Animal-, Nature-, & National Parks

UnterWasserReich Schrems

Contact & Informations

3943 Schrems
Moorbadstraße 4

+43 2853 76334


Pushchair Accessible Wheelchair Accessible Bistro / Restaurant Free entry with the NOE-card Children's program

The fascination of the Waldviertel bogs & ponds!

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the Waldviertel ponds and bogs in the nature park center “UnterWasserReich”. You can expect an adventure exhibition indoors and the water garden with otter enclosure outdoors. The nature park “Hochmoor Schrems” offers the opportunity to enjoy the charm of the Waldviertel moor landscape. From the 20 m high observation tower “Himmelsleiter” you have a breathtaking view over the tops of the nature park and the hidden, romantically sparkling water surface of the peat tub. Afterwards, let us spoil you with coffee specialties, pastries and delicacies in the UnterWasserReich café. In the souvenier shop you will find a wide range of local products from the Waldviertel. Shop, cafe, play area with terrace and adventure playground are freely accessible during opening hours!

Otter Feeding

  • Daily: 10:30, 13:30 & 16:00

Microscope Live Shows

  • Daily: 11:30 & 15:00

Guided Tour of the Exhibition

  • Group & School Class (20 people or more): Must book in advance!

Programmes, Workshops, Tours in the nature park etc.

  • For Groups, School Classes only on request

Hiking Trails in the Naturpark Hochmoor Schrems

  • There are 3 different hiking trails through the moor – maps are available at:, Open all year round

„Himmelsleiter“ (Observation Tower)

  • Viewing Point, 20 m high – CLOSED November – April due to weather conditions

Special exhibition

  • Changes yearly
  • 2022/23: “Small pond – great value. Why ponds are hotspots of biodiversity.”

The Exhibition

  • Barrier-free indoors and outdoors
  • Information offered in three languages (German, English, Czech)
  • Café UnterWasserReich with its large terrace by the pond: offers coffee, pastries, drinks, hot and cold regional food
  • Shop – souvenirs, regional products, books, toys
  • parking aera
  • Disabled parking aera
  • accessible toilet
  • changing table
  • 3 hiking trails through the Nature Park
  • Barrier-free in the indoor and outdoor areas of the UnterWasserReich and as far as the “Himmelsleiter” (Observation Tower) – Viewing Point
  • Playground
  • Otter indoor construction with slide
  • Water Parcours
  • Cable-pulled rafts

2nd April – 6th November 2022

Daily: 10:00 – 17:00

EUR 11,00       Adult

EUR 8,00       Child & Youth

EUR 9,00       Senior, Student

EUR 29,00     Family Ticket

EUR 30,00     Adult Annual Ticket

EUR 20,00     Child Annual Ticket

Childdren under 6 years – FREE!

Free entry with NÖ Card (once)

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