Regular Scooter Times 2016
May + June: Sundays, Bank Holidays
July/ Sept + Oct: Saturdays, Sundays, Bank Holidays
August: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
Sessions begin at 2 pm and 5 pm at the cable car station on the mountain.
See below for special group trips outside of these times.
• Scooter Trip €25/ person
• 10-29 persons €23/ person
• Groups of 30 or more €22/ person
It is only possible to pay by cash at the scooter issuing point, EC or Credit cards are not accepted!
Payments and scooter tickets are processed at the issuing point at the top cable car station.
In the event of changeable weather conditions, please check the traffic
light symbol on the left
below the buttons to see
whether regular scooter trips are taking place.
Prior reservation is recommended for groups of 25 people and
We are happy to accept reservations upon prepayment and a firm booking.
regular scooter trips we ask participants to meet 15 minutes before the
start time at the top cable car
station and to be at the valley cable car station cash desk 45
minutes in advance. At this cash desk
it is always possible to find out how many scooters are available at the time. Scooter riders receive a 2 euro
reduction on the price of the Schauinsland
cable car and a scooter is automatically made available at
the top station.
Weather information can be found under Current News.
Outside of these regular times, special trips are available upon prior reservation from May to October at 11 am, 2 pm or 5 pm for groups of up to 50 people.
up to 10 people €230 in total
each additional person €23/ person
30 people or more €22/ person
Reservations and Special Trips
It's simple: Bookings can be made by phone, fax or mail - immediate confirmation of your
reservation/ invoice is sent by post. In order to make a booking we require your postal address
mobile phone number. The booking is confirmed upon transferal of the invoiced amount. In
the event of
a cancellation due to bad weather (rain, snow), the prepaid amount will be refunded.
The scooter track is for those with a normal level of fitness and good physical shape (for example, no
cardiac problems or poor circulation). Sturdy, closed shoes and durable hiking clothes with long trousers
Prices include protective equipment (helmet, elbow- and knee protectors, gloves).
Minimum age of
12 years + minimum height of 150 cm (to ensure safe operation of the scooter).
Maximum weight 120 kg.
Experience has shown scooter trips to last around 90 minutes, including getting changed prior and
following to the ride. This can however vary considerably and take more or less time. For groups of 15 or more, it's better to schedule 120 minutes to complete the trip.
In the case of youngsters taking part, a parent or legal guardian is required to give consent.
In the event of any accidents or emergencies please phone the hotline (07 61) 2 64 68 straight away. If the hotline is by way of exception not reachable on Sundays and Bank Holidays, please phone the Schauinsland Mining Museum on (0 76 02) 92 04 68 instead.