Things to Do in Saalbach Hinterglemm

Things to Do in Saalbach Hinterglemm

things to do in saalbach

Looking for things to do in Saalbach Hinterglemm? This alpine paradise is packed with exciting activities for all ages. There's so much more than just walking and wildflowers.

From ziplining and mountain playgrounds for families to archery, there's something for everyone. Saalbach and Hinterglemm, the two lively villages that make up the area, offer a charming mix of unique shops, cosy cafés, and tempting restaurants.

In the summer, the atmosphere is vibrant and welcoming. You can walk between the villages along the scenic Saalach River or take the free walker's bus.

Plus, with the JOKER CARD, you'll get free access to many lifts and attractions. It’s your all-access pass to the best of Saalbach Hinterglemm, offering free gondola rides, access to top attractions, and savings on bike tickets.

Your card will be waiting for you at the hotel upon arrival and will be valid throughout your stay, allowing you to immediately take advantage of all the benefits and discounts.


Things to Do in Saalbach Hinterglemm

Walking | Tennis | Canyoning | Paragliding | Slacklining | Activities in Talschluss | Day Trip to Zell am See

Things to Do for Families

Teufelswasser Theme Park | Learn to Ride Park | Escape Trail | Fairytale Forest | Pumptrack | Water Playground | | Golden Gate & Treetop Trail | Jump & Slide Park | Archery | Peak Playground | High Rope Park | Montelino’s Adventure PathGo Karting | Kodaks Play World | Family Park Hinterglemm | Educational Hiking Trail | Mini Golf | Adventure Pool | Wildlife Trail


Walking in Saalbach Hinterglemm

walking in saalbach

With over 400 kilometres of trails, you can explore to your heart's content. The views are absolutely stunning.

With lifts ready to whisk you to the best viewpoints and the JOKER CARD making it all free, it’s no wonder we love walking here.

Alpine Herb Trail: A Fragrant Stroll

This easy walk is a treat for the senses and one of our absolute favourite ways to experience the beauty of the region. You can reach the medicinal herb and alpine flower trail on the Reiteralm in 20 minutes via hiking trails no. 5 or H11 and 13.

You'll learn about over 200 herbs and alpine flowers while enjoying the breath-taking scenery.

It's the perfect way to connect with nature and maybe even pick up some herbal knowledge to impress your friends back home.


Saalbach Tennis Courts

saalbach tennis courts

Enjoy a game of tennis with beautiful mountain views at the Saalbach Tennis Courts. 

Located behind the info centre in Saalbach, this open-air facility features three well-kept clay courts, perfect for a friendly match or serious play.

To secure your spot, reservations are needed. Don't miss the chance to experience tennis in this stunning alpine setting.



Experience the ultimate thrill with canyoning at the High Rope Park. This adventure combines climbing, balancing, sliding, and swinging across various rope and bridge constructions in a stunning gorge setting.

The park offers both easy and challenging routes, making it perfect for all skill levels.

Larger groups can also join in the fun, thanks to the diverse rope and bridge setups.

Ready to take on the challenge? You can make a reservation during the park's opening hours. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure.



things to do in saalbach hinterglemm

Ever dreamed of flying? Now's your chance. Fly 'n Soul Paragliding will take you on a magical journey above the stunning Glemm Valley.

Your adventure starts with a scenic ride up to the launch site, where your friendly and experienced pilot will help you get ready to fly.

Then, it's time to take off – running and soaring into the sky, leaving the world below.

You’ll glide peacefully above the valley, taking in the incredible views from a bird's-eye perspective.

It's a one-of-a-kind experience that you'll never forget.

The meeting point is at the Schattberg X-press in Saalbach - get ready to soar.


Slackline Parcours: Find Your Balance with a View

Slacklining isn't just for climbers anymore. This fun and challenging sport is a great way to test your balance, focus, and coordination.

At the Slackline Parcours, found at the middle station of the 12er KOGEL lift, there's something for everyone, no matter your skill level. While you're working on your slacklining skills, you'll be rewarded with amazing views over Saalbach Hinterglemm.

It's the perfect way to combine fun, fitness, and the beauty of the mountains.

New to slacklining? No problem. There are shorter, lower lines to help you find your footing.

If you're already a slacklining pro, you'll find plenty of challenging lines to test your skills.

Just remember to warm up those muscles before taking on the higher and longer ones.

Kids can get in on the action too. The Slackline Parcours is a great way for them to play, build confidence, and improve their balance and coordination.

