Haselbacher See

The Haselbacher See is a flooded former open cast lignite mine. It is located at the state border of Saxony / Thuringia and is used differently. On Saxonian territory, the water sovereignty lies with the DAV - Saxony as tenant. The Thuringian part is used for water sports and tourism.

In the Haselbacher See a very diverse underwater flora and fauna has developed since the flooding. Very strongly represented are carp, perch, and roach.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 5 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wreck Dive
  • Lake

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Versunkener Wald, Cospudener See

This is a demanding dive site, only accessible by boat. Navigation, perfect buoyancy, and buoy shooting should be mastered. You should be comfortable with cold water diving.

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Easy entry from land within the marked out area (suitable for beginners). There are 2 training platforms (5m and 10m). Registration and briefing about the diving school are required. You will receive a waterproof orientation map.

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Tauchbasis Florian, Kulkwitzer See

The maximum depth in the southern basin is 26 meters. The Kulki, as divers affectionately call the lake, owes its formation to the mining of lignite. The Kulki is one of the oldest opencast mining lakes in the Leipzig area and by far the most attractive. There are 2 practice platforms available for dive training.

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Besides diving Schladitzer See, there are many activities on the water plus an overnight stay area, restaurant, and beach club. Dive site access is only allowed at the diving center. Please register in advance.

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Hausriff Tauchbasis Geiseltalsee

The entrance to this site is easy to reach via the beach. The registration and entrance for diving are only possible via the diving center. You can park on their premises. They have changing tables, sinks, toilets, stands, and a cloakroom.

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Glück Auf Schwimmhalle

The Swimming Hall is for ambitious swimmers, snorkelers, and divers. Additional times for fin swimmers are shown in the opening hours. Use for sport diving only through clubs!

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Laguna Beach Geiseltalsee

A dive site that is only accessible by boat. Easy to dive and no current. Small forest with fish in the trees. Visibility is very good at + 8 meters.

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The dive site is for advanced or professional divers. The dive site is reached by boat. An open water descent is necessary. The visibility is usually very good here with 20 meters not uncommon.

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Steinbruch Pinkvoss, Kirchberg

The “PINKVOSS“ quarry is located on the border of the town of Kirchberg, directly on the Lengenfelder Straße. It has been used as a recreational dive site for over 60 years!

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The quarry in Wildschütz has a nice shallow water zone for recreational divers, many fish. The deep pump house at about 70m depth only for technical divers. In addition to many artificially sunk attractions, you can still see a lot from the active time of the quarry.

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