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Tips for families with children in Saalbach Hinterglemm

Family summer vacation with many highlights

Saalbach Hinterglemm has made a name for itself as a winter sports destination in particular - but anyone who has not yet seen Saalbach Hinterglemm in the summer will miss something. In summer, families will find a real paradise here - both scenic and activities and highlights. Whether big or small - there is no boredom - neither the adults nor the children. On holiday in the Wellness & Family Hotel Unterschwarzachhof you can not only in the Kids Club at the hotel, the active family program and the mini farm experience something - in Glemmtal and the region's so much to discover and experience that you do not do it in one summer.

Here are some tips and recommendations for your summer holiday with children in Saalbach Hinterglemm:

Activities & tips for families in the summer in Saalbach Hinterglemm

In order to make the extensive range of leisure activities for families a little more manageable, we have divided the activities by age - whereby, of course, every child can choose the activities to their heart's content, according to interests and preferences.


On smaller children (from 2 to about 6 years) is waiting in Saalbach Hinterglemm a real outdoor playground. Both in the valley and on the mountain, there are many things to discover here together with the parents.

  • Fairy tale forest in Hinterglemm
    A small walk in the forest that will immerse you in the world of fairytales
    (Entrance at the sports center in Hinterglemm - at any time free of charge)
  • Family Park Hinterglemm
    large children's playground with adjoining Kneipp facility and go-kart track
    (in addition to mini golf HInterglemm - visit anytime for free)
  • Schnitza's wood park
    In the valley close to the Lindlingalm is this park and adventure playground with large wooden animals, natural materials for balancing, discovery and experience. A weekly program in high season ensures entertainment. Creativity and spirit of discovery are promoted here.
    open daily from 09:30 - 17:00 (May - Sep.)
    Admission according to the notice
  • Montelino's adventure trail
    Whether on foot or very comfortably in the backpack (also with all-terrain buggy passable) - this way between the mountain station and middle station of the Kohlmaisbahn (Caution - train is not in operation in the summer of 2018 due to conversion - replacement Schönleitenbahn) - leads across alpine meadows and through the forest from game station to game station, where it comes to help clown Montelino in finding his toys and friends.
    Montelino's wild feeding (at the Panorama Alm) and Montelino's water playground (Eder Alm) are located along the way.
    Game passport & sticker pass are available free of charge at the valley station of the cable car
    (Cable car ride with the JokerCard for free)
  • Montelino's water playground
    Water fun on the cloverleaf meadow at the end of Montelino's adventure trail - with dam and milking station is plucked to your heart's content.
    (Cable car ride with the JokerCard for free)
  • Teufelswasser
    Is there anything better for children than playing with water? At the end of the valley of Saalbach Hinterglemm lies the Teufelswasser, a theme park around the element of water. From the Kneipp basin to the dwarf and fairy kingdom.
    (all summer - free)
  • Noddy train
    Our tip for little hikers with tired legs: the tractor train takes you from the parking lot at the end of the valley to the attractions like Teufelswasser, Schnitza's Holzpark etc.


For children from 6 to 10 years Saalbach Hinterglemm has much to offer. In addition to countless hiking trails and bike trails for young bikers special theme trails and attractions waiting to be discovered.

  • Mount Kodok
    In Hinterglemm at the mountain station of the Reiterkogelbahn the adventure starts around the deceitful goblin Kodok, who stole the cap from the clown. At 3.5 km an exciting adventure leads the kids across meadows, through the forest and even into a ravine to solve the mystery. With the adventure pass in their hands (available at the base station of the Reiterkogelbahn) the families start into a fantasy world - brains and courage are in demand!
    (Cable car driveway & adventure pass with the JokerCard for free)
  • Motor skills way Saalbach
    Along the river Saalach leads the way from Jausern to Saalbach with a total of 24 stations where skill, sense of balance and fitness are required and trained. From the spider web to the 3-D coordination walkway and the kitesurfing simulator - not only children are required here - adults can also prove their skills.
    (free use from spring to late autumn)
  • Montelino's summit playground
    Play with panoramic views - at the top of the Zwölferkogel - right next to the top station of the Zwölferkogelbahn. Climb like the chamois - train the balance on the climbing course with a view over the Glemm valley or on the slackline. Numerous challenges for skill and balance.
    (Cable car ride with the JokerCard for free)
  • Devil's water (see above)
  • Montelino's adventure trail (see above)


