Ice Fishing Melchsee-Frutt

Ice fishing just like up North

Ice fishing – an exciting winter adventure for those who love fishing. On a sunny day or in the midst of snow flurries, either way, ice fishing is fun on the spectacular high plateau of Melchsee-Frutt. 

At Melchsee-Frutt you have the opportunity to spend an unforgettable day of ice fishing. Accompanied by guides, you cut your own opening on Melchsee or Tannensee and with a bit of luck you may pull out some good-sized trout or char.

Ice fishing (event with overnight accommodation or just one day of ice fishing) is available from mid-January to late March, but only on certain dates and under the professional supervision of the ice fishing guides of Melchsee-Frutt. These dates are listed at Reservations are required as the event is very popular and space is limited. Children aged 10 and older are welcome.

The rules according to the information leaflet apply.


Take the S5 train from Lucerne to the Sarnen railway station, change to PostBus route 343 and continue to the final stop at Stöckalp. Return by the same route.


Purchase your ticket easily in the PostBus app.

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Timetable information

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For groups of 10 people or more, a reservation is required on the previous day until 16.00 h at the latest. Tel. +41 58 448 06 22

Reservations for individual travelers (1-9 persons) are not accepted. Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. 

Travel dates/Validity

Route open all year
Travel-date details/validity: view timetable/timetable information

Bicycle transport

No bicycle transport fixtures available in/on the vehicle

Wheelchair accessibility

Wheelchair access to the postbus guaranteed

Special comments:
Reservations for wheelchair accessibility must be made for the applicable route. Call Tel. +41 58 448 06 22.

Contact details

Tourist Office Melchsee-Frutt, Melchtal, Kerns
Sarnerstrasse 1
6064 Kerns


+41 41 669 70 60



Foto ©Leandra Burch