Dive under ice in Tignes

Created in 1991 in Tignes, the ice diving school introduces divers and novices alike to the magic of the “Other Side” …

Today, we offer you more than just ice diving … It’s now a whole way to the icy adventure that awaits you …


From early December to mid-April, the ice of Lake Tignes offers an extraordinary and unforgettable spectacle.

At 2h15 from Geneva and Lyon, 45 minutes from the TGV station of Bourg-Saint-Maurice, the Tignes ice diving school makes this demanding activity accessible to all and allows you to discover the magic of ice in complete safety .


An original idea, and always appreciated, offering an ice dive is a passport for an unforgettable experience.

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Experienced diver or beginner: no diploma or experience is needed to discover the beauty of the ice “other side” …

All dives are supervised by our professional instructors, all state-certified and specialists in ice diving.

Tignes, Val-Thorens, Crans-Montana, La Thuile, Lioson…

360 ° ice diving with the International Ice Diving Academy

The 9 best reasons to come dive under ice in Tignes

  • A great atmosphere

    Because diving is for us a human issue and sharing our passion … even more motivating in an atmosphere that is both rigorous and relaxed.

  • Dive as you are not used to

    Whatever your level of diving, the context of ice diving is totally unknown to you. Also, come discover and get acquainted with new techniques.

  • A professional team

    All state graduates, our professional instructors are specifically trained in ice diving techniques to offer you the best of your memories.

  • 26 years of experience

    Come share the experience and all the accumulated know-how of the first ice diving school.

  • In the footsteps of the Big Blue

    Located a few meters from the shooting location of the mythical scenes under ice of Luc Besson’s film, the diving school welcomes you in this strange and penetrating atmosphere, in complete safety …

  • Training Center

    Training and reference center for the Armies, scientific teams and polar explorers, the school trains many divers in ice diving, reactions to icing, altitude and dives in icy waters throughout the winter, whatever your project and your ambitions.

  • Altitude 2086 m

    The Tignes scuba diving school is the highest in Europe, offering you the widest diving period and the best visibility throughout the winter.

  • From early December to early April

    Our extreme altitude guarantees you the best ice and the best conditions for ice diving and visibility. In Tignes, dive into the crystal clear water …

  • Maximum sunshine

    Facing south and far from the surrounding peaks, the site of ice diving ensures the most beautiful sunshine, the most intense lights for even more sensations. Ideal to discover all the richness of our contrasts.

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