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Canyoning in Windischgarsten, Linz, Upper Austria Austria

Abseil:
50 m/164 ft
Highlights :
cauldron, final waterfall
Total duration:
5 hours - 3 in the canyon
Route orientation:
south-facing
Linz is situated in the north center of Austria, at about 30 km /19 mi in the south of the Czech border, lying on both sides of river Danube. It is the third largest city in Austria and the capital of the state of Upper Austria. One of the things the city is famous about is the arts scene and the vibrant music. Apart from these, it is a sporting paradise where many athletes can find their sport of choice.

Windischgarsten lies at about an hour away in the south of Linz. In Windischgarsten, there is a lot of sporting activity with one sport particularly getting even more popular, that is canyoning.

The canyoning trip is charmed by deep gorge scenery and magnificent waterfalls. Overall it is roped in about 5 waterfalls with the highest at 50 m /164 ft where you will have an abseil. Highlights of the tour are the so called “cauldron” and the final waterfall. This waterfall is very impressive since it has a fantastic view over the valley.

Between waterfalls, there are walking sections and short chutes. The orientation of the route is southwards. Total duration of the tour is 5 hours from which, three hours are to be spent in the canyon. Requirements of the tour are swimming and walking capacities through off-road terrains.

The necessary equipment will be provided, thus all you have to bring are sturdy shoes or hiking shoes that can get wet and swimwear. Don’t miss the amazing opportunity to try canyoning. Call and book a route.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Graz
137.5 miles/221 km, 2 hours 12 minutes
Head southwest on Landhausg. to Schmiedg. Take 1st right onto Schmiedg. Continue to Hauptpl. The Hauptpl turns slightly left and becomes Sackstr. Turn left to stay on Sackstr. Turn right at the Kaiser-Franz-Josef-KaiTurn left into the Keplerbrücke, Continue to Keplerstr. Turn right at the (n) Bahnhofgürtel / B67, Continue to follow the B67, Continue to Wr. Str. Enter the A9/E57 through auxiliary channels to the left to S35/Salzburg/Linz/Bruck adMour (roads with controlled toll), At the junction Knoten Voralpenkreuz-Sattledt, stay right and follow signs for A1 to Wien / Linz / Tschechien (with controlled toll road), Keep right, follow signs for A7/Praha/Tschechien/Freistadt/Linz, Continue to A7/E55 (toll road), Take exit 6-Linz-Zentrum left to Leonding, Enter the Unionstr, Continue to Kremstal Str. / B139, Continue to follow the B139, Turn right at the Obere Donauländestr. / B129, Continue to follow the B129, Turn right Eferdinger Str. / Untere Donaulände/B129, Turn right at the Eferdinger Str. / Untere Donaulände/B129,Turn right at the Nibelungenbrücke/B129.
BY CAR FROM Weiz
151.1 miles/244 km, 2 hours 34 minutes
Head east to the Doktor-Karl-Renner-Gasse to Bismarckg. Take 1st right onto Ledererg. Continue straight Gleisdorfer Str. / B64. Go through 2 roundabouts, At the roundabout, take the 1st exit Umfahrungsstr./B72, Continue to follow the B72,Turn right at the (n) Grazer Str./B72,Turn right at the Radegunderstr./L319,Turn left into the Niederschöcklstr. Continue to Rinneggerstr. /L329 , Continue to follow the L329, Turn right at the Weinitzenstr. /L330, Continue to follow the L330, Turn left into the Sankt-Gotthard-Straße/L330, Continue to Andritzer Reichsstr./L328, Turn right at the Wr. Str. / B67, Continue to follow the B67, Slight right to enter A9/E57 to S35/Salzburg/Bruck/Mur/Linz/Gratkorn-Nord/Deutschland/E93, (Road with controlled toll), At the junction Knoten Voralpenkreuz-Sattledt, stay right, and follow signs for A1 to Wien / Linz / Tschechien, (Road with controlled toll). Keep right, follow signs for A7/Praha/Tschechien/Freistadt/Linz, Continue to A7/E55, Take exit 6-Linz-Zentrum left to Leonding, Enter the Unionstr. Continue to Kremstal Str. / B139, Continue to follow the B139, Turn right at the Obere Donauländestr. / B129, Continue to follow the B129, Turn right Eferdinger Str. / Untere Donaulände/B129, Turn right at the Eferdinger Str. / Untere Donaulände/B129, Turn right at the Nibelungenbrücke/B129.
BY AIR
Linz Airport,
8.6 miles/13.5 km
BY TRAIN

Take a train from anywhere in Austria and disembark at the central station of Linz.

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