Experience the untouched beauty of nature at Oeschinensee in the UNESCO World Heritage Site - a unique natural jewel. Immerse yourself in the idyllic winter landscape, surrounded by majestic mountains. Nestled in a wild and romantic rocky basin in the Blüemlisalp massif, the Oeschinensee is considered the most beautiful mountain lake in Switzerland.
Whether winter hiking, snowshoeing, skiing, tobogganing or enjoying culinary delights on the sun terrace in the mountain restaurant, your experience of nature is guaranteed! We provide unique and unforgettable winter moments in the impressive mountain world in front of the Blüemlisalp massif.
Winter at Oeschinensee - Cable car, ski lifts and the free children's ski area are open.
Enjoy a winter walk from the mountain station to the frozen Oeschinensee. New: cross-country skiing 1.4 km (classic & skating)
Day tickets are easy to purchase via our webshop. Load the day pass onto a key card or your SwissPass. Alternatively, day tickets can also be purchased easily and conveniently at our ticket machines or at the ticket office in front of the valley station and at the ticket counter at the valley station.
No, the Magicpass is not valid in Kandersteg. You have the option of purchasing a follow-up pass for the 2023/2024 winter season (CHF 80.00 for adults, CHF 40.00 for children) - only at the ticket office at the valley station.
No, the Top4 ski pass is not valid for Cable car Kandersteg-Oeschinensee . You have the option of purchasing a follow-up pass for the 2023/2024 winter season (CHF 80.00 for adults, CHF 40.00 for children) - only at the ticket office at the valley station.
No. From the 2023/24 winter season, the Kandersteg ski region will no longer be a partner of IG Skiregion Adelboden-Lenk (IGSAL). It is possible to buy a season connection ticket Adelboden-Lenk for the Oeschinensee: children CHF 23.- adults CHF 46.- exclusively at the ticket office at the valley station. Incl. Sunnbühl 80.-/40.-
From Spiez and Brig you can reach Kandersteg by train (BLS). From Adelboden and Frutigen there is a bus (AFA) to Kandersteg. The walk from the train station takes about 10 minutes. There is a local bus service from the station to the valley station.
Yes, children under the age of 6 travel free of charge on Cable car. The Junior Card is valid, please show it at the turnstile.
The public toilets are located at the mountain and valley stations and at the Berghotel am See. There are more toilets in the Oeschinensee area (see map). Going to the toilet in nature should be avoided. However, if you do need to use the "natural toilet", please do not leave any paper, tissues or wet wipes behind.
Paid parking spaces are available at the valley station of the Cable car in Kandersteg. Other paid parking spaces are located in the village (school building, municipality, train station, Cher).
Yes, there are lockers and ski racks at the mountain and valley stations. Payment can be made digitally by debit card, Visa/Mastercard or cash.
Dispose of waste in the official waste separation stations. Waste separation stations are located at the mountain and valley stations, at the mountain hotel by the lake, at the restaurants and along the main hiking trails. Respect nature and take everything - even the smallest bits and pieces, tissues, leftover food and cigarette butts - back down to the valley or separate the waste and dispose of it in the waste separation stations provided.
Everyone is obliged to provide first aid. In an emergency, call the rescue service immediately on 1414 and inform the ranger or patrolman (ski season) on 079 481 01 12. The SOS rooms and 2 defibrillators (at the toilets of the valley station and at the exit of the mountain station) are marked on the map of Lake Oeschinen.
Cable car Kandersteg - Oeschinen