Kickbike on Sunnegga

Kickbike, that’s the thrilling ride from Sunnegga down to the village of Zermatt. The wind in your hair, spectacular scenery: this is outdoor adventure at its best.

360° Panorama
  • Type Cycling
  • Difficulty medium
  • Duration 0,45 h
  • Distance 7,1 km
  • Ascent 0 m
  • Descent 682 m
  • Lowest point 1607 m
  • Highest point 2288 m


A kickbike is like a cross between a bike and a scooter, great fun to ride for people of all ages. From Sunnegga, the trail leads initially towards Tufteren, past ancient Swiss stone pine trees and tall larches. At Tufteren the track plunges into the lush mountain forest, and follows a giant zig-zag all the way down to the village of Zermatt.

  • Appropriate for children from age 9
  • Special family tickets
  • from approx. late May to mid-October

Sunnegga - Tufteren - Ried - Zermatt (Sunnegga Express valley station)

We recommend:

  • Kickbike with helmet (available for hire from the valley station of the Sunnegga Express)
  • Clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof)
  • Good footwear

Before heading downhill, it is worthwhile to make a photo stop at Tufteren with its wooden houses and the Matterhorn in the background.

  • Take into account participants’ fitness level and ability.
  • All riding is at one’s own risk.
  • Weather conditions can change quickly in the mountains. Appropriate clothing is therefore essential. In uncertain weather, turn back in good time.
  • Do not leave the marked routes.
  • Please be considerate to walkers and to plants and animals.
  • Take note of the warning signs drawing attention to the constant danger in river beds and along watercourses below dams and reservoirs.

Map and arrival