Gipsi

The Gipsunion dive site is one of the few sites on the left bank of Lake Thun (near Leissigen). Covered parking under the bridge allows dry preparation of equipment. A ladder allows easy access. Diving is possible in the direction of Interlaken as well as Thun.

Usually a place rich in fish. Often many igloos in all sizes (often in shoals), pike, crayfish, clams and rarely lake trout.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 5 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Lake

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

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The dive site Stampach is always beautiful. It offers a great, varied steep face. Careful, there is danger when crossing the road! Not suitable for beginners.

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