Scuba diving in Attersee

Scuba diving in: Attersee


Attersee, the largest lake in Austria, is located in the picturesque Salzkammergut region. It offers a variety of dive sites suitable for both beginners and experienced divers, and its clear water provides excellent visibility. The lake's underwater landscape consists of rock formations, steep walls, and sunken structures, making it an exciting diving destination.

Best diving spots for experienced divers:
  1. Schwarze Brücke: This dive site features impressive rock formations, steep walls, and a depth of over 130 feet (40 meters), making it ideal for experienced divers.
  2. Kohlbauernaufsatz: This site is known for the 19th-century wooden shipwreck lying at a depth of around 65 feet (20 meters). It's an excellent spot for underwater photography and exploration.

Best diving spots for beginners:
  1. Weissenbachtal: With a maximum depth of 33 feet (10 meters), this site features gentle slopes and an underwater meadow, making it a great location for novice divers.
  2. Naarn: This shallow dive site offers a depth of 20 to 33 feet (6 to 10 meters) and is ideal for beginners. Divers can explore underwater rock formations and observe various fish species.

Marine life:
Attersee is home to several species of freshwater fish, including pike, perch, trout, and whitefish. You may also encounter freshwater crayfish and various mollusks, such as snails and mussels.

Dive conditions:
Water temperatures in Attersee range from 41°F (5°C) in the spring to 75°F (24°C) in the summer. Visibility is typically excellent, ranging from 16 to 65 feet (5 to 20 meters) or more, depending on the site and weather conditions.

Diving costs in Attersee can vary depending on factors such as equipment rental, guided dives, and training courses. Here's a general estimate of the costs you may encounter:

  1. Equipment rental: $30 to $60 per day for a full set of gear.
  2. Guided dives: $50 to $100 per dive, depending on the dive center and location.
  3. Dive training and certification: $350 to $600 for entry-level courses, such as PADI Open Water Diver or SSI Open Water Diver.

Please note that these prices are approximate and can vary depending on the dive center and season. It's always a good idea to research and contact local dive centers to get the most accurate and up-to-date information on diving costs in Attersee.

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