Red Sea Dive Operators23 September 2018
The most popular diving area in the Red Sea by far is Egypt. But we also have listings and recommendations for dive operators in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Sudan and Djibouti. As there are so many dive centres in Egypt we've split them up by area.
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We've commented on the political and safety situation on the individual area pages. For advice on any particular area see the Foreign Office Travel Advice.
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Books on the Red Sea
- 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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- Hurghada: Diving Guide and Integrated Logbook
- by Rik Vercoe, Travelling Diver
A great little guide and money well spent if you are going to Hurghada as nearly all the dives you will do are covered. Read our review.
- Red Sea Map
- Road map and chart of all the major dive sites in Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen, Eritrea and Djibouti.
- Coral Reef Guide Red Sea
- by Ewald Lieske and Robert Myers, Collins, 384 Pages, Paperback (2012)
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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