for kids from 8 to 12 years

  • Expedition Kodok
    A search for the magical crystals of the goblin Kodok leads the kids with the help of a treasure map to the puzzles and tasks that need to be solved to get to the hiding place of the magic crystals. For particularly resourceful kids, there is the possibility to navigate along the way via GPS and to decipher the riddle. A certificate with photo, which receive successful participants, testifies to their courage.
    (Cable car ride & treasure map with the JokerCard for free, GPS rental at the valley station)
  • Mount Kodok (see above)
  • Geocaching
    A 15 km long Powertrail along the Saalach attracts numerous Geo Cacher. With GPS (whether smartphone or own GPS device) and the coordination (via the free Geo Cache login available), smart kids can find the coveted caches. From cachers to cachers. More information at saalbach.com
  • Slackline course
    Balance, coordination and concentration are required at the middle station of the Zwölferkogelbahn. With a view of the mountains of the Glemmtal valley, the kids can improve their balance and work their way up from difficult levels to difficult.
    (Cable car ride free with the JokerCard)
    for young bikers: Pumptrack am Wieserauberg in Hinterglemm as well as Milka Line and Blue Line
    Even the youngest bikers will find a challenge in the Bike Eldorado Saalbach Hinterglemm. The wave circuit is fun and is the ideal preparation for the other bike trails in Glemmtal. Right behind the Hinterglemm football field, on a small hill, the bikers expect kids doubles, tables and a small dirt line with two kickers.
    The beginner-friendly Milka Line (2.9 km, Kohlmais / Saalbach) is ideal for big and small freeride newcomers. Continue on the single trail BlueLine (2.6 km, Reiterkogel, Hinterglemm).
  • Motor skills trail Saalbach (see above)


  • Adventure Pool Captain Hook
    When the weather is nice, you can have fun splashing - with a whitewater canal and a waterslide. It goes round in the tube slide and at the beach volleyball court. And because so much raving also makes you hungry - you can fortify yourself in the restaurant on the ship deck.
    (open in summer - free admission with the JokerCard)
  • Montelino's wild feeding
    Aug in with the stag. Young and old watch here every day above the Panoramaalm on Kohlmais in Saalbach the wild feeding between 10:00 and 11:00 clock.
  • Baumzipfelweg
    You can walk through the treetops together with the family on the 2 km long Baumzipfelweg in Hinterglemm Talschluss - the highest treetop hiking trail in Europe. You can reach the Baumzipfelweg via the Golden Gate Bridge, which is up to 42 m above the valley floor of the Glemm Valley and offers a great view. The Wipfelweg itself is 600 meters long and up to 30 meters above the forest floor.
    Open from 09:30 to 18:00 from May to October
    Admission according to the notice
  • Miniature golf courses in Saalbach & Hinterglemm
    A game of mini golf against dad and mom - that can be exciting. In Hinterglemm the mini golf course is in the middle of the family park area - in Saalbach behind the tourism service center.

And if you spend your holidays with young people in Saalbach Hinterglemm, then look forward to our contribution with tips for young people & teens that will be published here shortly.

Attractions in the area & in the Salzburger Land for families

  • Summer tobogganing in Saalfelden and Kaprun
  • Wildpark Ferleiten
  • Grossglockner High Alpine Road
  • Salzburg Zoo
  • Water Worlds Krimml
  • Tauern Spa Kaprun
  • Glacier world on the Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun
  • High mountain reservoirs Kaprun
  • a boat tour on Lake Zell or directly into the cool water
  • National Park Center in Mittersill
  • Gorges in the area (Kitzlochklamm, Seisenbergklamm, etc.)
  • House of nature

The Unterschwarzachhof - the family hotel in Saalbach Hinterglemm

If you are looking for the best hotel for a family holiday in Saalbach Hinterglemm, then this is the place for you. The 4 star wellness and family hotel in Hinterglemm offers a real dream vacation with many experiences. From our own farm with minibauernhof and animal sponsorships, about buttering on the mountain pasture with milking and everything that goes up to free pony riding and extensive horseback riding for all ability levels.

The daily kids program in the Kids Club provides outdoor and indoor activities for variety and fun on holiday - suitable for all ages. Find out more about the summer activities Offer for kids in our family hotel in Saalbach Hinterglemm.


As a guest of the Unterschwarzachhof, you and your family will receive the Saalbach Hinterglemm Joker Card free of charge during the summer. This card is your key to numerous attractions and activities - more about the Joker Card.

Start Montelino's Erlebnisweg in Saalbach Hinterglemm
Montelino's Erlebnisweg in Saalbach Hinterglemm
Berg Kodok am Reiterkogel in Saalbach Hinterglemm
Käpt'n Hook Erlebnisfreibad in Saalbach Hinterglemm
Kinder in einer Wiese in Saalbach Hinterglemm