Mayrhofen in the Zillertal
Mayrhofen lies at 630m above sea level at the end of the Zillertal and therefore in the heart of the Tirol. The town offers the best facilities for summer and family holidays. But there's still plenty to offer the adventurous: Mountainbiking, Rafting, Canyoning, Freeclimbing, Paragliding, etc are the keywords. Discover more with our partner Mountain Sports Zillertal..
The Penken is the favourite "Home Mountain" of all the local paraglider pilots. It is possible to fly in wonderful conditions almost all year round. It also offers walkers endless hiking routes and mountain restaurants, making it the perfect place for a family day out!
Fliegen in Mayrhofen
On a summer afternoon the Ahorn provides conditions for an effortless few hours of flying, making this a popular flying mountain.
The View that the pilots have from the take off point are glorious. On a clear day, it is possible see into Pinzgau in the east and the main Alp ridge in the south.
For those who have more time and money to invest, we offer the Thermal Flight, where you can fly as high as the birds: Maybe spend a few hours in the afternoon circling over the Ahorn peak, or fly out along the Zillertal - an unforgettable experience!
But the Super High Flight or Mega Flight from the main take off point also has it all: You glide 1400 height metres back into the valley, giving you plenty of time to look; Be amazed and enjoy.... Incidently, all flights are possible from Mayrhofen.
Infomation for Pilots
The Start Site is quick and easy to reach with the lift. It is found at 2000m directly by the exit from the Combination Lift.
Meeting Point (for Tandem Flights) is at the bottom station of the Penken lift in the town centre or at the bottom station of the Ahorn lift.
The Landing Site is behind the Ahorn Lift in Mayrhofen. On request it may also be possible to land near your accommodation, it is best to speak with your pilot when you meet.