Hochmoor Schrems Nature Park

Bog views from the ladder to heaven

This nature park originated from a former peat-ditch. Today, visitors can see the various regeneration stages of the moor, as well as moor ponds in the UnterWasserReich (underwater kingdom).

The fascination of the Waldviertel moors and ponds.

A silent, beautiful landscape with different bog regeneration stages and rare plants.


  •     Viewing platform sky ladder
  •     "Prügelsteg" over the moor
  •     Stone cave
  •     Natural bathing pond
  •     Moor bath
  •     UnterWasserReich visitor center with otter enclosure and changing special exhibitions
  •     Daily otter feedings
  •     Microscope live shows
  •     Microscopy yourself
  •     Aquariums with native freshwater fish
  •     Guided tours for school and adult groups

Things to know

  •     Café with terrace
  •     Store
  •     Gastronomy
  •     Exhibition
  •     Dogs must be kept on a leash in the nature park
  •     Dogs are not allowed in UnterWasserReich
  •     Nature education tours
  •     Guided hikes

Hiking pass route

Over the sky ladder into the moor

The starting point for this hike is the UnterWasserReich. The circular route leads to the Himmelsleiter along the so-called "Torfstich" with its unique flora and fauna further over the Brunnberg to the Schlagkreuz and from there back to the UnterWasserReich.
Stamp point around UnterWasserReich


UnterWasserReich Naturpark Hochmoor Schrems GmbH
Moorbadstraße 4
3943 Schrems
T +43 (0)2853 76334