Krimml Waterfalls

Krimml Waterfalls

Krimml Waterfalls

Snowbunnys are happy to advise guests on the best Krimml Waterfalls excursions available to spend the day enjoying this unforgettable experience

 

Krimml Waterfalls

 

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Breathtaking –
Europe’s largest waterfalls.

EXPERIENCE THE UNBRIDLED POWER OF THE ELEMENT OF WATER UP CLOSE : WITH A HEIGHT OF DROP OF 380 METERS, THE
KRIMML WATERFALLS ARE AMONG THE MOST IMPRESSIVE
NATURAL SPECTACLES IN THE WORLD.

OVER THE THREE STEPS WITH A TOTAL HEIGHT OF 380 M, AN AVERAGE OF 5.6 M 3 OF WATER FALLS INTO THE VALLEY PER SECOND .

THE KRIMML WATERFALLS ARE APPROXIMATELY 400,000 VISITORS PER YEAR TO THE TOP 10 MOST VISITED TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN AUSTRIA.

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The refreshing mist of Krimmel waterfalls surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the Hohe Tauern National Park is fun for young and old. Everything you need to know about the waterfalls can be found at the information point at the entrance to the waterfalls.

 

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The Krimmler Ache is the origin of the Krimmler waterfalls. It begins at the end of the Krimmler Achental and first gently flows through about 20 km of flat alpine pastures, before reaching the valley exit as a thundering glacier stream and tumbling down the mighty steps of the Krimmler waterfalls.

The catchment area of ​​the Krimmler Ache is 110.7 km2, around 12% of which is glaciated. This makes the Krimmler Ache a typical glacier creek with strongly changing water flow. For example, 30 to 40 times the amount in February flows in the months of June and July. Since the meltwater from the glacier gate to the waterfalls (= 18 km) takes
9 to 12 hours, the maximum daily runoff occurs between 9 p.m. and midnight.

The waterfall path

The way as a goal.

THE WATERFALL PATH BRINGS GUESTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD UP CLOSE TO THE KRIMML WATERFALLS.

Length: 4.15 km I difference in altitude: 431 m

  • SCHETTKANZEL 1460 M
    Named after Albert Schett, Neukirchen am Großvenediger,
    postmaster and manager of the construction of the waterfall path in 1879
  • BERGERBLICK 1390 M
    Friedrich Ernst Berger, longstanding 1st chairman of the Warnsdorf section.
  • DUSTY FRICTION 1330 M
  • GASTHAUS SCHÖNANGERL 1306 M
  • BERGERSTEIG 1245 M
    Friedrich Ernst Berger, 1st chairman of the Warnsdorf section from 1887 to 1943.
  • JAGA JUMP 1220 M
    “… two rock capitals face each other here, they are only separated by a chasm of a few fathoms, which was once said to have been only 5 Schuh. Centuries … have widened and … washed out this rock channel. A game shooter pursued by a hunter is said to have dared the dangerous leap over it, and so, with the great severity of the laws of that time against robbers, saved freedom and life. I would prefer to call this gruesome chasm the game shooter jump. ”(Kürsinger, 1838) (fathom [= approx. 1.90m] = 6 shoes [= feet])
  • JUNG PULPIT 1210 M
    Ernst Jung, Kirchen an der Sieg, chairman of the DuOeAV. He, too, was very committed to the financing of the waterfall path in the entire association.
  • SENDTNER PULPIT 1170 M
    Theodor Sendtner, Munich, chairman of the DuOeAV. He got the funding for the waterfall path from 1879.
  • RAIN PULPIT 1150 M
  • RIEMANN KANZEL 1110 M
    Rudolf Riemann, chairman of the OeAV Pinzgau section and driving force behind the construction of the waterfall path from 1879.
  • KÜRSINGERPLATZ 1070 M
    Named after Ignaz von Kürsinger, keeper of Mittersill. Builder of the first waterfall path around 1835 – a staircase on the
    left bank of the Ache up to the upper edge of the lowest fall, so travelers could see more of the Krimml waterfalls without much effort.

The lowest waterfall can be reached from the parking lot in 10-15 minutes. From there the serpentine waterfall path leads to the uppermost waterfall (walking time approx. 1.15 hours) and further into the Krimmler Achental. Lookout pulpits allow spectacular views of the roaring water masses of the Krimml Waterfalls. You can find out all you need to know at the information point, and a large selection of literature, DVDs and much more is available at the PES information point. Access to the Kürsingerplatz was designed to be handicapped accessible.

 

“The principle of all things is water,
because water is everything and everything returns to water.”

