In winter everything is about skiing, sledging, walking through the winter-wonderland and kids skiing courses in front of the hotel

Skiing, Snowboarding & Skiing Areas

Video skiing and sledging in the skiing area Wildkogel

Skiing in the Alps of Salzburg and Tyrol

Winter sportsman will love the Wildkogel Arena and the skiing areas around Kitzbühel, Zillertal and Zell am See/Kaprun. A real pleasure give the kilometre-long slopes for both beginners and pros. Unique is the 14 kilometre long tobbogan run in Bramberg - it goes all the way from the top station of the Smaragdbahn cable car down to the valley.

Wildkogel Ski-Arena on 2.000 metres

The Ski-Arena Wildkogel in Bramberg/Neukirchen, only 3 km from the Baby and Kinderhotel Habachklause away, is the perfect place to learn skiing - ideal for families with children, ski beginners, refreshers and advanced learners.

There are two Kinderlands, where kids can learn skiing with instructors in the mountains:

  • at the mountain station of the Smaragdbahn in Bramberg,
  • at the mountain station of the Wildkogelbahnen in Neukirchen.

Ski busses are operating between hotel and cable car systems, timetable for download.

Spielerisch Skifahren lernen mit Maskottchen am Wildkogel
Kinder und Maskottchen Kogel Mogel und Kogel Mia auf Schlitten bei der lustigen Rodelabfahrt in der Wildkogel-Arena
Kinder auf Skiern am Zauberteppich mit Maskottchen

Ideal for families

You can find the family friendly Ski Arena in the Kitzbühel Alps. This ski region offers 75 km of superbly groomed hills and is ideal for families and reentrants. Most of the pists (85 %) are blue (=beginners) and red (=intermediate) marked. Skiing in springtime is guaranteed by modern snowmaking equipment.

In the Wildkogel Ski Arena there are 3 cabin lifts (two in Bramberg and the other one in Neukirchen), 2 6-seater chair lifts, 2 quad chair lifts and 6 tow lifts.
Two more lifts can be found in the valley in Neukirchen at the "Eggerfeld" and "Preimislift". Also in Bramberg in Wenns are two tow lifts at the "Wennsergletscher" with Kinderland and snow-tubing.

Family friendliness is the number one priority:

  • children's kindergarden at the top
  • children's restaurant
  • Kogel-Mogel-Kinderland
  • Kogel-Mia-Kinderland
  • Rent-a-ski familiy package
Kinder haben Spaß auf Skiern am Wildkogel

Awards and Test Ratings

The Wildkogel Arena gets tested regularly and the results turned out to be great:

  •, one of the biggest test portals of skiing areas gives 4,1 of 5 stars
  • rates the Wildkogel skiing area with 3,58 of 4 stars

Skiing in Kitzbühel

You can comfortably reach the 1.890m high skiing area Kitzbühel with the Panoramabahn cable car in Hollersbach, only 10km away from the hotel.

Skiing holiday with 170km slopes and 55 lift systems from Hollersbach/Salzburg to Kirchberg/Tyrol - in between are the 3S-Bahn and the world famous Kitzbüheler Streif, where the Hahnenkamm-Worldcup-Skirace takes place every year in January.

The skiing region Kitzbühel is ideal for skiers who prefer a larger Skiing area and love variety.

Skifahren in der Wildkogel Arena im Tiefschnee bei besten Pistenbedingungen

Zillertal-Arena - Entry Hochkrimml/Gerlosplatte

The Zillertal Arena in Salzburg/Tyrol has 166 perfectly groomed slope-kilometres and 49 modern lifts. You can ski in Zell am Ziller/Tirol, Gerlos, Wald-Königsleiten and Krimml - this big area is included in the bought ski ticket. You just have to drive about 20 minutes per car to get there.

Schneeschuhwandern in der Wildkogel Arena
Rodelabfahrt auf bestens präparierter Piste  in der Wildkogel-Arena

Weißsee Glacier World

The Weißsee Glacier World is a snow reliable skiing area in 1.480 - 2.600 metres height in Salzburg. 21 unique slope-kilometres and really long touring slopes in a breathtaking scenery.

Ausblick aufs Gebirge in der Wildkogel Arena

Kitzsteinhorn - Zell am See - Kaprun

Skiing at the Kitzsteinhorn glacier on 3.000 metres above the sea. Natual snow is guaranteed the whole winter.

The gondolas "Gletscherjet" 1 and 2 will bring you to the "Alpincenter" on 2.450 metres above the sea, where you can enjoy the beautiful mountain panorama. From here you can go all the way up with the "Gletscherbahn".

Wintersport bei Sonnenaufgang in der Wildkogel Arena

Schmitten Zell am See

Slopes in a total lenght of 77 kilometres await every passionate skier and snowboarder. The Schmitten is a really modern skiing area with 5 valley ski runs, a funpark and a skimovie-slope.

