Ötztal Outdoor sports

Our most recommended Ötztal Outdoor sports

Ötztal: Rafting at Imster Canyon for Beginners

1. Ötztal: Rafting at Imster Canyon for Beginners

Embark on a whitewater rafting adventure for beginners in the picturesque Ötztal. Paddle through the rapids in Imster Canyon and feel the thrill of fighting through the big waves. After changing into your whitewater equipment, go by minibus or taxi to the starting point. Listen to a detailed safety talk from your guide before getting into specialized rafting boats and setting off. Enjoy the calm stream and the swimming areas before the canyon turns into a rushing whitewater river. Fight through the waves as a team as your guides snap photos of your experience with waterproof cameras. At the end of the tour, toast to a successful day of rafting with a drink before heading back to the rafting base. Unwind with hot showers, spacious changing rooms, and an outdoor swimming area.

Ötztal: Action Whitewater Rafting at Imster Canyon

2. Ötztal: Action Whitewater Rafting at Imster Canyon

Embark on a whitewater rafting adventure in the picturesque Ötztal. Paddle through the rapids in Imster Canyon and feel the thrill of fighting through the big waves. Change into your whitewater equipment and go by minibus or taxi to launching point. Listen to a detailed safety talk from your guide before boarding your specialized smaller rafting boat and setting off. Enjoy the calm stream and some swimming areas at the start and watch as the canyon turns into a rushing whitewater river. Fight through the waves as a team as your guides snap photos of your experience with waterproof cameras. At the end of the tour, toast to a successful day of rafting with a drink before heading back to the rafting base. Unwind with hot showers, spacious changing rooms, and an outdoor swimming area.

Imster Schlucht: White-Water Rafting in the Tyrolean Alps

3. Imster Schlucht: White-Water Rafting in the Tyrolean Alps

Discover the beauty of Tyrol and take on the Imster Schlucht, a stretch of river practically made for rafting with spectacular rapids and views. Enjoy the natural beauty along the gorge of the Inn and famous waves with names like "Memminger Walze", "Oetzschlag", and "Chaos." Meet the group at the outdoor center and grab your high-quality rafting equipment. You will then take a transfer service to the starting point in Imst. The tour takes about 2.5-3.5 hours and covers approximately 14 kilometers. If it's your first time rafting, don't worry. Pick the beginner's option and your experienced guide will show you the ropes. You can also pick the family option to have a fun group activity with your kids. After the tour, try some delicious Tyrolean dishes at the outdoor center and join the team for a celebratory drink.

Ötztal: Advanced Rafting on Ötztaler Ache

4. Ötztal: Advanced Rafting on Ötztaler Ache

Join an advanced rafting tour that will take you through the heart of the scenic Tyrolean Alps. Your guides have waterproof cameras that will allow them to capture the experience. Work together with your team to conquer the rapids and afterward enjoy a toast before heading back to the base camp. Begin with a welcome and introduction to the modern white water rafting equipment before you transfer to the start of the rafting route. After a detailed safety talk, your adventure will commence.  Make your way through the high waves near the Piburger Bridge, the narrow passages of the forest gorge, further past the Sautner Roller, and up to the Weir Plant, where can take a well-deserved break. Next up is a key part of the route, the Boa Constructa. In order to get through this section, the whole team will need to do their part. Everyone will realize what the expression "we are all in the same boat" truly means. Once this section of the river is mastered, you'll have conquered Ötzaler Ache as a group. From here on swimming and jumping into the water is allowed again. Make a toast to your efforts at the end before you transfer back to the base camp. Once there, hot showers, changing rooms, and an outdoor swimming pool are all free for you to use.

Vienna: Full-Day Vienna Woods Wine Tasting Tour

5. Vienna: Full-Day Vienna Woods Wine Tasting Tour

Lower Austria is the cradle of Austrian viticulture, and this private wine tasting tour is your chance to visit the area's beautiful forests and vineyards of the Thermal Region, just south of Vienna. Take a 30-minute train ride to the heart of the Vienna Woods for a wine-filled day. Summer (April-October) Your summer tour will begin with a hike in the spa town of Baden, which was once a favorite country retreat of Beethoven. From there you will walk along forest trails towards a magnificent elevated viewpoint overlooking the Vienna Basin in all directions. This spot alone is a photographer's dream. Continue the trip by entering the neighboring vineyards, wandering through row upon row of lush green vines. As a reward, you'll take a break among the vines for an open-air wine tasting at a local producer. Winter (November-March) Your train will bring you directly to the vineyards of one of Austria’s oldest wine-making institutions, steeped in middle-age tradition and history. While there, learn about how the monastic orders became wine pioneers of their time and their influence on Austrian viticulture. Sample a glass of local sekt (sparkling wine) to toast to your arrival in the Austrian wine country. The afternoon segment of both the winter and summer tours will be the same. You will continue to the picturesque wine village of Gumpoldskirchen for lunch at a traditional Austrian wine tavern. From there, you'll visit a local winery to enjoy an extensive wine tasting featuring all of the region's specialty wines, and to ask questions to local experts about modern-day wine making. Your tour later concludes with a short train ride back to the city center, just in time for your evening schedule.

München: Rundflug München, Seen, Schlösser, Alpen abAugsburg

6. München: Rundflug München, Seen, Schlösser, Alpen abAugsburg

Discover Munich and its surrounding landscapes on a sightseeing flight over lakes, forests, and famous landmarks. Admire the Alpine landscape and fly over Lake Forgegensee. Enjoy interesting commentary from your pilot. From our ALPEN AIR terminal in Augsburg, fly via Dachau to the state capital Munich with the architecturally brilliant Allianz Arena of FC Bayern Munich. Be enchanted by the beauty of Munich from a height of only 600 meters, flying low to discover the English Garden and the German Museum. Hover over the Marienplatz and the Frauenkirche, as well as the Nymphenburg Palace. At a slow speed, circle the futuristic BMW World and of course the Olympic Park with its 291-meter-high Olympic Tower. Next, fly over Lake Simssee to the Bavarian sea, Lake Chiemsee. In the middle of Bavaria’s largest lake and against the impressive backdrop of the Alps, Herrenchiemsee Castle and Fraueninsel Island await you. Then head towards the mountains and see through the large windows onto the Kampenwand and the Wilder Kaiser. Over the half hour that follows, take in the grace of the mountains as you fly almost 150 kilometers along the northern Alps. Pass the Wendelstein after the Inn Valley and discover idyllic lakes in the midst of the impressive mountain world: first, pass the circular Thiersee, then the picturesque Schliersee, the small Spitzingsee, and the famous Tegernsee. Conclude your mountain tour with the beauty of the Ammergau Alpine landscape and the Plansee lake surrounded by mountains, before the next highlight comes into view – the imposing fairytale castle of King Ludwig II, Neuschwanstein Castle at the foot of the mountains overlooking Lake Forggensee. Then fly over the Murnauer Moos and the dark blue Staffelsee and Riegsee to the colorful Osterseen before reaching the Fünfseenland. Pass the popular lake of Starnberg and enjoy the beautiful colors of the water, especially in the area of the Roseninsel.

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