Rothsee, Südufer

The entrance from the Rothsee south bank is right near the parking lot at the restaurant and playground. Typical training waters in the Nuremberg district. Certain regulations and laws are to be observed, we recommend that you contact a SSI Training Center near the lake in advance.

Small perch, several pike and walleyes can be discovered as well as hidden large eels. Of course typical residents of freshwater in Bavaria like carp.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 3 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Dive sites nearby

The Rothsee is a typical training water near Nuremberg. It is also a nice alternative to other waters for trained divers. Since there are certain customs and laws to be observed, we recommend that you either explore the lake or contact a center near you in advance.

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The Fürthermare sports pool is and ideal training site for divers, freedivers, and snorkelers; with two pools and a total of three different depth ranges, it is the perfect training platform for pool sessions not only for OWD courses.

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Happurger Baggersee

The Happurger Baggersee is in the Nuremberg area. Size approx. 350 x 150 meters. Maximum depth 8 meters. The entrance is near the water rescue station. There is a restaurant and toilets open seasonally. This site is not to be confused with Happurger Stausee, as diving is prohibited there.

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On the southern shore of Lake Murner See, a former open-cast lignite mine, you will find the entrance “Slide.“ At about 5 m a metal material slide begins, which goes down to a depth of about 40 m. In the shallow area there is also a beautiful underwater forest. The acidic water provides mostly good visibility.

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Murner See Holzturm

At the northern shore of the Murner See, a former brown coal open pit mine, you will find the entrance “Holzturm“ / “Aussichtsturm.“ After the entrance on the left, you will find a 20 m stepped mining platform with many, small “sights“ above 10 m. From the entrance straight ahead a rope leads into the depth.

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Lake Murner is a recreational water body in the Upper Palatinate Lake District with an area of about 90 hectares. Although it is not as large and well-known as the Steinberger See, it is frequented by bathers, divers, water sports enthusiasts and campers in summer, as the banks have been recultivated.

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Murner See, Süd

Former brown coal mine. Entry from the shore, dive site, due to the depth, more suitable for advanced and expert divers as well as technical divers. Difficult for beginners to orientate themselves there.

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Murner See

This site is mainly suitable for more advanced divers due to the depth of 45 meters. You can see the “Pinguingraben“ with the “Penguin“ that stands at about 20 meters, follow along to about 32 meters, then becoming shallower.

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Murner See, Plattform Nordwest Ufer

There are several diving platforms at different depths, suitable for OWD students and other courses. The entrance is designed to be easily accessible for beginners.

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Murner See, Liegewiese Ostufer

About 20 meters from the shore there are 2 platforms, at 1 meter and 2.7 meters depth, which are excellent for training beginners. Great also for all training in the limited open water.

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