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Plan your dive at Lake Achensee

Looking to explore the underwater world of Lake Achensee? Here’s everything you need to know: where to rent diving equipment, where to get diving permits, where to book professional guides. Of course, we also share our tips on where to find the best dive spots.


The Achensee holiday region offers accommodations to suit everyone: inns, pensions, holiday apartments, farm-stay holidays, and hotels from budget to 5-star. In addition, there are five campsites for those who want to enjoy the benefits of staying outdoors in the beautiful nature surrounding Tirol’s largest lake.

Rental options

Professional diving equipment is available to hire from the Hotel Post am See in Pertisau and from the diving school “Tauchen in Tirol”. When you bring your own equipment, make sure that it is suitable for cold-water diving.

The practice of water sports on Lake Achensee is only permitted in compliance with the permit conditions & in possession of a licence. All permits and licences required for water sports at Lake Achensee in 2024 are currently being revised. Please check back on our website later for the details.

Explore the depths of Lake Achensee

Hotel Post am See
Dive guides located directly at Lake Achensee (please book excursions well in advance).
Tauchen in Tirol
Dive school offering diving courses, instructor courses, private lessons, escorted dives, etc.
Tauchsport-Club Innsbruck (TCI)
Get information about taster days, club activities and a variety of diving courses.
Dive Center Spezial
Looking for some recreation in the evening? How about an after work diving excursion?
Dive school Alpentaucher
This dive school also offers diving at Lake Achensee. Please contact the provider for more information.
Freedive Tirol
Learn freediving/apnea diving or enjoy a water relaxation workshop at Lake Achensee.

More services

  • Filling station for compressed air and Nitrox: The Hotel Post am See in Pertisau offers compressed air and Nitrox fills. 
  • Diving permit: Recreational diving in Lake Achensee is only allowed with a diving permit every year from 1 April to 31 October. For all questions about permits and licences required for water sports at Lake Achensee, please contact the Welcome-CENTER Achensee.
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Lake Achensee offers perfect wind conditions for sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing.
Important notice to lake users

What is the general water code on Lake Achensee to help everyone enjoy themselves and stay safe? Follow the link to find out more.

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