Seebachfall (Sulzau)

The Seebachfall is a waterfall in the Obersulzbachtal near Sulzau/Wald im Pinzgau in the region Tirol, Austria.

To reach the Seebachfall you have to drive to the parking lot Hopffeldboden in Sulzau. From here the trail into the Obersulzbachtal starts. I can remember that we had the idea to go with our bikes, but the trail was very steep, so we returned to the car…. I have read that there is also a taxi is going into the Obersulzbachtal (euro 10 p/p) that leads along theSeebachfall and goes to the end of the valley. The trail is open from May to October.

A hike to the the Seebachfall takes about 1-1,5 hours and leads to an altitude of 1400 meters (from 1000 meters) to the Berndlalm. For the real hikers, they can go on for another 2-2,5 hours to the Sulzsee on an altitude of 2204 meters and a beautiful view on one the highest mountains of Austria the Grossvenediger.

From the Berndlalm you will have a good view on the Seebachfall which has a height of 480 meters. I am not sure if the height is accurate. Most figures are close to 300 meters but when I look at the picture of the Seebachfall I think it more 480 meters then 300 meters.

Best time to visit the Seebachfall is in the morning. When you take pictures you will photograph towards the west (from the Berndlalm a little bit nww). Best season to visit the Seebachfall is the early summer, maybe late spring when the there is an overflow of the Seebachsee. Snow from the mountains will melt quickly when the temperatures will rise.

The pictures you see were taken in April-early May, to early to visit the Seebachfall and all waterfalls in the area.

Nice to mention is that at the other side of the mountain the most powerful waterfall of Austria, the Krimmler wasserfalle is falling down. The Krimmler wasserfall and the Seebachfall share the same source for the flow of their watercourse!

Nearby there are several other nice waterfalls that can be visited. In the same valley (Obersulzbachtal) the Gamseckfall is falling down, almost in front of the Seebachfall. A little bit deeper in the valley the Foissbachfall can be visited and in the valley next to the Obersulzbachtal there is the amazing Untersulzbachfall (also called Sulzbachfall) with a single drop of 110 meters. Last but not least you have to visit the earlier mentioned Krimmler wasserfalle, the most powerful waterfall in Austria and one of the mightiest waterfalls in Europe.

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CountryWaterfalls in Austria
Best visitJune-July

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