Carrière de La Gombe

The sandstone quarry La Gombe is located near the river “The Ourthe,“ not far from the picturesque Esneux and is counted among the most beautiful quarries in Belgium.

The most striking residents are large sturgeons that slide slowly over the bottom. Furthermore, carp, river bass, koi carp, roach, barbel, freshwater sponge and algae live here.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 7 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Wreck Dive
  • Quarry
  • Lake

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Bütgenbach Stausee

The dive site is about 100m in front of the dam. A narrow path leads down a staircase into the water. There must be a distance of at least 50m from the dam wall. Diving is to the side, away from the dam wall. Day or annual tickets must be purchased in advance at the Worriken holiday park information desk.

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Blausteinsee, Eschweiler

One of the most famous deep dive sites in NRW. The maximum depth is around 42 meters. There are many training platforms at different depths. The local diving regulations must be observed. There is a detailed diving map on the website.

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TODI, The Ultimate Experience

TODI, The Ultimate Diving Experience, is a gigantic indoor diving pool 10 meters deep and 36 meters in diameter, with more than 6,200,000 liters of water and a consistent temperature of 23°.

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Carriere de Vodeleé

This dive site is an old marble quarry located in the village of Vodelée, near Philippeville. Pink and gray marble was mined here, and every now and then you can still see some underwater.

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Carriere de la Rochefontaine

Il s’agit d’une ancienne carrière de marbre rouge exploitée jusque dans les années 80.Un vaste plan oblique allant jusque +/- -4m à -6m (la hauteur variant au gré des saisons).Ensuite, la carrière est faite de plateaux à des profondeurs de -22m, -26m, -36m, -40m, -43m et -52m avec des parois abruptes.

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Panheel is the diver’s El Dorado in Holland, just over the german border near Aachen. It offers possibilities from the beginner to the experienced diver. Many gadgets such as an Apache helicopter, a pirate ship (completely submerged), atc, specially made for the lake and sunk.

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Croisette, La Carrière Vodecée

Near Philippeville you will find the hamlet of Vodecée, where you will find next to Vodelée and La Roche Fontaine a third quarry loved by divers. This quarry is also called La Croisette. This quarry used to extract red marble.

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The provincial recreation area Zilvermeer, located in the territory of the municipality of Mol, is a beautiful piece of nature in the heart of the Kempen. Various lakes were created after sand extraction for the then glass industry.

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Barrage de l'Eau d'Heure

Barrage l’Eau d’Heures is a varied dive site, located in the largest water area in Belgium. The lake is easily accessible and offers a unique underwater biotope in addition to a large number of underwater objects. Barrage is definitely worth a dive.

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De Kempervennen is a dive site on the Centerparcs holiday park “De Kempervennen“. In the Kempervennen you find next to the largest training platform in the Netherlands (200m2), the famous “Big Mama“, a huge catfish of about 2.40m.

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