And as a bonus, you'll be surrounded by the stunning scenery of Saalbach Hinterglemm, making this the perfect way to combine fun, fitness, and the beauty of the mountains.


Talschluss: Adventure Awaits at the End of the Glemm Valley

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Explore the Talschluss area in Lengau, found at the end of the Glemm valley. This activity-packed spot offers something for everyone:

    • Flying Fox Zipline: Soar through the air for an adrenaline rush.
    • Jump & Slide Trampoline Park: Bounce and slide in a fun-filled park.
    • Multiple Hiking Routes: Discover the beauty of the valley on foot.
    • Schnitzas Wood Carving Park: Carve your own walking stick or take a refreshing break at Teufels Wasser. Don’t miss the charming small farm and farm shop at Lindlingalm.
    • Golden Gate and Tree Top Trail: Enjoy spectacular valley views from up high.

things to do in saalbach hinterglemm

To get to Talschluss, take the 680 bus to the last stop, then hop on the free 'Noddy Train' with your Joker Card, which will take you to Lindlingalm.


Flying Fox Zipline

Get ready to soar like a superhero on the Flying Fox XXL, one of the world's longest and fastest zip lines.

Located in the heart of the Salzburg Alps, this thrilling adventure is perfect for the whole family (though little ones might want to sit this one out).

Strap in, take a deep breath, and prepare for an adrenaline-pumping ride through the air, where you'll feel the rush of wind against your face as you take in the beautiful scenery below.

Please note: Your Joker Card discounts won't work on web shop vouchers or family air tickets for this one.


Day Trip to Zell am See

day trip to zell am see

Why not take a day trip to Zell am See? This lovely town by Lake Zell has charming streets and many shops.

You can watch a fountain show at Elisabeth Park, go on a boat cruise, rent a paddleboard, or visit the lakeside lido for swimming and fun.

For more adventure, go to Schmittenhöhe mountain. The view from the top is amazing, and you can enjoy tasty local food at the Franzl hut's sun terrace.


Things to Do in Saalbach Hinterglemm for Families

Teufelswasser Theme Park

Teufelswasser Theme Park is a magical water wonderland that's perfect for a fun day out. You can cool off in the Kneipp pool, relax by the fish pond, and let the kids play in the wooden playhouse.

There's a rock pool, a mysterious cave path, and an Herbs-of-the-Alps Path where you can learn about local plants. Explore enchanting spots like Dragon Square and Fairy and Gnome World and enjoy the whimsical dancing forest ghosts.

With plenty of resting areas, you can take breaks and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

Best of all, Teufelswasser is free to visit all summer long, making it a great spot for family fun.


Learn to Ride Park

If you're new to biking, the Learn to Ride Park at the Kohlmais gondola in Saalbach is the perfect place to start.

Start with some easy riding on the circular course, then test your skills on trails like Little Monti, Little Hacklberg, Little Panorama, Little Pro-Line, and the Drop Area. Once you're ready, take the gondola lift up to the start of the Monti Trail (middle station) and the Panorama Trail (top station).

The park is ideal for kids and adult beginners alike, making it a great place to build confidence and enjoy biking in a beautiful setting.


Escape Trail

Join the thrilling Escape Trail Mystery Queens adventure in Saalbach, where Austrian YouTubers Vikki and Melli, known for their paranormal investigations, mysteriously disappear while researching a 19th-century ghost story.

Hikers find their locked backpack near a mountain hut, sparking a quest to uncover the truth. This adventure combines a scavenger hunt, puzzle-solving, and a short hike or e-bike tour through the scenic Glemmtal mountains.

Suitable for small groups (2-8 people) and kids aged 12 and up, the game takes 5-6 hours, including 3 hours of walking.

Start at the Tourism Service Centre, pick up your game set, and follow clues to solve the mystery.

Bring a smartphone, good shoes, and some snacks, and get ready for an unforgettable experience.


Fairytale Forest in Hinterglemm

Step into the magical world of Hinterglemm's Fairytale Forest and meet your favourite characters from stories like “Little Red Riding Hood.”

This enchanting spot has been a beloved destination for families, tourists, and locals for over 35 years. Just one kilometre from Hinterglemm town centre, the loop through the Fairytale Forest is perfect for a walk day or night.

Thanks to strategically placed lights added last year, the path is beautifully illuminated for evening visits.

Admission is free, and you can start your leisurely walk from one of three entrance points:

    • Across from the “Stererfeldweg” bus stop, over the small wooden bridge near “Erdbau Winter” Across from the “Lindlinghof” bus stop, near the playground at “Sportzentrum Hinterglemm”
    • Across from the “Lindlinghof” bus stop, right of the football pitch toward “Wieserauberg”

If you're driving from Hinterglemm, there’s free parking next to the sports centre. Alternatively, you can walk just under a kilometre from the Saalbach promenade towards the valley’s head.

As you wander through the forest, you’ll meet beautifully carved wooden figures and curious wooden gnomes next to water wheels turning in crystal-clear mountain streams.

The path features characters from famous fairytales, local folklore, and wildlife, with plenty of benches for resting and fun stations with games and challenges for kids.

Whether you're reliving childhood memories or creating new ones, the Fairytale Forest is a delightful adventure for all ages.


Pumptrack Reiterkogel: Ride and Improve Your Skills

At the top of the Reiterkogel lift, you'll find the Pumptrack Reiterkogel—a biker's playground with two pumptracks (Speedring and Worldcup) and a cool skill trail. Perfect for warming up or refining your skills, this area is designed to make you a better, safer rider.

The pumptracks help train your balance, strength, and endurance with waves, jumps, and banked turns. Beginners can safely get their first taste of mountain biking here. The added skill trail includes features like step-up waves, kickers, roots, and curves, offering practical experience for beginner-friendly routes like Blue-Line and Monti-Trail.

Whether you're a skateboarder, inline skates, scooter rider, or mountain biker, Pumptrack Reiterkogel is fun for all ages and skill levels.

Whether you're alone, with family, or in a group, everyone can have a blast while improving their riding skills.


Montelino's Water Playground

Montelino’s Water Playground on the Kleeblatt meadow on Kohlmais mountain is the perfect spot for some refreshing fun.

Kids can guide water to the water wheel and back into the stream using various water pumps, wooden gutters, buckets, and dams.

They'll also meet some farm animals along the way. Visit the busy chickens in the hen house and Regina the cow in the cowshed, where she's always ready to be milked.

The activity station is full of exciting things to do! There's a sand pit with a big cloverleaf and flower tables, perfect for imaginative play.

Located at the end of Montelino’s Adventure Path, next to Ederalm, Montelino’s Water Playground offers fun and relaxation for both the young and young at heart.


Golden Gate & Treetop Trail

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Experience the highest tree-top trail in Europe at the end of the Saalbach-Hinterglemm valley. This unique adventure combines a scenic trail with the Alpine “Golden Gate” suspension bridge.

Starting at the valley’s end parking area, this 2 km circular tour takes you through meadows, mountain fields, and forests.

The 1 km tree-top trail begins at Lindlingalm and includes the stunning 200-meter-long “Alpine Golden Gate Bridge.”

In summer, you can take the small valley train to get there and back, while in winter, enjoy a magical walk through a winter wonderland or a beautiful horse-drawn sleigh ride.

The Golden Gate Bridge, part of the tree-top trail, rises up to 42 meters high and spans a valley where the Saalbach river begins.

From the bridge, you’ll enjoy stunning panoramic views of the mountains and the high-rope park below.

things to do in saalbach hinterglemm


The tree-top trail itself, made of larch wood, extends 600 metres with steps, towers, platforms, and bridges, reaching up to 30 metres above the ground. The Glemmtaler tree-top trail is perfect for nature lovers and families.


Jump & Slide Park

Experience the world's first Jump and Slide Park, surrounded by stunning mountain views at the source of the Saalbach river. This exciting park features an eight-metre high jump tower, a trampoline area, and a freestyle ramp (kicker) for thrilling sessions in a relaxed atmosphere.


Archery Fun in Hinterglemm

Right next to the "Alpenoase Sonnhof" in Hinterglemm, you'll find an exciting 3D archery parcours. This archery course features a practice range and 28 stations set in the beautiful meadows and forests.

Make sure to wear sturdy footwear like hiking boots, as you'll need to be surefooted. Bows, arrows, and all the necessary equipment can be rented at the Sonnhof, and a short briefing will get you started. Don't forget to register in advance for this fun adventure.


Peak Playground at Schattberg

Located at the Schattberg X-press top station, the Peak Playground is packed with fun for all ages.

Enjoy a range of exciting elements like a double cableway, hanging slide, pendulum swing, motor skills station, and a ropes jungle that promise action and entertainment for kids and adults alike.

For those who need a break, there are hammocks and comfy seats perfect for relaxing and soaking in the beautiful mountain views.

It’s the perfect spot for a fun-filled day in the great outdoors.


