Gosau in Salzkammergut
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in Salzkammergut

The picturesque village of Gosau is located on the Upper Austrian side of the Dachstein West hiking region, in the heart of the Salzkammergut.

Here, the green lush alpine meadows and unique views of the Dachstein glacier and the Gosaukamm massif invite you to relax. Hiking fans, families and mountain enthusiasts all get their money's worth here.


You can even buy mountain railway tickets for the Gosaukammbahn to the Zwieselalm conveniently online!


Gondola comfortably to the Zwieselalm
Use the cable car as the ideal entry point to the Dachstein West hiking region and enjoy the fantastic view of the Dachstein Glacier, Gosausee and Gosaukamm during the comfortable ascent. The Gosaukamm cable car takes you from the Gosausee to Zwieselalm in just 4 minutes, the perfect starting point for leisurely walks, hikes or extended mountain tours.

Tip: There is a large free car park right next to the valley station of the 'Gosaukammbahn' and the bus stop is right in front of the main entrance to the valley station.
Best of Wandern

Rent hiking equipment

At the Gosau Tourist Office you can borrow hiking equipment free of charge. From hiking backpacks to rain jackets and hiking boots, at the Best of Wandern test centre in Gosau am Dachstein you can try out hiking equipment for free.

Just drop by and try it out!
Hiking with your little ones

Hiking with your little ones

For families with small children, free off-road rental pushchairs are available for a hike on the Zwieselalm.

So you can also explore the wonderful alpine pasture area on the Zwieselalm with your little ones.
Donnerkogel via ferrata

Donnerkogel via ferrata

Ready for an adventure? On the Intersport via ferrata Donnerkogel in the Dachstein West hiking region, enthusiastic mountain adventurers experience climbing fun at the highest level.

You climb up the airy ridge on the Donnerkogel in four stages on the Via Ferrata using steel ropes and stepping pins. The ultimate adrenaline kick awaits you on the 40-metre-long sky ladder, the highlight of every climbing tour.
Hiking map
Map of the hiking region Dachstein West

Hiking region

The hiking map gives you an overview of the hiking network with the locations of the mountain railways in Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg, the WLAN hotspots, public transport stops and parking spaces and the infrastructure.
Summer holiday

Accommodation in Gosau

For family-friendly accommodation, affordable packages, numerous leisure activities and holiday enquiries, please contact the Gosau Tourist Office. Or you can book your hiking holiday online right here:

Our summer offers

Alpine snack at the Rottenhof alpine hut

Alpine snack combi ticket

Combined ticket = Gosaukammbahn + snack, coffee&cake or menue at one of the participating huts/lodges.
Roast lunch


The popular group offer includes a ride up and down with the Gosaukamm cable car as well as a ‘Bratl‘ (roast lunch).


1 ticket - 4 summits: Feuerkogel, Grünberg, Gosaukammbahn, Dachstein Krippenstein - valid for the whole season.
Cheese tasting

Kasroas by Betty

Guided hike with Betty from the Zwieselalm in Gosau to the Rottenhofhütte lodge with cheese tasting.

Contact Gosaukammbahn

Are you planning a trip to the Zwieselalm in Gosau and still have questions? Our Customer Service Team of the Gosaukammbahn will be happy to provide you with information at any time.

Dachstein Tourismus AG
Gosauer Bergbahnen
Gosauseestraße 148
4824 Gosau
Phone +43 50 140

PS: In winter, Dachstein West invites you to ski, snowshoe or shred in Upper Austria's largest ski region.

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