Žernovka - lom

A small quarry near Prague. There is no staff or diving facilities on site, everything works on trust. There is a space to set up your gear and stairs straight into the water. The entrance is a step into deep water, so it is not suitable for complete beginners.

In the quarry you can see a few pike and schools of small fish that stay near the surface at shallower depths.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 4 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Quarry

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

The training pool is located in the Aquapalace Prague Čestlice. It is 8 meters deep, for training and practice there is a shallow part with a depth of 1.5 meters and a metal plateau at a depth of 4 meters.

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A wonderful diving site, but also a beautiful natural place. Videos on youtube - Radek Houfek. You can fill air-nitrox in Golčová Jeníkov and air at the quarry.

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A former quarry. The quarry is full of different kinds of fish, you will find a sunken bus and various training platforms. The quarry has great diving facilities, including a filling room, rental room, common room and changing areas and a sauna.

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Originally a granite quarry, mining ceased in the late 1960s. Average visibility is around three metres. There is a diving base at the site where accommodation, bottling and refreshments are available.

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Leštinka is one of the most popular quarries for divers in Czechia. It is full of attractions for divers, including a caisson, a sunken museum, and other trivia. There are several dive centers at the quarry that provide bottle filling, rentals, refreshments, and accommodation for divers and non-divers alike.

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This dive site is a former granite quarry, which was closed in 1970 and the rock platform just behind the entrance is at a depth of 5 m and is ideal for diving exercises for beginners. The wreck, the former Elbe ferry “Mühlberg“, can be found at 20m.

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The quarry’s main building has a toilet, shower, changing rooms, and a hotel nearby. It is possible to put up a tent for camping. A steep descent down the metal stairs leads to the water with one entrance and one exit. At the stairs, it is possible to descend to 5m at buoy no. 1.

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The Prellesee former granite quarry is also called Kesselbruch. The water depth is 46.5m with 1.8 hectares surface area. Visibility is usually 6 - 12m. Access is regulated by the allocation of keys. Registration and sign-out is usually done via the dive center Steina.

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The quarry is located on private property with a street-side entrance from the dive shop. There is not much space to park by the boulders. Often, you may have to park at least two buildings away.

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