Courses for kids

Skiing, swimming, horseback riding ... Fun learning while on holidays

Swimming Course

Baby- and toddler swim course in the Kinderhotel

Kinder im Schwimmbad
Mama und Tochter beim Schwimmen
Mama und Kind beim Schwimmkurs

Be part of the weekly swimming course. Through playful interaction you will learn easily how to swim in a small group. Age-appropriate groups, a well-trained swimming instructor and modern training methods encourage the learn and fun effect. Every child will get a swim certificate.

Courses: Monday to Friday, mornings between 7.45 to 9 am; NO COURSES ON THE WEEKEND!
Registration: Immediately when booking or at the reception till Sunday 7 pm
Costs: Babies and small children from 4 months to 4 years - 5 x 25 minutes € 88.00
Private lessons (1-2 kids) - same duration at twice the price
children 4 years and above - 5 x 50 minutes € 140.00
Private lessons (1-2 kids) - half the time at the same price

Please note: Private lessons are not bookable, but will only take place if there are not enough registrations for a course.
Trial: Babies and children up to 4 years - € 22.00
children 4 years and above - € 35.00
Number of participants: 3 – 7 children
(1-2 children: private lesson)
Bring & pick up Parents have to bring children with the age of 4 years to the indoor pool area, dressed with swim wear and a bath robe. After the course need to get picked up in time again from their own parents. Parents are not allowed to join the lesson because kids will not listen to the instructor and not follow the swim training plan. The responsibility of the swim instructor ends with kid's leaving the pool water and hands over to their parents. Staying in the pool after ending of the swim lesson is not possible. 



Swimming course for babies and small children - only with parents in the water

The parents will bring the baby changed and dressed with swim wear and bath robe to the indoor pool. Don't forget, that babies neet to wear a swim nappy. 

Our swim trainers from the Happy Club team will meet you at the indoor pool. The trainer will put on your child the swimming belt and the swimming discs on the arms. You as a parent of your child will go together with your baby or small child into the water. The trainer will accustom your child to the water playfully and show some exercises. The responsibility will be always with the parents in the water as well as outside. The instructional time is 25 minutes. 

Swimming badge "Seepferdchen"

Advanced swimmers have the opportunity to receive the “Seepferdchen” swimming badge at the Baby- & Kinderhotel Habachklause. First they have to make a swimming hour with the instructor.

You have to succeed in:

  • jump from the pool edge
  • 25 m swimming
  • get an item from the ground of the pool with water as high as your shoulders

Our swimming instructor is very excited to meet you. The exam inclusive badge and certificate is EUR 20.- and you proudly present your achievements to your friends.

For more information, contact our swimming instructor or the front desk.

Mädchen beim Plantschen im Außenpool
Mädchen beim Planschvergnügen im Outdoor-Pool
Mädchen haben Spaß im Swimmingpool
Mädchen relaxen in ergonomischer Entspannungsliege

Riding Lessons

Video of the Habachklause farm and pony riding

Pony run for gallop!

Pony riding lessons are bookable at the hotel reception from April until November and take place at the paddock besides the hotel. In winter the riding lessons are possible on demand. Our experienced riding instructors Denise und Doris are there for your wishes. Kids can also saddle the pony yourself and make a round if they are in company of your parents.

One free round pony riding is included in the Happy-Club programm, 2 to 3 times a week from April until November, kindly check the timetable from the Happy-Club programm. In the wintertime you are most welcome to combing, caressing and cleaning our ponies. You are also welcome to helping our riding instructors by feeding the animals daily.

Professional courses

Saddle up! Know how to ride a horse or pony. Kids riding courses with pony Sara or Amor take place at the hotel’s own farmland.
Horse rides for advanced riders are possible by arrangement. Denise and Doris will gladly discuss your wishes with you. Those rides can also be booked directly at them, price depending on the duration.

Lunge line riding and single lesson 25 minutes Euro 28.-
Saddle and lead the pony yourself, accompanied by your parents - 25 minutes Euro 12,-

You will ride 5 x 25 minutes and for the sixth time our riding instructors Erika, Doris and Denise invite you to a free 25 minutes ride.

Our tip:

Cancellation or changes can be made one day before the booked lesson. Please be punctual at the paddock, it would be best to be 10 minutes early. The Ponies can be found directly behind the chapel-hill.

Kinder beim Ponyreiten am Platz
Kinderreitkurse mit Bergkulisse in der Habachklause
Mädchen führt Pony im Freien
Geführte Ausritte am Pony
Mädchen streicheln Miniponys
Mädchen gibt dem Minipony Leckerlis im Kinderhotel Habachklause

Ski course for kids, teenies & adults

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.

