Steinbruch Wildschütz is one of the deepest dive sites in central and northern Germany. The site is full of objects all connected by a rope. At a depth of 50 meters there is an airplane wreck and some old machines. Other objects in Steinbruch Wildschütz are a pump house, an old freight elevator and an old road. The most important object is the research station at a depth of 9 meters. It's the only active underwater station in Europe and one of only three in the world. Steinbruch Wildschütz is especially popular with technical divers, but parts of the site are suitable for divers of all levels. Access via the diving school at the water's edge. Note opening hours. Paid diving.
Steinbruch Wildschütz is located in northern Saxony on the northeast of Leipzig. Park your car and fix your gear at the gear-up banks. Steinbruch Wildschütz is an old quarry where porphyry was mined from the mid-19th century until 1971. Porphyry is a very hard and durable rock of volcanic origin. A diving center is located at the waterfront, along with an unique diving museum.
Diving in Steinbruch Wildschütz is only possible through the dive center located at the site. Booking in advance is recommended. Always take a diving lamp with you.
STEINBRUCH WILDSCHUTZ Features
- Kobershainer Strasse 2, Mockrehna, Saksen
- Sufficient parking
- 150 m.
- Suitable for
- All levels (beginners under supervision), technical diving , free diving
- Vergunning vereist / License required
- Paid diving
- Dive center , fill station, gear-up bank, hospitality , jetty with stairs
- Kind of dive
- Shore dive, limestone quarry
- 5 - 15 m.
- Average visibility
- 7 m.
- 74 m.
- Perch, catfish, cray fish, pike, roach
- Other recreation
- Rambling, museum