Water is just fantastic
Refreshing and revitalising, then soothing and relaxing or calming and connecting with mother nature. Around Lake Hallstatt and the Gosau Valley all swimmers and lovers of water get their money’s worth. Numerous lakes nearby, such as Lake Gosau or Lake Hallstatt invite you to take the plunge, dive in and dive down. And if you are looking for more adventure, our Sport shop Zopf in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt is just right for you. With them you can explore the most beautiful paddling spots on Lake Hallstatt – be it in a kayak or a raft, of course always accompanied by a state-examined guide.
Water sports offers
The adventure and fun factor of canyoning is impressively high and the variety is huge. Abseiling, jumping into water pools, sliding on water formed water slides and walking through an impressive nature.
Kayaking and Canoeing
Whether sporty or comfortable on the safe side, kayaking is certainly one of the best forms of transportation on the calm waters of the Salzkammergut.
Stand-Up-Paddling in the Salzkammergut
The lakes in the Salzkammergut offer the best conditions for this new trend sport. Give it a go. You can find all the required information in this article. Get on board and off you go!
Bathing at Lake Hallstatt
Dachstein Salzkammergut | Swimming/Bathing: Whether it is after a wonderful hike in the mountains, a day trip or simply a swimming day with the whole family - we offer bathing fun to suit every taste.
Diving in the Salzkammergut
Diving | Salzkammergut: The crystal clear mountain lakes of Gosau and Hallstatt are amongst the most attractive diving areas in Europe. That is what makes diving in the Salzkammergut so appealing.
Fishing and Angling in the Salzkammergut
Picturesque mountain lakes and fantastically beautiful river landscapes make the heart of every amateur fisherman or angler beat faster. Endless tranquillity and often absolute silence make fishing in the Salzkammergut a true experience. The most beautiful areas at a glance. Happy fishing!
Combined Ticket "Hike & Surf" at Lake Traunsee
With the new "Hike & Surf" combination ticket you can visit two highlights in Ebensee. The ride on the Feuerkogel cable car at 1,600 metres above sea level followed by surfing on "The Riverwave" in Ebensee.
Water sports events
Guided Canoe Tours on Lake Hallstatt
Mon, May. 1, 2023 Gosaumühle Car park,
Daily Guided Canyoning Tours
Mon, May. 1, 2023 Car park Goisern Mitte, Bad Goisern
Guided Sea Kayak and Canoe Tours on Lake Hallstatt
Mon, May. 1, 2023 Lake Hallstatt, Hallstatt
Lake Hallstatt swimming marathon 2023
Fri, Jul. 28, 2023 14:00 Lake Hallstatt, Hallstatt
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Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.