Grindelwald-First

Experience the beauty of the Grindelwald-First on this aerial cableway

  • Round trip travel on the three-segment First aerial cableway
  • First Cliff Walk by Tissot: a 40 meter (131 ft) long suspension bridge that leads along the rock-face to the west side of the summit
  • Panoramic views from observation platform
  • Issued as a paper document
  • Explore the hiking trails and picturesque views
  • Children under 6 travel free
  • Discount offered with Swiss Travel Pass

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Overview

This Grindelwald-First excursion is everything you’d want to experience in Switzerland, and more! Delight in magnificent views of the Eiger North Fac and surrounding scenery and then prepare yourself for some truly remarkable alpine adventure. Experience the spectacular First Cliff Walk, or go for a 50-minute hike on the trail to Lake Bachalp. Most who embark on this excursion cannot forgo the chance to try the First Flyer, an 800 metre zipline from First to Schreckfeld traveling at a top speed of 84 km/h – this activity will leave you breathless. Journey back down from Bort to Grindelwald on a trottbike or perhaps try out a Mountain Cart. Travelling with children? You’ll want to set some time aside for them to enjoy the adventure play area at the Bort station, a wonderful playground catering to smaller visitors. Treat yourself to an amazing meal at the Restaurant First, offering 350 seats and a lovely sun terrace to take in more picturesque views. Grindelwald First, it may be your first peak adventure, but certainly won’t be your last.


  • Includes round-trip travel from Interlaken or Grindelwald (base station) to First.
  • First Cliff Walk by Tissot: a 40 meter (131 ft) long suspension bridge that leads along the rock-face to the west side of the summit and has a 45 meter (148ft) long observation platform and panoramic views.
  • 30-minute travel time with a stop in Bort and Schreckfeld.
  • Child’s play area at Bort station.
  • Marmot Trail: family hiking trail lined with signposts and carved marmots to guide the way on the 2-hour hike (mid June – October).

Conditions:

  • Discounted fares are only valid with a Swiss Travel Pass, Swiss Half Fare Card and Eurail Passes that include Switzerland, please refer to the type of pass you have when selecting your tickets.
  • All child rates are valid for children ages 6 -15.
  • Children under 6 are free.
  • Children traveling with a Swiss Family Card are free when they travel with a parent or guardian that is traveling with a Swiss Travel Pass. Where noted below, please indicate the number of children that are NOT covered by the Swiss Family Card. Note: these children will be required to purchase a ticket.
  • Train tickets and Swiss Transfer tickets are not valid for rail pass discounts.
  • Tickets are valid for six months from the date of purchase.
  • Prices are subject to change.

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