The starting point for great adventures!
Explore the fascinating world of Hohe Tauern National Park through lots of exciting experience stations.
The BIOS National Park Center Mallnitz is the prefect starting point for an adventure-filled trip to the Hohe Tauern National Park. The ‘univerzoom nationalpark’ exhibition introduces you to all of nature’s secrets that await at the National Park, whether it’s a landslide animation, tiny survival artists, the mysteries of the wilderness, or our diverse fauna. The curious and the inquisitive, regardless of age, also have an opportunity to discover the wonderland of the Hohe Tauern through lots of exciting experience stations. We are also more than happy to offer you guided tours of our exhibitions, on request.
The ‘Precious Water’ rangerlab is also part of the ‘univerzoom nationalpark’ exhibition. What sort of power and energy does water have? How are landscapes shaped by water? What sort of life is teeming in our mountain streams? All this and lots more is there for you to discover in numerous experimental stations
ARRIVAL BY TRAIN
Destination station: Mallnitz-Obervellach; more information: www.oebb.at
Mallnitz is perfectly accessible by train. Intercity trains stop at Mallnitz-Obervellach station every 2 hours. The BIOS National Park Center Mallnitz is only a 20-minute walk along a mountain stream and through the center of the National Park community. Thus, the visit to the National Park Hohe Tauern can start environmentally friendly.
GETTING THERE BY CAR
- Take the A10 going south; at the Werfen junction take the B311 in the direction of Zell am See. Continue for approx. 20 km on the main road (Bundesstrasse) to Badgastein-Böckstein, where there is a motorail service to Mallnitz.
- Or: Take the A10 to Spittal a. d. Drau, then the E66, B106 and B105 to Mallnitz. (Please note: the Tauerntunnel is subject to a toll!)
From Vienna: Take the A2 to Villach, then take the A10 going north. In Spittal a. d. Drau take the E66, B106 and B105 to Mallnitz.
Hohe Tauern National Park Carinthia
BIOS National Park Center Mallnitz
9822 Mallnitz 36 / Austria
Tel: +43 (0) 4825 6161
Tel: +43 (0) 4825 6161
Exhibitions in detail
rangerlab "precious water" –
open for all visitors
The ‘Precious Water’ rangerlab is now part of the ‘univerzoom nationalpark’ exhibition.
What sort of power and energy does water have? How are landscapes shaped by water? What sort of life is teeming in our mountain streams? All this and lots more is there for you to discover in numerous experimental stations. Great fun for all the family.