DIVING IN EGYPT
Today, Egypt is the most popular resort country that many people in our country choose for their holidays. And this is not surprising, because in all Egyptian hotels there is an “All Inclusive” system, the beaches are equipped for a comfortable rest, and all sorts of entertainment for adults and children is carefully thought out. But the majority choose Egypt because of the unique Red Sea, which attracts lovers of diving and snorkeling with its unique beauty and diversity of reefs with underwater inhabitants.
You can travel in the underwater kingdom of the Red Sea at any time of the year: here the sea water is always crystal clear, warm and at least twenty degrees. And, since the coral reefs stretch along the entire coast of Egypt, all the coastal hotel areas are equipped with convenient for divers and diving enthusiasts with snorkel pontoons for entering the water. Almost everywhere diving centers work, instructors teach beginners and accompany experienced divers on underwater travels. What are the most attractive places for researchers of the underwater world?
Sharm el sheikh
The large resort area of Sharm el-Sheikh is called the ideal place, the center of diving and snorkeling. The cozy bay of Naama Bay with crystal clear water and gentle sandy approach stands out. To the place of training dives to the coral walls and gardens here get on the boat. You can explore the depths of the sea in such places.
Near the sheer coral cape of Ras Um-Sid, on which the lighthouse stands. This area is a solid beautiful reefs, protruding above the water and overgrown with eight-rayed gorgonians of yellow, red, orange, white, lilac and even rich black colors. Divers dive to the 20-meter depths from yachts. Here at the 6-meter depth there is a through grotto.
Tortoise bay with a mass of turtles living in it.
Cape Ras Katie is a very cozy cove with a gentle entry into the water. A variety of corals begin almost immediately. Divers descend to a depth of 20 meters to observe different types of fish. Here practiced combined, night and even children’s diving.
Paradise dive site (Paradise) – a ten-meter coral wall. The corals are soft here, and the dive is carried out at a depth of 20 or 35 meters into a society of various fish, turtles, and sharks.
Cape (dive site) Middle Garden, near which divers, both beginners and advanced, dive from the shore or boats.
Reef Tower – a coral wall, descending into a 60-meter canyon. From here, close to the reefs are the Pink Wall, Sodph and Amphoras.
National Marine Reserve Ras Mohammed with beautiful reefs.
The islands of Brothers (Al-Hahawein) with coral thickets of fabulous beauty, including soft, colorful exotic fish and sharks: tiger, hammers, etc.
Testelgorm is a sunken warship that was first found by the famous Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
Reefs Gardens (Middle, Middle, Far) with gorgonians, anemones, underwater grottoes and caves with parrots and butterflies living in them.
The most popular resort of the Red Sea with hundreds of diving centers and about 40 places for diving. The most notable reefs are: Carless, Sabina, Petra, Bara and Abu Ramada. In this area at the bottom lies a sunken sailing ship. Advanced divers rush to Hurghada to go on a multi-day voyage (dive safari) to distant reefs and make night dives.
At the resort, divers, to swim among coral gardens, go to the reefs of Abu Nuhas, Shabah and others on a dive boat. Quiet diving for beginners and adrenaline depths for experienced divers are possible. In the area lie the wrecks: Thistlegorm, Rosali Moller, Karnati.
The resort attracts divers, both experienced and beginners, with crystal clear water, diving directly from the shore, immediately starting reefs, interesting flora and fauna. There are also night dives and dive bots. Here are some of the best reefs to explore.
The horseshoe-shaped Dolphin House, overgrown with multicolored soft corals and gorgonians is the abode of a wide variety of exotic underwater inhabitants: turtles, sharks, barracudas, dolphins.
Sheer Alfistoun overgrown with all kinds of corals: soft, in the form of bushes, trees, balls. The area is very deep.
Red Coral Abu Galawa. Here at the bottom you can see the old shipwreck.
Barrier sheer Zabargad, overgrown with hard and soft corals, gorgonians, anemones.
Rocky Rocky, stretching to the kilometer depth, covered with different types of bright corals and huge gorgonians, among which colorful fish scurry, and sometimes barracudas and manti swim.