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Educational and adventure offers for adults

Whether it be classroom nature or nature in the classroom: The Austrian National Parks’ educational programmes raise awareness of nature conservation and communicate appreciation of our natural heritage.

People in a boat on the river

Group Programmes

The wide range of all-year-round and seasonal National Park tours spans from the first introductory tours to a challenging outdoor experience. Excursions guided by certified rangers guarantee close-up insights into the flora and fauna, bring the history of the region closer and, with funny anecdotes, make sure that a shared experience of nature does not stop people having fun. Bookings can be made on the National Parks’ websites or at the visitor facilities.

More detailed information is available on the website of the respective National Park.

National Park Rangers in Winter
(c)Stefan Leitner

Nationalparks Austria Training Academy

The National Parks Austria Training Academy combines the training and further education programme of Austria’s large protected areas, which are open to National Park employees as well as all other nature enthusiasts. The offer ranges from additional training courses in the area of nature presentation and outdoor skills, through to first aid courses and specialist conferences, to exciting insights into the living environment of various different animal and plant species.

The offered trainings are mainly held in German language.

A national park ranger tells something to his visitors.
(c)Ruth Brozek

Book a Ranger

Being individually accompanied through the National Park area allows you to experience nature in an intensive way, tailored to your own needs, with added value. Therefore, all protected areas offer the option to be personally accompanied by National Park rangers. Bookings can be made via the relevant visitor service. It’s possible for individuals as well as families and groups to be accompanied individually.

More detailed information is available on the website of the respective National Park.

People in the mountains
(c)M. Steinthaler
People in a boat on the river

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A women is sitting on a rock and looking at the mountains
(c)Stefan Leitner
A lake with plants in the water
(c)AL Archiv NP Neusiedler See

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Our National Parks

Our parks are diverse, just like nature itself: profiles of the six National Parks in Austria

Our National Park Rangers

Employed in the service of nature: our National Park rangers are fervent ambassadors of nature and species conservation.

Scholarships & National Park Commitment

As a source of inspiration, research area and contact point for voluntary commitment, the Austrian National Parks establish various options to experience nature.

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