Oeschinensee-Live: Cable car | Mountain coaster | Hiking trials to the lake | Alphüsi Food Truck | Restaurant & Hotel

Welcome to Lake Oeschinen in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take the cable car up, a walk to the lake, enjoy the wonderful view, recharge your batteries and let your soul dangle. The region is open until october 25.

Summer activities at Lake Oeschinen

#MagicBlue – 3 experiences in Kandersteg

Visit each of these three stunning places once during summer and autumn: the famous lake Oeschinen, the beautiful lakes between Sunnbüel and the Gemmipass (Arvensee) and Allmenalp with its unspoilt surroundings.


Get your row and have fun! Buy your license in the tourist office or online. There is no fishing equipment available at the lake.

Hiking with views…

Tighten your shoes and hike up the hill. Enjoy marvellous views over Lake Oeschinen. Check the live status. More information

Row Boats

The experience for more than 100 years. The rowing boats are only available all summer season from 0900 till 1700. More info

Overnight stay at the Oeschinensee

Enjoy an overnight stay in one of the mountain inns on Lake Oeschinen and treat yourself to some real relaxation. More info

Mount up and let the fun begin

The mountain coaster is located at the top station. An experience for young and old. PS: the visit in the morning is worthwhile – there is much less rush. more Infos

Map of Summer activities at the Oeschinensee

Getting here & Parking

For your convenience we suggest to get here by the BLS train Lötschberger. The cable car to Oeschinensee is connected to the public transport – please do not forget your half fare ticket or GA to get 50% discount on the cable car ride. Families with a junior card get free tickets for their kids. All parking lots of the cable car company cost CHF 8 per day, the public (further away) parkings cost CHF 5 per day. For regular visitors of Lake Oeschinen season parking passes are provided.

All trails around Lake Oeschinen are highly frequented by hiking guest. For safety reasons, pdo not get here with your mountain bike.

Restaurant: & Hotel from May 30 | Cable car - & Mountain coaster from June 6Live status