offers something for everyone from hiking and biking here in the Hochkönig, swimming in the local outdoor pool in Mühlbach*, visiting the Ice Caves in Werfen or simply relaxing in the Austrian sunshine outside Haus Wasserbauer.
Located in the traditional village of Mühlbach am Hochkönig, Haus Wasserbauer is situated at the foot of the Hochkönig massif with its limestone peaks reaching above 2,850m. This amazing landscape has created the perfect outdoor playground with something to suit everyone.
With 340km of hiking trails and with numerous mountain restaurants in which to refuel, the Hochkönig is a hiking paradise. With mountain biking (bikes can be hired locally), mountain karting, the flying fox park, 3D archery course, geocaching, outdoor swimming pool, tennis and Toni’s Meadow Playground all located on our doorstep, no day is the same on your Haus Wasserbauer holiday.
Throughout the summer months, Childrens Activity Weeks are run by the tourist office in the village keeping your little ones entertained. We are also a “Bergdorf der Tiere” mountain village of animals with petting zoos and open farms in and around the village for you to get to know our four legged friends
Muhlbach’s Copper Museum, Hallstatt, day trips to Salzburg, the Sound of Music Tour, Mozart’s birthplace, Hohenwerfen Castle (of where Eagles Dare fame!), the glacier at Kaprun or a visit to the Liechtensteinklamm are only a few of the unique and amazing sights to enjoy.
Your Hochkönig Card
In summer your Hochkönig Card (free when you stay at Haus Wasserbauer!) offers you loads of free and discounted rates on attractions / activities in the local area, including what’s listed below, plus many other amazing holiday experiences :
FREE MOUNTAIN LIFTS
Free Mountain Lifts across the Hochkönig: yep that’s right, you can take the lift as many times as you like whenever they’re open.
FREE HIKING BUS
Free Hiking Bus : Hop on the bus and head somewhere fun. Walk back and experience new hiking routes.
FREE ENTRANCE TO THE HOCHKÖNIG SWIMMING POOLS
Free Swimming Pool in Mühlbach (just 200m from Haus Waserbauer) and in Maria Alm : Go as many times as you want and as often as you like.
FREE RUN ON THE SUMMER TOBOGGAN TRACK
One Free Run on the Summer Rodelbahn (tobogganing) in Saalfelden. Just hop on and off you go, a great activity fun for the whole family
Free tennis on the clay courts of Mühlbach am Hochkönig.
MANY MORE DISCOUNTS
Including the Flying Fox Park, 3D Archery, Mountain Karting and Mountain and E-Bike hire.
Whether your looking for a family holiday full of adventure, a short relaxing break from work or a sightseeing trip to some of Europe’s most historical cities, it’s all possible from the front door of Haus Wasserbauer. Located at the foot of the Austrian Alps, Haus Wasserbauer offers you the opportunity to explore the many varied and exciting activities on offer here in the heart of Austria. Below we have listed a few of the Haus favourites, with a short summary of what we have here in the Hochkönig. (Need some advice about what to do in summer? just ask!)
At the Flying Fox Park Hochkönig you have the opportunity to swing amongst the tree tops.Located just 15 minutes from Haus Wasserbauer.
Take your bike in the Karbachalm gondola and try the family bike trail or tackle the hills of the Hochkönig.
Test your nerves as you Kart down 6.5 km of adrenalin fuelled mountain track.
Only 200m from the door of Haus Wasserbauer is the outdoor pool here in Mühlbach. Perfect to drop in and cool down.
Dominated by limestone peaks, no two walks are ever the same. With over 340 km of trails, there are routes for everyone from the smallest to the tallest.