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Holidays on Lake Achensee

A dream in summer and winter for the whole family

Summer not only brings sunshine but also endless possibilities to make the most of it on Lake Achensee. Experience the diversity of a region that offers a unique combination of mountains and a lake and find your favourite place here. Dive into the deep waters of the largest lake in Tyrol or climb the numerous peaks around the Lake Achensee region. The whole family can go on a discovery tour together and explore the North Tyrolean landscape. Whatever you decide to do here in summer, the Lake Achensee region is ready for it and so are we! Explore the mountains, forests and lake on your own or with the help of our courses and weekly programmes.

The region offers a variety of other ways to enjoy the summer besides the classic summer sports:


On a discovery tour through wild and romantic gorges ...

The natural idyll around Lake Achensee offers numerous spectacular gorges and rivers that are just waiting to be discovered on exciting canyoning tours. Jump into the cool water, abseil down waterfalls and slide down natural water slides from pool to pool – an unforgettable outdoor experience awaits you.

Torch-lit hike

Mystical, fiery & romantic

Experience the Lake Achensee region in the evening hours and hike with your torches, which flicker reddish gold in the light breeze and cast dancing shadows on the meadows, past mystical Lake Achensee and fragrant forests.


Tight lines!

Not only do our guests find Lake Achensee delectable, the local fish species like to cavort in the emerald-green waters too – paradise for all enthusiastic anglers!

However, fishing is only possible with a valid fishing permit.

Issuing bodies for fishing permits:

  • Bootshaus Pertisau Phone: + 43 5243/58 90 daily from 7.30-9.00 a.m.
  • Seecamping Wimmer Phone: +43 5243/5217
  • Campingplatz Achensee Phone: +43 5246/6239 (Achenkirch)


On your marks, get set, go!

Your children will get an exciting hundredth nail-biter on our go-kart track right on idyllic Lake Achensee. Fast-paced action on the hot asphalt – a must for Schumacher fans and HP lovers.

Driving is only allowed with a safety vest. The safety vests are available at reception.


For the perfect shot …

.... Achensee golf club in Pertisau! Nestled in the picturesque natural scenery of Karwendel Alpine Park and with a magnificent view of Lake Achensee, you can perfect your handicap and experience a very special kind of golfing experience.

The “Golf Revue” named the Golf- und Landclub Achensee in Pertisau the “Best Golf Club in Austria”. The golf course with its 18 greens impresses players with its attractive facilities such as practice greens, a pro shop, driving range, sets for hire, trolleys and e-cars. A dream for passionate golfers!

Your Buchau highlight:

As guests of the Family Resort Buchau you receive a 20% discount off the green fee.

Golfakademie Alpengolf Achenkirch

On this 9-hole golf course, which borders directly onto the Karwendel nature reserve, you can not only train the perfect tee shot and perfect your putting technique, but also catch one or two glimpses of a shy deer.

Private lessons, group courses, training for children and young people, golf course tours and taster courses are also offered.

Inline skating

Along Lake Achensee’s shore

Strap on your inline skates and test the fantastic 14 km long route from Pertisau via Maurach to Achenkirch, which runs right next to Lake Achensee.


A runner's paradise at Lake Achensee

A true runner's paradise for both enthusiastic joggers and Nordic walkers stretches over a total of 183 km of designated running routes. 19 of the 23 running routes are also suitable for Nordic walkers.

Click here for the running routes.
PS: The famous Lake Achensee Run is traditionally held on the first weekend in September and is THE running event at Lake Achensee. You should not miss out on this!


Up to lofty heights 

Have you always dreamed of spreading your wings and gliding majestically in the sky like the king of the air? We give you wings! Whether it’s with a tandem flight or training to become a professional – when paragliding with the local flight schools you will not only enjoy a unique flying experience, but you will also be able to look down on our holiday paradise. Everything looks even more impressive from a bird’s eye perspective!
With Tandem Achensee you take off with certified tandem pilots and experience the fascinating world of the mountains from above.


Game, set and match

Just 400 m away from the Family Resort Buchau and right on the shore of idyllic Lake Achensee you can hit the yellow felt ball over the net and play a match with your friends on the outdoor courts.
Reserve a court (phone: +43 5 95 300-0) and start your tennis fun. An indoor tennis hall is located in Pertisau (about 7 km away, phone: +43 5243/5251).


Legendary treasures in the depths of Lake Achensee

Go on an adventurous dive and discover breathtaking natural gems in the depths of Lake Achensee. Lake Achensee is not only Tyrol's largest but also its deepest lake and not only offers the local flora and fauna but also gullies and steep walls as well as an artificial underwater course.

Diving (from the beginning of May until the end of October, for a fee) is permitted in the Hechenberg-South to Tunnel-South area and a diving permit is available from Camping Schwarzenau, the Achenseeschifffahrt office or at Hotel Post in Pertisau.

Diving permit required!

The variety around the Family Resort Buchau

By bike

Regardless of whether it’s by mountain bike or e-bike, an excursion on a bike is always fun for the whole family. Ride along the lake and enjoy swimming breaks or stop off at one of the numerous mountain huts for a snack.



Conquer the beautiful Lake Achensee region on foot and enjoy unique views over the lake and the mountain landscape. Both families with prams and experienced hikers will find their favourite routes among the numerous hiking trails.


On the lake

On the lake
Leisure activities in and on the lake also multiply as the temperatures rise. Boating, stand up paddleboarding, swimming or just playing on the shore – start your fun right in front of our hotel.