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Austrian Water Rescue Bad Goisern

Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee, Oberösterreich, Österreich
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The base of "Water Rescue of Bad Goisern" is located in security center of Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt.

Short call: 130 - The "Water Rescue of Bad Goisern"

In 1966, the Bad Goisern Water Rescue center was founded and since year 2017 it has been located centrally together with volunteer fire brigade as well as with mountain rescue of Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt

In 2020 the boathouse of the local branch at Lake Hallstatt in village Untersee was redesigned. The hut was lengthened and a new footbridge was added.

The important tasks of water rescue include not only lake surveillance of Lake Hallstatt, but also constant youth work, further training and organizing traditional swimming courses.

Also for whitewater and diving missions the members of the water rescue are trained.

Do you need further information - just have a look on website (language German): www.ooe.owr.at/bad-goisern

Experience a 360° panorama tour over Lake Hallstatt…

short call: 130


504 m

Accessibility / arrival

The office of the Water Rescue Bad Goisern is located in the new security center directly on the B 145. At the roundabout Bad Goisern Mitte turn left towards Hofer Markt. 

by car
from Salzburg:
Exit Thalgau via federal road B158 towards Bad Ischl, in Bad Ischl drive onto Salzkammergut Street B145 towards Bad Goisern
from Linz:
Exit Regau via federal road Salzkammergut street B145 towards Gmunden and Bad Ischl to Bad Goisern
from Vienna/Graz:
Exit Liezen via federal road B320, in Trautenfels drive onto Salzkammergut street B145 towards Bad Goisern
from Villach:
Tauern motorway to exit "Eben im Pongau", via B166 Pass Gschütt federal road through Gosau, at the Gosaumühle junction turn towards Bad Goisern

by train
Attnang-Puchheim - Stainach-Irdning lines
stop train station Bad Goisern
By bus
Bus 542 (Bad Ischl - Gosausee)
Stop Bad Goisern Mitte/B145
Detailed information on the respective train and bus times can be found at https://www.oebb.at/en/ (train) and https://www.postbus.at/en(bus).

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Please get in touch for more information.


Austrian Water Rescue Bad Goisern
Hofrat-Renner-Weg 2b
4822 Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

Phone +43 6135 21444

Contact person
Mr Peter Puntigam
Sydlerfeld 6
4822 Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

Phone +43 6135 21444

Legal contact information

Österreichische Wasserrettung, Landesverband OÖ
Petzoldstraße 41
AT-4020 Linz

Dr. Gerald Berger-Landesleiter &

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