(Thales of Miletus, 624 – 546)

 

Always informed

CURRENT

"Dusty Reib" viewing platform

Our vantage point

is closed from October 27th. You can visit the lowest waterfall at any time!

Seat sculptures by Christian Hitsch

Seat sculptures by Christian Hitsch

For a comfortable stay at the Krimml Waterfalls, the sculptor Christian Hitsch designed several granite seats that fit harmoniously into the landscape at Kürsingerplatz.

New perspectives - "Jagasprung" viewing platform

New perspectives – “Jagasprung” viewing platform

The newly built “Jagasprung” viewing platform opens up new perspectives on the Krimml Waterfalls. In the midst of the waterfalls you can feel the imposing power of the water.

Experience information point

Experience information point

The information point at the entrance to the waterfalls was designed to be particularly attractive by Mr. Andreas Zangl. The piano keys that can be pressed create a water feature that simulates the waterfalls in different conditions and is particularly popular with young visitors.

Here We Are

Address

Krimml, 5743, Austria

GPS

47.220889518226, 12.177255373205

You are always welcome !

Opening Hours

Monday

08:00 -18:00

Tuesday

08:00 – 18:00

Wednesday

08:00 – 18:00

Thursday

08:00 – 18:00

Friday

08:00 – 18:00

Saturday

08:00 – 18:00

Sunday

08:00 – 18:00

Explore Great Locality around Hotel Resort

Attractions

Snowbunnys have put together some attractions for those guests who wish to explore the Kitzbuhel Alpen Region They may be a small journey from what is already an action packed Town, but we feel they are worth the effort to enjoy and for those who are naturally drawn to adventure.

Events

Kitzbuhel a selection of Large Events that we have detailed throughout our site, as well as these Blue Chip Events, you will find many venues with Live Music or some specialist Festival Events for fun all year round.

Links

Links to some of our Partner Companies that we at Snowbunnys are happy to recommend

Skiing

Kitzbühel resort is a vast skiing area with 170km of groomed slopes and 32km of off-piste routes that connect several villages; the biggest being Jochberg and Kirchberg. Thanks to some pretty fast lifts and a relatively new gondola stretching across a wide valley, it’s easy to ski the different areas in one day and makes for some excellent touring around. The mountain and ski map can be a bit confusing at first – lifts are grouped by letters based on their location. But once you start to find your way around there’s some awesome skiing and boarding to be had. One of the great things about the runs is that there is often an easy and a hard way down, meaning groups of varying abilities don’t have a hard time riding the same lifts together. Most visitors staying in Kitzbühel will catch the Hahnenkamm gondola from town and then continue to travel up to skiing the Pengelstein area. There are some awesome, long, tree-lined runs down to Kirchberg and the smaller villages of Aschau and Skirast while the further away areas of Wurzhöhe, (connected to Pengelstein by the impressive 3S gondola) Bärenbadkogel and Resterhöhe areas are sunny and less crowded. Just make sure you leave enough time to get back across the valley if you’re staying at Kitzbühel. Advanced skiers will find some great steep skiing under the Steinbergkogel and Ehrenbachöhe lifts and plenty of other stashes of powder off-piste (if the conditions are good). There’s endless terrain to keep all levels of intermediates happy, including on the Kitzbüheler Horn side of the mountain. There’s a beginner nursery with free lifts in town at the base of the Hahnenkamm so given it’s so low it’s prone to poor snow conditions. When there’s no snow, beginner lessons are taken up on Kitzbüheler Horn and it has some great intermediate slopes to progress to – the drawback of the Horn being its location away from the main slopes. In summary Kitzbühel is not ideal for beginners. With our central location there is a ring bus that takes you from Snowbunnys Hostel direct to the Lift Stations at the Hahnenkamm or Hornbahn, alternatively it is a 5 minute walk to eitther.

Snowbunnys

Being in the centre of Kitzbuhel we are close to pubs, nightclubs, restaurants and only five minutes walk from the Hahnenkamm ski lift. SnowBunnys caters to the budget orientated holidaymaker. We Speak English & German. ” WARNING “ Allergic to Cats? Snowbunnys has cats, and may also contain nuts. ” Please note “ SnowBunnys is a No Smoking Hostel !!! SnowBunnys is not a party Hostel !!! SnowBunnys has monitored CCTV. SnowBunnys is not a cheap Hotel, Pension or Guest House. Snowbunnys in no way offers any hotel type services, Snowbunnys is purely a backpackers Hostel. We provide beds in clean dormitories in the centre of Kitzbuhel for those who don’t need the expense of a hotel!

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