Family Holidays in Zillertal

Easy Family Holidays

in Mayrhofen-Hippach

Mayrhofen Hippach holiday region in Zillertal is the ideal destination for your family holiday
With great fun and action, surprises, numerous children's facilities and a sympathetic ear for special requests - your holiday in the Zillertal Valley Valley will pass by in a flash!

Guests of all ages can enjoy active days in all both summer and winter – with adventures at the river's edge, day trip to the Eagle's Stage at Leisure Mount Ahorn or in winter at the mountains swathed in glistening snow, building snowmen, ice skating, tobogganing and of course skiing - this has got to be the biggest holiday experience for the little ones. 

Summer fun

Lake Ahornsee on Leisure Mount Ahorn in Mayrhofen-Hippach im Zillertal.
© Mayrhofner Bergbahnen

Familie Adventures on Mount Ahorn

Leisure Mount Ahorn is a wonderful day trip destination for the whole family. On Ahorn, children can playfully acquaint themselves with nature. The Family Mountain has much to offer: ♥ Eagle's Stage on Mount Ahorn ♥ Lake Ahornsee ♥ Ahornbachl Stream ♥  Leisure Trail Ahorn ♥ Mountain experience Filzenkogel ♥

The Funsport Station on Action Mount Penken offers great fun to the whole family.
© Mayrhofner Bergbahnen

Familie Adventures on Mount Penken

Mount Penken offers action-packed fun to the whole family. In addition to countless hiking opportunities, Penken has plenty of children-orientated attractions: ♥ Various mountain scooters for speedy downhill runs, as well as for leisurely exploring ♥ E-Trail Parcours and Mountain Playground ♥ Pleasant and pram-friendly panoramic trail

The Zillertal Alps Nature Park offers guided hikes to families and children in the summer months.
© Hochgebirgs-Naturpark Zillertaler Alpen

Children's Hiking Programme

Discover the stunning natural landscapes of Zillertal on your own using our Family Hiking Suggestions or take part in one of the guided hikes for families and children offered by the Zillertal Alps Nature Park.

♥ Our tip - Geocaching ♥
This GPS treasure hunt in Zillertal offers hiking fun and entertainment for young & old.

More hiking information...
Numerous attractions in Zillertal offer plenty of variety for family holidays.
© ErlebnisSennerei Zillertal

Day trip destinations for children

Family Day Trip Destinations in Tyrol:

♥ ErlebnisSennerei Zillertal Dairy with Show Farm ♥ Schlegeis Alpine Road ♥ Our tributary valleys ♥ Zell am Ziller Gold Mine ♥ Strasser Häusl ♥ Zell am Ziller Heritage Museum ♥ Arena Coaster summer bob run ♥ Spannagel Caves and Nature's Ice Palace at the Hintertux Glacier ♥ Krimml Waterfalls and WasserWunderWelt ♥ Tratzberg Castle ♥ Schwaz Silver Mine ♥ Planetarium Schwaz ♥ Alpenzoo Innsbruck ♥ Ebbs Exotic Animal Zoo ♥ and much more.

Fun Zone Mayrhofen - from Erlebnisbad pool to skater park
© Andreas Lackner

Fun-Zone Mayrhofen

Visitors of all ages will find much to discover at the FUN-ZONE MAYRHOFEN:

♥ Recreation park ♥ MTown Bowl Skate Park ♥ "Brindlang" water playground and Scheulingwald Forest children's playground ♥ Erlebnisbad Mayrhofen outdoor and indoor pools, sauna ♥ Tennis courts ♥ Waldfesplatz - Forest Festival Area ♥


Active in Winter

Sledding with children at Rastkogel in the Zillertal mountains.
© Dominic Ebenbichler

Activities on and off the slopes

Fun in the slopes is guaranteed for the whole family in the Penken & Ahorn ski area. Attractions specifically designed for children, youngsters and the young at heart are ready and waiting to be explored. 
♥ Fun Ride on Mount Ahorn ♥ Penken Park ♥ beginner slopes with a magic carpet for the little ones,... 
Discover fun experiences, however, away from the slopes: ♥ snow-tubing at Gerlosstein ♥ tobogganing fun ♥ ice skatingwinter walking

Relax with the whole family at the Adventure Pool Mayrhofen/Zillertal.
© Cicero Druck & Design

Erlebnisbad Mayrhofen

Water fun for the entire family at the Erlebnisbad Mayrhofen Adventure Pool. You can look forward to: ♥ raging torrent ♥ waterfall ♥ neck jets ♥ massage jets ♥ whirlpool loungers ♥ giant slide of 101 m and the "Crazy River" tyre slide♥ regular courses such as mermaid swimming, water aerobics and swim lessons,...

The spa area of the leisure pool may be used by those aged 16 and over.

