Kids in the Mayrhofen Ski Resort
Unlimited fun on the pistes for children and families on Leisure Mountain Ahorn
Leisure Mountain Ahorn in Mayrhofen, with its wide and sunny slopes, is the perfect winter sports destination for children as well as families. The blue runs on the Ahorn Plateau and the child-friendly lifts provide a great introduction to skiing and snowboarding.
Highlights of Leisure Mountain Ahorn:
- Fun Ride Ahorn: The ultimate slope for winter sports enthusiasts of all ages
- White Lounge: Sit back and relax in cozy deck chairs on the sun terrace of the original Igloo Village
- Pistenbock toboggan fun: A ride with the Pistenbock is a fun alternative to skiing
- Children's ski school: The ski school has a separate training area and offers skiing lessons that are designed especially for children
- Ahornbahn: The ride up to the Ahorn Plateau in Austria’s largest gondola is a highlight in itself, complete with stunning views over the Zillertal and Mount Penken
The Kinderland Horberg at the Horbergbahn Valley Station with its 69 meters long magic carpet and 180 meters long T-bar lift is a great place for the young winter sports fans. Two snow canons that ensure good conditions even in winters with little snow, nothing can stop the kids from having a great time on the slopes and in the snow. The little ones feel right at home, too, on skis, sleds, discs, and everything else that lets them slide on the snow.
Opening times for Kinderland Horberg:
Daily from 09:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesdays and Fridays floodlight skiing till 7:00 p.m.
Prices (in euros):
|Ticket type||Children from 6 years||Adults|
Tip: Curling on the new curling rink!
There's even a drinks dispenser for hot and cold drinks.
You will find the Kinderland Penken at the Penkenbahn summit station. With an t-bar lift and magic carpets it's the perfect place for children and beginners.
Beside of the Kombibahn summit sation there is another magic carpet for those who want to practise even more.
Fun Rides Ahorn, Gerent and Penken
The three Fun Rides offer fun for winter sport enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels – skiers and snowboarders, beginners and pros. With wave runs, high fives, low fives, bowls, and steep turns, this slope is not about the speed or the views – it’s all about the endless fun. The Funslope is separated off from the rest of the ski resort, so you are guaranteed to have an especially safe and fun ride!
Tip: The Fun Ride Ahorn, is the perfect place for children and beginners to acquire the coordination and motor skills necessary for skiing and snowboarding. Before trying to tackel the challenging Fun Ride Penken, test your skills on the new Fun Ride Gerent.
Kids Park at the Penken Park
The Kids Area right at the Mittertrett T-bar lift is the perfect place for the professional snowboarders and freeskiers of tomorrow to practice. Whether it’s easy boxes or jumps of up to 4 meters, action-hungry kids will find just the right obstacles there.
What makes the Penken Park in the Horberg valley so special are its eight separate areas spread out over an entire slope, offering something for everyone!
Pistenbock toboggan fun in Mayrhofen
If you feel like taking a break from skiing or just want to spend a day on Leisure Mountain Ahorn in Mayrhofen without ski or snowboard equipment, you should try taking a ride on a Pistenbock sled for some great toboggan fun. On a specially designed course separated off from the other pistes you’ll adjust your hat, hang on tight, and tackle the turns. Practice makes perfect - you’re definitely going to want to go at it more than once.
Mountain Breakfast in the Kunstraum
Before hitting the slopes in the morning, breakfast lovers don’t want to miss out on a culinary experience with amazing views of the mountains of Mayrhofen.
After a hearty breakfast in the Kunstraum at the Ahornbahn summit station, you’ll be ready for a great day of skiing.
Mountain Breakfast Facts
- The Mountain Breakfast is available in the Kunstraum every day in the winter season 2018/19
- Breakfast will be served until 10:30 a.m
- Please register by 4:00 p.m. one day in advance by calling +43 (0) 5285 62277
Mountain Breakfast prices:
|Adults||Children up to 15 years|
|Mountain Breakfast incl. ascent and descent||€ 33.70||€ 20.50|
|Mountain Breakfast solo||€ 15.00||€ 10.00|
Fun Rides in Mayrhofen
Our three Fun Rides are all about fun! Separated off from the rest of the ski resort, these pistes combine specially developed elements with influences from boarder cross and ski cross to create a one-of-a-kind course. The Fun Rides are real highlight pistes and guarantee endless fun for riders of all ages!
Fun Ride Ahorn
What's so special about the Fun Ride Ahorn: The gradient is rather moderate and the wave runs, steep turns, and bowls are shaped so that skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels can try to tackle them. What’s more, the Funslope is the perfect place for children and beginners to acquire the coordination and motor skills necessary for successful skiing and snowboarding. The Ahorn Fun Ride is located right next to the beginners' lift and the Filzenalmlift and is prepared daily in order to ensure a perfect riding experience .
Fun Ride Penken
The Fun Ride Penken, which was newly added only last winter season, offers fun and action for skiers and snowboarders of all ages. It is 700 meters long and has steep turns, waves, jumps and S-turns. Whether you’re a freestyler or racer, the Fun Ride Penken at the Penken Park is guaranteed to be an exciting experience for everyone.
NEW: Fun Ride Gerent
You will love the new Fun Ride Gerent at piste no. 11 with its waves and steep turns. It's also a perfect warm-up for the more challenging Fun Ride Penken!
White Lounge Igloo Village
The White Lounge Igloo Village in Mayrhofen in the Zillertal is not only a real eye-catcher but also the perfect place to go to take a break or finish off an exciting day on the slopes. With deck chairs, delicious drinks, and lifestyle in its purest form, the ice palace high above Mayrhofen is the place to be. At night, the White Lounge transforms into a cozy igloo hotel.
Would you like to know what’s going on behind the scenes? The White Lounge team will provide you with lots of interesting information about the construction and history of the Igloo Village and will be glad to take you on a tour (available every day) through the Igloo Village and the main igloo complex. You will surely be impressed by the unique works of art and reliefs made entirely of snow located inside the igloos.
New this winter: a model igloo! Try out what it feels like to sleep on ice and if you like it, book an overnight stay to experience an extraordinary, romantic night!