umh klettern stuibenfall
umh klettern stuibenfall

Stuiben Waterfall

The largest waterfall of Tyrol - featuring 159 metres - is located in Umhausen, close to Längenfeld.

The Stuiben Waterfall (Stuibenfall) in Umhausen is the largest waterfall in Tyrol, featuring a length of 159 metres and two cascades. The history of this waterfall dates back about 8,000 years, when a huge rock avalanche changed the natural course of the Horlachbach river, and made emerge the 159 m high Stuiben Waterfall. Today, it is beautifully illuminated on Wednesdays.

The Stuiben Waterfall Round Tour (Stuibenfall Rundwanderweg) starts at the Bischoffsplatz parking space and takes visitors in approx. 30 minutes - overcoming 700 steps - to the waterfall. This path leads also past a pending bridge and has been awarded with the Tyrolean seal of quality for hiking paths. The Stuibenfall Mountain Hut is located some 150 metres higher. However, those who are really daring can try the 450 metres long family-frienly fixed rope route near the waterfall.

Studies of the Paracelsus Private University of Salzburg prove that the pulmonary function of people suffering from sports asthma can be increased up to 58% if they spend 1 hour for 2-3 weeks close to the waterfall. In winter, the Stuiben Waterfall, which plunges from the rocks with an average of 610 litres of water per second, is completely frozen.

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Opening times

  • Mon 16 May 09:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 17 May 09:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 18 May 09:00 - 00:00
  • Thu 19 May 09:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 20 May 09:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 21 May 09:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 22 May 09:00 - 18:00

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Spring - summer 2022 (03/21/2022 - 10/31/2022)

  • Mon 09:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 09:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 09:00 - 00:00
  • Thu 09:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 09:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 09:00 - 18:00

Admission

Stuiben Waterfall and Waterfall Round Tour freely accessible

guided lantern hike (summer):
€ 10.00 adults
€ 10.00 young people (15-18 years)

free for children up to 14 years

More information

The Stuiben Waterfall is illuminated all year round on Wednesdays, guided lantern hikes are offered from mid-June: every Wednesday at 7.30 pm, reservation needed.

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