Summer activities

Canoeing in Obertraun

There are two local companies who specialize in everything on the water from basic canoe hire to white water rafting and everything in between.

Check out directly what’s available. Many courses are tailor made to suit individual requirements.

If you fancy an afternoon or day out on the lake we have our own 4 man Canadian canoe that is available to hire.

Walking and Hiking

The inner Salzkammergut is a walker’s paradise with its endless forests; wildflower meadows and crystal clear water all contribute to the stunning scenery of the Dachstein area. There are hundreds of different well sign posted walks and hikes as well as climbing routes.

The fantastic local guided walking program starts in mid August and runs through until the end of October and offers guided walks and hikes of varying degrees of difficulty. The walks can be pre-booked at the tourist office.

Mountain biking

There are in excess of 400 kms of dedicated Mountain bike trails and specially prepared cycle routes in the immediate area. All the pathways are clearly marked. There are always plenty of Gasthof’s and huts en route for refreshment!

Paths and trail maps available from the local tourist office.

The Salzkammergut Mountain bike trophy held at the beginning of July in
Bad Goisern attracts entries from all over the world.
For lots more information see

We have storage for your bikes as well as a selection of bikes available for hire.

Horse riding

Much more than a riding lesson! You groom and then tack up your pony and then enjoy a ride in the beautiful scenery of Obertraun. Lesson start at 12 Euros per hour.


There are two tennis courts in the village – rackets available to hire.


Salzkammergut Golf Course – 18 holes – par 72
Length, ladies 5188 m | Length, gents 5890 m
Clubs available for hire.

In the heart of the Lake District you will find one of Austria’s oldest golf courses. The ancient high trees and the deep blue lake with it’s overgrown banks both contribute to the charm of this challenging old course.

The club lays claim to one famous old member Edward, Prince of Wales who played here in 1937. Lush green fairways, lakes, billard smooth greens and then on the 16th fairway a breathtaking view of the Salzkammergut mountains awaits every player.
Tel. 06132-26340 | Fax 06132-26708 |
In and around the area there are a number of other excellent golf courses. Please contact us for more details on gold courses.


The swimming beach at the lake is less than one minutes walk away from the Hotel. Here the lake is shallow and the water warm – perfect for children. Further along the beach is the play area and volley ball court. Take a picnic and stay the afternoon.

There are two local outdoor swimming pools one in Bad Gosiern and one in Bad Ischl. Both have a baby pool, a family pool, lane swimming pool, a diving pool as well as a flume. There is an indoor pool in Gosau as well as the pool in the Health Spa in Bad Ischl.

Summer Toboggan Run

Super fun for all the family – situated overlooking lake Wolfgang, this outdoor attraction is the longest double summer toboggan run in Europe. Open daily from 10.00am.

The Blue Dome

Newly opened, this unique park explores everything to do with water. Its an attraction that the weather can’t spoil. Situated near Wolfgangsee approximately 35 minutes by car from Obertraun.
See for more information.

St. Wolfgang

On the edge of Lake Wolfgang, the town of St. Wolfgang is a traditional Austrian town bursting with character. As well shops, horse and carriage rides, Lake Steamer tours and then there is the famous steam railway the Schafbergbahn. See for what’s on.

Apartment Hotel in the Hearth of Austria

(Magyar) Hotel Seerose Obertraun
Seestrasse 117 A- 4831 Obertraun

Telephone: 0043 (0) 6131 26754
Mobile: 0036 70 3828 774

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Hotel Seerose Obertraun
Seestrasse 117 A- 4831 Obertraun

Telephone: 0043 (0) 6131 26754
Mobile: 0036 70 3828 774

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