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.

"Feel save with convidence" - this is the motto of the Wildkogel-Arena for an unforgettable winter.  

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 restaurant
  • Kogel-Mogel-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 4,3 of 5 stars
  • rates the Wildkogel skiing area with 77 points of 100 points

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
Spaß bei einer Schneeschuhwanderung im Salzburger Land

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

Whether unique skiing pleasure in the Wildkogel-Arena, maximum fun on the piste in the Zillertal-Arena or a week to try as many skiing areas in Salzburg as possible - a skiing day in the mountains of Salzburg and Tirol is always worth it!

Here you can find the prices for the ski ticket in the Wildkogel-Arena Zillertal-Arena, as well as the Salzburger SuperSkiCard and the Snow Card Tirol.

Also the prices for the Panoramabahn Kitzbüheler Alpen, the Weißsee GletscherweltKitzsteinhorn and the Schmittenhöhe.

Ski lessons in the Wildkogel-Arena

You can book your skicourse in the Wildkogel-Arena with our partner-skischool, Skischule Neukirchen.

They offer children's ski courses as well as adults courses, snowboard courses and private lessons.

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

Ski rental and ski service

No matter if you need skis, ski sticks, skiboots and a helmet or a snowboard and boots - the sports shops in Bramberg and Neukirchen offer everything you need to rent or buy for your skiing holiday.

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.

Book your equipment online and safe:

Intersport HARMS - Online reservation ski equipment >>

Sport 2000 Herzog - Online reservation ski equipment > >

Ski course for kids in front of the hotel

Skiing course in front of the hotel Habachklause

Habachklause Kinderskikurs vor dem Hotel - Pause für Zwergerl-Skikinder

The absolute highlight of the winter vacation: the ski course for kids from 3 to 5 years old.

Your future ski-aces and champions are in excellent care with our ski trainers.

Ski courses: From Monday till Friday, 9:30 till 11:30 am; NO COURSE ON THE WEEKEND!
Registration: Directly while booking your stay or at the hotel’s reception till Sunday 7pm before the course begins
Prices & Hours: 5 x 2 hours instruction, Euro 180.- in front of the hotel
Trial day: 1 x 2 hours Euro 45,- 
Number of participants: Minimum 7 kids, one Habachklause-Kidsclub-Ski-Course-Animateur pro 7 ski school kids
Ski-Kids-Package: Package price inclusive 1 x 5-day Kids ski course for beginners in front of the hotel. 
Bookable: From 21. December 2020 till 12. March 2021 only if there is enough snow
Kids-Ski-Rentals: Need to be rent at the day before ski course starts. We recommend Sport Herzog or Intersport Harms in Neukirchen. Book online and save.
Kids ski course in front of the hotel with the “magic carpet”
For children between 3 and 5 years
Own ski slope with exciting figures
Care by state-certified ski instructors
Break with fruits, cookies and warm tea
After the ski course the fun continues with a joined meal at the Happy Club
Race at the end of the course with a certificate and medal
Free rope lift for skiing and sledging besides
We make our own snow with the Habachklause snow cannon
Lunch is served in the Happy Club and afterwards playtime starts.

Book online now

Snow conditions: The baby skiing course in front of the hotel only takes place if there is enough snow. The rough period is from starting winter season in December till first half of March.

Servus die Wadln!
Servus die Wadln!
Lerne Skifahren direkt vorm Hotel - für Kinder von 3 bis 5 Jahren
Kinderskikurs mit Förderband vorm Hotel Habachklause
Kinderschikurs Family Salzburger Land
Eigene Skipiste mit Förderband
Family Urlaub in Salzburg mit Kinderskikurs

More winter courses

Further courses are offered to children and adults in the Wildkogel Arena. There are also discounts for equipment rental.

All winter courses

Tobogganing & ice skating

The Habachklause toboggan & ski slope with free rope lift guarantees pure fun!

Rodelvergnügen in der Habachklause
Rodelvergnügen am hauseigenen Rodelhang
Mädchen beim Spielen im Schnee
Kinder beim Spielen im Schnee - Winterurlaub Familie Salzburg
Schneespaß im Familienhotel Habachklause - Salzburger Land
Mädchen auf einem Schlitten
Bob fahren am Rodelhang direkt beim Hotel
Familienrodeln am hoteleigenen Rodelhang mit Seillift
Kind auf Lenkbob am Schlittenhang

We have enough toboggans, sleds and slides ready for you free of charge. You are of course welcome to bring your own bob.

The world's longest floodlight tobbogan run

Start der 14 km langen Rodelbahn bei der Bergstation der Smaragdbahn in Bramberg am Wildkogel
Bequem auf über 2.000 m Seehöhe mit der Smaragdbahn und ins Tal geht's per Rodel, Schlitten, Skibob ...
Rodelgaudi, Familienrodeln, Rodelspaß
Rodeln in der Wildkogel-Arena während des Habachklause-Urlaubes
Traumhafte Aussichten beim Rodeln in der Wildkogel-Arena Bramberg/Neukirchen
Phänomenaler Ausblick ins Salzachtal auf der 14 km langen Rodelstrecke - Rodelgaudi für die ganze Familie

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
Beleuchtete Rodelbahn in der Wildkogel-Arena in Bramberg

Evening-timetable of the cable cars and shuttles

You can use the cable cars for sledding in the evening every Friday until 6.30 pm by the Smaragdbahn in Bramberg.

Note! To use the cable cars after 4.15pm is only possible 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.

Kinder und Maskottchen Kogel Mogel und Kogel Mia auf Schlitten bei der lustigen Rodelabfahrt in der Wildkogel-Arena

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.
Opeining times: End of December until mid-March, daily from 4-9 p.m. (closed on saturdays).

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.

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