Seventh Heaven

About Zell am Ziller


Zell am Ziller is true Austria. The Zell, Gerlos and Königsleiten areas offer 51 modern lifts that will take you up to the breathtaking summit at 2500 meters. You are also free to carve on over 139 kilometers of piste, or in one of the two fun parks that offer both a 80 and 100 meter halfpipe, respectively. The area also provides opportunities for freeriding with runs that include both forest trees and cliffs. The wide variety of terrain, combined with quality snow guarantee, gives Zell am ZIller its reputation as the seventh heaven for ski enthusiasts.



The Ski Instructor Life

At 580 meters, you will find the beautifully situated city, which is the geographical and historical center of the Zillertal valley. Zell am Ziller is surrounded by cozy mountain villages and is within easy reach of the famous Hinterhux glacier and the Mayrhofen area, both featuring skiing of the highest quality. As a ski instructor in Zell am Ziller, there are a wealth of activities available at your fingertips. Experience the 7 kilometer long toboggan run, an alpine roller coaster, flying fox zipline, cross country skiing, paragliding and skiing, to name just a few. The ski school leaders managers are known to be tough for the first week or two, as a way to instill discipline and get the respect of the newcomers. But do not be fooled. Behind this front are some incredibly sweet people that show their softer side as soon as the season begins. It’s a tight-knit community and you’ll get the chance to become a part of it. When you’re off work, you can also find yourself in one of the area’s 30 bars, where there are some quality possibilities for afterski. If you are interested in becoming a ski instructor, check out our instructor blogs!


Become a ski instructor in Zell am Ziller


  • Skiing from 580 to 2500 meters
  • Varied Terrain (30% intermediate, 57% advanced, 13% expert)
  • 47km piste in Zell am Ziller
  • 138km of slopes in the area
  • 177 hectares of skiable terrain
  • Longest run: 10 km
  • 51 lifts
  • 3 terrain parks
  • Center of Zillertal Valley
  • Festive nightlife
  • Glacier skiing at Hintertux


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