Skiparadies Zillertal Arena in unmittelbarer Nähe zur Habachklause
Skifahren in der nahe gelegenen Zillertal Arena
Skifahren im nahen Hochkrimml auf der Gerlosplatte

Ski passes- lift tariffs

Ski Arena Wildkogel - lift rates

Lift Rates Winter 2018/19 Adults Youths Children
Day ticket valid from 08.45am  46,50  37,50  22,50
Day ticket valid from 11.30am  39,50  32,00  19,00
Day ticket valid from 12.30pm  31,50  25,00  15,50
Day ticket valid from 1.30pm  27,00  22,00  13,50
1 1/2 days (from 11.30am)  74,50  59,50  36,50
2 days  89,50  72,00  43,50
3 days 134,00 107,50  65,50
4 days 167,50 134,50  81,00
5 days 201,00 160,50  97,00
6 days 230,50 184,50 112,50
10 days 340,50 272,00 166,50

Children younger than 6 are transported free of charge if accompanied by an adult. 
Child tariff: born between 2004 - 2012
Youth tariff: born between 2000 - 2003

Further tariffs on request!

The "Sun Tickets" 2018/19
(choice of ticket blocks)
Adults Youth Children
4 from 6 days 178,00 142,00 89,00
5 from 6 days 206,50 166,00 102,00
6 from 10 days 254,00 203,00 122,50

The ski pass choices are valid for 6 or 10 days, and can be fully used in 4 or 6 days.

Salzburger Super Ski Card 2018/19

That's Freedom! You can use almost all runs in the province of Salzburg, for instance the Zillertal-Arena, Ski-Arena Wildkogel, Ski-Arena Kitzbühel, Weißsee Glacierworld, Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun, Adventure-mountain Nagelköpfl and the Schmittenhöhe Zell am See.

Salzburger Super Ski Card
Adult Youth Children
3 days nonstop 166,00 124,00 83,00
4 days nonstop 212,00 159,00 106,00
5 days nonstop 251,00 188,00 125,00
6 days nonstop 283,00 212,00 141,00
7 days nonstop 310,00 232,00 155,00

Child trariff: born 2003 to 2012
Youth tariff: born 2000 to 2002

Errors & prices are subject to change with out notice. Current status: Oktober 2018

Prices ski lessons for adults

Advanced adults 
half-day course, 2 hours instruction per day
1 day 54,-
2 days 108,-
3 days 150.-
Private instruction  
2 hours in the morning 145.-
every further person 30.-
1 day with 4 hours 250.-
Snowboard instruction  
1 day with 2 hours 54.-
3 days with 2 hours per day 150.-
Snowbike instruction  
1 hour private instruction (incl. snowbike for 3 hours) 90,-
Snowbike rental for 1 day (Original Brenter Snowbike) 35,-
Night run (from 5 persons, incl. introductory course and snack) 48,-

The lift ticket is not included in the course price!
All prices are per person.
Group courses: min. 4 participants required.
Freestyle and snowboard group courses: min. 3 participants required.
Prices valid in winter 2016/17.

Book ski lessons online and get 5% discount. - Ski school Neukirchen

Ski rental and ski service

Expertly computer adjusted by professionals 1 day 3 days
6=7 days
Only skis for adult from 21.- from 54.- from 93.-
Ski set adult from 29,- from 78,- from 132,-
Ski set children from 14.50 from 39.- from 66.-
Snowboard set youth from 16.- from 41.- from 74.-
Skating set classic from 11.- from 29.- from 54.-

If the whole family hires skis for the same period, children to 7 years receive the equipment fro free. The equipment comprises skis, sticks, shoes, and head protection for children. Binding adjustment is included in the price, change to a different length of ski or model or to a snowboard is possible at all times.

Intersport HARMS - Online reservation ski equipment >>

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Tobogganing & ice skating

Floodlit toboggan run

Have you ever used the 14 km long toboggan run, which is floodlit in the evening till 10pm?

There are two cabin lifts for tobogganists (and also for skiers) taking you over 2000 m above sea level:

  • Smaragdbahn in Bramberg: Here you can start sledding immediately at the top station.

  • Wildkogelbahnen Neukirchen: After a 20-minute walk you can use the toboggan to go down to the village Bramberg.
14 Kilometer lange Rodelbahn in Bramberg am Wildkogel

For your own safety the toboggan run will close at 10pm. Please leave the mountain before 9.30pm, so the snow cat team can start with the over night piste preparation.

  Children Youth Adults
single fare ticket 5,00 11,00 11,00
day ticket 14,00 29,00 29,00

NOTE! With a valid ski pass you can use the cabin lifts to toboggan only till 4.15 pm!
Only if you buy a day ticket for toboggan you can use it also after 4.15 pm if the cabin lifts are available.

Evening-timetable of the cable cars and shuttles

You can use the cable cars for sledding in the evening every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday until 6.30 pm.

The Smaragdbahn in Bramberg is open in the evening until 6.30pm every Tuesday and Friday and the Wildkogelbahnen in Neukirchen every Saturday.

