...the holiday region has a range of other sports activities to offer
Down from the mountains the holiday region has a range of other sports activities to offer. There’s no shortage of activities to try on your summer holiday in the Zillertal.
Golf Course Zillertal
The 18 hole championship course in Uderns in Zillertal extends over an area of 65 hectares and offers a spacious practice area with covered tees and a short game area, PGA Golf School, Clubhouse, Golf Hhotel and Restaurant.
Golf School Zillertal
Under the direction of PGA Head Professional MMag. Simon Knabl, the Golf School Zillertal offers top class golf lessons. In addition to world class teaching facilities in all areas of the golf game, this includes customised instruction by exclusively PGA golf professionals. Regardless of whether you are trying the game out for the first time or an experienced golfer - every hour spent with one of the pros is designed to help you move on with your game.
Run & Walk Park
Past fragrant meadows, through shady forests and right up to the high alpine regions.
Guests to the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday resort this summer enjoy a particularly attractive choice of running and walking activities with the Run & Walk Park. Fitness enthusiasts can take off into the stunning alpine landscapes of Zillertal on a total of eight diverse routes. The running and Nordic walking trails have been designed to lead you through the unspoilt countryside of Mayrhofen and Hippach. The real showpiece of the Run & Walk Park is without doubt the Harakiri-Hill, at 78% gradient it is one of the most challenging cross country routes in the whole of Tirol. Even experienced runners will find this particular stretch to be a real test of stamina.
High Rope Course
The high rope course in the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region is located in the romantic Zemmschlucht Gorge in Zillertal. It has been constructed around natural trees to fit in with the natural environment, at the edge of a ravine. The rope course was designed and built in its entirety by our mountain guides according to the latest European rope course specifications 34 exercises in varying levels of difficulty require a certain level of self confidence. Impressive Drops of up to 88 metres into the Zemmschlucht gorge will demand your complete attention. 3 120 metre long zip lines provide access from station to station, or your descent to the forest floor.
Kajak, Rafting, Canyoning
RAFTING - An adventure sport which combines experiencing nature, sporty action and team spirit. The only prerequisite for this sport is the ability to swim. You will be introduced to all the other "Rafting Secrets" before the fun begins on the raging rapids!
CANYONING - Canyons and gorges can be found on the outskirts of Mayrhofen, well away from standard walking trails. The only way to get through these is by climbing, swimming or abseiling! The route leading to a safe exit point leads past thundering waterfalls, over gigantic rocks and through crystal clear mountain waters. Canyoning tours are offered daily by various outdoor sport providers.
KAYAK - Mayrhofen gained a reputation in European sporting circles as early as the 1950's with the national and international white water championships. The stretch of river from Hochsteg to Gasthof Zillertal is considered to be particularly difficult, providing a real challenge for the canoe elite!
Tennis & Squash
TENNIS - Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday resort is well equipped for tennis enthusiasts with 8 clay courts, 5 outdoor and 2 indoor courts. Tennis lessons for beginners or club players, team training, guest tournaments... all this and more offered by the various tennis providers in the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday resort.
SQUASH - Squash fan? You can play to your heart's content on the courts at Hotel Berghof und and Hotel Strass.
- Hotel Berghof, Dursterstraße 220, 6290 Mayrhofen, Tel. +43 5285 62254
- Fun & Spa Hotel Strass, Hauptstraße 457, 6290 Mayrhofen, Tel. +43 5285 6705
Hunting & Fishing
If you have ever dreamed of hunting in a natural paradise, then you have just found the perfect spot. Mayrhofen is located at the gateway of the Zillertal Alps Nature Reserve and on the cusp of four subsidiary valleys that branch away from this holiday resort. This unique location means that untouched natural landscapes can be found within close proximity. Hunting is permitted in designated areas at certain times. Please note that these specific conditions must be observed.
Hunting permits available from:
- Pension Almhof, Tel.: +43 5285 62932, Jagdgebiet Noverten im Stillup
- Ferienhof Mauerhaus, Tel.: +43 5285 62378, Jagdgebiet im Zillergrund
- Gasthof Perauer, Tel.: +43 5285 62378, Jagdgebiet Hundskehljoch im Zillergrund
- Hubers Urlaubsdomizile, Tel.: +43 5285 63431, Jagdgebiet Hundskehlgrund im Zillergrund
FISHING - in Mayrhofen and Hippach.
Whether fishing on the waters of the Ziller River or at a beautiful lake. Here you can relax and concentrate on the task in hand. We wish you a "good catch!"
Riding & Sleigh Rides
The greatest holiday happiness on earth is sitting in the saddle of a horse...
You can ride on horseback through the countryside or take a romantic sleigh ride. A horse drawn sleigh ride or trail ride through the Mayrhofen Hippach holiday resort in Zillertal could be the high point of your holiday.
Equipped with a bow and arrow you"ll not only hit the bull"s eye, but experience a huge amount of fun while you"re having a go. Action-Club-Zillertal are on hand to help you with advice and support. Bows, arrows and all the relevant equipment are provided!
CLAY PIGEON and AIR RIFLE SHOOTING
- Raiffeisenclub Clay Pigeon Shooting on the plateau next to the Harpfner Wand Tunnel (in the direction of Ginzling) every Saturday from April to October from 14 hrs, Tel. +43 5285 8153
- Air Rifle Shooting at the Erlebnisbad Mayrhofen shooting range every Thursday in July & August from 20 hrs