Faszinating Upper Austria

Diving in the lakes of Salzkammergut

Tauchenim Attersee - Foto: ©  © OÖTourismus-Kapfer
The shimmering blue water surface before your eyes, a refreshing breeze in the sails and only the mountains setting limits to the feeling of freedom all around. The lakes in the Upper Austrian Salzkammergut region have an almost magic pull on watersports fans of all kinds: sailors and surfers, kite surfers and wakeboarders are standard activities in the region. The lakes and mountains of the Salzkammergut have been tantamount to the Austrian summer resort par excellence for over 100 years. That this magic continues below the surface of the lakes, is an experience that is open exclusively to divers.
Lake Atter - a diver's paradise
Lake Atter is one of the most popular fresh water diving destinations in Europe or even worldwide. The lake, which is 22 kilometers long, is blessed with fantastic dive sites. The member companies of the Diving Competence Center at Lake Atter have taken on the task of inducing diving guests from around the world with the passion for the underwater world in "their" lake. With modern signposted dive sites they have provided perfect conditions for easily accessible, unforgettable dives.
Catered vor by professionals
Professionally run dive centers open the doors into the world beneath the water's surface. Hostels and hotels along the shoreline tale good care of the needs of diving tourists and offer complete package deals for complete diving holidays. New packages for three or five days of diving in Lake Atter include air fills, dive-support and other service depending on the provider in addittion to the accommodation. Also new: The Lake Atter Bonus Cardwhich offers discounts for divers at the Diving Competence Center.

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Diving Hotspots in the Salzkammergut region 
The Diving Club Dachstein-Salzkammergut organizes exciting trips into the underwater world of the Salzkammergut lakes. Guided dives in the clearest lakes of the inner Salzkammergut and scubing tours to the upper Lake Traun are part of the clubs programme. Dive Atlantis Qualidive on Traunfall with Under Pressure in Weyregg on Lake Atter offer complete diving holiday packages including Lake Gosau, Lake Atter and river Traunfall, thus covering the whole range of underwater experiences in the Salzkammergut region: the mountain , the largest lake in Austria and river dipping.

Source: www.oberoesterreich.at
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