General regulations concerning diving with breathing apparatus:

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General regulations

The following list shows the lakes where diving is prohibited and those where limited permission has been issued for diving with breathing apparatus in accordance with article 21 I and article 22 of the Bavarian Water Law, usually referred to as the General Regulations.

Please contact the relevant district authority or the Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz, if you have any further questions, in particular concerning the content of the General Regulations. 


Lakes  
General regulations / District authority

Starnberger See

General regulations: yes
District authority: Landratsamt Starnberg
telephone +49 8151 148-0

Ammersee

General regulations: yes
District authority: Landratsamt Landsberg am Lech
telephone +49 8191 129-0

Tegernsee

General regulations: yes
District authority: Landratsamt Miesbach
telephone +49 8025 704-0

Schliersee

General regulations: yes
District authority: Landratsamt Miesbach
telephone +49 8025 704-0

Chiemsee

General regulations: no*
District authority: Landratsamt Traunstein
telephone +49 861 58-0

Waginger See

General regulations: no*
District authority: Landratsamt Traunstein
telephone +49 861 58-0

Leitgeringer See

General regulations: no*
District authority: Landratsamt Traunstein
telephone +49 861 58-0

Staffelsee

General regulations: no*
zuständiges Landratsamt: Landratsamt Garmisch-Partenkirchen
telephone +49 8221 751-1

Kochelsee

General regulations: yes
District authority: Landratsamt Bad Tölz / Wolfratshausen
telephone +49 8041 505-0

Königssee

diving permitted
District authority: Landratsamt Berchtesgadener Land
telephone +49 8651 773-0

Großer Alpsee bei Immenstadt

diving permitted
District authority: Landratsamt Oberallgäu / Sonthofen
telephone +49 8321 612-0

Kleiner Alpsee

diving permitted
District authority: Landratsamt Ostallgäu / Marktoberdorf
telephone +49 8342 911-0

Schwansee

diving permitted
District authority: Landratsamt Ostallgäu / Marktoberdorf
telephone +49 8342 911-0

Bodensee (bayerischer Teil)

General regulations: yes
District authority: Landratsamt Lindau
telephone +49 8382 270-0


For the lakes marked * no General Regulations will be passed by the district authorities. If you require permission for diving, please contact the district authority concerned.


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