Nationalpark Hohe Tauern

Visitor centre

Discover, admire and understand

Where can I watch wildlife, how do I get to Ankogel and what can I do with my family? The Mallnitz Visitor Centre has all the information about the Hohe Tauern National Park. Be inspired and make your trip to the world of Alpine mountains an unforgettable moment!

    • "univerzoom nationalpark"

      In the completely redesigned exhibition "univerzoom nationalpark", you can get to the bottom of all the secrets of nature in the national park. Whether it is an animated landslide, mysterious wilderness or rich wildlife – numerous experience stations steal the curious of all ages into the wonderful world of the Hohe Tauern region. This means a visit is the perfect introduction to everything you can expect in the great outdoors.

      Opening times:

      season opening: Saturday April 23, 2022 at 3:00 p.m

      Early and late season: 24.04. until 01.07. and 13.09. until 30.10.
      Tuesday to Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m
      Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Guided tour of the “univerzoom nationalpark” exhibition
      closed on Mondays

      High season: 02.07. until 11.09.
      daily: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
      daily: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. guided tour through the exhibition "univerzoom nationalpark"

      Pre-registration is required for groups.
      Group tours (from 8 people) are also possible outside the opening hours on request.

      The exhibition is free of charge.

      The visitor centre in Mallnitz was awarded as the first training centre in Carinthia with the "Austrian Environmental Certificate for Training Facilities" in 2012.


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      Brief information


      Hohe Tauern National Park, Carinthia

      Mallnitz Visitor Centre

      9822 Mallnitz 36 / Austria

      Phone: +43 (0) 4825 6161

      +43 (0) 4784 701 (weekends during opening times)

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      Any questions?

      Contact person

      Magdalena Karan

      Tel: +43 (0) 664 6202 411

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    • Arriving by train

      Destination station: Mallnitz
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      Arriving by car

      From Salzburg: A10 heading south, take the Werfen exit on to the B 311 to Zell am See. From there, drive approx. 20 km on the federal road to Badgastein-Böckstein – you can take the motorail from there to Mallnitz.

      Alternatively: Take the A10 to Spittal a. d. Drau, from there the E66, then B106 and then the B105 over to Mallnitz. (Tauerntunnel: Subject to toll!)

      From Vienna: Take the A2 to Villach, then back north on the A10. In Spittal a. d. Drau, take the E66, then the B106 and finally the B105 to reach Mallnitz.

    Our national park rangers

    Passion and a calling


    Nobody knows the park as well as they do:

    You will experience the best of the protected area.

    thanks to our rangers


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