Water activities on the Lake Zell

Summer, sun, sunshine

The boat ride on Lake Zell

The trip on the Lake Zell is one of the most popular family leisure activities in Zell am See and a great way to enjoy the beauty of the lake and the surrounding mountain scenery. Lake Zell is the third largest lake in Salzburg and is located in the middle of the Hohe Tauern Mountains and the Hohe Tauern National Park.

On Lake Zell you are able of to hire an electric boat, pedal boat or rowing boat, don't forget to pack your swim bag.
Maybe you'll jump into the refreshing water with a dipper?

Or you register on site with your Zell am See summer card and book a round trip with the Schmitten boat tour. They take about 45 minutes to 1.5 hours and offer a picturesque backdrop with views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

During the trip, you are able to enjoy the breathtaking scenery and learn more about the history and culture of the region. Most of the ships have audio guides available in different languages that will provide you with interesting information about the area.

There are also several docks around the lake where you are capable of embarking and disembarking to explore the area or to dine at one of the many lakeside restaurants. Whether you are traveling alone or with your family, a boat trip on Lake Zell is definitely a special experience.

Discover Lake Zell from the water

Kayaking & canoeing on Lake Zell am See

With a kayak or canoe you have the unique opportunity to explore the beautiful landscape from the water. There are several rental stations around Lake Zell that rent kayaks and canoes and offer guided tours. Here you will learn the basic techniques and skills you need to safely navigate the water.

With a kayak or canoe, you can enjoy the beauty of the lake at your own pace. You can go either alone or with a group of friends or family and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

You can explore different routes. A popular route runs along the shores of the lake, admire the beautiful scenery and surrounding mountains. There are also routes that lead to the surrounding valleys and offer impressive views of the region.

Experience the beauty and charm of the region in a unique and exciting way.

Around the lake of Zell
Seezauber Zeller See
Zell am See
Crystal clear water
Rowing boat
Lake Zell
Paddling Zeller lake