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Diving Operators in the Egyptian Red Sea

Diving at the Brothers and Southern Egyptian Red Sea

19 October 2015
The diving at the Brothers and the southern islands, like Elphinstone, is excellent. On this page we list diving operators visiting these sites - either by liveaboard or, for Elphinstone, day trips from Marsa Alam. Transfers are usually arranged from Marsa Alam or Hurghada. For flight price comparisons see Kelkoo. For hotels see our accommodation page.

For other areas see Dive Operators in Sharm El-Sheikh, Dive Operators in Hurghada, Dive Operators in Dahab, Dive Operators in Saudi Arabia, Dive Operators in Jordan, Diving Sudan or books to take.

Red Sea
Emperor Divers
Red Sea > Marsa Alam
Pioneer Divers / Red Sea Diving Safari

Run by the Red Sea Diving Safari. Shore diving and day trips to Elphinstone.

Kahramana Blondie Beach Resort
Marsa Alam
Tel/Fax: +20-195-100 262

E-mail: [email protected]

" Red Sea Diving Safari,whom we were diving with was run by locals & although our dive guide was excellent, in one week our group alone suffered four near misses with propellers of Zodiac inflatable boat engine. Last year we went through Emperor divers, these are a far more professional organisation whom I would not hesitate to recommend. "
Dave Cole

" My wife and I dived with Pioneer Divers in Marsa Alam. They are very friendly whilst remaining professional. We dived every day at Elphinstone and had fantastic sitings of Hammerhead sharks. Small schools of Hammerheads were spotted on most early morning dives with some schools being 20+. If you are looking for sharks then go to Marsa Alam it's only 5 hrs from the UK. Best time to see Hammerhead sharks in June to Sept "
Russell Carr, UK, 2008

Red Sea > Marsa Alam
Grand Blue Diving Center
Red Sea > Marsa Alam
Oonas Divers
Red Sea > Marsa Alam
Diving Ocean
Red Sea > Safaga
3 Turtles Diving Center

Diving center operating for 10 years. English spoken. 45 minutes drive from Hurghada International airport. Reefs unspoiled in Safaga bay (no wind in the bay). From easy dives to drop-off for certified divers (like the very well known Abu Kefan & Panorama reefs) . International courses Padi, SSI, TDI, CMAS. Very friendly and peaceful divesites. Not overcrowded.

PO BOX 18
Safaga
Red Sea
Egypt
[email protected]

Red Sea > Hurghada
Sunshine Diving

They will organise hotel reservations, transportation and other travel assistance They also offer guided land tours throughout Egypt, Nile river cruises and desert safaris. Their liveaboards visit north, south, Brothers Islands, deep south and off-shore islands.

El Naser Street
Hurghada
Egypt
Tel/Fax: (20) 65 54 5113
Mobile: 0106041509
The office is in downtown Hurghada - directly across from the main Post Office.
[email protected]

Red Sea > Hurghada
ElJoker
Red Sea > Hurghada
The Pro Diving Club

El Serafy Village,
Sheraton Road,
Hurghada
Egypt
Tel: +20-65-444714
Fax: +20-65-442664

Red Sea > Hurghada
Blue Paradise
Red Sea
Scubasnacks Ltd
Red Sea
U.S. DIVE TRAVEL
Red Sea > Hurghada
Sea Serpent Fleet Management

Red Sea Liveaboard

The Sea Serpent Fleet is a "luxury class liveaboard diving operation", providing diving services throughout the Egyptian Red Sea. The fleet comprises M/Y Grand Sea Serpent, M/Y Obsession, M/Y Sea Serpent, M/Y Excellence, M/Y Contessa Mia, M/Y Miss Nouran and M/Y Dreams.
Ceramic Building, Hurghada
Tel: +20 65 344 7307
Fax: +20 65 344 7307
[email protected]

Agents
Germany, Slow Dive[email protected]
Germany, Extratour Tauch and Kulturreisen GmbH[email protected]
Germany, Beluga Reisen GmbH[email protected]
Netherlands, Diving World Netherlands[email protected]

Red Sea
Diving World

Engine of Aida II, Big Brother

They have branches in Egypt, UK, Italy, Switzerland and Belgium.
CountryTelephoneFacsimile
Egypt, Diving World Red Sea+0039 31887381+0039 31887381
Belgium, Diving World International+010 414631+010 414631
Italy, La Compagnia Del Mar Rosso+02 38000467+02 38007142
Switzerland, Scuba Swiss+022 7886316+022 7888088
UK, Diving World UK+44 (0)171 4070017+44 (0)171 3781108

"I would recommend avoiding Diving world. They short changed me 2 days of a liveaboard on a 7 trip! work that out in cash. No one at airport to meet me, less dives than the Germans already on the boat and delivered to the airport late enough to nearly miss flight and sit 15 rows apart. Rubbish!"
Paul Stow

"Just got back from another Red Sea trip,this year again myself & a group of thirteen,unlucky for some,went to Marsa Alam.the company we went with this year Divers world were very poor indeed,we didn't see the rep all week and in spite of paying for 10 boat dives the dive centre had been instructed that we were to have 5 days diving. We had great difficulty contacting anyone & when we did we were told to pay extra money & to claim it back when we got back to Blighty.....NOT!!. "
Dave Cole

Red Sea
Regaldive

Further Reading

Shipwrecks from the Egyptian Red Sea
by Ned Middleton, Hardback, Immel Publishing, 196 pages, 2006.
The author spent over 8 years engaged in dedicated research into the many shipwrecks which are found in this part of the world. There are nineteen major featured shipwrecks - including two which are only recently discovered. These are followed by brief details of another eighteen vessels which were too small to be classified as ships - tugboats, barges etc. Finally, there are brief details of approx. 250 additional vessels that are either not yet discovered, far too deep for scuba divers or never even existed.
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Dive Red Sea: The Ultimate Guide
by Simon Rogerson and John McIntyre, Paperback, Ultimate Sports Publications Ltd, 320 pages, 2007.
In the main devoted to Egypt, but also covers Jordan, Yemen, Djibouti, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Eritrea.
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Coral Reef Guide Red Sea
by Ewald Lieske and Robert Myers, Collins, 384 Pages, Paperback (2004)
Coral Reef Guide Red Sea covers all common species of underwater life of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, you are likely to see while diving or snorkelling. Each species is illustrated with a full-colour photograph and the text gives details of range and characteristic behaviour. A map of good dive sites appears on the inside front cover. Includes jellyfish, corals, nudibranchs, starfish, sea urchins, fishes and turtles. An excellent sea life guide which I always take to the Red Sea
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Red Sea Reef Guide
by Helmut Debelius, Circle Books, 324 pages, Hardback (2000)
Photographic guide to fish and invertebrates.
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