#Magic

SKIING and SNOWBOARDING

Experience, feel nature.

Welcome to the small but mighty ski paradise for families. When the sun slowly rises in the Kandertal, it doesn't take long for your perfect day of skiing or snowboarding to begin. After the gondola ride, you can head straight for the slopes or the beginners' paradise of Oeschiland.

Once your alarm clock has gone off, you'll hardly be able to wait to get on the slopes. Want to know where you can strap on your skis or snowboard depending on your level? We'll tell you on this page!

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Key Facts

  • Perfect ski area for families and beginners - whether big or small
  • Two T-bar lifts (Wittenen/Bire) with various ski slopes and valley descent to Kandersteg
  • Lockers and ski depots at the valley and mountain stations
  • Heated changing rooms in the valley station
  • Picnic room in the mountain station open from 10:00-15:00
  • Official toilets in the mountain and valley station buildings and at the restaurants
  • Free entry to the Oeschiland beginners' paradise for everyone
  • The FIS rules, your guidelines on the slopes

Day and multi-day tickets

Depending on age and time, find your suitable day ticket or multi-day ticket, your experience is guaranteed! The Oeschiland beginners' paradise is free for all guests.

Day ticket

Adult

Child

Morning (until 1 pm)

39

26

from 1 pm

33

23

from 12 o'clock

39

26

from 11 a.m.

43

30

full day

46

32

full day with closed Talabafahrt

36

25


Multi-day tickets

Adult

Child

1 day

46

32

2 days

88

62

3 days

119

85

4 days

157

111

5 days

191

136

6 days

225

159

7 days

254

180

4-in-7 days; freely selectable

168

117

Subscriptions

A subscription is the right solution if you regularly visit Oeschinensee . Whether it's a winter, annual or follow-up subscription, hiking pass, etc. Find the right subscription for you - your experience is guaranteed! The Oeschiland beginners' paradise is free for all guests.

Season

Subscription

Adult

Child

Young people

HTX/GA

WI

Winter subscription Oeschinen (skiing, hiking, winter fun) incl. mountain spring (May)

360

160

300

360

SO + WI

Annual season ticket Oeschinen (skiing, hiking, winter fun)

450

210

360

410

SO + WI

Summer or winter season ticket Oeschinen (hiking only)

210

110

n/a

170

SO + WI

Hiking pass Oeschinen (year)

400

220

n/a

340

SO

Hiking pass Kandersteg (summer only)

280

140

n/a

220

WI

Connection subscription Kandersteg (skiing) special price for Top4, MagicPass and Adelboden-Lenk subscription holders

80

40

n/a

n/a

Season ticket ADELBODEN-LENK

From the winter season (2023/2024), the Kandersteg ski region will no longer be part of the validity area of the "local" Adelboden-Lenk season ticket. If you have an Adelboden-Lenk season ticket, you can benefit from our connecting season ticket.

- Season pass Adelboden-Lenk and Oeschinensee: children CHF 23.00 and adults CHF 46.00
- Season pass Adelboden-Lenk and Oeschinensee with Sunnbüel: children CHF 40.00 and adults CHF 80.00

The quickest and easiest way to buy your season pass is directly at the ticket office in the valley station of the Cable car Kandersteg-Oeschinensee. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Season subscription TOP4-skiabo and MAGICPASS

From the winter season (2023/2024), the Kandersteg ski region will no longer be a member of the TOP4 ski pass association. If you have a TOP4 ski pass, then you can benefit from our connecting pass. It is also possible to purchase a season ticket for the MagicPass.

- Season connection pass Top4-Skiabo and MagicPass: children CHF 40.00 and adults CHF 80.00

The quickest and easiest way to buy your connection pass is directly at the ticket office in the valley station of Cable car Kandersteg-Oeschinensee. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Prices for groups

Find the right day ticket for you if you are visiting Oeschinensee as a group, your group experience is guaranteed! The Oeschiland beginners' paradise is free of charge for all guests and groups.


Day tickets for groups

Adult

Youth

Child

Child schools

Morning until 13h

31

28

23

18

from 1 pm

30

27

22

17

from 12 o'clock

33

30

24

20

from 11 a.m.

40

34

27

22

1 day


42

38

29

24

Ski school snow-storm Kandersteg

Whether you are a beginner, returning skier or an expert, the Swiss ski school "snowstorm" in Kandersteg offers our young and old guests lessons in all snow sports disciplines and for all levels of experience.

Let yourself be inspired by the fascination of snow sports and find now the right offer for you.

