Hot-air balloon in Zell am See-Kaprun | © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus
Hot-air balloon in Zell am See-Kaprun | © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus
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Balloonalps

2021 unfortunately canceled

At the international Winter Balloon Week in the Zell am See-Kaprun region, you can take a ride with the hot air ballon above the wintry landscape of the Hohe Tauern with unique views. The fifth edition of balloonalps will take place from 30 January to 7 February 2021 - this year unfortunately without the "Night of the Balloons" events.



Passenger rides at balloonalps 2021

Across the mountains by hot air balloon. During balloonalps 2021, you get the unique chance to take a passenger hot air balloon ride across the wintry Zell am See-Kaprun region. Winter is the best time for balloon rides also for passengers because the cold air, blue sky and the low position of the sun guarantee the best vista. Take a tour and you will be rewarded with beautiful views to the wintry mountains of the Hohe Tauern.

Ballonfahrt in Zell am See-Kaprun | © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus

balloonalps passenger rides

Information and booking
Take off with two different passenger rides during balloonalps. Booking: info@apfelwirt.at.

"Alpenballonfahrt"

Go up to over 3,000 m and enjoy the unique mountain panorama.

At a glance:

  • Alpine balloon ride; about 2 - 3 hours in the air
  • Traditional sparkling wine and certificate
  • Transfers from the landing field -> take off
  • Insurance and 20% VAT.

The launches take place daily from 30 January to 7 February 2021, with appropriate balloon weather, at the airfield in Zell am See between 8 am and 8.30 am. The start preparation always starts at least half an hour before!

€ 290 per person

"the descent"

The ballons ride the valley winds mostly below ridge level with magnificent views of the region.

At a glance:

  • Balloon ride across the valleys around Zell am See; about 1 hour in the air
  • Traditional sparkling wine and certificate
  • Transfers from the landing field -> take off
  • Insurance and 20% VAT.

The launches take place daily from 30 January to 7 February 2021, with appropriate balloon weather, at the airfield in Zell am See between 8 am and 8.30 am. The start preparation always starts at least half an hour before!

€ 220 per person


Good reasons to visit balloonalps in Zell am See-Kaprun:
  • Excellent tourism infrastructure in the entire region
  • Zell am See Airport as the ideal starting location for all kinds of competitions
  • The location close to the main ridge of the Alps is ideal for starting alpine crossings
  • Best conditions for a balloon events
  • WINTER is the best season for balloon rides
  • The high difference in temperature between the air in the balloon and the surrounding air = perfect
  • Buoyancy increases and the rides are longer