/Königsleiten, otherwise € 20 (safety equipment included).
Registration: by 5:00 p.m. the day before at Christian Hölzl, cell phone +43 676 887 80482 or Sport Hölzl in Königsleiten

... real adventures begin in the cinema... Enjoy good films, a great atmosphere, cinematic highlights, classics and alternative film at FallKinoKrimml cinema.

  • Starts: 9.00 p.m. at Krimml music pavilion. On rainy days, the event is held in Krimmler Denkwerkstatt.
  • Admission free.
  • Period: 10 July - 28 August 2023


Discover a typical local dish: “Pinzgauer Kasnidei”. Today’s hike takes us past six alpine farms – the first is Bergeralm in Nadernachtal. With all the herbs that grow here, it’s no wonder the cows’ milk is so tasty and nutritious in summer. We take a short but fascinating tour of the historical Hieburg Alm alpine farm, and fill up our bottles with crystal clear water from one of the many mountain streams. The walk then takes us on to Bacher Alm, where the farmer is already waiting for us with her homemade “Kasnidei” savoury dumplings made with Pinzgauer Almkäse cheese and a glass of home-distilled spirits. We are now full of energy for our hike towards the valley mouth.

  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. on Monday at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Meeting place: 09:30 a.m. tourist office in Wald, 10:00 a.m. Verkehrsverein Königsleiten or 10.10 a.m. Hotel Ronach
  • Cost: € 5.00 transfer – guided tour, “Pinzgau Kasnidei” dumplings and water bottle free with the Wald/Königsleiten guest card; participants pay for their own drinks
  • Difficulty level: Easy. Walking time: Approx. 4 h Number of participants: 4-15 people
  • Dates for 2023: 27.06./11.07./25.07./08.08./22.08./05.09./19.09./03.10.

We start this eventful day by taking a minibus to the Putzalm. From here we hike over the Bachalm and Watschalm to the Nadernachjoch – the border between the two provinces of Salzburg and Tyrol. From here we descend past the Salzachjoch to the Salzach Hütte, where we stop for a bite to eat and a taste of the delicious Kaiserschmarrn. Reenergised, we hike leisurely to the beginning of the Salzachtal valley from where we are brought back to the starting point by minibus.

  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. on Monday at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Meeting place: 09:30 a.m. tourist office Wald, 10:00 a.m. Verkehrsverein Königsleiten or 10:10 a.m. Hotel Ronach,
    Return: Approx. 4.30 p.m. 
  • Cost: € 5.00 transfer. Guided tour, “Kaiserschmarrn” free with the Wald/Königsleiten guest card; participants pay for their own drinks 
  • Difficulty level: Moderate. Number of participants: 4-15 people 
  • Dates for 2023: 04.07./18.07./01.08./29.08./12.09./26.09./10.10.

(04 July to 05 September 2023)
Our tour with the e-bike takes us into the Habachtal to the 1,410 m high Moaralm.
At the beginning of the tour there is a short, 15-minute technique training and then we start. We ride along the Tauernradweg to Bramberg and then follow the supply road up to the Habachtal until we arrive at the Moaralm after about 1 1/2 hours - we have lunch there. The way back takes us along the road to Habach and from there the Tauerncycle path back to Wald.

  • Meet: 11.00 a.m at Sport´s & more Unterwurzacher in Wald. Return at around 3.00 p.m.
  • Registration: By 4.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243. Registration on the day is possible if there are spaces left.
  • Cost: Free for guests at partner accommodation providers, otherwise €10.
  • Participants: 4 to 10 people aged 14 or over
  • What to bring: Weather-appropriate clothing; a snack
  • Please note: Helmets are compulsory for all cyclists! E-bikes are not included in the price and can be hired from Sports & more Unterwurzacher. You can, of course, also bring your own e-bike.



Games, Fun & Action at the Bear Camp in Königsleiten
(23 May - 24 October 2023)
We make games in our colorful and child-friendly play areas or on the large playground with action motor park, visit guinea pigs, rabbits, goats & more. In the petting zoo we organize a ball tournament on our fun court. A mini golf tournament on the mini golf course would be possible. If the weather is good we start with a magnifying glass in our hand and explore the nature just like native flowers, herbs and animals. For lunch we return to the bear camp where we light a bonfire and a barbecue for lunch. Then we look back at our day with a vision of a magical image with the materials we have collected during our hike. There is a indoor playground about 200 m² and an outdoor area of ​​approximately 20,000 m². (The program is designed depending on the weather.)

Meeting & Duration: 10:00 a.m. Bären Camp (MY Alpenwelt Resort) in Königsleiten Nr. 81, Picking up the children at 4 p.m.
Registration: Until the day before 5.00 p.m. at the Tourist Office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
Costs: With guest card from Wald and Krimml € 10, - ( otherwise € 45,--) including toys, lunch and water
Participants: From 4 to 20 children , ideal for children 4-10 years
What to bring: Clothing according to the weather, backpack and possibly an empty water bottle; Participation in other children's programs on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday is usually possible if you register in advance. Costs from €29 per child and 1/2 day.



An easy midweek hike with Christian and a short yodelling class. This is a day for making great holiday memories. Trip up by gondola lift. At the top, there’s a “Juchizza” (yodel) to warm up our vocal chords before we set off. We then learn simple yodels as we pause at each stop. The hike is a treat for all the senses, and ends with the award of a “yodelling certificate”.

