Wort des Lebens, Starnberger See, Assenhausen

From the entrance at the pebble beach on the left side of the Seeburg you reach the Allmannshauser Steilwand (steep face) by diving to the right from a depth of approx. 18m. On the left side the bottom slopes more gently, at 3-5m there is a rock garden. A varied dive site, for beginners as well as for advanced divers.

Eel rods (burbot) like to hide in the steep face. Furthermore you can find pike, perch and during night dives also eels.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 7 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Altitude Diving
  • Lake

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Allmannshausen Wintertauchplatz

Outside the bathing season, when many areas of the Starnberger See are closed for nature conservation reasons, diving is still allowed here. Slightly to the left at 25-30 m you will find the entrance to a smaller, stepped steep face. Straight ahead and slightly to the right between, 10 and 20m, you will find various “sights“.

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Steilwand, Starnberger See, Allmannshausen

The Allmannshauser Steilwand is rightly known as one of the most beautiful dive sites in Germany. Diving from the shallow shore to the middle of the lake, you reach the edge after a few minutes at a depth of 12-20 meters, depending on the point of entry. Underneath is a wonderfully varied steep face.

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Leonie

Leoni is one of the few year-round diveable entrances for Starnberger See. Popular in summer for courses (and therefore limited visibility), the dive site is underestimated the rest of the year: relaxed dives at shallower depths (up to 20 m), even after sunset (max. 1h!) with lots of life!

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This dive site is accessible via Starnberg, in the direction of Possenhofen. At the first kiosk turn right into the driveway and unload your car. Take your equipment to the lake and park your car at the very large parking lot. In good weather, the kiosk is open all year round.

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Berg (Wreck)

The highlight in Berg is the so-called shingle wreck, which lies at a depth of about 38m. Another highlight is a sunken sailboat which lies in approx. 8m.

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Freibad Germering

Only a few kilometers away from Munich, the Germeringer open-air swimming pool offers divers perfect conditions for practicing: warm water, ideal visibility, and good infrastructure. The size of 15x22 m with a depth of 4-5 m ensures sufficient space. (Diving only outside the regular opening hours).

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Langwieder See

Located directly next to Munich and the motorway, the Langwieder Lake is easy to reach. The parking lot to the site entrance is only 50m. Underwater you will find fields of candelabra and corkscrew algae as well as two platforms for practice purposes. The maximum depth is 9 m.

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Riemer See

The Riemer See, a popular bathing lake, was created as a landscape park for the Federal Garden Show in 2005 and may be dived outside the bathing season. The lake, which is a maximum of 18 m deep, has an artificial groundwater overpass that ensures constant, good water quality.

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The entrance to Urfeld can be found at the boat rental. The maximum depth here is between 25 and 30m. There are a few tree trunks, a lot of rubbish on the sediment, and two sunken rowboats. Attention: keep to the right - there is danger on the left due to strong currents of the Walchensee power plant!

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Urfeld - Desselwand

With the pedal boat we go from Urfeld to the buoy at the edge of the Urfeld Bay. After the descent to approx. 20m at the buoy line there is a wonderful steep face to the south, which drops down to great depths.

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Recommended Training

Stress & Rescue

Learn to identify stress, prevent accidents, and learn rescue diver skills with this essential Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty program. Help yourself and other divers to stay safe. Get started now!

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving does not end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility specialty program.

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Deep Diving

Many exciting and iconic dive sites lie in deeper waters. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will get you there - safely and with confidence. Learn how to plan and conduct dives to between 18 and 40 meters deep with SSI.

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Enriched Air Nitrox Level 2 (40%)

Extend your dive time, shorten your surface intervals and spend more time exploring the dive sites you love, with the SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty certification program.

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