The search for the magic crystal. an adventure at 2020 meters above sea level.

36 Stations. 8 Riddles. 3 Themed Trails. 2 Missions. 1 5D Movie Adventure.


The evil wolf stole a magic crystal and hid it in a secret place. This could be the end of WIDIVERSUM!

Only you can save it: Help WIDI and his friends get the stolen crystal back! On your hunt you will learn exciting things about our mountains and their treasures.

See you soon at the top station of Acherkogelbahn! Admission is free with a mountain lift ticket.

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Plenty of exciting adventures await you in WIDIVERSUM. It takes courage and brains to solve the riddle of the hidden crystal.

Solve tricky problems while hiking the new theme trails and learn about the history of WIDIVERSUM along the way. Step inside the futuristic 5D MOVIESHUTTLE and “fly“ through WIDIs World.

Your Mission

At the eight Riddle Stations, collect as many letters as possible to decode the secret word on your riddle card. You will need this word to find the magic crystal.

What’s next? Hike the three theme trails and step into WIDIs MOVIESHUTTLE to learn more about WIDIVERSUMs main characters: WIDI and his friends, the Miner Kuno and the Wolf.

The Reward

You found the magic crystal? Bring your Riddle Card with the right passcode to WIDIs Bistro or Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz.

Did you stamp the white squares on your Riddle Card? Rubber stamps with different symbols can be found along the theme trails and at WIDIs MOVIESHUTTLE. If you did, you can count yourself among WIDIs friends! For each symbol in your card you will get one Friends button for Euro 0.50.

Riddle Card

WIDI and his friends

By the way:

WIDIs Friends buttons cannot be just purchased – you have to earn them!

16 New Adventures:

WIDIs MOVIESHUTTLE and 3 new theme trails.

And the adventure continues:

The epic 5D MOVIESHUTTLE and the 15 stations along the three new theme trails allow you to explore and learn more about the world of miners as well as WIDI and his friends.

If your journey of discovery will leave you hungry and thirsty, there are 4 inns along the way where you can refuel with WIDIs favorite foods and beverages.


„And ... Action! “

Enjoy a spectacular 5D movie experience!

Don’t miss out on this amazing 5D movie adventure! Enter the brand-new 5D MOVIESHUTTLE with its 180-degree screen and experience an immersive 8-minute chase in search of the stolen magic crystal. “Fly” and “float” through WIDIVERSUM without ever leaving your seat!

The main characters: WIDI and his friends, the Miner Kuno, the Bad Wolf and … YOU! Let yourself be swept away by a 5D special effects movie with dynamic chairs that will make you feels as if you were flying!

  • Tickets: Euro 4 per person
  • Age/height requirement: from 4+ years and/or 1 meter in height with adult supervision
  • no adult supervision required for children 8 years or older

Theme trails

Glück auf!

This trail is all about Miner Kuno. Follow his lead and learn all about mining. What can you find inside caves and mines? Where do crystals come from?

  • Distance: 2.5K
  • Walking time: approx. 1 hr.
  • Station: Top station > Kristallfelsen > Steinmühle > Kunos Stollen > Balbach Alm – Kunos Seilzug > Kühtaile Alm – Kristallwasser > Top station
  • Refreshment stop: Balbach Alm, Kühtaile Alm

Alle Sinne!

On this trail you have to be as fast and alert as a squirrel. Test both your skills and your senses: How fast can you run on a treadwheel? How do animal pelts and feathers feel? Which animal sounds can you imitate? Learn the answers to these and many other interesting questions along the way.

  • Distance: 3.8K
  • Walking time: approx. 1 hr. 20 min.
  • Station: Top station > Fährtenleser > Seilbrücke > Schwebebalken > Acherberg Alm – Tretmühle, Spürsinn, Tiergucker, Tierstimmenbox > Top station
  • Refreshment stop: Acherberg Alm

Hoch hinaus!

On this trail you will see the world from a jackdaw’s view: from high above! How far can you climb up the Climbing Crystal? How many mountain peaks can you see from the viewing platform? Learn the answers to these and many other interesting questions along the way. And don’t forget to smile: at the end of the trail you have the opportunity to snap a fun photo of you and WIDI.

  • Distance: 1.5K
  • Walking time: approx. 1 hr.
  • Station: Top station > Balanceakt > Bielefelder Hütte – Kletterkristall > WIDIs Fotoplattform > Top station
  • Refreshment stop: Bielefelder Hütte

Member of "Best Austrian Summer Mountain Lifts"

Gütezeichen Bergbahnen Hochoetz with its WIDIVERSUM HOCHOETZ have received the "Best Austrian Summer Mountain Lifts" quality seal by the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber responsible for the Association of Cable Cars. This award is given exclusively to companies that offer quality-tested nature experience that fulfills severe criteria, and is quality-checked on a regular basis.


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