Adventures for the Entire Family
The best family-friendly excursions in and around Salzburg
Excursions for families should meet certain requirements: they have to be able to keep kids entertained and also persuade parents. You will find exactly these types of excursions near the Riedlwirt: families with children will find museums, amusement parks and fun outdoor activities in the Salzkammergut region and the city of Salzburg. Boredom won't stand a chance!
To save you time and make your decision a bit easier, we have put together some of the best excursion destinations for families with children.
Tips for excursions in the Salzkammergut region
Cumberland Wildlife Park in Grünau: Hike along kid-friendly and pram-friendly trails through natural habitat of ibex, lynxes, brown bears and wolves.
Opening hours: open year-round, April to October – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; November to March – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fantasiana Fun Park in Strasswalchen: More than 50 attractions in seven various themed areas thrill guests young and old in this fairy-tale park.
Opening hours: April to October – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Summer tobogganing in the Salzkammergut: Take a speedy trip downhill in Strobl-Gschwendt or Fuschl am See – you choose the speed at which you zip down into the valley!
Opening hours: May to September – open daily from 10:00 am
Abarena Theme Park in St. Gilgen: Indoor and outdoor areas provide fun for visitors of all ages! This all-weather theme park is the perfect place to let children play, romp around and even learn about modelmaking and gemstones.
Opening hours: May to July + September – Friday from 1:00 to 6:00 pm, Saturday + Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; July to September – open daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Gut Aiderbichl: This animal sanctuary is home to animals that were previously in hopeless situations. The animals here love to be visited and even petted!
Opening hours: open daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Things to do in the city of Salzburg
Salzburg Toy Museum: Immerse youself in a world of toys and games! This museum is home to toys from the past through to the present – play, observe and be wowed!
Opening hours: open year-round, Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Haus der Natur Salzburg: Experience the secrets of the universe, travel back into the time of the dinosaurs, take a trip to the bottom of the sea, learn more about the human body and get up close with technology and physics in the Science Centre.
Opening hours: open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Salzburg Zoo: See around 140 kinds of animals from the entire world! Stroll by the lovingly designed exhibits and observe wild cats, birds and cheeky little monkeys.
Opening hours: open year-round from 9:00 am
Would you like to go on holiday with your entire family? Send us your enquiry for a stay in one of our comfortable family rooms. Or perhaps you're just passing through? Reserve your table at our restaurant!