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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

Video of the ski course in front of the hotel and on the ski arena Wildkogel

Skiing like the professionals

Where can children between 2 1/2 and 5 years learn to ski directly in front of the hotel? Right - in the Baby- und Kinderhotel Habachklause. After 2 hours of course in the morning we will go to the Kid's Club to have Lunch. In the afternoon there will be a lot of things to do like playing insides, build a snowman outsides ...
Advanced Children will be brought to the Skiarena Wildkogel to perfection their skillls by bus and the Smaragdbahn cable car in bramberg.

Advanced children’s and adults ski courses on the mountain

Anfänger Skikurs für die Kleinen

For children & adults, beginners as well as advanced, the ski course can be booked at our partner ski school, the Neukirchen ski school. You will find the ski school office directly at the valley station of the Wildkogelbahn in Neukirchen. The registration is of course also possible online.

Morning course on the mountain: ca. 10:30 – 13:00 Uhr
Lunch break on the Wildkogel: ca. 13:00 – 14:00 Uhr
Afternoon course on the mountain: ca. 14:00 – 15:30 Uhr
Ski school office Neukirchen: Office hours: 08:30 - 11:30 & 15:00 - 17:30
Telephone: +43 6565 21 444
Online booking: Book your ski course online a minimum of 7 days before and secure your appointment
Payment: Online by credit card or cash + card payment available on site
Cancellation: Covid-19 cancellation conditions 100% refund 72 hours before the start of the course
Group assignment: On the first day please come to the mountain 15 minutes earlier. Please watch the video on the ski school site so you can find us easily.
Lift tickets: Free carriage for children up to the age of 5. Lift ticket required for those aged 6 and over.

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Kinder lernen Skifahren in Neukirchen am Großvenediger

Ski bus transfer Ski course for children on the Wildkogel:
Day 1: On the first day of the ski course parents are to accompany children to the mountain and meet the ski instructor, when groups will also be allocated. Meeting point on the mountain: 10:15, start of ski course: 10:30.
Day 2: Ski bus children will receive a Habachklause identification gilet with a name badge at Reception. Parents are to bring children to the ski bus for 09:20, right outside the hotel. Staff from the ski school will be waiting to collect the children at the bus station in Neukirchen, take them to the gondola lift, where there will be one adult per gondola travelling with the children up the mountain to take them to their respective group. Then fun in the snow with Kogel Mogel & Kogel Mia can get started!!

At the end of the ski course a ski instructor will take the children back to the valley and see them on to the ski bus, which will take them direct to Habachklause. The children will be met there either by their parents, or by supervisors from the children's club. Children may of course also be taken direct to the collection point area at the Wildkogelbahn mountain station in Neukirchen, then collected again after the end of the ski course. Please let the ski instructor know!

Lunch break:
Lunch time supervision can be booked as an additional service via the ski school, with ski instructors looking after the children and everyone eating together as part of a group. Advantage – lots of fun and no waiting on meals. Price for lunch and supervision per day and child is ca. Euro 13.

People in charge of the ski school:
Habachklause recommends Ski School Dreier Neukirchen specifically for all courses that take place on the mountain (Wildkogel Arena). Ski buses to the Wildkogelbahn have a priority stop from Hotel Habachklause to the valley station for the Smaragdbahn in Bramberg and to the valley station in Neukirchen. Mr Hans and Marco Dreier and the team are in charge of running the ski school. Requests, suggestions and complaints are to be communicated directly via Ski School Neukirchen.

Ski bus connections:
Wildkogelbahn, as the service provider, is solely responsible for the punctuality of the ski bus system. Habachklause assumes no liability for accidents, breakdown or delays to ski bus services.

Habachklause Skischulpartner Neukirchen Dreier - Erwachsenen Skikurs am Wildkogel
Habachklause Skischulpartner Neukirchen Dreier - Erwachsenen Skikurs am Wildkogel
Kinder haben Spaß am Skifahren im Salzburger Land

Hire of skis & ski equipment

Children's and adult's ski equipment
The day before your ski course is due to start, we recommend that you hire skis, poles, helmets and ski shoes at Sport Herzog or Intersport Harms in Neukirchen. Book ski equipment online and save money.

Magic Course

Learning how to conjure at Habachklause

Simsalabim and hocus-pocus!
Learn how to do magic while beeing on a family vacation in the Kinderhotel Habachklause.

Our wizard master is already waiting for the next sorcerer's apprentice. Cards, rings, safety pins, string, dices ... everything gets enchanted by us. A lot of little Harry Potters will be at Habachklause afterwards.

The magic kit can be bought, of course including a magic wand.

120 minutes of instruction including the magic kit for € 85,-
For children from 7 years on
Minimum attendance: 2 children, maximum 10 children.
Single lesson - double the price.

Mädchen lernt Zaubern im Kinderclub der Habachklause
Mädchen lernt Zaubern im Kinderclub der Habachklause