Europe's Largest High Rope Park

Welcome to Saalbach Hinterglemm High Rope Park, the largest high rope park in Europe. Spanning over 8 km, this park features 200 different stations and 30 rope slides, connecting multiple levels and platforms ranging from 3 to 40 meters high.

Whether you're an adventure enthusiast or a thrill-seeker, this park promises an unforgettable experience high above the ground.

Montelino’s Adventure Path 

Join the fun story of clown Montelino who lost his smile. Montelino neglected his friends and toys, and one day, they all disappeared, leaving him sad. Now, he needs your help to find his friends and toys to bring back his smile.

Start your adventure by taking the lift up to the peak of Kohlmais Mountain. Equipped with a game pass received at the valley station, kids follow the wise owl to search for Montelino’s friends and toys.

The path from the mountain peak to the Kohlmais lift middle station winds through woods and meadows, featuring 15 exciting activity stations. From the spider net and target throwing to the giant snake “Paula” in the puppet show, there’s so much to explore.

Visit the funny squirrel with the golden nut and slide down to the circus arena. Complete the adventure by finding Montelino’s friends and toys to earn a small reward at the valley station and enter a competition with fantastic prizes.

Montelino’s Adventure Path is a fantastic family-friendly walk that takes about 90 minutes to complete, covering 3 kilometres.

Perfect for a half or full day of fun, the trail features huts with special offers for children, inviting you to relax and enjoy your time.

The path is pram-accessible and free to visit, with the adventure pass included in the lift ticket.


Go Kart Saalbach

Looking for an adrenaline rush? Head to Saalbach's Go Kart Track for some high-speed fun.

Perfect for both kids and adults, this track offers 370 meters of thrilling twists and turns.

With powerful 6.5 HP engines, you'll fly through the curves at speeds up to 55 km/h. It's an exciting way to spend time with family or friends, challenging each other for the fastest lap.

Safety is a priority, so children must be at least 1.40 meters tall to ride. Whether you're a racing enthusiast or just looking for some fast-paced fun, Saalbach's Go Kart Track promises an unforgettable experience. Strap in, hit the pedals, and let the excitement begin.

Kodaks Play World

Head to Kodok's Play World at the beautiful Rosswald Reservoir for a day of family fun.

This fantastic attraction offers a variety of activities, including Fun Letters, a slide tower, a water playground, a motor skills trail, and the impressive Archimedes screw.

Enjoy cooling off by the water and letting the kids explore and play to their heart's content.


Family Park Hinterglemm

Discover fun and relaxation at Family Park Hinterglemm, found right next to the mini golf course. This leisure park offers a variety of activities for all ages. Enjoy the Kneipp Hydrotherapy System, try out the Go Kart Track (for a fee), and explore the playground.

Family Park is the perfect spot to unwind and have fun with the whole family.

Educational Hiking Trail

Just a ten-minute walk from Lindlingalm, the Educational Hiking Trail offers a scenic route packed with interesting facts. Along the way, you’ll find exercises and info about mountain flowers and plants.

Helpful signs at the start and end give tips on staying safe and prepared. It's perfect for families and beginner hikers.


Mini Golf at Hinterglemm Family Park

Enjoy a fun game of mini golf right in the heart of Hinterglemm Family Park. Clubs are available up to one hour before closing, so grab yours and aim for that hole in one.


Käpt’n Hook Adventure Pool

Dive into fun at the Käpt’n Hook Adventure Pool in Saalbach. This outdoor pool spans 1000 metres and features a wild water channel, climbing net, whirlpool, and waterspout. Don’t miss the exciting tube slide.

Kids will love the on-site cinema, and everyone can enjoy a meal with a view at the panorama restaurant on the ship deck. It's the perfect spot for a splashing good time.


Wildlife Trail

While exploring the Saalbach Hinterglemm mountains, you might catch a glimpse of some of its wild residents – a shy deer, a playful squirrel, or a curious marmot. But there's a whole world of animals hidden away in the surrounding grass mountains, just waiting to be discovered.

On the Wildlife Trail you'll get a chance to learn all about the amazing creatures that call the Glemmtal home. As you wander along the trail, you'll meet life-size wooden figures of chamois, foxes, golden eagles, deer, and more.

And don't miss the majestic alpine ibex, the "King of the Alps," waiting to greet you at the end.

Want a closer look? Head to the Ossmannalm and use the giant binoculars to spot the animals in their natural habitat.

And for a fun challenge, grab a Wildlife Quiz folder at the start of the trail and see if you can solve the puzzle to earn a medal.

The Wildlife Trail is open daily and completely free to explore, so gather the family and for an unforgettable adventure into the heart of nature.


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