Activity overview

Blausee is a small blue lake surrounded by idyllic woods. This relaxing walk takes you along well-marked, good quality footpaths along the bank of the river Kander and is a suitable hike for all ages.

At the lake, you can visit the Trout farm, take a boat ride on the crystal clear waters, or enjoy the BBQ areas available for you to use.

Schedule 

Time: 2 hours from Kandersteg (one way).
Times might change according to the weather and the group’s ability. There is an option to get the bus to/from Kandersteg train station directly to Blausee.

Start your hike following the river towards Kandersteg Village 08:30
Arrive at Hoh viewpoint 09:30
Follow the Kander river again signposted Blausee 09:45
Descend from Buel through the woods 10:00
Arrive at Blausee 10:30
Pricing 
  • Bus Kandersteg - Blausee: SFr. 6.80 (Adult) 3.40 (Child),- (approximately 10 min.)
  • Entrance fee to Blausee: SFr. 1,- payable at KISC Reception (with group ticket) The group ticket can be borrowed from Reception.
Important information 
  • Before your departure, you need to fill in the Route Card at Reception.
  • Leaflets containing more information on the exact route can be found in Reception.
Equipment 
  • Comfortable rucksack
  • Boots with ankle support (no trainers)
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Water bottle (minimum 1 litre, 2 litres in hot weather)
  • Warm clothing (long trousers, fleece, no jeans)
  • Sun hat and a warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Personal medication if needed
  • Sun cream
  • Sunglasses
  • Packed food
  • Pocket money                                   
  • First Aid Kit
  • Mobile Phone
Awards & Badges 
  • Swiss Explorer Award
Go Eco!

This hike can be even more enjoyable when learning about the environment around you. The self-guided booklet below can help you explore the Alps the eco way. 

Attachments 
AttachmentSize
PDF icon Blausee Eco Hike1.71 MB

Activity

Season 
Autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov)
Spring (Mar, Apr, May)
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Winter (Dec, Jan, Feb)
Availability 
01.05.2019 to 30.09.2019
Guidance 
Self-guided
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 2 hours from Kandersteg (one way)
Difficulty 
TSA Terrain level 
0
Price adult 
CHF 1.00
Price youth 
CHF 1.00
Price child 
CHF 1.00
Programme theme 
Eco Adventure
Category 
Attractions & city breaks
Hiking
Tickets
Winter activities
Suitability 
Cubs
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size no limit
Minimum age limit 
from 8 years

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