Egypt was a cradle for the infancy of civilization. Known for its vast deserts, vibrant culture, and, of course, the great pyramids, the country draws tourist from all over each year to see its ancient beauty. But what many don’t know is that it’s also a premier spot for diving, the Red Sea state provides several beautiful spots for beginners and pros, be sure not to pass them by.
When to dive
Mediterranean Wet, to Dry, to Cold (Depending on Location and Time)
Arabic, but tourism has lead to several others being available.
The situation has settled in Egypt, but there’s still a chance of violent protest at any time. That said, around dive sites and out of cities you’ll typically be safe. Ignore aggressive vendors and they’ll leave you alone.
Health and Safety
The security situation in Egypt can change day to day. While you’ll likely be fine, keep an eye on the situation before you go.
You can find something for every taste in Egypt, from hostels for the frugal traveler to hotel rooms that are basically palaces. A single boat dive can run around $70USD, but you can also get a three day tour for $250USD. It depends on the diver.
What to Expect When Diving in Egypt
Cenote & Blue hole
Mines & Quarry
Lake & Dam