Best Dive Sites In Hurghada

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Friday, 12 February, 2021 1:39 pm

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Best Dive Sites In Hurghada

Looking for an escape? Want to change your mood? What about seeing a whole new world undersea with another hidden gem in Egypt and the Best Dive Sites In Hurghada.

 How To Dive Hurghada

You can always do snorkeling but let’s talk serious life is too short to live on the boring side. Take a step further and scuba dive.
Whether you want to learn and be a certified diver or just try the adventure of diving all of that can be found in Hurghada.
If it’s the first time you can book an introductory class, it takes a whole day, and you get to dive twice!
 You’ll learn how to use scuba equipment and you’ll get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.
Each dive is 20 to 30 minutes. The maximum depth is 12 meters. The minimum age is 10 years. Time for lunch in between the dives.

Best Time To Dive

The wettest season is from July to October, the best diving season is October through to March with an average coastal day time temperature for the period.

Diving Safety

Yes, Diving can be intimidating at first but once you get hold of it, you will know it’s the best thing you have ever done. The feeling of complete serenity will surround you as delve deeper into the sea world you will feel completely relaxed.
That is why we got you some rules to help you feel even safer.

  • Never dive without a buddy.
  • Never dive if you have a cold.
  • Learn which fish, coral, and other hazards you should avoid preventing injury.
  • Obey all diving instruction.
  • As you descend, make sure you equalize your ears and mask.
  • Never hold your breath while ascending breath normally and try to relax.
  • Never panic underwater try to relax, and just enjoy the ride.

Best Dive Spots

Discover the best spots in Hurghada and all the secrets surrounding it.

Abu Nuhas

Abu Nuhas is an offshore reef in the Northern Red Sea where at least 7 wrecks have sunk!

Marsa Abu Galawa one of the Best Dive Sites In Hurghada

located at the southern end of Abu Kalawa, What’s so unique about it is the large patch of garden eels, a drop off starts from around 16 meters to 35 meters you can find white morays, lionfish and stone. Do not forget to explore the seagrass beds there, you may be lucky enough to find two different species of seahorses.

Fanadir

This spot is rather different than the other spots as it is protected due to a thin arc of coral reefs, and you can experience different types of scuba diving such as deep and deep diving and even junior diving.

El Giftun

It is one of the most famous in Hurghada, It contains various species of rare plants, fossils, and animals, so as it is an important and vibrant strategic site, it is also the best area for diving.

Gota Abu Ramada

It is surrounded by a 9-15 meters sandy area, where a coral garden extends in all directions. The creature you will find:

  • butterflyfish
  • Goatfish
  • Bannerfish
  • sweet lips
  • barracudas
  • Morays
  • Jackfish
  • eagle rays, and dolphins.

    Gota Makadi

    The closest dive site from Makadi Bay, This place is filled with colorful coral garden ranged from sand areas. The depth is possible between 6m and 30m. Creature, you will see:

    • Barracudas
    • Bat Fishes
    • Eagle Rays

    Soma Bay in HURGHADA

    Enjoy your stay with Soma Bay hotel one of Hurghada best hotels with a view right in front of the sea and a perfect place for a quick dive.

    FAQs

    Diving trips usually takes the whole day.

    The depth is from 10 - 15 meters

    The best time is starting from march.

    Diving is one the best experience you will have and its completely safe to do.

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