Stand-up paddling Zell am See

Paddling on Lake Zell

When the temperatures reach the 30 °C mark, one has the desire to engage in sports with the possibility to cool down at any time. The most popular method to do sport on a hot summer day is SUP (Stand UP Paddling) and there is no better place than Lake Zell, one of the most beautiful lakes in the Salzburger Land, to try SUP. Not only do you get a whole-body workout, but you will also explore the beautiful landscape at the same time and can take a break anytime and anywhere wth stand-up paddling in Zell am See. Apart from an inflatable surfboard, a paddle and a little balance, nothing else is needed for stand-up paddling – making it the ideal sport to try out on vacation.


To give this trendy sport a try, we provide our guests with 2 brand new SUP that are available to reserve free of charge. You can book them directly through our homepage or

Otherwise, the price is € 25,00 per SUP/day (€ 15,00 for half a day).

The SUP’s are located in our Villa Julia and must be transported independently to the lake (50 meters).

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Stand-up paddling at Lake Zell

Stand up paddling on Lake Zell is a real pleasure! You can “paddle” the entire lake and enjoy the fantastic panorama. The best thing is that the lake is well protected from the wind by the surrounding mountain landscape, so you rarely have to deal with choppy water.

The distances at the Zeller See:

  • Shore Zell am See (W) – Shore Thumersbach (O) | 1,6KM
  • Shore Zell am See (W) – Shore Haus Gabi (S) | 2,0KM
  • Shore Zell am See (W) – Shore Prielau (N) | 1,9KM

Along the shore it is about 10,0KM around the Zeller See.

SUP in white water

In Pinzgau you have the opportunity to paddle with the SUP’s in the white water. You can start from Niedernsill, Uttendorf or Mittersill and paddle along the Salzach river to Kaprun or even to Bruck. The current is moderate to medium, depending on the weather.


White water tours are only allowed with tour guides -> SUPcenter & Windsurfcenter (

SUP rental

If our 2 SUP’s are already in use there are several SUP rentals along the Zeller See.

Frequently asked questions:

The temperature of Lake Zell reaches 23-25° C in the summer months of July & August – so stand-up paddling is definitely possible without a wetsuit.

No, if you have a certain amount of body control you won’t have any difficulties – if the water is choppy, you can also paddle on your knees in between.

Yes, without any problems – however, everything you experience in company is more fun!