Special Trips and Prices
Special trips are available outside of the regular scooter times from 1st May to 1st November at 11 am,
2 pm and 5 pm for groups of up to 50 people (upon prior reservation).
• Up to 10 people - € 230 in total
• Each additional person - € 23/ person
• 30 people or more - € 22/ person
All prices include VAT at 19%.
It is only possible to pay by cash at the scooter issuing point, EC or Credit cards are not accepted!
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
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.
Special trips take place at either 11 am, 2 pm or 5 pm (due to scooter return possibilities) in a
accompanied by a scooter guide.
Special trips and reservations always require a firm booking and advance payment as it is
have increased personnel on site. Trips can however be cancelled free of charge
up to 7 days before
the arranged trip date.
In the event of bad weather (rain or snow) leading to the cancellation of scooter
trips, we will
refund the prepaid amount. The traffic light symbol on the left indicating
if trips are in operation
not apply to special scooter trips.
If trips need to be cancelled at short notice owing to bad weather, we offer a special service for
which have booked a special trip/ made a prior reservation: If you like, we invite you to go
an adventurous, weather independant two and a
half hour tour through the Schauinsland
Museum instead, where, equipped with your own miner's lamp, you climb down ladders.
It's simple: Bookings can be made by phone, fax or mail - immediate confirmation of your
reservation/ invoice (with VAT stated separately) 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.
Vacancies given, special trips and reservations are also possible at short notice and can be paid in cash
at the office in Freiburg. We nevertheless recommend that you book early to ensure you are able to
enjoy your scooter trip at your desired time.
The necessary requirements can be found here: Requirements & Safety
Scooter trips begin promptly at
the agreed start time at the top cable car station where scooters
For your safety
Before each scooter trip participants receive a basic briefing regarding our high-tech scooters.
Safety equipment including helmets, elbow- and knee protectors and gloves will be provided .
For reasons of safety, participants go down in loose groups followed by our knowledgeable
who is able to assist with any punctures.
With school classes and larger groups, a second guide goes at the
The scooter rides are weather dependent: due to decreased traction, no trips will take place in
snow. The traffic light symbol on the left indicating current operation does not apply to
Up to date
weather information, like webcam images from the top part of the track and a four-
day-weather forecast can be
found under Current News.
|A tip for environmental protection:
The Schauinsland cable car, the longest continuous cable car in Germany, is a special journey in itself. Prices reductions are made using both the Schauinsland cable car and scooter rides:
We recommend using the Schauinsland cable car.
Schauinsland cable car tickets: € 7 instead of € 9 (for scooter trips)
Regular scooter trips: € 23 instead of € 25 (with a Schauinsland cable car ticket)