Fishing in the crystal-clear lake is an experience of a special kind. The fish abundance of the lake is well known and numerous fish species make every day in this water an unforgettable experience. You need a fishing card from Lower Austria or a fishing guest card.
The Palfau waterhole gorge south of Mt. Hochkar is a true highlight for all nature lovers. Narrow canyons, gushing waterfalls, deep insights and sweeping views make the one-and-a-half-hour long hike to the waterhole a real experience.
Passing five impressive waterfalls with a total height of fall of 152 m and crossing many a wooden bridge, the steep track is winding upwards step by step. After overcoming the last hurdles, you will reach the lookout post that rewards you with deep insights into the fountainhead cavern and magnificent views across Salzatal Valley.
The Schleierfall is about 4 km south of Gaming. The 20 m high waterfall on the Fallbach is a wonderful destination for the whole family.
Polzberg (Carthusian Path)
Distance: 12 km, around 3 hours of walking
A piece of nature in the middle of the town of Waidhofen an der Ybbs The Schwarzbach area in Rothschild Castle is located directly at the confluence of the Schwarzbach and the Ybbs and is a very special insider tip for hot summer days.Everyone can linger here as they please and enjoy nature. What is special: This romantic and idyllic place is located in the middle of the town of Waidhofen and is therefore a welcome retreat for locals as well as visitors.Even the golden autumn can still be enjoyed to the full here.
The Schwarzbach area near Rothschild Castle is freely accessible during the opening hours of the tourist officeSchlossweg 23340 Waidhofen an der Ybbs
The river bath impresses with high comfort and its nostalgic flair. Swimming in the crystal-clear Ybbs, own children’s area for splashing around. A wonderful area with plenty of space to relax and play, beach buffet with snacks, drinks, ice cream, coffee and pastries.
There is certainly no boredom in the Ötschland outdoor swimming pool in Gaming: 1,000 m2 of water surface with a 68 m long water slide, two diving boards (1 m and 3 m), a children’s pool and a non-swimmer area provide the necessary variety for young and old. Additional fun is guaranteed by the sports facilities consisting of beach volleyball, mini golf and table tennis. Operation only in fair weather.
The emerald green waters of Lake Lunz attract many families year after year to swim at the lake. Surrounded by a fantastic natural scenery, the mountain lake offers bathing pleasure in the refreshing crystal clear water, which has an excellent water quality. On hot summer days the Lunzer lake can reach a water temperature of 25 °C. In July, those interested in culture can combine the bathing pleasure at the Lunzer See with a visit to the wave sounds on the Lunzer Seebühne directly at the seaside resort.
The beneficial effect of the brine water on skin and body attracts many visitors to the pools of the brine bath in Göstling an der Ybbs. In addition to the pleasantly tempered outdoor and indoor pools (32-34 °C), massage jets and bubble loungers invite you to relax and linger. The sauna landscape in the brine bath is also predestined to allow you to relax and unwind.