Courses for kids

Swimming, horseback riding, cooking, skiing ... Fun learning while on holidays

Swimming Course

Baby- and toddler swim course in the Kinderhotel

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 supported by Fred’s Swim Academy encourage the learn and fun effect.

Courses: Winter: Monday to Friday, afternoons between 1 to 3 pm
Summer: Monday to Friday, mornings between 8 to 9.30 am
Registration: immediately when booking or at the reception till Sunday 19:00
Costs: babies and children from 4 months to 4 years - 5 x 1/2 hour € 68.00
children 4 years and above - 5 x 1 hour € 112.00
Private lessons - double the price
Trial days: babies and children up to 4 years - € 18.00
children 4 years and above - € 28.00
Number of participants: 4 – 7 children



Babyschwimmen im Pool im Babyhotel Habachklause
Professionelles Babyschwimmen in der Habachklause
Kinderschwimmkurse unter Anleitung
Babyschwimmen in der Habachklause

Our tip:

To guarantee your space at the course, call us or send us an email in advance. Tel: +43-6566-73900

"Seepferdchen" and "Pinguin" swimming badge

Advanced swimmers have the opportunity to receive the “Seepferdchen” and “Pinguin” swimming badge at the Baby- & Kinderhotel Habachklause.

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 10.- 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 daily at the hotel reception in summer and take place at the paddock besides the hotel. In winter the riding lessons are possible on monday and wednesday. Our experienced riding instructors Erika and Michelle are there for your wishes. You can also saddle the Pony yourself and make a round if you are in company of your parents.

Professional courses

Saddle up! Know how to ride a horse or pony. Kids riding courses with pony Sarah or Amor take place at the hotel’s own farmland.
Horse rides for advanced riders are possible by arrangement. Erika 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 ½ hour Euro 23.-
Saddle and lead the pony yourself, accompanied by your parents - ½ hour Euro € 8,-

Get  the Pony Star Card at the reception. You will ride 5 x ½ hour and for the sixth time our riding instructors Erika and Doris invite you to a free ride.

Our tip:

Save the best riding times for you and book riding lessons early. 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

Cooking Class

Video of cooking for Kids

Habachklause “Little Chefs Academy”

Fancy cooking? Are you at least 8 years old? Come and pay a visit at the Habachklause “Little Chefs Academy” - an exciting cooking class for children.

On Tuesday you will receive a "Little Chef" apron and a hat and get an introduction in kitchen hygiene. Prepare a delicious hors d'oeuvre and cook the main course using your own cooking spoon, while on Thursday you will create a yummy dessert. Taste all those self-made treats yourself!

At the end of the cooking class you receive a certificate and are called the “Habachklause-Star-Chef”. The recipe booklet with tips and tricks from our head chef Thomas will help you to recook those dishes at home.

Please not, at the moment these cooking courses for kids cannot be performed because of Covid-19.

Kleine Bäckerinnen und Bäcker in der Kinderbackstube
Kinder beim gemeinschaftlichen Backen in der Kinderbackstube
Köchinnen und Köche in der Kinderküche des Kidsclub

The "Little Chefs Academy" cooking class is 2 days á 2 hours for Euro 65.- inclusive cooking spoon, certificate, recipe booklet. When booking the 2-day-cooking class, you will receive the “Little Chef” apron and hat (Euro 12.-) complimentary. Cooking classes can be booked per day for Euro 35.-.
Reservations one week before arrival, last minute cooking class requests only upon availability and at least on Sunday before the class starts.
Minimum number of participants: 3 children. This course takes place in the summer holidays.

Our Tip:

To guarantee your space at the cooking course, make are reservation while doing your hotel booking.
By the way: You will learn from the best. Thomas Maier has successfully mastered the Austrian Head Chef Title in June 2014 and is part of the young elite Chefs.

Magic Courses

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 € 65,-
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

Ski course

Video of the ski course in front of the hotel and on the mountain

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.

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. The signing in to the alternative ski course at the Skischule Neukirchen has to be done independently, Habachklause doesn't organize this course.

Servus die Wadln!
Servus die Wadln!
Wohlverdiente Pause für die Skistars
Wohlverdiente Pause für die Skistars
Skizwergerlkurs mit Zauberteppich
Eigene Skipiste mit Förderband

Ski course on the mountain for the whole family

Beginners and advanced skiers starting from 6 years as well as adults can book their ski course with our partner "Skischule Neukirchen".

  1. Directly at the office of the Ski School Neukirchen: opening times 8:30 – 11:30 am & 3 – 5:30 pm.
  2. Online: Book your ski course directly with the Ski School Dreier online and save 5%!
morning course: 10:15 – 12:15 pm
lunch break: 12:15 – 1:30 pm
afternoon course: 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Skiing courses on the mountain with the "Skischule Neukirchen":
5 x 2 hours lessons from approx. Euro 192,- for children from 3-4 years
5 x 4 hours lessons from approx. Euro 192,- for children from 5-14 years
2 x 2 hours lessons from approx. Euro 132,- for adult beginners
4 x 4 hours lessons from approx. Euro 187,- for adult beginners
2 x 2hours lessons from approx.  Euro 108,- for advanced adults
Watch out - the ski ticket is not included in this prices!

Transfer ski school kids to the Wildkogel:
Day 1: On the first day of the Ski School parents escort their children to the mountain to get to know the ski instructor and get assigned to a group. Meeting point: at the mountain at 9:55 am, start of the course: 10:15 am
Day 2: The children going with the bus to the ski course receive a Habachklause-jacket with name tag. At 9:20 am the parents put their children in the ski bus directly in front of the hotel. At the bus station in Neukirchen a member of the ski school welcomes the children and takes them to the gondola lift, where one adult per gondola escorts the children to the mountain and walks with them to their respective group. The snow fun with Kogel-Mogel & Kogel-Mia begins!

Pick up:
After the ski course has ended a ski instructor takes the children to the valley and seats them in the bus, which goes directly to the Habachklause. In front of the hotel either the parents or one of our Kids Club caretakers receive them back. If you wish, you can drop your child directly at the mountain station of the “Wildkogelbahn” at the assembly point and pick him/her up at the same point. It's very important to inform the ski instructor before you take your child with you!

Lunch break:
You can also book the care for your child over lunch. The children will be with the ski instructor and enjoy the meal together in the group. Big advantage – lots of fun and no waiting time for the meal. Lunch and care Euro 15.- per day and child.

Responsible persons of the ski school:
Habachklause recommends the "Skischule Neukirchen" especially for all courses which take place at the Wildkogel Arena. For a smooth flow of the courses, Mr. Hans Dreier, the Head Chef of the company is responsible. Wishes and desires should be comunicated directly through the "Skischule Neukirchen".

The Wildkogelbahnen are responsible for the punctuality of the busses. Habachklause assumes no liability for no-shows, the bus running late or accidents.