There is also the opportunity to learn how to ski down in the valley in the Mayrhofen Hippach holiday region - ski lifts in the valley
© Alfred Geisler

Children's ski lifts in the valley

Our nursery slopes down in the valley are particularly well suited for the first attempts on skis. Our children's lifts in the valley are perfect for both children and beginners:

♥ Kinderland Horberg ♥ Floiten lift in Ginzling

Nature's Ice Palace at the Hintertux Glacier is an ideal destination for the whole family..
© Hintertuxer Gletscher

Day Trip Destinations

ErlebnisSennerei Dairy with Show Farm ♥ Spannagel Caves with Nature's Ice Palace at the Hintertux Glacier ♥ Arena Coaster ♥ Happy Hopp Kinderland ♥ Alpenzoo Innsbruck ♥ Planetarium Schwaz ♥ Haus steht Kopf (Upside Down House) ♥ Swarovski World of Crystral ♥


Useful Information

Children's Buggy

Children's buggy hire in Mayrhofen Hippach: 2 in 1 combi-prams are now available to hire in Zillertal, meaning you don't need to squeeze the pram in too when packing.
© Archiv TVB-Mayrhofen

Do you recognise the scenario? You have loaded your car up in preparation for a well earned holiday. Countless cases, bags and shoes are piled up in the boot - and now you need to squeeze the buggy in too? Well, there is an end to that! We make sure that packing your car can now be a more relaxed experience.  

Two brand new 2 in 1 combi-prams are now available to hire from the Mayrhofen-Hippach Tourist Board. Both are designed for universal use, with a push chair and sport buggy facility.
They are also equipped with a rain hood, detachable 2-part sun canopy and a shopping basket.

For a deposit payment of € 50.00 and a rental fee of € 10.00 per day, you can enjoy the added convenience of leaving your own pram at home. Due to high demand, please book in advance under or tel.: +43 5285 6760.

The pram can also be booked online via


Day nursery in the Mayrhofen Hippach holiday region in Zillertal, Tyrol.
© Laurin Moser

How about a day or evening without the children during your holiday to the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday resort? Trained baby sitters are more than happy to help out with childcare.

Novelty train ride through Mayrhofen

Panorama train through Mayrhofen, Zillertal
© Hermann Thaler

Enjoy the ride & find out interesting information on the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region during the novelty train ride  though Mayrhofen.




  • at SPORTMODEN KAPLENIG in Mayrhofen
    T: +43 5285 62286
    For a deposit payment of € 20.00 and a rental fee of € 5.00 per day, you can enjoy the added convenience of leaving your own child carrier for hiking at home. Due to high demand, please book in advance under or tel.: +43 5285 6760.

Children's/family via Ferrate in Mayrhofen

for parents and children at least 120 cm tall

The Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region will have a new via Ferrate for children and families directly in Mayrhofen from July 2015 onwards.


Dairy Show Farm

ErlebnisSennerei Zillertal

Show Farm for more awareness on the FOOD cycle:

  • Hay milk from goats, sheep and cows
  • Organic chickens
  • Buzzing honey-makers - bees
  • Pleasant relaxation areas
  • Mini tractors for our younger guests and much more.

ErlebnisSennerei Zillertal Dairy & Show Farm...

Playgrounds in

Playgrounds in Mayrhofen

The Natural Adventure Playground has been created using natural materials such as wood and stone. Numerous wooden channels, known locally as "Brindlang", guide or pool the element of water over the entire area.Endless hours of natural fun can be enjoyed by the children, with a sandpit and water powered mill wheel rounding off the wonderful facilities. Nestled in the midst of the romantic Scheuling Forest, the Natural Playground is the perfect place to take the whole family.

The small, well located children's playground in Scheulingwald Forest invites children to play with swings, seesaw, slide and sandpit. Plenty of benches are dotted around where you can stop for a breather or even enjoy a picnic. Map

The new, large children's playground at Mayrhofen Leisure Park is sure to make every child's hart beat a little faster. Numerous slides, swings, climbing, sand play opportunities and much more are waiting to be discovered by little visitors. There are plenty of places where parents can sit and watch their little ones play. 

Playground in Ramsau

RAMSAU CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUND (near the railway station)
Ramsau children's playground (near the railway station) with a slide, climbing, rocker, sandpit, balance apparatus, ... is next to the Zillerpromenade/Zillertal Cycle Path and therefore ideally accessible on foot, by bike or even by train or car.  Ramsau railway station is only a few metres away, as are convenient parking spaces. Plenty of seating in the shade of tall tress invites you to linger!

Playground in Hippach

The recently renovated children's playground at Laimach Dorf Aue with large sandpit, slide, swings, climbing, ... is next to the Zillerpromenade/Zillertal Cycle Path and is about a 30 minute walk from Hippach. Visitors can also catch the train to Zeller Heimatmuseum and walk to Laimach playground from there in around 20 minutes, after crossing the Laimacher Steg (bridge).

Playgrounds in Schwendau

Schwendau children's playground with a large sand tower, slide, swing, carousel, small stream for watching fish & ducks with plenty of seating for mums and dads is located near the outdoor pool at Hippach/Ramsau/Schwendau and easy to reach via the Zillerpromenade/Zillertal Cycle Path. Parking nearby!

The Schwendau children's playground  with slide, sandpit, swings, climbing facility,... is next to the Zillerpromenade/Zillertal Cycle Path and easily accessible via a short walk/bike ride from Ramsau, Hippach, Schwendau and Mayrhofen. It is also only a 15 minute walk away from Bühel station (bus & train).

Ginzling Playground

Children can really let off steam at the newly renovated children's playground at the Ofenach recreational area (just above the parish church in Ginzling). Swings, seesaw, slide, sandpit,... leave nothing to be desired

Brandberg Playground

The beautiful children's playground in the sunny village of Brandberg with a sand pit, well, climbing frame with slide,... is located next to the football field (below the fire station) and offers lots of opportunity to play and have fun.