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Hiking and observing wildlife

Sparbach was Austria’s first nature park. It is home for many animals (also wild boar freely roaming the park!). There is a welcome center, animals inside special compounds, an adventure playground and a lot more to discover. You can also have walks to the Johannstein ruin (45mins), the Diana temple (1.5hrs) and the Köhlerhaus ruin (1.5hrs).

Opening times and guides tours

End of March till 1 November daily (Monday to Sunday) 09:00 to 18:00hrs
1 November till end of March Winter break, the park is closed

Adventurous guided tours from 1 April till 31 October

The guided tours usually take about 3 hours

There are lots of events in the park. For further information please check out their web site.


Adults: € 5, Children (5 to 15yrs): € 3, concessions
Group tariff: from 25 persons on, € 4 for adults. Kids groups: for 10 children 1 adult goes free
There are combined tickets for Sparbach and Liechtenstein castle!
Prices incl. guided tour: € 7 for pupils

How to get there

By foot you will get to the nature park in about 50 minutes.

By car it’s about 8 minutes.

By public bus: walk down the road from BZW to the fire brigade’s house at Weissenbach, take line 364, direction Mödling, get off at “Gruberau” stop (find a timetable in the welcome booklet at our office).

Wassergspreng team tip

Get yourself a leaflet about Sparbach Nature Park from our office!

Our verdict

An interesting, close-to-nature day out, we recommend it especially for younger kids. The hikes are also ok for older children and youths.