Thermal baths in Fügen
Dive into the wonderful water world of the Zillertaler thermal baths.
For young and old, there's something for everyone in lovely surroundings!
For those looking for wellness & relaxation: find peace in the relax rooms with a magnificent view of the Zillertaler mountain ranges.
Full on action for older children and sporty adults with 2 water slides plus the NEW spectacular tyre-tube slide - 134m in length! For the little ones there is a paddling pool with slide.
Walking & mountain climbing
The "Olperer" mountain (3476m) the main peak of the Tuxer range
A striking image in the Zillertal with a height of 3476m, a popular mountain for hiking with its pyramid shaped summit.
Walking and mountain climbing in Zillertal
The Zillertal is one of the most varied hiking destinations around. 1.400 kilometres of well signposted trails at all levels of difficulty from sunny valley floors to the craggy, solitary peaks of the 3000ers.
Nine summer cable cars and the Zillertaler alpine roads provide direct access to these fascinating mountain ranges, to the starting points of various tours, themed walks, high pasture hikes and summit tours.
Enjoy the many guided tours with extreme mountaineer professor Peter Haberler in the high-mountain nature park of the Zillertaler Alps.
With the Zillertal Activcard daily cable car rides are included in the summer program.
Mountain biking, e-biking & cycling
At the prettiest spot in Wimmertal lies a picturesque mountain hut to stop and have a snack at.
Enjoy regional products and Zillertaler specialities with a spectacular panorama.
Cycling, e-biking & mountain biking in Zillertal
The Zillertal bike track is especially family friendly, it follows the Ziller river through the sunny valley. Wide and almost flat, a well constructed 31 km track runs from Strass to Mayrhofen. The hardly noticeable inclination makes it ideal for beginners and families with children.
Around 325 kilometres of bike trails, from the Tirolean Zillertal to the Salzburger Pinzgau, enable you to explore the impressive mountain ranges on two wheels. Excitement is guaranteed on the adventurous forest and single trails.
Prefer the flat relaxing valley tracks? There are many tours, like the Tauern bike track along the Salzach river to Passau. The Hohe Tauern National Park offers more challenging terrain, your hard work is rewarded by these breathtaking nature experiences.
If you'd like to discover the Zillertal with an experienced guide, there are plenty of guided cycle and mountain bike tours offered.
From a relaxing family outing to professional level tours, there is something for everyone.
Day trip destinations
Murmelland (1800m) on the Zillertaler scenic road
Well worth a visit, Murmelland is on the alpine scenic road in Kaltenbach.
Surrounding the traditional mountain restaurant (Kaltenbacher Skihütte) with a beautiful terrace and magnificent panoramic views of the Zillertaler mountain range, is an adventure park and playground!
Visitors can learn all about the alpine animals called marmots, and enjoy fun and games in the beautiful natural surroundings.
In Innsbruck, Tirolean's capital city, is the famous golden roof. Under the rule of Maximilian I, the first administrative and governing authorities of the empire were housed there.
The history of this structure, its architect and the city of Innsbruck are shown in the Museum in the 'Goldenen Dachl'.
Europe's largest waterfalls, the Krimml waterfalls are in the Hohe Tauern National Park, approx. an hours drive via the Gerlos road (tolls apply).
Please note: use the designated parking areas directly at the "Wasserwelt". Paths are suitable for prams, (although sections are steep).
Up to 133 m deep, the Achensee lake is the largest in Tirol and is an approx. 35 minute drive. Alternatively, take the Zillertal train!
The steam train leaves from Jenbach and reaches the south end of the lake in approx. 45 minutes. From there choose from the many walks and boat rides.
TIP: Ask at the station for combi tickets for train and boat!
Schwaz silver mine
Go time travelling on the heels of the miners. A 90 minute guided tour - after a rapid ride down on the Grubenbahn (cart on rails), not recommended for those suffering from claustrophobia! - tells you about the trading family Fugger and the largest mine of the 15th century, the Silberbergwerk in Schwaz.
TIPP: On the way there visit the Freundsberg Castle, the landmark of the lower Inn valley.
Swarovski crystal world
In Wattens, a half hour drive, you'll find the world famous Swarovski crystal world. The ever changing exhibitions are made up of magical, visionary crystal rooms. The water spouting botanical giant watches over the entrance, from on top of his head you'll find wonderful panoramic views. At the end of the fantastic tour you have the opportunity to buy crystal objects and jewellery in all price classes. Outside see the creatively designed park landscape, children can enjoy the labyrinth, an alpine garden and sculptures, and a playground.
Rofan mountain range
South of the Achensee lies the Rofan mountain range. Take the Rofan cable car from Maurach up to 1840m in height, there you'll experience a wonderful view of the Achensee lake and the alpine panorama.
Many hang gliders and paragliders launch from here in good weather to make use of the thermals - a pretty sight!
Hainzenberg gold mine
The children friendly gold mine in Hainzenberg, Zell am Ziller is an approx. 25 minute drive. The "Goldexpress" takes you to the entrance of the mine from where guided tours take place.
TIP: warm clothing and sturdy shoes are recommended!
Alpine zoo Innsbruck
An approx. 45 minute drive takes you to the Alpine zoo in Innsbruck. There you'll find exclusively native animals to the alpine region. At the farmyard see the animals used for work in mountainous areas. An adventure playground with a "bear cave" for the little ones.
TIP: take the Hungerburg cable car down to the capital city of Innsbruck (exit: Kaiserjäger Museum),
or up to the mountain peaks, a magnificent view of Innsbruck awaits you.
