Diving in the Red Sea

Dive Guide for the Red Sea

Scuba diving in the Red Sea is a world-renowned experience that offers divers the chance to explore a stunning underwater world filled with vibrant coral reefs, diverse marine life, and unique geological formations. The Red Sea is bordered by countries such as Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and Jordan and are famous for crystal-clear waters and excellent diving conditions.

The Red Sea is home to some of the most well-preserved and biodiverse coral reefs in the world. These reefs host an array of marine life including colorful reef fish, invertebrates, and larger species like sharks and rays. With visibility often exceeding 100 feet (30 meters), the clear water allows divers to fully appreciate the underwater landscapes and marine life and is an underwater photographer’s dream.

Red Sea Dive Sites

Types of dives in the Red Sea

Boat Salt water Wall Cavern Deep (80ft/24.5m) Current Drift Wreck Shore Swim through Easy entry Snorkel site Technical

Water Temperature

When to dive in the Red Sea

The Red Sea can be dived year-round but the two main diving seasons are spring and fall. During spring (March to May), the water temperature starts to rise and offers pleasant diving conditions with warmer water and good visibility. The fall (September to November) season also offers generally warm water with good visibility.

Essential Gear

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High visibility design

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