• Ski Fun in the Zillertal

    Wachterhof - Hochzillertal

  • Ski Fun in the Zillertal

    Wachterhof - Hochzillertal

  • Ski Fun in the Zillertal

    Wachterhof - Hochzillertal

  • Ski Fun in the Zillertal

    Wachterhof - Hochzillertal

  • Ski Fun in the Zillertal

    Wachterhof - Hochzillertal

  • Ski Fun in the Zillertal

    Wachterhof - Hochzillertal

  • Ski Fun in the Zillertal

    Wachterhof - Hochzillertal

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Skiing Fun in the Zillertal - in the TOP Ski Areas

As the world’s largest skiing valley, the Zillertal is perfect for limitless winter sports. 180 of the most modern lift facilities bring you quickly and comfortably from an altitude of 580 metres to an altitude of 3,350 metres above sea level.

542 kilometres of optimally groomed slopes provide the right challenge for any taste, including demanding, sporty downhill runs and pristine slopes covered in deep powder snow as well as sunny and wide carving slopes for families, beginners and aficionados.

And if that was not enough:
snowboard fun parks, permanent racing & speed courses, ski kindergartens as well as numerous cosy ski huts and magnificently situated mountain restaurants with sun terraces will simply delight all guests.

Early booking discount for direct bookings

When booking up to 2 Months before Arrival you will receive an early Bird discount of 5%. Please send us a non-binding inquiry!

Ski in / Ski out

The Wachterhof is located directly on the ski slope.

Thus, you can ski immediately to the downhill run of the Hochzillertal ski area and need no car or no ski bus.
The skiing starts immediately outside the front door.

The first Holiday Region in the Zillertal - here is the Home of Winter.

The holiday paradise "Erste Ferienregion im Zillertal" with the famous winter sports resorts of Fügen / Hochfügen and Kaltenbach lies at the entrance to the Zillertal and can be easily reached by car or train. Fantastic slopes above the tree line invite to lively downhills. You can follow in the footsteps of Olympic champion Stephan Eberharter (who has his hometown in Stumm) down the valley. Romantic ski huts and cozy inns invite you to an atmospheric retreat.

There are countless huts in the Hochzillertal-Hochfügen ski area - and there is something for every taste. Whether you are a foodie who loves exclusive gourmet huts and chilled lounges, or prefer a small, quaint retreat:There are countless huts in the Hochzillertal-Hochfügen ski area - and there is something for every taste. Whether you are a foodie who loves exclusive gourmet huts and chilled lounges, or prefer a small, quaint retreat:On the Gourmet Tour Hochzillertal-Hochfügen you will only get the best - and of course your family too.

Ski area Hochzillertal / Hochfügen:

Experience 91 kilometers of pistes on 64 slopes, 39 fast and modern lift facilities!

Ski area Spieljoch:

Skiing on 21 kilometers of slopes, a round on the Funslope, sledding on the 5.5 km long toboggan run or winter hiking to the summit?The family ski area Spieljoch has a varied offer in summer and winter - fun on the mountain in the midst of nature is very important here!


Kaltenbach is the location of the bottom station of the Ski dorado Hochfügen-Hochzillertal. Called "The best connection", 155 perfectly prepared slopes are at your disposal. Two eight-seat gondola lifts make queueing in the mornings a thing of the past. A special attraction is night skiing, offered twice weekly. Near the bottom station in Kaltenbach you can find a number of well-known aprés ski bars and many service facilities.

The "Kristallhütte" has already welcomed prominent guests such as the Austrian and German Federal Presidents and is considered one of the top addresses in the Hochzillertal-Hochfügen ski area. At the valley station in Kaltenbach you will find several well-known après-ski bars and many service facilities.

Zillertal Superskipass

The Zillertal Superskipass is valid from beginning of December - 1 week after Easter on all 530 km of optimally groomed slopes and 180 lifts in the 4 extensive skiing ares (Hochzillertal-Hochfügen-Spieljoch, Zillertal Arena, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen, Ski- Gletscherwelt Zillertal 3000) in Zillertal. A Superskipass validity period of between 2 and 21 days can be freely selected. Ski passes for up to 1.5 days are only available for the individual ski areas.

Sales point: You can purchase the Ski Pass comfortably with us at the front desk - or at the base of all open mountain railways

Free use of the listed ski buses is subject to the following conditions:

With a valid Zillertal Superskipass or a Tirol Snow Card you can use the following means of transport to and from the cable cars free of charge:

  • All local ski bus connections
  • The trains and buses of the Zillertal public transport company (exclusive steam train)
  • The Green Line between Mayrhofen and Hintertux
  • The Red Line between Mayrhofen and Eggalm
  • The buses of the line Mayrhofen - Zell - Hainzenberg - Gerlos - Königsleiten with ski / alpine skis or snowboard equipment

Journeys to and from work are excluded from this promotion scheme.


Early Morning Skiing

Not for late sleepers! An indescribable feeling of freedom you experience when you drive the freshly groomed slopes down first. Starting at 7:30 am, you can take the gondola to the Hochzillertal ski area and start the day's skiing. In addition, one must have experienced the sunrise on the mountain once!

The Wachterhof Special is SKI IN / SKI OUT: ski directly onto the slopes!

Night Skiing in Hochzillertal

The night skiing in the Hochzillertal ski area takes place every Friday from 19:00 to 21:30 on the floodlit valley run in Kaltenbach.

Also for the night skiing you need NO extra means of transport from the Wachterhof as your skis. Out the front door and into the skis and off you, the fun continues at night skiing.

Full Moon Skiing

Everyone in the region has the opportunity to participate in the Hochzillertal ski area, at the Fullmoon Skiing at the "Kristallhütte"!

Experience the glittering of the full moon at 2,150 m above sea level. An impressive full moon experience by the fireplace with "Zillertal stories". Let's start from about 17.00 clock at the Kristallhütte with a leisurely drink. After a gourmet menu with wine accompaniment we drive with the ski guides into the valley. Attention! Limited seats. Participation only possible with advance reservation.

Freeriding in the Zillertal mountains

Those who love untouched powder snow are in seventh heaven in Zillertal. The expansive freeride paradise with the finest powder and virgin deep-snow slopes promises a pure sense of freedom and great diversity. With more than 65 freeride runs, Zillertal is one of the biggest deep-snow paradises in the Alps. Exciting variants, runs and spectacular deep-snow slopes with between 1,000 and 2,000 metres of elevation difference are well-known by more than just insiders.

NOTE: In order to enjoy the experience freeriding to the full, the guided descent with a licensed freeride guide is recommended for all tours! At every ride you will find providers for guided freeride tours in Zillertal.

Funslopes - a special Skiing Fun

A funline is a stretch of slope with lots of different bumps, an array of steep curves and fun galore. Cordoned off from the standard piste, it provides the perfect opportunity for everyone from beginners to advanced users to put their skills to the test – all free of charge.

The different elements pose new challenges and offer a welcome change to gliding down the standard piste. Funruns do exactly what they say on the tin, offering plenty of fun for people of all ages.

Funpark Betterpark Hochzillertal

The Betterpark Hochzillertal is located just below the exit of the 8-passenger chairlift Schnee Express. The snowpark has a total length of 320 m and has meanwhile received its own lift.

The snowpark offers different areas for all skill levels. You can choose between Beginner Line, Medium Line, Pro Line, Jib Line and XL-Kicker Line.

Chalets & Apartments Wachterhof

Familie Schwemberger
Äußere Embergstraße 30
A-6272 Kaltenbach

Tel.: +43 660 5493700

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