Tirolean farm museum
The open air museum in Kramsach (approx. 35 minute drive) offers interesting exhibitions of Tirolean history.
A 1.5 hour walk takes you through 37 historic buildings from different valleys in Tirol.
Impressive insights into the history of traditional farming life.
See also the tools, a mill, blacksmith's shop, chapel and school on display.
An approx. 35 minute drive takes you to the entrance to the Kundler Gorge.
Ideal for a family outing.
From the entrance to the excursion train station is an easy one hours walk. From there take the train into the beautiful Wildschönau valley.
Hobby geologists can find diverse types of rock in the river bed.
In the neighbouring village of Uderns, visit the Schleier waterfall via a bird nature trail. The trail begins at Restaurant "Almdiele". There you'll also find the 'Zillertaler Vogelwelt', an attraction with a walk-in aviary where native birds fly free.
In the exhibition room diverse gem stones and minerals are displayed from this alpine region for you to look at and perhaps purchase.
A half an hours drive takes you to Tratzberg Castle in Stans. Built in 1500 high above the Inn valley. From the carpark take the visitors train or walk 15 minutes to the castle.
Check opening times for tours including an audio-visual guide (in 7 languages). For children the tour is given in the form of a fairytale.
The family friendly "Spieljoch" mountain in Zillertal has plenty to offer in summer.
The Spieljoch cable car in Fügen is only a 5 minute walk, from there catch the cable car up to 2000m. Here is the starting point for many hikes at different lengths and levels of difficulty. Close by is an old mine you can visit, the summit is a 15 minute walk. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Karwendel mountain range and the 'Wild Emperor' mountains.
Wolfs Gorge in Stans
The Wolfs Gorge in Stans follows the valley down a few hundred metres.
Beginning at the canyon, carved out through the dolomite rock of the Karwendel mountains by the Stanser river, follow the (sometimes steep!) track, alongside the roaring waterfall.
TIP: Track is suitable for all ages, but definitely not for prams.
In the visitor's dairy in Mayrhofen you can watch how cow, sheep and goat milk are made into quality products. 11 stations present these processes close up, live, and multimedial.
Learn about lifestyles and traditions of the region and their produce.
Milk products from goats, sheep and cows, organic chicken eggs and honey can be tasted and purchased.
The 1.450 m toboggan run in Zillertal starts directly at the bottom station of the Zillertal Arena in Zell am Ziller.
Fun, action and speed for the whole family on the first alpine roller coaster in Zillertal.
With waves, steep curves, jumps, a 360° and 540° spiral - an adrenalin rush is guaranteed - an attraction for young and old!
High rope parcours in Gerlos
Dare to try the new high rope parcour with 55 stations including 15 zip-lines!!
The parcours is a series of obstacles mounted onto trees at a height of 10 to 15 metres. Ropes, steel cables and tree trunks make up the parcours.
A special parcours with 10 stations for kids over 105 cm accompanied by parents to practice their balancing skills at a height of 2-3 metres.
The new 18-hole masters course in Uderns
The 18-hole masters course spread over 65 hectares with training area, covered tee-offs, short game area, large chipping area and PGA golf school. Enjoy the quality of the modern clubhouse with sun loungers and gourmet restaurant.
The golf course is only 500 m from Hotel BachmayerHof.
Rating: Par 71
Yellow tee: 5.615 m * White tee: 5.850 m
Women/men (yellow) CR-value 69,8/Slope 116
PGA golf school
The Zillertal golf school offers high level lessons:
under the direction of PGA head professional MMag. Simon Knabl improvement at every level is possible.
Whether you are trying out for the first time or are an advanced player, lessons from the golf pro are tailored to your individual needs.
Provided for you:
- large driving range with covered tee off
- short game area with putting and chipping green including sand bunker
- golf school office at the driving range
- 3 practice lanes
Courses are held weekly, regardless of number of participants.
“If you watch a game, its fun. If you play it, its recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.” - Bob Hope
20% reduction on green fees with your guestcard
for all BachmayerHof guests!
Welcome to the Actionclub Zillertal - adventure and sport in Zillertal!
Rafting, canyoning, tubing, mountain tours, climbing, mountain biking, high rope parcours, action park, or tandem paragliding, the Actionclub Zillertal offers an outdoor program for fun and action in and around Mayrhofen in Zillertal.
To make your holiday in Zillertal unforgettable, and to get the maximum of fun out of it combined with the maximum of safety, we work exclusively with experienced guides and partners.
Kothütten Alm & Almabtrieb - the ceremonial driving down of cattle from the mountain pastures into the valley in autumn
In the middle of the Gerlos mountain range with unique mountain and herb-rich meadows is the Kothüttenalm mountain hut.
Like the cows in summer here you'll find peace and quiet, far from the daily grind - simply enjoy.
Almabtrieb in Zillertal
For centuries now the Almabtrieb in the alps is one of the most important dates in the farmers' calendar.
The whole village celebrates when the cows, decorated with hand made flowery headdresses for the occasion, come down from the high pastures back to the barn for winter.
An old tradition ...
the animals follow in order - cows, calves, bulls, young oxen then small animals like sheep and goats - their way down to the valley.
On this festive day locals and people from all over the world come to celebrate, the delicacies on offer are reason alone! A farmer's market offers Zillertal specialities like Krapfen, Melchermuas, Zerggl, home made bread, Speck, Zirbenschnaps and sweet things.
Music and dancing are naturally part of the festivities!