Note! You can use cable cars after 6.15pm only with a toboggan ticket, but not with the regular ski-pass!

Free Shutttle from the Baby and Kinderhotel Habachklause to the valley station of the Smaragdbahn in Bramberg and to the Wildkogelbahnen in Neukirchen.

Familienrodeln am hoteleigenen Rodelhang mit Seillift

Ice skating

There is a ice skating ground in Bramberg am Wildkogel. While the kids skate around, the parents can drink mulled wine or coffee on the sun terrace of the Sportstüberl. In the evening it's lighted.
Skating ground in Bramberg - at the sports field with skate rental, closed on Mondays. The Habachklause guest service team will gladly call if the skating ground is open.

NEW! Ice Rink right in the town center of Neukirchen, also with skates available to rent.
Hours: from 21 December 2018 until mid-March 2019, daily from 3-9 p.m.

Ski course for kids in front of the hotel

Baby skiing courses "Windel-Wedel" in front of the hotel Habachklause

When Clown Happy puts on his skies, parents and kids are getting excited alike: starting from 2 1/2 years onwards, the little ones learn through play, how to plough and turn. Your future ski-aces and champions are in excellent care with our certified ski instructors.

  • Kids ski course in front of the hotel with the “Magic carpet”
  • ideal for children between 2 1/2 and 5 years
  • Own ski slope with exciting figures
  • break with fruits, cookies and warm tea
  • Race at the end of the course with a certificate and medal
  • Care by state-certified ski instructors
  • After the ski course the fun continues with a joined meal at the Kids Club
  • Free rope lift for skiing and sledging besides

Lunch is served in the Habachklause Kids Club and afterwards playtime starts. Dreamers can sleep in the Babyclub-Lounge or in the rooms, if requested with the baby monitoring via Siemens telephone system.

Ski courses: From Monday till Friday, 9:30 till 11:30 am
Registration: directly while booking your stay or at the hotel’s reception till Sunday 7pm before the course begins
Costs: 5 x 2 hours instruction, Euro 150.-
Trial day: Euro 37,50
Number of participants: minimum 6 kids, one Habachklause-Kidsclub-Ski-Course-Animateur pro 6 ski school kids
Ski-Kids-Package inclusive 1 x 5-day Kids ski course for beginners in front of the hotel

Private lessons: 2 hours, 48 hours booking in advance required. Fee conditions of the Ski School Neukirchen/Bramberg apply. 1 Person for 2 hours approx. Euro 145,-.

Snow conditions: The baby skiing course in front of the hotel only takes place if there is enough snow. The rough period is from 24. December 2018 till 15. March 2019.
If the course can't be organised, the "Skischule Neukirchen" will do the course on the top of the Wildkogel Ski Arena Neukirchen and the prices will be according to their price list.

Kinder beim Pause machen vom Unterricht beim hoteleigenen Skikurs
Lachender Schneemann in der Wildkogel Arena
Schlittenabfahrt bei strahlendem Sonnenschein

Winter trip

Video horse sleigh ride and ice curling in winter

Deeply snow covered valleys, frozen waterfalls, a few paw prints of deer and rabbits in the snow. This and a lot more is to discover in the valles of the Hohe Tauern National Park and the Wildkogel Arena.

Winter hiking - Hohe Tauern National Park & Wildkogel-Arena

Eperience the valleys of the National Park Hohe Tauern. There are several guided trips. You can get more information at the hotel reception.

Skitourengeher bei Sonnenaufgang in der Wildkogel Arena
Schneeschuhwandern in der Wildkogel Arena
Tourenaufstieg in der Gruppe bei blauem Himmel
Schneeschuhwandern in tiefverschneiter Landschaft

Wildlife feedings in the Habachtal Valley

A special trip is the one to the wildlife feedings in the Habachtal Valley. An exciting experience for the whole family (kids older than 6 years).

Wildtierbeobachtung in der Wildkogel Arena
Per Du mit der Natur bei der Wildtierfütterung

Torchlight hike

You can find a torchlight hike in "Klausi's News" (=program of the Kids Club, you get it when arriving). It takes about 30 minutes and you can use a buggy.

Nächtliche Fackelwanderung
Fackelwanderung bei Nacht und Schnee

Cross-country skiing

Cross-country ski trail - Pinzga Loipe

In Bramberg and Neukirchen there are 45 km of a cross country ski track. If this is not enough, you can use the Pinzga Loipe with more than 200 km. You can start directly at the Baby and Kinderhotel Habachklause.

The loipe in Bramberg/Wenns is also lighted in the evening.

Sometimes it's also possible to use the Hochmoor-Panoramaloipe still in March, because you can find it at 1,250 meters over the sea level.

Skating-Langlaufloipen in Bramberg
Langlaufloipen Klassisch und Skating in der Wildkogel-Arena
Beleuchte Langlaufloipe für einmaliges Erlebnis am Abend beim Wennser Gletscher in der Wildkogel-Arena
Skating-Langlauf in Bramberg bei Kaiserwetter