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Glaciers, mountains & lakes from a bird's eye view? There’s nothing easier than that: the Kaprun-Zell am See region can be experienced in a variety of ways, even from lofty heights!

Not only do you enjoy the best views from high above: you also experience the boundless freedom here. The imposing glacier, the snow-capped peaks and the crystal-clear lakes - who wouldn't want to see this magnificent backdrop from a completely new perspective? The possibilities in Zell am See-Kaprun are almost limitless: whether by paraglider, hot-air balloon or helicopter - unforgettable moments are guaranteed!

Aviation in the Zell am See-Kaprun region

Adrenalin junkies surely do not want to miss this kick: a parachute jump high above Lake Zell! Depending on skill and experience, single and tandem jumps are possible.

Those who enjoy something a little quieter can enjoy the spectacular views during a sightseeing flight with a motor plane, glider or helicopter. The flight routes lead over the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs, the Großglockner or over the city of Salzburg. With the helicopter, adventurous people are at eye level with the breathtaking summit world of the 3,000 m peaks.

With the aircraft Jetsetter many European favourite destinations are within easy reach. Visitors can also be picked up in their hometown and land directly at Zell am See airport. After that, the Mountain Hotel Luis is only a stone's throw away!

Paragliding & Flying Fox: Experience the mountain world from above

From the Schmittenhöhe, a tandem jump with an experienced paraglider takes you directly into the air. If you want to learn more about technique, thermals and more, you can book a paragliding course. The purchase of a flying license is also worthwhile. Paragliders can start at many places in the Alps.

Two Flying Fox facilities in the surrounding area promise maximum fun factor: the Mega Flying Fox in Hinterglemm and the Flying Fox XXL in Leogang. Nothing is more impressing than gliding weightlessly through the air and experiencing the landscape from above at high speed. An unforgettable experience for the whole family!

Winter highlight in Zell am See: Night of the Balloons

When hot-air balloons transform Zell am See into a sea of colours, the night of the balloons has begun. The popular winter spectacle with music, ski and snowboard acrobatics is one of the region's event highlights, majestically topped off by fireworks.  

Once you have experienced the world of glaciers, mountains and lakes from above, you can probably not get enough of it anymore. So it is good to know that in the Kaprun-Zell am See region there are many paths leading to airy heights - whether contemplative with a hot-air balloon or action-packed with a parachute.

Book your apartment or hotel room in the modern Mountain Hotel Luis in Kaprun now. So you can look forward to fun-packed and relaxing holidays against the impressive backdrop of the Kitzsteinhorn! We are also happy to answer your group inquiry