  • Meet: 11.00 a.m. at Dorfbahn bottom station in Königsleiten - Between 08 July and 10 September, you can also make the trip up and down with the free hiking bus. Total walking time approx. 3 hours, return to Königsleiten at around 3.30 p.m.
  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Cost: Participants pay for their own trip up with the Dorfbahn (with guest card: adults €13,00 and children €6.60). Participation in the yodel hike is free of charge with a guest card. For 4 people or more.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Return: At 4.50 p.m. at Königsleiten


GLETSCHERBLICKALM and cheese dairy
You start at Filzstein and head on via Silberleiten/Plattenalm to Gletscherblickalm. The magnificent view of the Wildkargruppe and Reichenspitzgruppe mountains is every hiker’s dream. Those who want can hike on up the 2,040 m Plattenkogel, while the rest of the group refuels itself on the panoramic terrace. Back on the mountain pasture, you can visit the cheese dairy, and finally head back with your head full of wonderful vistas and new experiences – walking time approx. 2 hours.

  • Meet: 9.30 a.m. at Filzstein/Hochkrimml or 10.00 a.m. Plattenalm
  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Cost: guide free with guest card, car necessary for reaching the meeting point
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Return: At approx. 4.00 p.m. on the toll road

Krimml VILLAGE MARKET with children’s programme
(05 July to 06 September 2023)
From 10.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. at Krimml pavilion. Children’s programme from 10.00 am.


A guided hiking tour with fascinating information about herbs! We collect wild herbs that help with lung and respiratory problems. Afterwards, we will turn the herbs into a syrup that each participant can take home with them and eat the remaining herbs with a healthy alpine snack (wild herb butter with fresh brown bread from the Krimml bread oven).

•    Registration: By 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday – at the tourist office in Krimml
•    Meeting place: 2.00 p.m. at Krimml tourist office
•    Return: Approx. 5.00 p.m.
•    Cost: €5.00 with the Krimml guest card, otherwise €15.00 per person
•    Difficulty level: Easy
•    Minimum group size: 2-15 people
•    Dates for 2023: 5 July, 12 July, 19 July, 26 July, 2 August, 9 August, 16 August, 23 August, 30 August, 6 September;


Our local mountain, the Gernkogel, is known as one of the most “flowery” mountains in Austria. We encounter a wide variety of herbs and flowers on our hike up to the 2,267 m summit. Our guide is a mine of information about these sources of natural goodness, which then end up in our herb basket. At the summit, we drink in the unique alpine panorama and views of the Hohe Tauern mountains. We take a hearty snack with us to keep our energy levels up. All hikers get free mountain herb salt to take home with them. A wonderful mountain hike for all herb lovers.

  • Meet: 9.00 a.m. at the tourist office in Königsleiten or 9.30 a.m. at the tourist office in Wald. Total walking time approx. 4 1/2 hours.
  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Cost: €5 per person for transfer, guide free with guest card, trip up with the hiking bus to Wurfalm, return from Ederbauer.
  • Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Return: At approx. 4.00 p.m.

Hikingtour STEINKOGEL in Dürnbachtal
Today we take the transfer to the Steineralm at Dürnbachtal. There we shoulder the rucksack and follow the leisurely path to the Speikkogel before we reacht the summit, the 2.299 m high Steinkogel. After a small break we walk down to the Steineralm where we have lunch. Then we walk about 1 hour back to the parking place Rechtegg.

  • Meet: 8.30 a.m. at Verkehrsverein Königsleiten or 9.00 a.m. at the tourist office in Wald
  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Cost: €5 per person for transfer, guide free with guest card.
  • Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Return: At approx. 4.00 p.m.

ARBISKOGEL in Schönachtal/Gerlos
We drive by car to the parking place at the Isskogelbahn in Gerlos and meet there at the junction of the main road. From there we start to direction Schönachtal and follow the marked hiking trail through the forest - after about 3 hours we reach our destination, the Arbiskogel (2.048 m). The descent takes us over the Lackenscharte to the Lackenalm (1,405 m) where we stop for lunch.
Then we follow the Schönachtal valley, past the Jörgleralm to the starting point of our mountain tour.

  • Meet: 9.00 a.m. at the lift station in Gerlos (Isskogelbahn).
  • Walking time Approx. 5 1/2 hours, 803 m
  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Cost: Guide free with guest card
  • Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Return: At 4.30 p.m. from Königsleiten

Mountain Tour to the ZITTAUER HÜTTE
Impressive mountain hike through the National Park’s westernmost Tauern valley. Today’s hike takes us via the Leitenkammerklamm gorge to the Trisslalm and further along the wide, gently ascending path to the goods cable car bottom station. On the last part, the secured path leads through the rock face (you need to be surefooted) to the Zittauer Hütte situated at 2,359 m above sea level. The brave can refresh themselves in the mountain lake.

  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. on Thursday – at the tourist office Wald phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Meet: 9.00 a.m. at the road barrier /Alpengasthof Finkau
  • Walking time: Approx. 5.5 h 
  • Return: Approx. 5.00 p.m. in Finkau
  • Cost: Guided tour free with guest card
  • Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Participants: at least 4 people

(30 June to 8 September)
Our farmers sell delicacies from the region every Friday. The produce on sale is seasonal. A great chance to buy fresh natural produce directly from the producer.
When and where: From 7.30 p.m., Dorfplatz square beside the pavilion

TRADITIONAL CONCERT "Trachtenmusikkapelle Wald"
(30 June to 8 September)
Enjoy the sounds of the trombones, flugelhorns and trumpets: it’s open-air concert time. And why not take a schnapps or a cool beer to round off a thoroughly enjoyable evening. By buying food and drink at Dorfplatz square, you support local Wald charities.
When and where: From 8.00 p.m. at Wald music pavilion

Children’s programme – where possible – at every open-air concert:
Felting in the tent in the Raiffeisenbank car park

In parallel to concerts, there is also a programme of performers such as “Schuhplattler” and other traditional folk dancers.

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