Obertauern

Obertauern Overview

At 2313 metres, Obertauern is one of Austria’s highest resorts. It is renowned for having an excellent snow record, making it a hugely popular choice for school ski trips and great for either end of the ski season. This high altitude resort has 100 kilometres of piste to explore with excellent nursery slopes and a whole range of challenging reds for intermediate skiers. Ten black runs complete the choice for groups. There are also a variety of après-ski activities including skating, swimming and sledging.

Obertauern Après Ski

  • Felseralm Activities

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    What you’ll experience:

    Felseralm offeres many evening activities including bowling, curling, bumboarding, a torchlit walk, and an ice sculpure evening.

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    Avalable for groups of all sizes and ages

  • Curling - Gnadenalm

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    What you’ll experience:

    A great way for the group to learn about another winter sport. Fun and popular with groups, and a great social activity for them to take part in.

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    It’s a traditional experience, and not exactly what you will have seen on TV at the Winter Olympics!

  • Sports Centre - Obertauern

    Subject range: Physical Education

    What you’ll experience:

    2 tennis courts, multi-purpose sports halls suitable for football and basketball, badminton, power & fitness centre, bowling alley, billiard table, games machines, darts, restaurant.

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    Tire out the students after skiing with a night in the sports complex! Open Tuesday to Sunday until 22.00.

  • Ice Skating - Radstadt

    Subject range: Winter Sports

    What you’ll experience:

    Ice skating on the large natural skating rink by the sport centre is always a highlight for groups of all ages and abilities. This memorable activity is a chance to try a different winter sport beside skiing as well as have some fun away from the slopes!

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    Available from Christmas until the beginning of March. Ice skates are available for hire.

  • Mauterndorf Castle - Mauterndorf

    Subject range: MFL, Cultural

    What you’ll experience:

    If you would like to include a cultural excursion during your winter sports tour, Mauterndorf Castle is also open in winter. The castle dates back to the 13th century and was once the summer residence of the archbishops of Salzburg.

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    Mauterndorf is 16km from Obertauern so ideal for groups travelling by coach.

  • Therme Amade Waterpark - Altenmarkt im Pongau

    Subject range: Physical Education

    What you’ll experience:

    The Therme Amadé Spa offers an extensive range of sauna and water experiences with heated indoor and outdoor pools which can be used all year round. The pool is saline water.

     

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    Open Sunday to Thursday until 22.00, Friday and Saturday until 23.00.

  • Swimming - Tamsweg

    Subject range: Physical Education

    What you’ll experience:

    Heated indoor and outdoor pool with slide and sauna.

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    Swimming is a great way to relax the muscles after skiing. Located in Tamsweg outside Obertauern so transport is required.

  • Pizza Night

    Subject range: Cultural, Food Technology

    What you’ll experience:

    Enjoy a night out and pizza! A great opportunity for your group to socialise and enjoy a classsic Italian meal after a day on the slopes.

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    This evening activity gives the group time to relax in the local pizzeria!

  • In-house Quiz

    Subject range: Cultural, History, Geography, Language

    What you’ll experience:

    A quiz night is a great way to spend a relaxed evening inside. Your rep will help you organise the activity.

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    You may wish to budget for snacks, prizes, etc.

  • Disco Night

    Subject range: Cultural

    What you’ll experience:

    A disco night is always a great way for the group to let loose after a long day on the slopes. This evening entertainment allows children to socialise and have fun.

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    A disco night is a popular option as an end of week celebration! Includes 1 soft drink.

Obertauern Resort Facts

Resort facts:

 

Resort height 1738 m 
Highest lift 2315 m
Vertical drop 685 m 
Total km of piste 100 km 
Total no of ski runs 51
Blue 24
Red 17
Black 10
Total no of lifts 26 
Gondolas/cable cars
Chair lifts 18 
Drag lifts 6
Longest run 2.2 km 
Lift pass covers Obertauern 
Glacier No 
Snowboarding facilities 1 snowboard funpark 
Snow making 90% 
Transfer time by air Salzburg   1hr 30
Transfer time by coach Calais  15 hrs 
Medical facilities Doctor in resort 
Nearest hospital Tamsweg  30 km 

Obertauern Accommodation

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    Jugendgästehaus Felseralm

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    Capacity: 280

    The Felseralm is located 3km from the ski area at Obertauern. This is an excellent accommodation for groups with many on-site facilities, offering a warm and friendly atmosphere. A great find for Select and a popular choice for schools. Highly recommended!

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    Jugendhotel Tauernhof

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    Location: Obertauern

    Capacity: 230

    The Jugendhotel Tauernhof offers a top location where you can walk to the lifts, and also benefits from the World Cup ski run being situated at the front of the accommodation. With excellent on-site facilities for groups including in-house ski hire, a climbing hall, multi-media cinemas and more, the Tauernhof is a fantastic choice for your school ski trip in snow-sure Obertauern.

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    YA Schaidberg

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    Location: Obertauern

    Capacity: 150

    Situated 200m from Obertauern's Schaidberg chairlift, this is a well located, youth-friendly hotel with lots of great facilities for school groups. Well recommended!

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    Jugendgästehaus Sportheim

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    Location: Altenmarkt

    Capacity: 100

    Located in Altenmarkt, this modern accommodation has recently been renovated and has great facilities for school groups.

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    JUFA Altenmarkt

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    Location: Altenmarkt im Pongau

    Capacity: 48 bedrooms

    Modern and bright, the JUFA Altenmarkt is ideal ski accommodation for school groups offering good facilities for your evening entertainments including a sports hall.

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    Jugendgästehaus Mauser-Mühltaler

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    Location: Mauterndorf

    Capacity: 180

    This youth hotel is situated in the traditional Austrian village of Mauterndorf which is full of authentic charm. Within easy reach of local amenities and 1.5 km to the departure point of the nearest ski lift. This hotel offers your group a traditional Austrian experience and is well recommended.

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    Jugendsporthotel Stadler

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    Location: Flachau

    Capacity: 200

    The Jugendsporthotel Stadler is situated on the edge of Flachau within walking distance of the lifts, enabling groups to ski the Salzburger Sportwelt with ease as well as being within easy reach of the Obertauern ski area. It is made up of two main buildings and also boasts a sports hall. Each group gets their own dining room and recreation room with table tennis and table football, making it a superb choice for your next school ski trip!

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    Bachlehen Johanneshof

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    Location: Radstadt

    Capacity: 230

    The Bachlehen Johanneshof is located in Radstadt close to the ski area and ski lifts (300 metres). This accommodation was designed for youth groups and offers comfortable rooms alongside excellent facilities including an indoor swimming pool, sports hall, disco room, a TV lounge and more! An excellent choice for your next school ski trip.

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    Jugendgästehaus Wenghof

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    Location: Radstadt

    Capacity: 120

    Offering an ideal location just a short distance from the ski lifts and the centre of Radstadt. This accommodation offers an excellent standard with great facilities. The friendly Steiner family are well-versed in looking after school groups and are sure to give you a warm welcome! Highly recommended accommodation - book early to secure your dates.

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