Steinbruch Horka

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.

There is a possibility to see three sharks at 18m.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 7 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Quarry

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

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