National Park summer ranger programme

Anyone who enjoys getting out and about under their own steam, might well be missing out on the best things! That may well be, after all thanks to their ability to enthuse, their authenticity and their extensive knowledge of natural history, National Park rangers inspire thousands of visitors and holiday-makers each and every year.
Follow our National Park rangers at every turn and find out a great deal of interesting information on guided tours and experience the impressive realm of Alpine animals along with the sensitive high mountain landscape in the Hohe Tauern and its characteristic fauna and flora. Be inspired!

Offers & prices

Shooting für den Nationalpark Hohe Tauern

Geotrail Tauernfenster

With its route proceeding up above 2500 m altitude, the Geotrail is unique to the Hohe Tauern. There is really nowhere else that is more variety-packed than the rocky realm in the Hohe Tauern. The exotic-looking karst landscape with sink holes, caves and unusual weathering is particularly impressive.

Every Tuesday from 25th June until 3rd September 2019

Start: 9:30 a.m. – Duration ca. 6 hours

Meeting point: Valley station for Grossglockner Bergbahnen in Heiligenblut

Price: Adults € 17,00, children aged 10 and over € 11,00

Guided tour free of charge with the National Park Kärnten Card!
Book your Ranger tour here.

Shooting für den Nationalpark Hohe Tauern

Glacier trail to the Pasterze

The glacier trail is an action-packed high mountain hike to the Pasterze – leading to the biggest glacier in the East Alps. Get information about the development of the glacier over the past centuries, learn about the changes in the landscape due to the glacier retreat and get to know the plants in the glacier foreland.

Every Thursday from 27th June to 5th September 2019

Start: 10:15 a.m. – Duration ca. 5 hours

Meeting point: Information point at Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe visitor centre

Price: Adults € 17,00, children aged 10 and over € 11,00

Guided tour free of charge with the National Park Kärnten Card!
Book your Ranger tour here.

©Franz GERDL_Kärnten Werbung_Wildtiersafari_06911

Wilderness tour: searching for red deer

In Seebachtal near Mallnitz you get to experience the wilderness of the Hohe Tauern National Park up close: primeval mountain forests, bearded vultures, the biggest chamois population in the National Park and a breath-taking landscape. The National Park bus takes you to Schwußner Hütte before your wilderness tour begins.

Every Thursday from 27th June to 5th September 2019

Start: 9:00 a.m. – Duration approx. 6 hours

Meeting point: Mallnitz visitor centre

Price: Adults € 30.00, children aged 10 and over € 21.00

With the National Park Kärnten Card you pay just € 13.00 for an adult and just € 10.00 for a child!
Book your Ranger tour here.

Steinböcke (c)NPHT, M. Lackner

Kings of the Alps: observing the ibex

Ibex are majestic animals. They inspire with their size, their surefootedness, their breath-taking leaps on escarpments and their flights on exposed cliff faces. Observing an ibex at close quarters is one of the most unforgettable experiences in the Hohe Tauern National Park.

Every Friday from 31st May until 6th September 2019
Start: 7:00 a.m. – Duration ca. 2 ½ hours
Meeting point: Glocknerhaus (Großglockner High Alpine Road)
Price: Adults € 17.00, children aged 10 and over € 11.00

Guided tour free of charge with the National Park Kärnten Card!
Book your Ranger tour here.

TIPP

With the National Park Kärnten Card you can get free and discounted entry to the National Park ranger programme.

Contact

Kärntner Nationalparkfonds Hohe Tauern
Döllach 14, 9843 Großkirchheim // nationalpark@ktn.gv.at // www.hohetauern.at

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