Rafting in Steyr River, Sankt Martin, Styria Austria

Level of diffuculty:
between WW 2 to 3+ (moderate)
Route length:
25/15.9 mi to 32 km/19.1 mi
Minimum duration:
7 hours
Steyr is a city which is situated in the federal state of Upper Austria, right on the junction of Steyr and Enns rivers. It is the third largest city in Upper Austria and the 12th most populated. However, the city serves an exquisite spot in Sankt Martin, at 109 km/67 mi in the southwest of Steyr, in Styria State, ideal destination for white water rafting.

Another way to attract a totally different kind of tourists is by creating sport opportunities, especially with the river Steyr nearby. One of the performed sports that are very popular on Steyr River is white water rafting. There are many white water rafting tours that are taking place, but one of them is pretty distinguished.

This tour is on a larger section of about 35 km / 21.1 mi down Salza and further above the normal entry points. A lower water level can be driven with smaller boats such as mini rafting or Kanuraft River Rider. A special highlight of the trip, a visit to the gorge is feasible.

Level of difficulty depends on the direction of the water so it ranges between WW 2 to 3+ (moderate). Route length is from 25 km /15.9 mi to 32 km /19.1 mi long, depending on the direction of the water. Minimum duration is 7 hours so it is suggested that you are in a good physical condition. Come and enjoy this magnificent route over the Steyr River.

How to Get to Destination

103.2 miles/166 km, 1 hour 49 minutes
Head northeast on Strobelg, to Wollzeile, turn right at Wollzeile, continue to Doktor-Karl-Lueger-Platz, turn right at Parkring, continue to Schubertring, continue towards Kärntner Ring, in Opernkreuzung, continue to Opernring, turn left into Operng, slight right to stay on Operng, continue to Friedrichstr. / Wr. Str./B1, continue to follow the Wr. Str./B1, continue to A1 (signs for Linz / St.Pölten / Pressbaum) take exit 142-Haag for B42, turn left into Haager Str./B42, go through 1 roundabout, continue to Wachtberg/B122, continue to follow the B122, go through 2 roundabouts, turn left into Haratzmüllerstr./B122, at the roundabout, take the 1st exit for B122.
BY CAR FROM Salzburg
80.1 miles/130 km, 1 hour 24 minutes
Head north on Vogelweiderstr./B150 to Pauernfeindstr, continue to follow the B150, enter the A1/E55/E60 through auxiliary road to Wien / Linz (Road with controlled toll) at the junction Knoten Voralpenkreuz, stay right and follow the signs for B138 to Sattledt, take exit 195-Sattledt for B138, enter the Hauptstr./B122, continue to follow the B122, turn right at Gablonzerstr./B122, turn left to stay on Gablonzerstr./B122, continue to follow the B122, at the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on B122.
Blue Danube Airport,
27.3 miles/43.8 km

Take a train from anywhere in Austria and disembark at Steyr central station.


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