Echinger See

Echinger lake in Munich country. Size approx. 350 x 150m. Maximum depth 8m. Partly paid parking. Entrance from the shore, restaurant and toilets open seasonally. Do not confuse with Echinger Weiher!

Eels, carp, pike, perch and other inhabitants of fresh water can be discovered. Diving not allowed for all!

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 6 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Dive sites nearby

The Echinger Weiher is an artificially created Baggersee in the north of Munich. With a size of about 100 x 250m and a maximum depth of 8m it is suitable for training and practice dives. The lake is located in a nature reserve. Please note: a diving license must be purchased in advance!

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Hallenbad Oberschleißheim

ATTENTION: no public diving! The indoor swimming pool Oberschleißheim is not generally approved for diving. Dive centers can use the pool for training at special times.

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Olympia Regattaanlage Oberschleißheim

The Oberschleissheim Regatta is an artificial lake in the north of the state capital, Munich. The water is fed by groundwater inflows. The course has a length of 2.2 km and a width of 140 m. The maximum depth is almost 4.5 m. Diving by appointment only!!!

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Riemer See

The Riemer See, a popular bathing lake, was created as a landscape park for the Federal Garden Show in 2005 and may be dived outside the bathing season. The lake, which is a maximum of 18 m deep, has an artificial groundwater overpass that ensures constant, good water quality.

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Langwieder See

Located directly next to Munich and the motorway, the Langwieder Lake is easy to reach. The parking lot to the site entrance is only 50m. Underwater you will find fields of candelabra and corkscrew algae as well as two platforms for practice purposes. The maximum depth is 9 m.

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Freibad Germering

Only a few kilometers away from Munich, the Germeringer open-air swimming pool offers divers perfect conditions for practicing: warm water, ideal visibility, and good infrastructure. The size of 15x22 m with a depth of 4-5 m ensures sufficient space. (Diving only outside the regular opening hours).

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Berg (Wreck)

The highlight in Berg is the so-called shingle wreck, which lies at a depth of about 38m. Another highlight is a sunken sailboat which lies in approx. 8m.

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Leonie

Leoni is one of the few year-round diveable entrances for Starnberger See. Popular in summer for courses (and therefore limited visibility), the dive site is underestimated the rest of the year: relaxed dives at shallower depths (up to 20 m), even after sunset (max. 1h!) with lots of life!

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This dive site is accessible via Starnberg, in the direction of Possenhofen. At the first kiosk turn right into the driveway and unload your car. Take your equipment to the lake and park your car at the very large parking lot. In good weather, the kiosk is open all year round.

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Allmannshausen Wintertauchplatz

Outside the bathing season, when many areas of the Starnberger See are closed for nature conservation reasons, diving is still allowed here. Slightly to the left at 25-30 m you will find the entrance to a smaller, stepped steep face. Straight ahead and slightly to the right between, 10 and 20m, you will find various “sights“.

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