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Dahme Waterway | Germany: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 40 km
Number of locks: 3
Degree of difficulty: Some experience is an advantage
Requirements: No license asked for hired boats
Character of waterway: back to nature, with urban surroundings
Profile of waterway: Commercial traffic and tourism
Facilities groundside: Good

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Dahme –Waterway
A journey through Mark Brandenburg
On its northern stretch, Dahme is part of the Spree-Oder waterway which connects the south of Berlin with the Oder. After Schmöckwitz it parts away to the south. Navigation passes first of all the Zeutherner See, gets then again onto the Dahme, passing the lock Neue Mühle and continuing to the Krüpelsee. This is followed by Dolgensee and finally by the small Streganzer See. Unfortunately the small stretch from Märkisch Buchholz to the east and the Spree is not navigable anymore and therefore anticipates a round trip.

Teupitzer Waters
If one takes, coming from Berlin, at Prieros the branch to the right hand side, one gets into the waters of Teupitz. Which are the following lakes: Schmöldesee, Hölzernersee, Kleiner Körisersee, Kleiner and Grosser Moddersee, Schulzensee, Schweriner See and Teupitzersee with the well known places of Gross Köris, Schwerin and Teupitz.
Storkower Waters
These turn off the Dahme at the northern edge of Prieros. The waterway crosses first the Langer See then Storkower Kanal, the Grossen Storkower See and finally the Scharmützelsee, passing the places of Wolzig, Kummersdorf, Storkow, Wendisch Rietz, Dienstorf-Radlof, Pieskow and Dorf Saarow to the northern end of Scharmützelsee at Bad Sarro-Mitte. Most of these places have a marina with electricity and fresh water.

Navigation with a charter certificate is possible on the following stretches: From Zernsdorf (Krimnicksee) to Prieros (turn off Teupitzer waters) including Teupitzer waters and Storkower water.