The Red Sea is the most important direction of travel for divers from all over the world. They choose tours to Egypt because of the Red Sea coast are rich in coral reefs, which are considered some of the finest in the world. The rich database of hotels and dive centers all along the coast and the beautiful weather in Egypt is conducive to this type of tourism. Scuba diving in Egypt is an attraction for everyone. Everyone will find something for himself. Everyone who is taking the first steps will be able to admire the underwater gardens, swimming only a mask, snorkel and fins just below the surface. And so will put them in a multitude of colors admiration fish and underwater vegetation. You can also book a diving course at one of the bases of diving to instructor then dive in deeper waters. Advanced divers waiting for endless possibilities, from many sunken wrecks by dolphins to large schools of fish. The high salinity of the Red Sea makes underwater visibility is excellent. The water temperature in Egypt, depending on the time of year varies between 20 and 29 ° C. No matter in what resort we are Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada, Dahab, or others, you should not have trouble finding a diving center where you can get information and instructor’s help. From dive centers are organized daily full-day boat trips, during which we will visit different dive sites.
Diving for Beginners
The cruise usually starts around 9 am. The weather in Egypt is conducive to year-round diving. At the beginning we get training from using the full face and there will be presented to us are all basic safety rules. Normally, under the water we will descend on two dives. Each dive will take place elsewhere. There will always be with us instructor. The time that we spend under water will be about 30-40 minutes. Typically, diving equipment and lunch are included in the price of the trip. Attractions and beautiful views certainly will not miss.
If you do not want to start your adventure with scuba diving, you should go for snorkeling. Tours are organized then in the vicinity of shallow coral reefs, so you can better enjoy the wonders of the underwater world just swimming with a mask and snorkel on the surface of the water.
For experienced divers waiting for endless diving opportunities. You can start diving from the beach. You can proceed to the reef by boat from diving bases are particularly preferred are multi-day packages. Experienced guides will take us to the most interesting places or those indicated by us. It is possible to dive in national parks such as Ras Mohammed, Ras Abu Gallum or Sharm el-Naga. A good solution is also a diving safari, during which we will go in a few days’ cruise on the Red Sea. We will have the opportunity to visit interesting dive places to which no water runs ships on day trips.
The best places to dive in Egypt
It lies a few kilometers north of the resort of Dahab. Good place both for scuba diving withmask and snorkel as well as full hardware. Characterized by high diversity of corals and many species of fish.
Sometimes also called Aquarium. We come across him on the way to the Blue Hole. Beautiful, long and narrow canyon very rich in a variety of creatures. You can see here a small moray eels, scorpion fish and clownfish.
Coral garden at a depth of 40m, connects diverse coral canyon wall with a fascinating depth of caves. Abu Helal is close to Dahab.
The reef near the Dahab accessible from the shore. A small depth and good visibility invite to watch this amazing maze of coral full of fish in the equipment ABC. Sometimes one can also encounter a sea turtle.
End of Road Reef
To the north of Sharm el-Sheikh, Nabq coast. This is an underwater coral island at a depth of 10-15 meters, and the topof the island is only 3 meters under water. Full of colorful fish and beautiful corals. Through a small depth, the place is ideal for snorkeling.
It is located in the Ras Mohamed National Park. It is a vertical wall of coral, also known as Mohamed wall, attracting large predators and various species of sharks, whale sharks frequently.
Also located in the Ras Mohamed National Park. Due to its unique location (at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula) where there are strong currents, so that they brought large amounts of plankton, and this good influence on the growth of corals and attracts large shoals of reef and pelagic fish.
About 5 km north from Giftun Island. The reef is full of moray eels, as well as sharks and sightings.
It is situated more than 50 km north of Quseir. Diving begins directly from the shore. Beautiful reef on which we meet dolphins and stingrays, as well as many other interesting creatures living on the reefs.
It is a unique coral garden located about 20km north of Quseir. Rich in very many species of coral.
Sirena Beach Home Reef
This reef right outside the hotel Mövenpick Quseir. The reefs are located just behind the pier, full of various corals and fish. You can often see shoals of tuna, wrasse and floating alone humhead wrasses.