Current information AND operating status

Cable car Kandersteg - Oeschinen

Cable car Kandersteg-Oeschinensee - in operation from 8:30 - 18:00

Ski lifts
Bire ski lift closed - end of season 17.03.2024
Wittenen ski lift closed - end of season 17.03.2024

Free skiing for children and beginners
Oeschiland children's skiing closed - end of season 17.03.2024

sledge run closed in Oeschiland - end of season 17.03.2024

Schatthaus T-bar lift - Oeschiland Park - closed - end of season 17.03.2024

Slopes

Piste 1 valley descent (red) - closed, the road is closed, no hiking trail, please use the official hiking trail.
Piste 2 Bire (blue) closed - end of season 17.03.2024
Piste Wittenen 3 (red) closed - end of season 17.03.2024
Piste 4 mountain station-Bire (blue) closed - end of season 17.03.2024

Piste Läger 5 (blue) - closed

Cross-country skiing

Cross-country ski slope Oeschinensee - The cross-country ski slope is closed - end of season 17.03.2024


Simply sledge run to Oeschinensee

sledge run 6 Mountain station closed at Oeschinensee - end of season 17.03.2024

Oeschinensee
Webcam Oeschinensee

Mountain station / Oeschiland
Webcam Oeschinensee

Mountain station / mountain coaster
Webcam Oeschinensee

Mountain station - Oeschinensee: 80 vertical meters

Mountain station -Oeschinensee, winter hiking trail 7 direct - open, easily accessible with winter boots
Mountain station - Oeschinensee Winter hiking trail 8 via Läger - closed
Path 9, along the lake - the path along the lake is closed and currently not accessible

Ice Walk - closed

Kandersteg - Oeschinensee: 500 vertical meters

Hike from Kandersteg to Oeschinensee - path to the lake accessible with mountain boots

Restaurant Oeschinensee - open from 09:30 to 16:00, open daily

Restaurant Bergstübli (mountain station) - open from 09:00 - 17:00

Cafebar at Oeschinensee - open 10-16h

General information: Cable car from 08:30-18:00 and hiking trail to Oeschinensee open. Above 2200m there is still snow (winter conditions)!


Hiking tip: Winter operation December - mid-March


Info restaurants:

SOS: SOS/Rescue service in the entire area: 1414

 

Guest service : daily from 08:30-17h for you under 0041 33 675 11 18 Cable car@oeschinensee.ch and accessible.

Lockers and ski storage

Lockers at the valley station - open from 08:00 to 18:00
Mountain station lockers - in operation
Lockers Large, medium and small lockers are available at the valley and mountain stations. Ski depots are located at the valley and mountain stations. A changing room is also available at the valley station. Payment by card, cash or cell phone possible.
Locker subscriptions can be purchased at the cash desk (7 days, 14 days, season)Locker price list:
Ski stand
15 min / free of charge
24h / Fr. 2.00
Locker M
15 min / free of charge
24h / Fr. 5.00
Locker S
15 min / free of charge
24h / Fr. 2.00
Locker L
15 min / free of charge
24h / Fr. 8.00


Picnic area

Picnic room mountain station 1st floor

At the mountain station on the 1st floor (take the path around the house). Open 10-15h. Cannot be reserved, capacity max. 40 people.

Ice fishing info: The lake may no longer be entered, ice fishing is no longer possible this season.

Ice Walk - closed




Enter Oeschinensee: Danger level 3 - No trespassing

Experience, feel nature.

FAQ

What you should know 

Can I buy my day ticket online?

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.

Is my Magicpass subscription valid?

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.

Is my Top4 ski pass valid?

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.

Is my Adelboden-Lenk ski pass valid?

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.-

Do children travel free of charge on Cable car?

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.

Where can I find toilets in the Oeschinensee area?

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.

Can I rent/buy sports equipment somewhere?

Yes, there are several sports stores in Kandersteg where you can rent or buy sports equipment: Grossen Sport, äussere Dorfstrasse 83 and Bahnhofstrasse 15, 3718 Kandersteg, tel. 033 675 00 17/16. Käthy Sport + Mode, äussere Dorfstrasse 31, 3718 Kandersteg, tel. 033 675 16 09.

Are lockers available at the top or bottom station?

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.

Is there a picnic area?

Yes, there is a heated picnic room at the mountain station in Kandersteg, see signs (around the house, on the 1st floor. Opening hours during operation: 10.00-15.00 hrs. It is not possible to make a reservation.

Is there a slope control?

Yes, please note the information "last slope check"! The daily monitoring of the marked and open slopes ends with the last slope check at 5.00 pm. Outside of the lift operating hours, the slopes are closed and may not be skied on or entered. There are snow groomers on the slopes and avalanche blasting may take place.

Which outdoor guidelines should be observed when providing first aid?

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.

We provide unique and unforgettable moments in the imposing mountain world in front of the Blüemlisalp massif.