Tegernsee

The famous Tegernsee, 50 km south of Munich, is over 700m long and is considered one of the cleanest lakes in Bavaria. Situated in the middle of a landscape conservation area, the Tegernsee offers shallow shores as well as depths of up to 72m, offering dives for every level of diver.

The clean water ensures a great variety of species: whitefish, pike, tench, char, trout, carp, pike-perch, and perch.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 5 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Altitude Diving
  • Lake

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Open Water Diver

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Dry Suit Diving

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Enriched Air Nitrox Level 2 (40%)

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

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Navigation

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Search & Recovery

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Deep Diving

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Perfect Buoyancy

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Dive sites nearby

Very nice completely gutted dive site. Directly at the entrance, you will find an inverted boat and a bathtub as a diving bell. Along the line, you will find from 12 - 30m many nice little things and larger objects like a lift gondola.

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Achensee, Schwarzenau (Campingplatz)

The dive site Camping Schwarzenau at the Achensee is a very versatile dive site, where you can visit greater depths quickly and where you can see very beautiful shore formations in shallow water, which are great for diving.

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Achensee

At just under 400 m, between the Karwendel Mountains and the Brandenberg Alps, lies the largest lake in Tyrol: the 130 m deep Achensee. The excellent water quality not only ensures impressive visibility, but also an above-average diversity of species.

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Achensee, Hechenberg

The highlight at Hechenberg is the wreck of the Dodge, an old car sitting at about 40m. To get here you cross over a gutter past a Madonna statue. A little deeper below the Dodge, you will find the corresponding cargo cover. This dive is recommended for advanced and technical divers.

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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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Walchensee

The Walchensee is 800m long and 130m deep. One hour south of Munich, it is a beautiful day trip. The lake is rich in fish and has good visibility. From the car wreck to the steep face there is something for everyone - local dive centers will be happy to help you choose a suitable entry point!

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Walchensee, Galerie

Slightly hidden, next to the first roofing of the road south of Urfeld there is a small parking lot. This is the entrance to the Walchensee. On the right, from 5-10 m (depending on the season), a steel strip leads to an old car wreck at ~35 m, on the left it goes directly into a steep face.

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Walchensee, Steinbruch

The entrance to this site is located on the southern shore of Lake Walchensee, off the toll road to Jachenau, and can be reached via a small staircase from the parking lot. Underwater you will find rugged rock faces and large underwater rocks (20 to 40 m deep). In the crevices of the rocks you can find large eel rods.

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Walchensee, Am Hackl (VW Käfer)

On the south side of the lake, about 2 km after the toll station in the direction of Jachenau, you will find the entrance “Am Hackl“ at a large parking lot. At a depth of 10 m you will find the wreck of a VW Beetle to the left, in front and behind it trees and rocks.

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