Hotel Waldesruh in Göstling - Hochkar
Wilde Wunder Card

With us you get the Wilde Wunder Card:

From the beginning of May to the beginning of November, holiday guests big and small have free access to more than 50 attractions and programs with the „Wilde WunderCard“.

Maiszinken ski area

The Maiszinken ski area is located in the mountaineering village of Lunz am See and is an ideal ski area for the whole family. There is a free magic carpet for children and a challenging black slope for experienced skiers.

Water hole gorge Palfau

An airy suspension bridge, numerous wooden stairs and bridges, five exhilarating waterfalls, a wonderful view over the Salza and the mysterious water hole mean there is no chance of boredom!


Half-day and full-day tours on the Salza or Enns can be booked. Dive into the cool water with your friends or family.

Ybbstalerhütte / Dürrenstein

Hike to the Ybbstalerhütte and the Dürrenstein summit on the edge of the wilderness area. Ascent directly from the hotel.

GeoDorf Gams

Discover many different „Geo Adventures“ such as the KrausHöhle, the NothKlamm, the GeoWerkstatt and much more.

World of Adventure Mendlingtal

Take a journey back in time to times long past and admire the reconstructed and fully functional timber drift facility.

Mountain summer on the Hochkar

Alm playground, idyllic mountain lake, lift ride to the Hochkar 360° Skytour or the nearby summit, a visitor to the Hochkar cave and much more…

Ybbstal cycle path

This beautiful but strenuous cycle path leads from Ybbs an der Donau via Blindenmarkt, Waidhofen an der Ybbs, Ybbsitz and Göstling to Lunz am See. The largest part of the cycle path leads over low-traffic side streets and cycle paths.

Lackenhof am Ötscher ski area

Embedded in the panorama of the Ötscher (1,893 m), Lackenhof fulfills the holiday ideas of every single guest – regardless of whether they are skiers, snowboarders or cross-country skiers.

Ybbstaler Solebad

Healthy bathing in brine water enriched with up to 3%, invigorating sauna infusions and much more awaits you in the Ybbstal brine bath in Göstling/Ybbs.

Leckermoos nature reserve

This region in the Northern Limestone Alps is one of the areas in Austria with the highest rainfall and is located in a high valley at about 860 m above sea level.

Hiking excursions

Discover the beautiful surroundings (e.g. waterfall in the Stiegengraben, Goldaugraben, Steinbachboden) around our hotel on a short hike.

Lunzer See

Lunz am See and the Lunzersee itself are among the most popular destinations for our guests. Boat trips, swimming, eating ice cream and much more awaits you.

Hochkar ski area

The largest and snowiest ski area in the Lower Austrian Prealps – the Hochkar – invites you to winter fun.

Wilde Wund Card

At our hotel you will receive the „Wilde Wunder Card“ for FREE, a card that will help you and your family save on your summer vacation.

Prices and availability of our rooms can always be found on our booking platform „TOMAS“. Of course you can book your stay with us online: