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Rides with SchafbergBahn and WolfgangseeSchifffahrt


The SchafbergBahn is not in service until 11 May 2019.

From 11 May until 29 September 2019 the SchafbergBahn chugs up the Schafberg, making the ride an absolutely unforgettable experience.

From 30 September until 3 November 2019 the SchafbergBahn will only run as far as the Schafbergalm (due to construction work). 

Please see the detailed timetables here.



The WolfgangseeSchifffahrt is not in service until 30 March 2019.

From 30 March until 14 April 2019 the ferries operate on Saturdays and Sundays.

From 18 April until 03 November 2019 the ferries operate daily. 

Please see the detailed timetables here. 



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Gift idea: Fine & Dine on Lake Wolfgangsee

Enjoyment ahoy!
Are you looking for a very special gift for your loved-ones? A gift certificate for our Fine & Dine events in 2019 is sure to be a big hit. 

Cast off for an unforgettable cruise with WolfgangseeSchifffahrt. Whether hops, barley or juniper, in combination with crystal-clear water they will be magically transformed into painstakingly brewed beer, smoky whiskey or fine gin. Learn fascinating facts about these specialties as you partake in a gourmet menu atop the gently undulating waves of Wolfgangsee! Also includes a tasting, live music and the unique panorama of the Salzkammergut.

 Dates 2019


7 p.m., from the St. Wolfgang Schafbergbahn boat landing, duration ca. three hours

Reservation required:

T +43/6138/2232-0 or at




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New: the app for the SchafbergBahn & WolfgangseeSchifffahrt

With the Schafberg app, you can optimally plan your visit in advance, and on-site, it is the perfect travel companion. With numerous features, you can immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the SchafbergBahn & WolfgangseeSchifffahrt.


  • Interactive overview map with location function
  • Integrated audio guide in 4 languages (german, english, mandarin and korean) and children’s version (only in german available)
  • Live images with 360° panorama of the summit and the lake
  • Snapshot function for fun selfies
  • Always up-to-date with train & ferry departure times, mountain & valley weather
  • Comprehensive info, FAQs, news, events and much more!

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Wedding, Birthday or Conference?

SchafbergBahn, WolfgangseeSchifffahrt and Hotel Schafbergspitze give seminars, conferences, meetings, corporate anniversaries, office outings, weddings and birthday parties a very special touch. For many years, our experienced team has planned, organized and coordinated complete events, and is even happy to take care of catering, if desired. Wedding and more

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Spring & Easter Ferry Service

Our ships will operate in the springtime on Saturdays and Sundays from 7 April until 22 April 2018. Over Easter (29 March to 2 April 2018), our ships will be running daily. The route is from St. Gilgen via St. Wolfgang to Strobl and return. As of the start of our high season on 28 April 2018, WolfgangseeSchifffahrt will operate every day, while the SchafbergBahn cog railway will likewise chug up the Schafberg starting on 10 May 2018 daily.

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Events in 2018

This year, yet again, the  SchafbergBahn & WolfgangseeSchifffahrt will offer a wealth of special events sure to appeal to big and small! Whether Beer & Dine on Wolfgangsee, the fun-filled Pirate Ship for kids, or a romantic Moonlight Ride up the Schafberg: There’s something certain to appeal to all tastes!

Information about upcoming events, dates and reservations!  

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Season Opening for the SchafbergBahn & WolfgangseeSchifffahrt

The ships are in service daily, the SchafbergBahn starts on 10 May. New this season: the Fine & Dine evening events on Wolfgangsee, including a three-hour cruise, beer or whisky tasting, a delicious 5-course menu and live entertainment.

Please note, that the inn "Gasthof Schafbergalpe" (Schafbergalm halt) is closed until further notice!

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