Plenty of alternatives to the Baltic Sea exist, such as the many beautiful Polish lakes,
the deepest of which is Hańcza. There, the most technical of divers are able to experience even
three-digit depths. Mazury and
Wielkopolska have the largest concentrations of lakes.
There you can encounter pike, perch, catfish, eel, carp and sturgeon. You can see many of these fish at, for example,
lake Płotki, near Piła and in the Zakrzówek quarry
near Krakow. Near the border
with Germany, Lake Ciecz (Trześniowskie) is worth visiting. There, you can see burbot and a wall of coal.
Most of the well-known dive sites inland have diving centers that are well prepared and happy to take care of divers,
with the possibility of, for example, renting equipment.
Dive sites also worth mentioning in Poland are the Piechcin quarry, the
and the so-called "Honoratka" quarry, located near
Summing up: Poland is one of the more interesting alternatives among the colder destinations located north of
the Mediterranean. The local cuisine will satisfy your appetite. In addition, Polish beer topped with low prices
will perfectly complement your days spent diving in the local waters. See you in Poland!