Scuba Diving at Lake Weissensee in Carinthia, Austria

Explore the underwater world of Carinthia’s cleanest lake

From trial scuba diving sessions to special courses and day-long excursions - Lake Weissensee in Carinthia, Austria, has something for everyone spending their scuba holiday here!

Austria’s Lake Weissensee is among the most beautiful diving areas in the Alps. It is common to enjoy visibility up to 20 metres and there is still dim light even 40 metres out.

You can go scuba diving in Lake Weissensee year-round. The lake is a popular sport for ice diving in winter. The world under the surface of Lake Weissensee boasts great diversity and offers beginners and advanced divers plenty of variety - from sunken forests that look especially mystical in the dim sunlight 40 metres ahead of you to steep rock faces that plunge into the depths below. Lake Weissensee is also home to many types of fish. You’ll encounter magnificent pike, huge carp, schools of perch, chub, grass carp and more.

Tauchsport Yachtdiver Weissensee

At Tauchsport Yachtdiver you will be well taken care of by owner Ernest Turnschek, pro diver of 25 years, and his professional, qualified team. Their two diving bases cover 1,000 m², have been arranged with love and equipped with high-quality gear, and have everything you need for an enjoyable, stress-free scuba holiday on Lake Weissensee. Amenities include toilets, showers, equipment depots, lockers, lockable single cabins, changing rooms, multi-media training rooms, spacious outdoor facilities and much more.

Diving courses start every day and range from introductory diving lessons to 25 special courses, and training to become a diving instructor. You will be trained according to PADI, SSI and ProTec, in accordance with RSTC and CMAS International standards.

Wonderful diversity - diving in the Alps

20 dive sites mean lots of variety! We reach our dive sites with one of our two catamarans, our Zodiac or even from land (including a shuttle service). Advanced divers can experience their own personal diving adventure with one of five individual electric boats.

Our rental stations feature 20 new complete cold-water diving equipment sets, dry suits, side mount equipment, underwater scooters and full-face masks. In our dive shop, we stock products from more than 40 manufacturers and are happy to help you find the right equipment after testing different gear from the rental pool.

The diving school Diving Weissensee is located on the eastern shore of Lake Weissensee. The diving school on Lake Weissensee has something for everyone - beginners, pros, seniors and children! Combine new ideas and trusted values. For many years, the team at Dive-World has done so every day at their diving base. Dive into the amazing underwater world of Lake Weissensee with us and enjoy what is sure to be the best time of your entire year. The Dive-World base features more than 15 cold-water equipment sets and four boats that take you from the base to the best diving spots in the lake twice a day. Training is held for everyone, from beginners to pros, and is run in accordance with the world’s two largest training organisations, PADI and SSI.