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Family hike on the Prebersee © Ferienregion Salzburger Lungau

Activities for your family holiday with children in Lungau

Summer and winter many excursion destinations in and around Mariapfarr

In addition to being active in the wonderful nature, the Salzburg Lungau and the region in and around Mariapfarr also offer a wealth of action-packed activities for your family holiday in summer and winter. Whether flying fox in the outdoor park, bathing fun in the swimming pools, tobogganing fun, feeding wild animals in the alpine wildlife park, exploring the castles and palaces or a trip on the slow steam train - there is definitely no boredom on a family holiday with children in Örglwirt's holiday world. With the LungauCard summer and the LungauCard winter you also receive numerous discounts.
Swimming pool in Mariapfarr

Swimming & Bathing

Bathing fun for the whole family

The outdoor pool in Mariapfarr is located right next to the Örglwirt's Gut family apartments and the Landhaus Santner. Our guests (from a stay of 5 days) have free entry to the swimming pool.

Also in the vicinity you will find the St. Michael outdoor pool, Mauterndorf adventure pool and the BADEInsel Tamsweg, which also offers bathing fun in winter. With the LungauCard you also get discounts here.
Outdoorpark Lungau

Outdoor & Waterpark Lungau

Swimming, climbing, fun sports and more

The Lungau outdoor park is full of sporting adventures for the whole family: street soccer field, boulder rock with a 120m² climbing area, low rope course and 850m Flying Fox. There is water fun with the zorbing ball, the water blobbing facility, pedal boats, stand up paddling, kayaks and canoes. The park is open from July to early October.
Distance: 3 mins

Other amusement parks in the area:
  • Family park Smarty-Land (8 mins away) with water tubing, trampolines, high ropes course, summer tubing and children's quad.
  • Adventure park on the Katschberg (21 mins away) with toboggan run and GPS treasure hunt, high ropes course & 3D archery course.
Family hike at Almsee © Ferienregion Salzburger Lungau

"Sonnenlehrpfad" - Sun Trail

Our family hiking tip

In Mariapfarr, one of the sunniest communities in Austria, families can explore the sun trail and learn exciting things about the sun with the help of appealing display boards and questions. You can start the hike from the house, duration approx. 2.5 hours. The path can be used with a stroller.

Of course, there are still numerous beautiful family hikes in the area - please ask us about them.
Mauterndorf castle in Lungau © Shutterstock

Mauterndorf castle

experience history

Experience together with your family at Mauterndorf Castle what life was like in the Middle Ages. Guided tours through the castle's adventure exhibition are offered with audio guides, and there is a special version for children. Children can also have fun at the knight's playground with the longest dragon slide in Austria.
  • Distance from Örgliwirt's holiday world: 6 minutes

History also becomes an experience for children at Finstergrün Castle (20 minutes) and Moosham Castle (15 minutes).
A ride on the Mariapfarrer Dampferl (bummerl train) is an experience © Ferienregion Lungau

"Mariapfarrer Dampferl"

Trackless steam train rides Mariapfarr

Discover the beautiful landscape around Mariapfarr with our nostalgic slow train on wheels. Lots of interesting and worth knowing things await young and old.

  • Rides in the summer season (until the end of October). With the LungauCard, 1 ride is free.
Alpine zoo "Schlögelberger" © Alpengasthof Schlögelberger GmbH

Alpine zoo "Schlögelberger"

Experience wild animals up close

All year round, children and parents can admire ibexes, reindeer, highland cattle, red and skia deer and alpacas in the Almdorf Lungau wildlife park. In winter, feeding the wild animals is a special experience. There is also a petting zoo and a playground at the inn.
Distance: 18 mins
Tobogganing on a winter holiday with the family © Ferienregion Lungau


Many lanes for your family fun

On a family holiday in Mariapfarr you will find numerous runs for your tobogganing adventure together. Whether on the illuminated toboggan run or the 3 km long natural toboggan run Fanningberg (11 minutes away) - fun is guaranteed. You can borrow the toboggan and of course you shouldn't miss a stop at the hut.

Other tobogganing opportunities in the area such as the Prebersee natural toboggan run in Tamsweg (19 minutes) and the illuminated Gamskogelhütte toboggan run on the Katschberg (25 minutes) can be reached within a very short time.
Skiing in Fanningberg © Fanningbergbahnen GmbH & Co KG


Fanningberg - ideal for a skiing holiday with the family

The sunny Fanningberg ski area is only 6 km away from Örglwirt's holiday world. 30 kilometers of slopes with many blue slopes, practice slopes and the Funny children's park are ideal for families with children. This nearby ski area is therefore perfect for your skiing holiday with the family.

Other nearby, family-friendly ski destinations are Großeck/Speiereck (7 minutes), Aineck (11 minutes) and Katschberg (17 minutes).

More activities & excursions with children

Horse-drawn carriage ride with the family © Ferienregion Lungau
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