School Ski Trips to Zell am See & Kaprun

School Ski Trips to Zell am See & Kaprun

Zell am See & Kaprun are ideal destinations for a school ski trip for students of all ages. Zell is central to the Europa Sport Region, which is one of the most popular resorts in Austria. The lively town of Zell am See is positioned on the edge of Lake Zell, with a backdrop of majestic Schmittenhöhe Mountain, making for a beautifully picturesque setting.  

This lively town is ideal for students, as it's traffic-free centre offers a charming atmosphere, with narrow cobbled streets and beautiful buildings. The stunning diversity of Zell am See-Kaprun makes this a popular destination for all winter sports enthusiasts. 

Booking a school ski trip to Zell am See & Kaprun

Zell am See & Kaprun is home to SalzburgerLand's highest chairlift which reaches heights between 2,530m and 2,775m. This is an ideal trip destination for school students as there is a large variety of beginner trails to build confidence on. 

Booking a school ski trip to Zell am See & Kaprun is ideal for a number of reasons:

  • Gentle nursery slopes
  • 24 beginner trails
  • 63 trails in total
  • Wide sweeping ski runs
  • Year-round skiing provided by the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier
  • 80% snow coverage
  • 138km of piste
  • Modern 8-seater lifts with heated seats in weather-protected hub

Zell am See-Kaprun and Saalbach will be under one lift pass, meaning you have the opportunity to ski two fantastic Austrian resorts during your trip!

Watch our Zell am See & Kaprun resort video

Your Zell am See & Kaprun Ski Itinerary

Trip duration can be tweaked based on your requirements. 

Morning Afternoon Evening
Day 1 Pick up from school & travel to Dover/Folkestone for channel crossing & overnight coach travel to resort
Day 2 Arrive in resort & check into hotel. Ski fit & welcome talk/fire safety with NST Rep.
Day 3 Meet ski instructors & divide into ski groups. Ski lessons. Ski lessons Evening activity
Days 4-7 Ski lessons Ski lessons Evening activity
Day 8 Check out of hotel rooms. Ski lessons. Ski lessons. Return ski equipment & return to hotel to change. Depart resort for overnight coach travel
Day 9 Arrive at Calais for channel crossing & return journey to school
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Days 4-7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
Morning Pick up from school & travel to Dover/Folkestone for channel crossing & overnight coach travel to resort
Afternoon
Evening
Morning Arrive in resort & check into hotel. Ski fit & welcome talk/fire safety with NST Rep.
Afternoon
Evening
Morning Meet ski instructors & divide into ski groups. Ski lessons.
Afternoon Ski lessons
Evening Evening activity
Morning Ski lessons
Afternoon Ski lessons
Evening Evening activity
Morning Check out of hotel rooms. Ski lessons.
Afternoon Ski lessons. Return ski equipment & return to hotel to change.
Evening Depart resort for overnight coach travel
Morning Arrive at Calais for channel crossing & return journey to school
Afternoon
Evening

Price Shown includes

  • Executive coach transport from & to school & throughout your trip
  • Channel crossing
  • 6 nights' full board accommodation including evening meal on last day 
  • 6-day ski equipment hire including helmets
  • 6-day lift pass
  • Ski school lessons 4 hrs instruction per day for 6 days, 1 to 12 ratio
  • Services of a dedicated NST Ski Rep 
  • 'In-house’ evening entertainment programme
  • Après ski pre-booking service
  • Snow guarantee 
  • 1 in 8 free place ratio 
  • Group travel winter sports insurance

Dedicated Zell am See & Kaprun Ski Rep

Your Ski Rep will support you throughout your stay, they’ll assist and support you in the running of your ski programme. 

  • Liaise with ski school & your hotel
  • Assist with collection of lift passes
  • Assist with organisation of ski fit
  • Deliver a free in-house evening entertainment programme
  • Co-ordinate local après-ski activities
  • Undertake health & safety checks & arrange a fire drill

Zell am See & Kaprun resort facts

  • Inclusive lift pass: 6 day Ski Alpin pass - covers all lifts in Zell am See and Kaprun (including the Kitzsteinhorn glacier) and Saalbach-Hinterglemm
  • Lifts to: 3029m
  • Total number of lifts: 56
  • Marked pistes: 130km
  • Longest run: 6.5km
  • Ski bus included: Yes
  • Lift pass photo required: No
  • Snow cannon coverage: 60%

Zell am See & Kaprun ski runs & piste map

  • Blue runs: 18
  • Red runs: 22
  • Black runs: 9

Beginners can enjoy top-of-the-mountain skiing - returning by gondola, gentle and open nursery slopes in the village as well as the Areitalm and the mid station of the Zellerbergbahn.

Intermediates will cover lots of ground on challenging runs and will appreciate the efficient interlinking lift system.

Download piste map


Après-ski activities

  • Swimming: Zell am See
  • Ice skating: Zell am See
  • Austrian bowling: Kaprun
  • Shops/Cafés: Zell am See and Kaprun
  • Llama walking: Kaprun
  • Ice hockey match (to watch): Zell am See
  • Pizza night: Zell am See / Kaprun
  • Ski show: Kaprun
  • Thermal baths: Kaprun
  • Discos: Zell am See
  • Mountain coaster: Kaprun

We also include a programme of free in-house evening entertainment at each of our hotels in this resort.


Popular accommodation options in Zell am See & Kaprun

JUFA Kaprun
Located on a quiet road in Kaprun and within walking distance of the town centre and lifts, this youth hotel provides excellent facilities for school groups. The glacier is just a 10 minute drive away and it's 15 minutes to Zell am See.

  • In-house recreation facilities

Berggasthof Jaga-Alm
This 3 star, traditional Austrian property is situated directly on the piste and has fantastic panoramic mountain views.

  • Premium

Club Kitzsteinhorn
Offering an excellent range of facilities which can be tailored to your group's needs, the Club Kitzsteinhorn is a purpose-built, high quality youth accommodation.

  • In-house recreation facilities

This is only a sample of our entire range, so for expert advice on accommodation to suit your group’s specific needs, speak to one of our Educational Travel Advisors.


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
  • 24/7 support just a call away
  • Extensive group travel insurance

On your return

  • Priority rebooking services
  • Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
  • You say, we listen - we're committed to continuously improving our tours
  • School travel company of choice since 1967