Wednesday - Saturday on request, April - Mid June, July - August, Mid September - November
Children’s rides on Icelandic horses. Children can help with cleaning and saddling the ponies before heading out on a guided tour of the beautiful Waldegg. After the ride, the pony can be given a treat.
Suitable for: children from the age of 5, with or without riding experience
Duration: short (40 mins) or long (60 mins) tour
Price: from CHF 25.00 / Child (changes subjected)
Rides on Icelandic horses for advanced riders:
Independently clean and saddle the pony before heading out on a guided tour of the wonderful area around Beatenberg, then unsaddle the pony and give it a treat.
Suitable for: children and adults with good riding knowledge
Duration: 60 mins or 90 mins
More offers: 2-hour ride with or without picnic, pony afternoon, children’s birthday parties
Information & registration: Karin Frutiger, Tel. 0041 79 383 99 81
Visit an Alpine lodge in the romantic Justistal Valley to find out how real Alpine cheese is made. The cheesemaker will be happy to answer your questions. You’ll also be served a small Alpine farmer’s meal.
Tuesdays from June to September. Available on Fridays on request.
Meeting point: 7:15am at the tourist centre
Duration: approx. 3-4 hours
Price: CHF 25.00 for adults, CHF 10.00 for children
Please note: please dress for the weather, and wear sturdy footwear
Participants per group: 20 people
Registration: Beatenberg Tourismus, Tel. 0041 33 841 18 18
The St. Beatus caves at the Lake Thun are a famous tourist attraction in the Bernese Oberland. Since 1904 guests from all over the world have visited the caves. The new offer allows you to enjoy a candle light swiss raclette in the St. Beatus caves. This experience will provide you with unforgettable moments.
November till April, every Friday, 06.00-09.00 p.m.
Meeting point:infront of the cave museum
Duration: ca. 3 hours
Price: CHF 89.00 per participant, CHF 71.00 per participant with guest card
Please note: minimum 10 persons, reservation until Tuesday evening, wear warm clothes (it's chilly inside the caves)
Registration: Beatushöhlengenossenschaft, Staatsstr. 974, CH-3800 Sndlauenen, www.beatushoehlen.swiss, email@example.com, Tel.: +41 33 841 16 43
A man made ice field behind the Tourist-Center – open daily from 10.00 a.m. – 05.30 p.m. Free entry for Beatenberg guest card holders and local people.
Guest program «Eisstockschiessen»
Ice sport enthusiasts, watch out! On request from the middle of December to the middle of March the new guest offer “Eisstockschiessen” takes place on the synthetic ice field behind the Tourist-Center. If you are interested, register at the Tourist-Center (+41 33 841 18 18). A local specialist will explain the rules and show you some techniques. In conclusion we offer you delicious mulled wine to warm you up afterwards.
Llamas belong to the family of camels (called New World Camelids). They were domesticated about 5000 years ago on the high plains of Peru and are thus among the oldest pets in the world. Walk together with the charming llama ladies through the landscape of Beatenberg. Your guide will love to tell you interesting stories and information about the llamas and the beautiful scenery. This customizable tour with the llamas is a great excursion for young and old. Llamas are intelligent, curious, calm, lovable-just extraordinary.
Dates: on request
Suitable for: Children, adults and groups
Registration and information: Beatenberg Tourismus, Tel. 0041 33 841 18 18
Duration: 1 - 3 hours individual
Minimum number of participants: 2 people
Costs: 2 people/1 h CHF 50.00, 2 h CHF 80.00
Visit to Festung Waldbrand, a place of unrivalled experiences, high above Lake Thunersee.
Every Friday, July & August, every 1st & 3rd Friday in May and June, on reguest every Friday, November till March
Suitable for: children from 10 years, adults and school groups
Meeting point: Waldbrand car park
Time: 02.00 p.m.
Please note: minimum group size of 10 people. Please dress in warm clothing and wear sturdy footwear.
Price: CHF 20.00 for adults, CHF 15.00 for children aged 6-16, CHF 15.00 for members of the armed forces in uniform (tours outside the times stated above are possible on request, prices depend on number of participants, starting from CHF 200.00)
Operator: Festungsmuseum Waldbrand AG
Registration: before 4 p.m. the previous day at Beatenberg Tourismus, Tel. +41 33 841 18 18
We will guide you through the authentic Fischbalmen infantry bunkers, where you can learn all about the Swiss Army’s defence system from the beginning of the 2nd World War until the end of the Cold War.
Suitable for children and adults, unfortunately not wheelchair-accessible
Official tours: from March - November 2017 from 2:10pm and 3:40pm on the following dates:
12th May / 26th May / 09th June / 23rd June / 14th July / 28th July / 11th August / 25th August / 08th September / 22nd
September / 29th September/ 13th October / 27th October / 10th November
Duration: 1 – ½ hours
Meeting point: in front of the Restaurant Beatenbucht on Lake Thunersee
Price: CHF 8.00 for adults, free for children under 14 years
Groups on request, CHF 75.00 for up to 10 people and CHF 8.00 for each further person
Please note: Please dress in warm clothing and wear sturdy footwear
Tours for up to 10 people outside official opening times are available on request:
Infanteriebunker Fischbalmen: info@bunker-fischbalmen or 0041 (0) 79 778 89 76 or
Beatenberg Tourismus Tel. 0041 33 841 18 18
Create your own tea blend: on an adventure walk through the area surrounding Beatenberg, herb connoisseur and chemist Markus Metzger will show you a range of native medicinal plants. You’ll find out a wealth of interesting information about these plants, including how to make them into medicines. You’ll then get the chance to mix your very own herbal tea.
Requirements: sturdy footwear, sun and rain protection
Meeting point: at the tourist centre bus stop
Duration: approx. 2 hours
Price: CHF 25.00, including a bag of tea
Max. group size: 12 people
Information & registration: Markus Metzger, Tel. 0041 33 841 12 30, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.natur.ch/drogerie
Over 30 years of tennis experience.
If you are interested, Eva would be happy to meet you and show you some things and learn you to play tennis.
Price: CHF 40.00 for locals and with guest card Beatenberg / CHF 60.00 non-local
Information & registration: until 16.00 h the day before on Tel. +41 79 794 88 91
Experience ibex and Alpine roses up close and personal: the early bird really does get the worm. As the first visitors of the day, you’ll be taken up the Niederhorn on a special trip. A local wildlife specialist will accompany you towards the Gemmenalphorn to the ibex colonies. With a bit of luck, you’ll also discover chamois, groundhogs and the king of the air - the golden eagle.
Every Thursday, 5th June - 27th September 2018
Suitable for: adults and children from 6 years
Meeting point: Niederhornbahn valley station
Duration: 7am - approx. 12:30pm
Price: CHF 34.00 from Beatenberg (children half price, or free with the Junior Card. Niederhornbahn family discounts apply.)
Please note: Please bring sturdy footwear, a camera and snacks. Only available on request
Information & registration: Niederhornbahn, Tel. 0041 33 841 08 41, www.niederhorn.ch / www.nature-pics.ch
Are grey November days getting you down? Then travel with us towards the sun. We’ll take you up the Niederhorn during the maintenance season in November and December. Up here, you’ll be overtaken with a feeling of wide, open space that makes you want to spread out your arms and fly. Enjoy views of the impressive Nebelmeer and the majestic mountain panorama.
Each Saturday, Sunday and Monday, the railways and the self-service part of the railway house are in use. The Autumn Wonder offer applies from 12th November to 09th December 2018.
More information: www.niederhorn.ch/herbstzauber
You can find more Niederhornbahn offers here: www.niederhorn.ch