Due to the sensational conditions of nature, the Ötztal offers the ultimate thrill as a real outdoor paradise! Experience adrenaline-rich adventure highlights: Countless climbing opportunities, unique mountain bike routes, breathtaking paragliding, mighty waterfalls and the most popular white water river in Central Europe, the Ötztaler Ache!
With adventurous challenges and absolute adrenaline rushes, the fun factor increases proportionally to the adrenalin level! The longest side valley of Tyrol, covering an area of more than 900 km², offers the adventure playground of superlatives and therefore the best conditions for real adventures. Here is the right kick from beginners to professional athletes!
At the entrance to Ötztal, just a five-minute drive from the Ritzlerhof, even more action, even more water-based fun and even more ultimate sport await you. In an area covering over 6.5 hectares, adventure and lifestyle go hand-in-hand, while spine-tingling excitement ensures that you celebrate the day in style. Navigate rapids on a raft on the Ötztaler Ache, abseil through thundering waterfalls and metre-high canyons wearing a helmet and harness, overcome your limits while scrambling along the magnificent high ropes course or completely redefine a day at the lake - on the 47th degree of latitude, there is no bathing or splashing around, but lots of blobbing, sliding and leaping! There are no limits to the fun and action here. At this outdoor playground, an irrepressible zest for life is unleashed with every jump. On the breathtaking mega-swing, on the flying fox over the 20,000 m2 water area or at a lofty 27 metres high above the Ötztaler Ache in Austria's most elevated high ropes park. Europe's largest and craziest outdoor activity park impressively presents everything that inspires those who conquer gravity, aerial acrobats and outdoor enthusiasts. Discover the Ötztal Alps in a particularly spectacular way while experiencing genuine outdoor feeling and pure adrenaline during your summer holiday im Ötztal!
Are you ready for thrilling feel-good moments in Area 47? If required, we will organise a private transfer to take our guests from the Selfness & Adults Only Ritzlerhof Hotel to this ultimate outdoor playground. Treat yourself to an action-packed day in Area 47 and enjoy an unforgettable outdoor adventure!
The tour on the Imst-Canyon, the most traveled canyon in Europe, is one of the absolute top offers in the Ötztal. Ready for whitewater fun and action on a length of about 14 km from Imst to Haiming. After a short safety conversation with state-certified boaters, the approx. 2.5-hour adventure & fun tour begins.
Canyoning offers a mix of climbing, hiking and rappel in the middle of a ravine where a mountain stream paves its way. Divided into different levels of difficulty, the Auer Klamm is one of Europe's most beautiful canyoning tours and an absolute highlight. With extreme water slides, high rappel into waterfalls and jumps up to 16 meters high, the Auer Klamm adrenaline kick and experience in a class of its own. In the midst of untouched nature, you can let off steam and feel the thrill.
The unique thermals allow the paraglider to have a wide view from the Zugspitze to the Wildspitze. In good flying weather conditions, paragliders float up to a height of 3,800 meters. The official starting places are in Hochoetz. Information at www.oetz.air.at
The summit for mountain lovers! From the circular hike to the glacier tour for high-end mountain climbers, the Ötztal offers everything you need. Huts and alpine tours, themed trails, lake walks, mountain trails and alpine tours - individually or with mountain guides. In total, there are about 1,600 kilometers of hiking and mountain trails, routes and treks. Enjoy the nature in Tyrol!
The Ötztal is the fine mix of nature experiences and sporting highlights for mountain bikers and road cyclists. Every year we work on new opportunities for cyclists. The Ötztal is known for cycling events with cult status. Enjoy the new trend: E-Mountain-Bike & Hiking - the combination of e-bike tour and hiking. Book one of our e-bikes for a stress-free nature experience before your vacation.
The Ötztal is THE granite climbing area in Tyrol. Everyone will find their own personal favorite route in the 19 climbing gardens with around 750 routes. On the total of 8 via ferratas and the numerous multi-pitches, every climbing enthusiast can let off steam at will in the "vertical pleasure".