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A Whole New World: Egypt’s Unique Scuba Diving Destinations

May 8, 2023

In the turquoise waters of Egypt’s Red Sea, patient and flat,scuba divers cross into a magical world unknown: where the mangroves rise and the corals graze. With its abundant marine life, famous wrecks, and colorful reefs—the Red Sea is a diver’s dream. The magnificent underwater world of the Red Sea attracts locals and visitors alike, offering dive sites suitable for all levels of experience. Described as a ‘scuba diving paradise,’ Egypt offers unmatched diving destinations and experiences for those who dare wonder. From night-dives to morning-dives, experience the plethora of marine life, vibrant reefs, and crystal blue waters of the Red Sea in these six destinations. Ras Mohammed National Park, Sharm El Sheikh Located about 20 kilometers south of Sharm El Sheikh, Ras Mohamed is a diving haven. For beginners, Ras Um Sid is a great site with a shallow bay, with stunning coral formations and rare fish species. For advanced divers, Ras Mohammed has some of the best wreck diving, including the SS Thistlegorm, a British ship that was sunk by Germans in WWII, Dunraven, and Kingston. Soma Bay, Safaga With coral pinnacles that stretch endlessly along the coast,…

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