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Ranger Programs

Excursions full of experiences in the Hohe Tauern National Park

If you explore the natural beauty on your own, you could actually miss the highlights! This is because the rangers of the Hohe Tauern National Park region in Carinthia captivate countless holidaymakers every year with their passion, authenticity and extensive knowledge of nature. The ranger programs on offer provide a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the national park during your vacation and learn its secrets first-hand.

The National Park Rangers - Ranger programs for your vacation

Your expert guides ...

... in the world of the Hohe Tauern. Follow one of our national park rangers at every turn and learn lots of interesting facts on excursions, during the summer and winter programs, on guided tours into the world of fauna and flora or on exciting multimedia presentations.

TIP: For an extra experience in nature, you can book your personal National Park Ranger exclusively with us!

National Park Experience Winter

Winter is the best time to go on a tour with a ranger. Quite apart from safety, which is a top priority in winter nature, you will get to know nature in its quietest form. On guided snowshoe tours in Mallnitz or to the ibex in Heiligenblut, you can get very close to the winter wildlife in the Hohe Tauern.

Short facts about the ranger programs in winter

  • Visit the visitor centers in Heiligenblut or Mallnitz and learn interesting facts about the flora and fauna in the high mountains
  • Guided winter & snowshoe hikes in the Hohe Tauern National Park 
  • Full moon snowshoe hikes in Astental and Mallnitz
  • Registration always until 16:00 the day before
  • Discounts & advantages with Winter Carinthia Card
  • Sturdy shoes, warm clothes, backpack
  • Good physical condition is a prerequisite
  • For kids from 10 to 15 years the children's rate applies
Snowshoe hike - Ranger programs in winter
Ranger programs in Carinthia

National Park Experience Summer

The ranger programs in the national park start in summer, focusing on untouched waters, the impressive alpine animal world and the sensitive high mountain landscape of the Hohe Tauern with its characteristic fauna and flora. On a guided wildlife observation tour in Mallnitz or on a herb hike in Heiligenblut, you can experience the Hohe Tauern National Park up close.

Short Facts about the National Park Experience Summer

  • Visit the visitor centers in Heiligenblut or Mallnitz and learn interesting facts about the flora and fauna in the high mountains
  • Tip: National Park lectures in August at the BIOS National Park Center Mallnitz
  • Guided hikes and experiences in the Hohe Tauern National Park
  • Registration always until 16:00 the day before
  • Sturdy shoes, warm clothes, backpack with drink and snack
  • Good physical condition is a prerequisite
  • For kids from 6 to 12 or 15 years the children's rate applies

Young researchers' club

A special kind of summer vacation awaits at the Young Researchers' Club in the Hohe Tauern National Park. Every Monday and Wednesday, young explorers are "on the trail of nature". It goes without saying that there is no shortage of fun, adventure and knowledge here. You can't be too young or too young to get to know and explore the Hohe Tauern National Park in all its diversity.

Short Facts on Children and Youth Programs

  • Optionally in Mallnitz or in the Upper Möll Valley
  • Ideal age 7 to 10 years
  • Start at 9:00 am - duration approx. 4 hours
  • Always from mid July & mid August
  • Sturdy shoes, weatherproof clothing
  • Backpack with drink and snack
Visitor center - Ranger programs in the Hohe Tauern National Park region in Carinthia