Mayrhofen Ski Resort, Austria

  • Resort height: 630m, 2067ft
  • Highest lift: 2500m, 8202ft
  • No. of lifts: 171 (Super Zillertal area)
  • Guide lift pass price: £235
  • No. of slopes: 133
  • Total piste: 649km
  • Transfer times:

    Salzburg - 2 hrs 30 mins

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Overview of Mayrhofen

Set in the beautiful Ziller Valley, the ski resort of Mayrhofen has long earned its place as one of the world's top ski and snowboard centres. With lively, extensive nightlife and an attractive Tyrolean centre, the village has a tremendous reputation, fantastic skiing and an excellent English-speaking ski and snowboard school.

The ski resort of Mayrhofen is one of the most beautifully situated resorts in Austria. The village could easily be a Hollywood set. The buildings in the town are almost all of traditional Tyrolean chalet design giving the resort a natural ambience and a picturesque image.

The ski resort of Mayrhofen has been a climbing and walking area for over 100 years. Its location in the wide and flat-bottomed Ziller Valley adds to its appeal. The Ziller Valley is famous for the classical and awesome beauty of the surrounding mountains.  The ski resort of Mayrhofen has a well-deserved reputation amongst British skiers. The ski area is situated on two separate plateaux, the Penken and the Ahorn. The Super Zillertal ski area offers incredible skiing for all levels of skier. 

Skiing in Mayrhofen offers a huge choice of pistes. There is a free ski bus service connecting a vast 625km of skiable terrain encompassing the ski resorts of Zell am Ziller, Gerlos, Koningsleiten and the Hintertux glacier. 

The ski resort of Mayrhofen has a thriving après ski scene. The bustling ski resort is full of shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and is famous for fun-packed après-ski, nightlife and live music.  Surrounded by towering mountains, Mayrhofen is a fantastic resort for both skiers and non-skiers.

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Skiing and Boarding in Mayrhofen

The skiing in Mayrhofen is superb. Beginners could start at the top of the Penken Mountains, which have a variety of gentle slopes.

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Intermediate and advanced skiers will enjoy endless opportunities on the Penken, including long trails down to neighbouring Finkenberg. The Zillertaler Super lift pass opens up over 312 miles of trails with an astounding variety of challenging runs. Mayrhofen is renowned as one of the World’s top snowboard resorts with extensive and easily accessible off-piste.

Lift Passes in Mayrhofen

The lift pass we have available in Mayrhofen is known as the “SuperSkiPass” and not only does it cover Mayrhofen but the entirety of the Zillertal Valley.

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Mayrhofen itself is large enough and offers a variety of terrain to keep most people content for at least a week. When you consider there are a further six ski areas a short ride away on the free bus service all covered by one lift pass it clearly has more than enough for everyone. Even if you don’t get around all of the areas we recommend the Hintertux glacier as one in particular that is well worth exploring.

Apres Ski in Mayrhofen

The ski resort of Mayrhofen really does offer something for all types of skier and non-skier. There is an Aqua Adventure fun pool with a crazy river and slides.

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There is a sports centre with sauna, solarium, squash and tennis courts. After skiing in Mayrhofen, you may want to try ice skating or even curling. Horse drawn sleigh rides and horse riding are also available. The ski resort of Mayrhofen has over 45km of cleared winter footpaths with set trails for you to follow. 

Skiers in Mayrhofen who want to do something different, or non-skiers, could easily take a day trip to Innsbruck, Salzburg or even Italy. The Hintertux glacier and the Spannagel Hohle caves, easily accessible by cable car and gondola, is very popular with skiers and non skiers alike. The views from the top of the mountain are breathtaking. 
The ski resort of Mayrhofen has a train station, which operates a vintage steam train making the beautiful Ziller Valley easy to explore. The resort also operates an extensive bus service to neighbouring ski resorts and beauty spots.

    Ski essentials in Mayrhofen

    Organising ski hire has never been easier. Select your preferred departure date and see what discounts we offer when you pre-book. (Please note helmets are not included. Please call if you'd like to hire one).

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    Adult   (15+ yrs) Skis | Poles £92 £83 £121 £109 £149 £134 Book your ski hire at the same time as purchasing any lift pass and save an additional
    £20 per person
    Ski | Poles | Boots £114 £103 £143 £129 £172 £155
    Snowboard £90 £81 £121 £109
    Snowboard | Boots £108 £97 £138 £124
    Child   (6-14 yrs) Skis | Poles £47 £42
    Ski | Poles | Boots £57 £52
    Snowboard £51 £46
    Snowboard | Boots £63 £56

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    Ski essentials in Mayrhofen

    A lift pass is a necessity for every ski holiday and often a sizeable chunk of your holiday budget. As a result, and using our 35 years of experience, we have sought great value prices for you, so browse via resort and date to see how much you can save!

    Six Day Full Area Pass Ski Saver
    Adult   (19+ yrs) £236 Book your ski hire at the same time as purchasing any lift pass and save an additional
    £20 per person
    Youth   (15-18 yrs) £189
    Child   (6-14 yrs) £108

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    Ski essentials in Mayrhofen

    No matter what level you are – first time skier to seasoned pro, everyone can find ski tutorial to suit their level. Browse our ski lessons via date to see our current rates. Prices based on morning lessons – subject to availability.

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    Latest Snow

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    Lifts Open
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