Globi cableway on the Engstligenalp

The Globi cableway in Adelboden is an exciting attraction for families.

During the ride in the cabin up to Engstligenalp, Globi the Parrot’s songs provide musical entertainment. You can also enjoy the view of the Engstligen Falls below, which tumble 600 metres down the mountain. Once at the top, Globi welcomes walkers and nature lovers. This friend to children offers specialities of Alpine hospitality, tells of life in the mountains, and helps visitors observe the animals. Ship-crafting and a picnic in the straw of the barn are all part of the fun.

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Taking off with the Globi cable car

The Globi cable car will transport you and your family high up onto the Engstligenalp. Accompanied by Globi’s songs, there is plenty already waiting to be discovered during the ride. This includes the unique 600-metre-long waterfalls that send the water cascading down into the valley below.

Globi hiking trails

With Globi, walking is twice as much fun. The waymarked trails are ideal for exploring the landscape, flora and flora of the Alpine world. There are several themed Globi trails to choose from: the Globi Mountain Trail, Globi Alpine Trail and Globi Crystal Trail. 
It’s time for a discovery tour!

Quality time with Globi

Every Saturday and Sunday, you can meet up with Globi on the Engstligenalp. Between 13.30 and 14.00 hours, Globi greets children and families between the mountain station and the mountain hotel.

Globi Stübli

At the Globi Stübli by the valley station, you can buy lots of great Globi products. 
Our tip: the classic book “Globi on the Alp” features exciting adventures set on the Engstligenalp. A great memento of a successful family outing.
lp. Un ottimo modo per ricordare una meravigliosa escursione con tutta la famiglia.

Availability Today (Friday) open

Operating times, Globi cableway

26 June to 09 July 2021
Saturday and Sunday

10 July to 08 August 2021

09 August to 24 September 2021
Saturday and Sunday

25 September to 17 October 2012

Rides from 09.30–12.30/14.30–16.30 hours, every 20 minutes

Groups (8 or more people) on advance booking and surcharge

Subject to change without prior notice


Globi cableway, return

  • CHF 32.00 Adults
  • CHF 16.00 Concessions* Adults
  • CHF 12.00 Children**
  • CHF 6.00 Children** with GA travelcard

Globi cableway, one-way

  • CHF 22.00 Adults
  • CHF 11.00 Concessions* Adults
  • CHF 9.00 Children**
  • CHF 4.50 Children** with GA travelcard

Family hit

  • CHF 56.00 2 adults with up to 4 children

Price, wooden sailing ship

  • CHF 9.50 Per unit

*Half-Fare travelcard, GA travelcard
** Ages 6 to 15.99

Junior and Children's Co-travelcard valid when child is accompanied. Adelboden Hiking Pass valid. 20% discount on the standard rate with guest card and for local residents.

Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration


Presentation of the offer on Radio Bern 1

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Globi Crystal Trail

Globi suddenly stands still as if rooted to the spot. What are those glittering things? “Somebody’s probably smashed a glass bottle,” says Zima the chamois. “Those are crystals,” counters Lucas the mineral prospector, who is looking for crystals in the mountains. Globi is amazed: “Wow! They’re much prettier than diamonds!” Globi and Zima agree: they also want to search for crystals. Help them find 10 crystals and you will be rewarded with a crystal of your own.

“Chäligang” via ferrata

The easy “Chäligang” via ferrata runs along the beautiful waterfalls from Adelboden up to Engstligenalp.


How to get there

The bus stop "Unter dem Birg" is located directly at the cableway station Engstligenalp.

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