Schwerborner Baggersee

History: gravel mining in the course of the so-called Ur-Gera- about 18,000 years ago river sought new bed; length of nine kilometers; twelve gravel pits; after mining filled with groundwater; used for recreational purposes; leased water; local recreation - swimming, diving, jetski.

Underwater world: river crayfish, mussels; sponges woodlouse; carp, pike, perchAttraction: we have a plastic anatomy skeleton sunk underwater :-)

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Body of Water

Body of Water

  • Artificial
Visibility

Visibility

  • 4 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Lake

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Dive sites nearby

Very beautiful lake with a diverse underwater world, bizarre plants and very good water quality with a shallow depth of max. 9m and many entry options - leased waters, please check about dive permission with local dive center.

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There are many entrances for divers at Möwen-See. The lake almost always offers very good visibility. The topography underwater is very mountainous so always dive with a compass. The lake has little vegetation. The lake is about about 45 m deep.

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Forellensee

From the entrance of the gravel pit, there are three training platforms at 6 m, 9 m and 15 m, within a radius of 100 m, all connected by guidelines. The maximum depth here is 17 m. When diving further out, depths of up to 28 m are possible. The visibility is between 5 and 15 m.

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Sundhäuser See, Nordhausen

There is a dive center on the lake with everything you need for diving. Four nice entrances spread around the lake. Several training platforms at different depths. Four wrecks spread around the lake and a sunken village with houses, church, chapel, and cemetery can be dived through.

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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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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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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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This Dive Site is no longer accessible. The roads leading to it have been blocked by earth by the local mining company and signs have been posted preventing entry.

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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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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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