- Mini golf
Set mid-way between Innsbruck and Salzburg, Ellmau is an ideal starting point for many excursions. Swimming is available at the fabulous Kaiserbad local pool or the bathing lake in nearby Going. Further activities such as mountain biking, golf, tennis and horse riding can also be enjoyed.
In & Around Ellmau
- Over 700km of marked walking paths
- Swimming at the Kaiserbad local pool
- Lake Hintersteinersee bathing lake
- Cycling and mountain biking and Electric bike hire
- Golf (27 hole golf course in Ellmau)
- Horse riding
- Horse-drawn buggy rides
- Schnapps distillery
- Ellmi’s Zauberwelt adventure playground
- Wine tasting
The Wilder Kaiser region is part of the world's largest e-bike region "Kitzbühel Alps and Kaiser mountains".
275 electrical bicycles and 75 rental or battery charge stations are available to the e cyclists.
Bicycle track route is planned away from the main traffic and leads via Kufstein to the Wildschönau and the Hohe Salve, across the Brixental valley, Kitzbühel, St. Johann in Tyrol, to the Kaiserwinkl, Wilder Kaiser and through the Pillerseetal valley.
Any age or skill level rider will discover great fun, diversity and challenge . There are more than 350 km cycling and mountain bike tracks in the area catering for all different abilities.
Festivals & Events
Ellmau hosts a variety of events each week including the ‘Summer Nights’ Festival with arts & crafts, food stalls and live music, brass band concerts at the music pavilion plus various festivals & events throughout the summer.
Family and Kids
Ellmi’s World of Magic
Hartkaiser Mountain has 4,000 square meter magic mountain playground featuring a carving hut, climbing structures, a maze, water features and a magical rain forest where kids can climb, explore, splash and play to their heart’s content. Nature walks, Botanical Gardens and the Alpine Trail will keep children entertained, with plenty of educational signs about local fauna and flora. There is Bergkaiser Panorama Restaurant terrace to admire the incredible vistas of the mountains and enjoy the lunch. Your little explorer is sure to have a blast in this mountainous, magical land of activities.
The Kaiserbad Ellmau
Water area with luxurious indoor pool and a flow channel out into the outdoor pool, plus its own organic pond. Outdoor area has a superb water play area where children can play with water cannons and water mushroom fountain and a slide providing non-stop swimming fun.
Those who want to get more activity can put the tennis hall to good use, go for a game of squash or head to the climbing wall.
Lift and cable-car approx. opening times
The opening dates of summer lifts vary in resort. Please find the latest update for the summer:
Hartkaiserbahn Lift – open all of the summer season
Car hire is available
One of the prettiest areas of the Tyrol with an expansive network of over 700km of marked paths, through meadows and valleys up to higher ridges and past stunning lakes and mountain alms. The 4 villages of Ellmau, Söll, Going and Scheffau are well connected and there are also walks over the back and down into Brixen and Westendorf.
Getting Around | 13 lifts operate during the summer around the Bergwelt area, taking you to the start of many scenic walks and the Hartkaiserbahn cable railway is open from late May to October. The Kaiserjet bus (free with your hotel guest-card) transports walkers between the villages of Söll, Scheffau, Ellmau and Going making it easy to explore other areas as well.
The Wilder Kaiser GästeCard is available free of charge from your hotel upon arrival and is valid for a period of your stay.
- You can enjoy a unique mountain experience in the Wilder Kaiser on a variety of guided hikes
- Discover the region together with your children on the supervised nature-based Family Programme
- KaiserJet and KaiserExpress buses for hikers will transport you to all the lifts, swimming pools and places of interest in the Wilder Kaiser free of charge
Walkers' Lift Pass buy locally | from €62.50 - 6 days | from €46.50 - 3 days | please present your guest card for a reduced rate. The Bergwelt Wander Pass is available locally from late May to end of the season and includes all 13 lifts in the Bergwelt region. The pass also gives access to 6 children's play areas at the tops of the mountains. Free "Keiser Jet" bus between Going, Ellmau, Scheffau, and Söll.
Consecutive days only. Other durations are available locally.