While the Red Sea may steal the hearts of divers, Alexandria offers a quirky alternative in Egypt. Visitors can explore ancient artifacts left by everyone from the pharaohs to WWII pilots.
One of the most unforgettable dive sites for advanced divers, these small islands 60 miles from the coast offer strong currents, pelagics, rays, sharks and two wrecks.
A circular offshore reef located east of Marsa Alam with a great variety of corals, beautiful anemones and an abundance of sharks, hammerheads and grey reef sharks.
Enjoy Dahab’s hippy-like rustic vibe and visit the infamous Blue Hole, the Canyon and many other great shore diving locations.
El Gouna and the Strait of Gubal are two Egyptian dive areas that offer shipwrecks aplenty, pristine coral reefs and colorful marine life. All divers will enjoy exploring the area’s many dive sites.
An exciting dive site with plateaus, caves, swift currents and many exotic marine animals. Look out for colorful corals, oceanic whitetip shark and schooling hammerheads.
El Quseir is quieter than most resort areas in Egypt, offering peace and the charm of yesteryear. The diving is rich, quiet and calm, and the coast has some superb beaches upon which to relax.
Hurghada is a thriving tourist destination with some excellent diving accessible via day trips and liveaboards. With lots to see and do it’s an excellent base for those divers who travel with non-d...
Marsa Alam’s coastline offers lots of things to do, some excellent beaches and superb diving either from the shore, day boats or liveaboards.
Ras Gharib’s strategic location on the Gulf of Suez makes it home to numerous shipwrecks, many of which have not yet been mapped. Adventure awaits curious divers willing to explore unchartered waters.
Colorful soft corals grow from overhangs, surrounded by anthias, giant gorgonian fans, schools of jacks or tuna and the occasional shark or eagle ray. Moderate to strong currents and good visibility.
Home to famous and eerie wrecks, protected coral gardens and a wide range of marine life, uncrowded Makadi Bay and Safaga are ideal for divers wishing to explore everything the Red Sea has to offer.
Sharm el-Sheikh has is all. Over 30 superb local dive sites plus many liveaboard options. There’s nonstop action, beautiful beaches, great shopping, nightlife and dining plus a range of beach holid...
St. John’s, Zabargad & Rocky Island in southern Egypt wow divers with amazing biodiversity, pristine corals and crystal clear water. It’s well worth the effort to reach these remote destinations.
The Straits of Tiran feature the best diving near Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. With four pristine reef systems, deep walls and pelagic species, it’s no wonder divers seek out this piece of paradise.
The reefs and marine life here are plentiful, estimates are around 800 fish species alone with at least 10% of them not found anywhere else. Expect to see dolphins on the way to dive sites. If you are lucky you may see a manatee, whale sharks are seen and so are a range of sharks. Apart from grey, white and black tip reef sharks, oceanic whitetips, hammerheads, tigers and thresher sharks can also be encountered. Sea turtles frequent the area as do many varieties of moray eels. Bluespotted stingrays are everywhere, scorpionfish and crocodilefish blend in, lionfish hover and there are many nudibranchs, flatworms, Spanish dancers and pipefish to entertain the critter hunters.
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