Multi-day programmes

In the Donau-Auen National Park, various organizers offer multi-day stays and summer camps for school classes, families and individual guests. Common nature experiences, learning, creativity, play and group dynamic experiences are in the focus.

National Park Camp Meierhof Eckartsau

Operated by the Donau-Auen National Park and the ÖBf, or Austrian National Forests, the National Park Camp Meierhof Eckartsau is located in Lower Austria on the Danube’s north banks, approx. 45 minutes from Vienna by car. Camp visitors spend the night in large, cosy yet weatherproofed tents in sleeping bags on top of wooden pallets. The campground features modern sanitary facilities, a large common room in case of inclement weather, and a well-equipped research laboratory.
Contact: National Park Camp Meierhof, Ulrike Stöger, e-mail: ulrike.stoeger@bundesforste.at

Other camp providers

The National Park Youth House operated by the Donau-Auen National Park’s institute NHM is located in the historic Lower Austrian region of Petronell Carnuntum, on the Danube’s south banks. It is an “eco-house” equipped with solar panels, a natural sewage plant, natural pond and herb garden. It is the perfect setting to explore and learn about nature and the national park – both outdoors and indoors, as the camp also features conference rooms equipped with modern technology.
Contact: National Park Youth House (Haus der Jugend), Gabriele Krb, e-mail: gabriele.krb@nhm-wien.ac.at

Operated by the City of Vienna Municipal Department 49 (Forestry Office and Urban Agriculture), the National Park Camp Lobau in the Lower Austrian town of Gross-Enzersdorf is where the Viennese environmental programme “UmweltBildungWien” offers experiential educational and recreational programmes. The site is equipped with camping spots for tents, fire pits, outdoor swimming areas, playing fields and playgrounds, sanitary facilities, and a “green” kitchen.
Contact: National Park Camp Lobau, e-mail: ncl@ubw.at