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Big wetland area on the junction of the Isar river and the Danube river, located near the city of Deggendorf.

Added* by Woser Tibetan
Most recent update 15 October 2022


At the Isarmündung, on the edge of the Bavarian Forest, the Isar flows into the Danube. A unique floodplain landscape where the river Isar designed diverse and very different floodplain habitats. In order to make the wetlands and wet forests accessible to visitors, the Infohaus Isarmündung with its hiking trails and bird observation tower was set up. You can see many birds in every seasons. Among the birds you can encounter are: Greylag Goose, Mute Swan, Eurasian Coot, Common Tern, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Eurasian Green Woodpecker, Golden Oriole, Goldcrest, Grey Wagtail and Blackcap.



The Isar Estuary Information Centre can be reached by car via Bundesstraße 8 (Passauer Straße) between Plattling and Osterhofen or by bicycle on the Isar or Danube Cycle Path. The area is located about 5 km from Deggendorf train station. Isar Estuary Information Centre: Maxmühle 3, D-94554 Moss. Click on the P in the map to get directions.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland


High water possible , Hilly

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Spring


Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform



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