CANYONING / RIVER HIKING
"Hiking-Climbing-Slipping-Jumping" in the enchanting gorges of the Salzkammergut. Beginners and professionals can enjoy this sport, rental equipment is of course available.
HANG GLIDING AND PARAGLIDING
The mountains on the eastern shore of Lake Attersee are ideal for hang gliding and paragliding. There is a wide range of training options available: from introductory days to basic courses in theory and practice with a flying diploma to high-altitude flight courses and perfection courses. The hang gliding and paragliding flight school is located in Weyregg, just a 5-minute drive from Steinbach.
Issuing points for fishing cards:
Fischereigeschäft Nagl, 4863 Seewalchen, Atterseestr. 29, 07662 2468;
- Lechner, 4852 Weyregg, Steinwand 32, 07664 2366;
Season from 1st April till 20th November
Common fish species: whitefish, pike, carp, char, eel, lake trout, rainbow trout, Reinanke.
The golf club Weyregg offers modern golfing experience with a wonderful view of the Attersee. The 9-hole course offers a racket- and electric car rental, a pro shop and a restaurant.
There are a lot of beautiful via ferratas in the surrounding of Steinbach, like the via ferrata in Steinbach, in Bad Ischl or in Mondsee.
A climbing-garden can be found in Bad Ischl, some boulder-rocks are located in Steinbach.
In addition, the leisure center in Steinbach (5 minutes walk from the campsite) offers a climbing wall with many routes in different degrees of difficulty.
MOTOR BOAT RIDES
Motorboat rides are prohibited on the Attersee from 1 July to 31 August without exception. For a motorboat over 6 PS, a skipper's license is required. All motor boats with an internal combustion engine must be approved by the authority (Office of the Upper Austrian Provincial Government, Dept. of Shipping, 4020 Linz, Goethestr. 86, Tel. 0732/2720). With the approval, the number plate is also assigned. With foreign licenses and driving licenses one can drive for 3 months.
Since 1 July 1995, 300km of forest roads in Upper Austria, especially in the Salzkammergut region, have been released for use by mountain bikers. About 30 individual routes available. Maps are of course available at the reception.
Numerous cycling routes invite you to cycle. A special attraction for cyclists is the car-free cycle adventure day: 48 km of roads around the Attersee are closed for a day for car traffic. Just ask at the reception for a suitable route.
Rafting is an adventure for those who want to experience something out of the ordinary and fascinating.
There are riding schools around the Attersee. Rides in forest and on meadow paths, leash lessons for beginners, multi-day adventure rides, carriage rides and individual lessons are offered.
Further information for rides on Haflinger or carriage rides: 0676/9411898
Information about the riding and therapy center Moarbachhof in Weißenbach (only 5 minutes by car): www.attersee.at
Sailing schools offer basic theory and practice courses, children's week and weekend family packages, free sailing, chartering and catamaran classes. Schools can be found in almost all places around the lake.
In good wind conditions the Attersee offers optimal opportunities for surfers. Basic courses, short courses and children's courses are offered. Of course, the equipment can also be borrowed.
The purest and largest lake of the Salzkammergut offers a special wealth of plants, even wrecks of sunken ships can be discovered and explored. At the campsite we offer a shallow lake access, a drying room, food bridges and a lawn. Well-known dive sites near the campsite: Chalk or Schlierwand, Hinkelsteine, Black Bridge, etc.
Tennis courts are available around the Attersee. In Steinbach you have the opportunity to use the indoor tennis court in the leisure center.
The boat rental Mühlegger is located just a 2-minute walk from the campsite. In addition to sailboat and electric boat rental, you can also practice water skiing and wakeboarding or turn a round with the banana or the tire.
Tel: 07663 755
Around Lake Attersee there are countless opportunities for individual and group hikes. Directly from the campsite you can start many wonderful tours. We are happy to put together the appropriate route. Maps are available in the reception.
You can also combine or start the hikes with the call bus.