Active & Adventure in Ötztal
Experience thrilling days of summer in Tyrol
If you are looking for adventure, you will find it in Ötztal: summer in Tyrol's mountains offers unlimited possibilities for outdoor fun, sports and action in Ötztal's unique natural environment. Your luxury apartment at Chalet Obergurgl is the perfect starting point for a great range of sports.
In the water, on the rock or on the ground: Ötztal offers gorgeous conditions for adventure sports enthusiasts during the summer.
Fun sports in Ötztal
The adventure guides of wasser-c-raft offer you a variety of mountain watersports. The mountain rivers and ravines in Ötztal make for great places for rafting, canyoning and kayaking.
Experience unforgettable rafting tours with experienced guides. Wild water rapids and idyllic shore lands await you. White water for the levels II-IV offer adventure for beginners and bold pros.
Tours are available on many Ötztal white waters, including the Imst ravine on the River Inn, the Ötztal Ache or the Sanna.
Adventurers can test their limits and prove their courage with canyoning in Ötztal. Various gorges and ravines offer action for various levels. The certified and brave guides also offer family tours and beginners' courses.
Experience an action-packed day in Ötztal with jumping, sliding and climbing in Tyrol's unforgettably beautiful natural ravines. Canyoning is also a great experience for groups: this activity boosts the team spirit and mutual trust and offers fun in and with nature. Everything you need is a bathing suit and a towel, the perfectly trained wasser-c-raft team will take care of the rest.
Kayak tours & Canoe
If rafting is not enough action for you then ride Tyrol's white water in a single, double or triple canoe. Overcome the rivers Inn or Isar with the nimble dinghy. The canoeing technique is quickly explained and learned; soon you can enjoy Tyrol's natural environment as you conquer the wild waves.
A kayak tour is another great adventure activity during your holiday in Ötztal. Kayaking is considered to be the supreme discipline amongst water sports: all alone in a narrow kayak you will overcome high waves and wild rapids.
There are taster courses offered for beginners.
Area 47 Outdoor Playground
Experience fun and action in Europe's trendiest outdoor playground – Area 47 in Ötztal. Choose between various challenges in different areas. From MTB free-rides, KTM MX free-rides, super cross and Polaris Cross Buggy to canyoning, rafting and wakeboarding, Flying Fox and high rope courses– here you will find everything you need and more to make your adventurer-heart jump for joy.
In the Food Area indulge in the perfect snack for in between at the Argentinian BBQ, the Sun up Shop offers best brands and the gear rental makes sure that you are well equipped for any kind of fun sports.
In the 7,000m² lake with sunbathing lawn you will swim in crystal-clear mountain water. Or, just enjoy the turquoise glistening water from the Lakeside Restaurant's sun terrace.
In Ötztal climbers will find a true paradise. Various climbing crags and via ferratas are waiting to be climbed by you. Beginners will find a great range of climbing offers and can take part in one of the climbing courses with experienced guides.
Mountaineers enjoy East Tyrol's via ferratas during their activity holiday in Tyrol. A total of 7 via ferratas and more than 750 routes are available for levels 2 to 11. Feel the close connection to the rock and test your limits during climbing on Tyrol’s natural rocks.
Mountain biking in Ötztal
Several biking tours around your luxury apartment at Chalet Obergurgl guarantee fun and action for every cycler. Mountain bikers will find a variety of highlights in the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl holiday resort alone: a tour to Langtalereck hut, up to Festkogel or along Gurgl Achweg – Ötztal's mountain biking tours offer panorama-rich destinations and challenging cycle tracks through the idyllic Tyrolean mountain world.
If you prefer to leave your mountain bike at home, there are various rental services at your disposal in Ötztal.
Spend your adventure summer holiday in Ötztal and send us your no obligation holiday enquiry for your luxurious apartment in Obergurgl now.