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Kaprun 5710, Austria
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Best if done during good weather but certainly worth doing. Catch 660 bus up mountain to Kesselfall which is last stop. Shuttle buses take you through tunnel to inclined lift ( see picture!). Then further shuttle buses up to the top through a number of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Went by bus from Zell am See and then various methods to get to the top including the unusual inclined lift. Two reservoirs one below the other. The colour of the waters changed in the light with bright turquoise at one stage. Tours of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

We came to the reservoir with low expectations and were mind blown. The reservoir is mesmerizing. Taking the two buses and an the elevator to get to the upper reservoir you pass by the lower one and watch the picturesque views all the way. Then...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

If you are somewhere around a Hohe Tauern (Kaprun, Zell am See ...) you should find one day to see this composition of nature and human work...! Technic meets nature as written on one of many advertisement’s shield. Easy to find, park, ride, eat and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The weather forecast was for a hot day , so we went as high as we could to the kaprun reservoir Unfortunately guided tour in english was not really available so we just took the bus-funicular - bus up to the , admires the view...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

This is a fun half-day excursion to some incredible dams and views. Words and pictures can't describe it as well as being there. The trip up to the top is a fun and unique experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bostonfamily2013
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Be prepared to dedicated at least 5-6 hours for a total visit. there are three-step ascending/descending to reservoir. One important tip - park on the highest possible floor, the way out is at the parking roof and there are no lifts, only tiny stairs. You...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Evgenyr1981
Reviewed June 13, 2018

When using the multi story car park the higher the number of the level the closer you are to the attraction...parking was free. Holders of the ZellamSee summer card are admitted free. Weather wasn,t good when we reached the top, visibility was poor and it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank syanmor
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We had been up Kitzsteinhorn in the morning and followed the road signs to the Dams - about 30 mins uphill walk and leaves you with no signs once you get to car park. However once you find it is worthwhile. Our tickets were free...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steve25_12
Reviewed February 22, 2018

We visited this attraction without knowing what is awaiting us. You have to park way down in the valley in a giant multi-level parking. From there you take 2 bus and 1 collective elevator. You may have seen 2 dams and accumulation lakes. A trip...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Amarnath S
May 13, 2018|
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Response from Liviu S | Reviewed this property |
How to get there: By car: Zeller Fusch 77 - Vorfusch - Kaprun - Kesselfallstraße 98 (Parking), about 22 km and 30 min to drive. Public Postbus: bus number 660 takes you from Zell am See to the final stop Kesselfall in... More
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hct719
November 28, 2017|
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I'm afraid not really, you have to park in the parking lot (possibly on the top floor that is on the same level as the bus departure area) and then after buying tickets you bosrd the bus to the dams
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