The "Heart of the Alps" where some 10,000 clean springs bubble to the surface offers a wonderful combination of majestic mountains and glittering lakes which are up to 27°C warm.
A natural lake created by glaciers with a surface area of 719 ha, activities at Lake Achensee
include swimming, surfing, sailing, rowing, diving, fishing and cruises. There are two bathing areas - the North and the Schwarzenau
. Here you will find kiosks, camping grounds with restaurants, pedal boat rental and accommodation across all categories. On top of this, there is an average water temperature of 19°C.
There is plenty of summer fun to be had at the Durlassboden Reservoir
, with a bathing area and deck chairs at the Gerlos Surfing & Sailing School pier, romantic lawns for sunbathing (approx 10min walk along the shore), a children’s playground and BBQ site. Water temperatures reach 21°C from June to August and a gravel road leads down to the pier, also accessible by wheelchair
. Make the most of the row and pedal boat hire, sailboat and surfboard rental, plus a great selection of restaurants.
Bathing Lake Going
The 15,000m² Bathing Lake Going
offers a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities. Fun is guaranteed shooting down the longest open-air water slide in Tirol
(100m), plus there are tunnels and crossings, a water playscape, kids’ park with pirate ship, sand pits and plenty more play facilities
. The revamped shores and new walking and cycle paths blend perfectly with the beautiful surroundings. Other facilities include a 50,000m² sunbathing lawn, large playground, snack stand, hot showers and beach volleyball. The lake, which is fed by springs from the Wilder Kaiser Mountain Range
, was named Tirol’s most beautiful natural swimming lake
by an international jury. In summer, families can enjoy 24°C warm water and the beach that has a separate area for children and non-swimmers.
Lake Haldensee Lake Haldensee
is one of the bathing lakes belonging to Tannheimer Tal
, known for its crystal-clear and clean waters
. On the western shores there is a leisure center with a solar-heated outdoor swimming pool, beginners’ pool, giant water slide and sunbathing lawn. On the eastern shores, in Haller, visitors will find a natural bathing beach, offering a more relaxed and private atmosphere. There are rowing and pedal boat rentals at the beach-side café
Lake Natterer See
There are no end of facilities offered at the Natterer See Holiday Resort
, including a sunbathing lawn, non-swimmer area, children’s bathing cove, a 66m long giant water slide, boat rental (Barracuda speedboats, mini sailing boats and electric bumper boats), water toys, 3 children’s playgrounds, a teepee camp, satellite TV room, billiard, video games, open-air chess, water polo, water volleyball, water trampoline, a “Windglider”, canoe rental, beach volleyball, street ball, mountain bike rental, table tennis, archery range, apartments, a guesthouse, first rate camping grounds, a restaurant with lakeside terrace, a mini-market and kindergarten! What's more, the average water temperature in summer is 25°C
Lake Plansee Lake Plansee
is Tirol’s second largest lake
and also one of its cleanest, with grade A quality water. It offers a bathing area, camping grounds, Hotel Forelle, Hotel Seespitz and boat rental. The average water temperature lies around 21°C.
This is one of the cleanest lakes in the whole of Austria and, with water temperatures reaching 24°C, the Thiersee
is also one of Tirol’s warmest
. Bathing areas, a beach café, kiosk, Hotel Charlotte, camping grounds, boat rental, beach volleyball, table tennis, a diving tower and Aqua-Jump await.
is the largest of the Alpbachtal lakes
and is considered one of Tirol’s warmest bathing lakes with temperatures around 25°C
. There are well-maintained sunbathing lawns, restaurants, a children’s playground, boat hire and camping facilities. Plus there is a lovely walking path that leads around the lake (approx. 1 hour)