Dive in Jylland

Diving in Jylland

When in Denmark, you’re never really far away from a diving opportunity. If you bring all of your own equipment the easiest thing to do is to rent a car and then go to the east coast and follow it all the way up to the most southern tip of Denmark. It will present a lot of diving possibilities that is easily accessed from the beach. If you need to fill your tanks just visit any of the dive centers you come along and they will usually fill your tank for around 50 DKK = 10 USD. But be aware of some strong currents in the narrow belts between Jylland and Fyn.

You will find a lot of dive sites on the east cost in Jylland, but it is also possible to go on an exploring adventure on that coast. It covers a long distance and you can pretty much park your car everywhere and set up your gear and just walk in from the beach. Most places walking in from the east coast will give your deep as well as beautiful dives.

The seas of Kattegat and Lillebælt meet on this east coast of Jylland and have created a healthy reef all along it. You will find rich vegetation of fauna and flora and also a rich animal life.

Along the way in Jylland you will also find lakes and some of the best visibility you can find anywhere in Denmark, just make sure that there has been no rain for 2-4 days in a row. The lakes in Denmark stir up very fast because they are connected with the small rivers carrying all the excess dirt to the nearest lake after a rainfall.

The west coast of Jylland, is most of the year not suitable for diving but if you do dive there you must take a boat, because the sloping beach go on forever towards England's east coast.

Towards the north of the peninsula you will find the Limfjord where in the deeper parts you can find softcorals and eatable blue mussels.


Travel to Jylland

Did you know that compared to its size, Denmark has the most coastline in the world? 7343 km!

If your traveling without your own equipment you have to find dive centers along the coast that will take you out. The dive centers of Jylland are mainly in the cities close to the beach.

If your on a budget or don’t like to drive a car. Jylland has a very sufficient railroad and good bus connections. It will take you where you want to go in no time, be sure to make seat reservations if your traveling by train on a weekend or on holidays, as trains can be crowded as it is the favored transportation for the Danish people.

The Scenery of Jylland is beautiful and going on the roads along the coast will present a lot of huge green Forest’s, and big flat fields of different crops it will show a very green peninsula that is populated with a very down to earth kind of people where the primary workforce are either farmers or fishermen.

Of course there are some big cities as well and many of them carry a lot of history, such as Viking Sanctuaries, Old trading capitals and historic buildings which you could check out along the way.

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