Types of sharks found in The Red Sea

The Red Sea is a must dive destination for all divers because of its vast and magnificent marine life. You can experience various dive sites all with their own unique quirks and infamous sea creatures. Diving in this region is growing more and more popular especially for advanced divers that want to catch a glimpse of larger sea creatures in the open water. The demand for shark diving is growing worldwide and The Red Sea is home to 10 different species of shark. This makes it a hotspot for divin...

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Types of sharks found in The Red Sea

Do’s and Don’ts when diving with sharks

Diving with sharks is an exhilarating experience that can t afford to be missed by any experienced diver. However it is crucial to dive safely and with a reputable dive center with professional instructors. Here are our top tips when diving with sharks to ensure a safe and unforgettable experience. 1 Safety in numbers It is always recommended to dive in a group because sharks usually target individuals alone. While in a group it s best to keep space between each other so that the shark does not ...

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Do’s and Don’ts when diving with sharks

Elphinstone Reef

What s special about Elphinstone? Visit one of the most famous dive sites in the world in The Red Sea. Elphinstone is one of the most incredible dive sites due to the reef position current and transparency of the water. Divers from all over the world come to see this marvellous site because it is teeming with marine life and the coral reef itself is well preserved. It is a must dive destination for advanced divers. This fabulous dive site is about a 2 and a half hour boat ride from Marsa Alam an...

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Elphinstone Reef

Abu Galawa Kebir

Abu Galawa Kebir (tug boat wreck of the Teinstin) Have you ever heard of the Tienstin ? Or maybe you recognize it by its original Chinese name Tien Hsing. However if this seems too complicated for you it is also more familiarly recognized as the Abu Galawa. If you are already a diver in The Red Sea you will already be somewhat familiar with the famous tugboat. This ship s history is still to this day almost unknown. Its identity has been discovered however there are doubts throughout some shipwr...

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Abu Galawa Kebir

Abu Galawa Soraya

Abu Galawa Soraya translated means little father of the pool a very fitting name for this beautiful reef full of variety color and magical views. Both soft and hard corals are scattered throughout parts of the reef to a depth of an impressive 24 meters! They also form a number of coral colonies which satisfy the large variety of reel fish and other marine life. One of the most captivating features of Abu Galawa is the small wreck and in this case size really does not matter as although the wreck...

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Abu Galawa Soraya

The Scene of Turtles at Abu Dabbab

Sea turtles like Hawksbill turtles and green sea turtles are a familiar side in the area of Abu Dabbab Bay Marsa Alam. Some of these green turtles are really huge in size. It s a beautiful sight to see sea turtles part the water with their claws in slow motion graciously swimming to find their daily vegetarian fix by grazing the sea prairies and meadows separating the wonderful house reefs. Here are some facts you ve always wanted to know about sea turtles but were afraid to ask. Sea turtles lov...

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The Scene of Turtles at Abu Dabbab

The Various Shark Types Of The Red Sea.

The Red Sea boasts various shark theatres for Red Sea shark diving. Of great reputation are Big Brother Islands Abu Galawas Kebier Daedalus Reef Elphinstone Gota Kebier Gota Soraya Sha ab Sataya Rocky Island Paradise Reef. Here s where oceanic whitetips scalloped hammerheads pelagic threshers grey reef sharks silky sharks and whitetip reef sharks patrol roaming their territories. Sightings types of sharks like of hammerheads and grey sharks are not unusual at Sha ab Sataya. Divers should be awar...

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The Various Shark Types Of The Red Sea.

Marsa Alam History, Weather and Culture

Marsa Alam origins are spartan rocky and ruthless. The area slowly developed into a sleepy fishing village and then gradually turned into the flourishing resort and area it is now. Its prehistoric stage finds evidence in Stone Age rock inscriptions paintings and depictions and in Pharaonic graffiti. Marsa Alam also accommodated the trading traject from Luxor to the Red Sea and the silk road to Asia. The Marsa Alam and Abu Dabbab area of the Eastern Desert in Egypt were once the epicentres of ind...

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Marsa Alam History, Weather and Culture

Diving Adventures In Abu Dabbab!

When Howard Carter discovered the intact tomb of Tutankhamon his companion Lord Carnarvon asked: can you see anything? Carter answered : yes wonderful things . This historical quote springs to mind when diving in the azure blue waters of Abu Dabbab near Marsa Alam Egypt. One of the most intriguing diving destinations is Abu Dabbab Bay where divers can spot dugongs in the wild in their natural environment. As plump and chubby as the dugong may seem it effortlessly glides through the waters of Abu...

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Diving Adventures In Abu Dabbab!

Hepca Turtle Watch Programme & Blue Ocean

Blue Ocean Diving Centers & Resorts are one of the key players in the continuous promotion of the Red Sea s aquatic environmental awareness. One of the focuses is the baby turtle watch and the sea turtle watch programs. We are passionately dedicated to the protection of its flora and fauna and marine life. Blue Ocean Diving Centers & Resorts feel privileged and delighted to announce the hosting of Hepca s latest version of its Turtle Watch program. The advanced Turtle Watch Program is based on t...

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Hepca Turtle Watch Programme & Blue Ocean

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