Lom Borek

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.

You can see perch, whitefish, carp, pike of various sizes up to 1.2m, catfish, candace, crayfish, and, in season, tadpoles and honeyeaters. A few years ago sturgeon were released here.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 6 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Quarry

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

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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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.

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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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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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Lom Bořená Hora SSI POTYA

Borena Hora quarry - SSI Dive Center. It is a flooded quarry with a maximum depth of 22m, average depth of about 17m. The main attraction of the quarry is the wreck of the MI8 helicopter.

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The quarry is open for divers outside the summer season, when people do not come here to swim and sunbathe. The maximum depth is 8 meters, the quarry is smaller, but it has its own specific charm. There are no diving facilities here, you can change and get dressed under the roof.

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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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Lom Šífr - Svobodné Heřmanice

The Šífr quarry is located on the outskirts of the small Czech village of Svobodné Heřmanice and is approximately 140 km from Žilina, near the Czech town of Opava. This slate quarry is approximately 500 metres long, 30-70 metres wide and in this relatively small quarry you will find depths of up to 36 metres. Note the quarry is at an altitude of 450 m above sea level.

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The Ratzersdorfersee is used in the summer months as a bathing lake where diving is permitted all year round. Especially night dives are very interesting, because the fish richness can be seen mainly at night. In the winter months the visibility is best with up to 10 meters.

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