Niederau-Oberau Ski Resort

This picturesque ski village in the Wildschonau Valley is perfect for families and beginners alike with wide, open runs and great nursery slopes.

The wild and beautiful Wildschonau is one of the Tyrol’s most beautiful valleys and features some of Austria’s most charming ski resorts. Niederau is the first and largest resort in the valley and Oberau, just 3km away, is smaller with a magnificent church and stunning old buildings. Part of the Ski Juwel ski area and linked to surrounding ski resorts including Alpbach and Auffach, there is a large ski area accessible from Niederau.

In the town there is plenty to do, with a number of bars to choose from as well as some shops and nearby activities.

Call our ski experts today to find out more about Niederau-Oberau ski resort.

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Best For...

  • All abilities
  • Non-skiers
  • Traditional Alpine charm

Resort Statistics

  • Resort Altitude 828m
  • Skiing Altitude 1,600m
  • Total Ski Area 109km
  • Lifts 47
  • Blue Runs 26km
  • Red Runs 54km
  • Black Runs 13km
  • Cross Country 16km

Ski Accommodation in Niederau-Oberau, Austria

Our collection of Niederau-Oberau ski accommodation has been hand-picked by our ski experts. Whether you’re looking for a luxury escape, a boutique hotel or something suitable for the whole family, our experts would be delighted to help you find the perfect accommodation for your ski holiday.

Ski accommodation
Ski Areas in Niederau

Ski Areas in Niederau-Oberau

Niederau-Oberau is part of the larger Ski Juwel ski area, featuring an impressive 109km of accessible piste. Both villages are brimming with traditional guest houses, bars and restaurants. The resorts themselves are fairly laid back and best suited to families or groups looking for somewhere less busy than mainstream resorts.

Skiing in Niederau-Oberau

Skiing in Niederau-Oberau

Across the whole of the Wildschonau ski area, there is 109km of well-groomed slopes and a ski bus links the various resorts together. The small network of runs in Niederau-Oberau features 11 lifts and 18 groomed trails. The terrain is suitable for all abilities but is ideal for beginner and intermediate skiers. The area is excellent for skiers looking to build their confidence and Niederau-Oberau can offer the advanced skier some exciting off-piste skiing as well as four black runs in the valley.

Snowboarding in Niederau-Oberau

Snowboarding in Niederau-Oberau

Niederau-Oberau offers some good boarding and there is a snow park in resort. There are also some great, gentle off-piste opportunities that are perfect for those just starting out in the powder.

Ski Schools in Niederau-Oberau

Ski Schools in Niederau-Oberau

With many ski schools and instructors to choose between, there really is something for everybody.

We’ve partnered with New Generation and Oxygène and highly recommend their services. All of our partners offer fantastic lessons for all ability levels.

Book your ski lessons with our recommended suppliers. If you’re travelling during a peak week be sure to book these well in advance.

Crèches in Niederau-Oberau

Crèches in Niederau-Oberau

There is a kindergarten in Oberau catering for children aged two to six. There is childcare available as well as some lessons on the kids’ slopes for the youngest of skiers and snowboarders.

Restaurants in Niederau-Oberau

Restaurants in Niederau-Oberau

There are over 20 restaurants to choose from in the village of Niederau with a variety of cuisines on offer, from traditional to international dining. Der Wastlhof is recommended as the best place to eat in the village. For great Italian food head to Pizzeria Milano where traditional Italian cuisine is served and the pizzas are excellent.

Après Ski in Niederau-Oberau

Après Ski in Niederau-Oberau

There are several bars in town but for the most part the atmosphere is family-friendly and relaxed. Cave Bar is the nightclub in the town that is especially popular on the weekends. The other lively bars in the resort are O’Malley’s and Café Treff.

Non-Skiers in Niederau-Oberau


With so many different activities and facilities in the valley, Niederau-Oberau is a great choice for non-skiers. The guest card that is included with a stay in Niederau-Oberau includes access to the ski bus that enables you to take advantage of the beautiful winter walks, Nordic snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and tobogganing in the Wildschonau valley. Sleigh rides and a trip to Innsbruck are also possible.

Map of Niederau-Oberau

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