Nature experience in May
In May, when temperatures already reach over 20 degrees, but the water of lake Mondsee is still too cold to go swimming, the best thing you can do, is to rent an electric boat.
You start at the boat rental "Hemetsberger". By boat, you go to the mansion district of "Schwarzindien" (Black india) and then continue to the alluvial forest on the western shore of Lake Mondsee.
At this time of year, there is a lot of activity in the gray heron colony, where the adult birds have to provide their young with sufficient food. Young birds of Great crested grebe, mute swans and coots can be observed in the reeds.
The first large dragonflies hunt across the water surface and have to be on guard against the hunting tree falcons. The reed singer, who can imitate the singing of many bird species, provides the musical accompaniment.
At the outflow of the dragon lake into lake Mondsee, striking through the small wooden bridge, the beaver's territory begins. If you are lucky, you can maybe catch a glimpse of him (Most likely in the Fuschler Ache nature reserve).
Please note the minimum distance to the lake shore of 200 meters. It is strictly forbidden to enter the nature reserve at the outflow of the river "Fuschler Ache" (nature reserve). This part is also marked with signs.
At Mondsee Bootsverleih Hemetsberger, electric boats and pedal boats are available from mid-March to the end of October to explore the Mondsee and its romantic bays, to enjoy the tranquility and a break at the lake or to experience an adventurous…