Steinbruchsee Wildschütz

The quarry lake Wildschütz is a former quarry in the village Wildschütz, located in the district Nordsachsen of the federal state Saxony. The lake, which is located in the middle of a mining area, is the deepest lake in central and northern Germany with a depth of about 74 meters.

After entering, the diver is immediately greeted by perch, trout and large pike. The approx. 300 x 270 meter lake contains some additional attractions at about 50 meters.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 8 m
Current

Current

  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Quarry

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

The quarry in Wildschütz has a nice shallow water zone for recreational divers, many fish. The deep pump house at about 70m depth only for technical divers. In addition to many artificially sunk attractions, you can still see a lot from the active time of the quarry.

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Besides diving Schladitzer See, there are many activities on the water plus an overnight stay area, restaurant, and beach club. Dive site access is only allowed at the diving center. Please register in advance.

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Easy entry from land within the marked out area (suitable for beginners). There are 2 training platforms (5m and 10m). Registration and briefing about the diving school are required. You will receive a waterproof orientation map.

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Versunkener Wald, Cospudener See

This is a demanding dive site, only accessible by boat. Navigation, perfect buoyancy, and buoy shooting should be mastered. You should be comfortable with cold water diving.

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Tauchbasis Florian, Kulkwitzer See

The maximum depth in the southern basin is 26 meters. The Kulki, as divers affectionately call the lake, owes its formation to the mining of lignite. The Kulki is one of the oldest opencast mining lakes in the Leipzig area and by far the most attractive. There are 2 practice platforms available for dive training.

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Haselbacher See

The Haselbacher See is a flooded former open cast lignite mine. It is located at the state border of Saxony / Thuringia and is used differently. On Saxonian territory, the water sovereignty lies with the DAV - Saxony as tenant. The Thuringian part is used for water sports and tourism.

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Steinbruch Riesenstein

The Riesenstein quarry lake in Meissen with a diving center. With a maximum water depth of 18 meters, the quarry lake is perfect diving water for all scuba divers. The body of water is idyllically situated in the middle of Meissen. Underwater you can expect visibility between 4 and 15 meters all year round.

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Hausriff Tauchbasis Geiseltalsee

The entrance to this site is easy to reach via the beach. The registration and entrance for diving are only possible via the diving center. You can park on their premises. They have changing tables, sinks, toilets, stands, and a cloakroom.

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Laguna Beach Geiseltalsee

A dive site that is only accessible by boat. Easy to dive and no current. Small forest with fish in the trees. Visibility is very good at + 8 meters.

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The dive site is for advanced or professional divers. The dive site is reached by boat. An open water descent is necessary. The visibility is usually very good here with 20 meters not uncommon.

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