Haarlemmermeerse Bos

A dive site with high clay walls between 4 and 10 metres. Visibility is usually good on this divesite. The large height differences make this site very suitable to practice your buoyancy. A nice divespot with plenty of parking space. Watch out for fishermen.

If you are looking for a challenge you can swim under the restaurant on stilts where often large schools of young bass find a shady spot.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 4 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Lake

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

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A nice dive site with an easy to follow dive path and many underwater objects, such as wrecks, cars, two training platforms and even an old cannon! Visibility varies throughout the year but is generally good.

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Zandeiland 4 is one of the most beautiful and diverse lakes to dive into in the Netherlands. From objects in the diving zone to larger depths for more technical dives. The facilities are good and you can park close to the water. Diving requires a permit that you carry with you. You can buy this in the shop.

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REM III (Wreck)

The REM III, previously known as the Delft is a ship converted by the Germans in the Second World War and at the time directly equipped with a cannon. It is from the former REM platform seen the 3rd known wreck, hence the name. The REM was sunk during the war by the Allied forces.

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Large freshwater lake with lots of fish, but also many beautiful peat block formations that form wide canyons. Visibility is variable but can reach six meters on good days.

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S.S. Trevier (Wreck)

The SS Trevier was a 100-meter-long steam cargo ship that was en route from New York to Rotterdam with a load of 4,200 tons of grain. On 4 April 1917 it was torpedoed with the port of Rotterdam insight by the German U-boat 23.

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Dreischor Frans Kokrif

Just before Dreischor Gemaal is another dive site. This is enhanced by the artificial reef that was built here a few years ago. Just like at Scharendijke and Den Osse, a ribbon of reef balls have been laid here. Parking is easy and via a staircase, over the dike, you come to a riser where you can go to the water.

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This dive site is not subject to tides, so you can dive here all day long. From the stairs, you can dive both to the left and to the right. On the right is the pumping station, which is very nicely overgrown and sometimes produces attractive images for macro photographers.

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Dive site Kerkweg in Den Osse is one of the most famous dive sites in Zeeland. Here you can dive from the jetty on oyster beds, an artificial reef of reefballs and many other hard substrate that is nicely overgrown. The maximum depth is about 30 metres, but you will find most life in the shallow water.

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The Anna Jacobapolder dive site is directly opposite the Zoetersbout dive site. This site is located on a ferry port where the ferry services used to sail between Anna-Jacobapolder and Zijpe. Currently there is an oyster farm between the main dams.

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Zoetersbout is an accessible dive site in the Oosterschelde, there is virtually no current here, but it can be felt at the head of the dike. You dive along an overgrown dike wall with eels, lobsters and galatheak lobsters as permanent residents. Dive between the weeds and discover the underwater life here.

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