Water sport at Wolfgangsee

Sailing, surfing & co

Crystal-clear water, sunshine and a dreamy panorama. The view to Wolfgangsee from the 4-star Hotel Bachmanngut opens up a view with countless opportunities to be active on and in the water – a paradise for water sports fans. And those who prefer things to be tranquil can do laps in the pools in Herbarium Spa.


Step by step

Formerly known as Abersee, spanning an area of 13 km², Wolfgangsee is one of the biggest and loveliest lakes in the Salzkammergut. And not without reason, since Wolfgangsee is a paradise for bathing enthusiasts and water sports fans. A meadowland area with access to the lake is a lovely bathing area for nature lovers, a place which is only available to guests of the Bachmanngut.

Facts about Wolfgangsee:

  • 12.8 km² water surface area (distributed over Salzburg and Upper Austria)
  • 10 km in length & 2 km wide
  • Crystal-clear water of drinking water quality
  • Set at 538 metres above sea level
  • Up to 114 metres in depth
  • Numerous swimming areas and bathing beaches
  • Boat and ferry rides on the lake | Boat trips in summer & at Advent

Water sports in the Salzkammergut

Fun & Action

Whether it is diving, SUP, surfing, water-skiing and the like, the crystal-clear lake is the loveliest sports facility in the Salzkammergut – throughout the year. Those who prefer things to be at a leisurely pace, can hire a pedalo or an E-boat and enjoy the views from the lake to the mountains. You are spoilt for choice – after all, the range of water sports here is sheer endless:

  • Swimming
  • Sailing & Surfing
  • Diving
  • Stand-up paddling
  • Water skiing
  • Wakeboarding & Wakeskating
  • Canoe and Kayak | Rowing
  • Aqua fun with tube riding & the like.

Cliff diving from Falkensteinwand

Pure action

Anyone who would like to witness a spectacular scene, can watch the cliff divers at Falkensteinwand. With a jump height of 28 metres, this face is one of the highest in the world for cliff divers.

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