Echinger Weiher

Groundwater lake near Munich with excellent visibility

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48° 18' 55.98" N, 11° 37' 1.02" E
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Data & Description

Contributed by:
Martin Sebald, Mario Nelles

Altitude:
about 460 meters

Maximum depth:
9 meters

Description dive spot:
The Echinger Weiher is a groundwater lake with good visibility. It has a nice underwater vegetation, mostly stonewort. Especially nice are the formations on the ground, built by outpouring groundwater.
At the lake itself there are a lot of space for sunbathing, the Autobahn next to the lake is clearly hearable.
At the lake parking is not allowed. You need to unload the equipment and leave the car on the paved road.

You can find more informationen, also about payment, on the website of Martin Zaglauer, linked under "Local dive center".

Book recommendations:

Dive Atlas of the World: An Illustrated Reference to the Best Sitesa

Top dive sites of the worlda

Last content update:
2014/01/14

Visibility:
8 to 15 meters

Diving permit:
8 € for one day, payable in advance via bank transfer

Route planner:
Google Maps

Approach:
Exit Eching on Autobahn 9 from Munich to Nuremberg, then towards Eching. At the first traffic light right towards Günzenhausen. After the secong bridge on the right hand side you find the small road towards the lake.

Rating¹:
good

Difficulty²:
beginner

Local dive center:
Martin Zaglauer

Weather:

WetterOnline
Das Wetter für
Eching

 

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² Dive site difficulty: The difficulty rating is a five star rating ("beginner" to "technical diver") and based on the personal opinion of the contributor and maybe also on the experience the contributor had when diving this site. We take absolutly no responsibility for diving accidents or anything else. Please always be a safe diver and dive your level of experience and please also be aware of local laws and regulations there might be.
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