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Sinai Water Sports - Sharm El Sheikh Watersports

Sinai Water Sports - Sharm El Sheikh Watersports Water sports in Sharm attract hundreds of tourists every month. Why? You may ask. Well, simply because the place is so divers that you may find here wind, suitable for wind surfing and kite-surfing as well as not windy areas suitable for water -skiing. Even if you are just a beginner, don't panic, as the professional instructors (who by the way...

Sinai In the Water - Diving in Sinai

the-reef-Chill at the beach in Sharm El Sheikh The Red Sea is probably the main attraction for thousands of tourists visiting the place every month. No wonder: the sea is rich with minerals vital for our organisms. Add to this the fact that the temperature of the sea reaches 24-25 degrees in summer; the unique marine life, pleasant breeze; gorgeous sand beaches; proud mountains surrounding the...

Red Sea/Ras Mohammed National Park just south of Sharm el Sheikh

Red Sea/Ras Mohammed National Park just south of Sharm el Sheikh Egypt has seriously taken on Eco-Tourism. Today, there are 21 national parks designated as Protected Areas in Egypt are devoted to eco tourism, the most famous of which is Ras Mohamed Protected Area in the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula (which separates the two outstretched arms of the upper Red Sea). The area is around the St. Katherine’s...

Sharm el-Sheikh - The Red Sea resorts of the Sinai Peninsula

Sharm el-Sheikh - The Red Sea resorts of the Sinai Peninsula Sharm has so many activities to offer that we guarantee that they will keep you busy in every phase of the day. Those who like to wake up early and are fond of observing the sunrise, can try playing golf which is a perfect combination of sport activity, great fun and wonderful nature. If you prefer a more active way of spending your time, then...

Marsa Alam on the Coast of the Red Sea

Marsa Alam on the Coast of the Red Sea A village with a small harbor and stone quay, Mersa Alam in the ideal base for a fishing holiday. The Dokki Shooting Club has a resthouse here and can arrange deep sea fishing trips. There are some fine offshore coral reefs and diving facilities are being developed. A nature reserve stretches from here to Gebel Elba in the south. Marsa Alam is a...

Al Quseir on the Coast of the Red Sea

Al Quseir on the south Coast of the Red Sea Al-Quseir has a long history as one of the major ports of the Red Sea: from here Queen Hatshepsut launched her expedition to the Land of Punt, as depicted in the reliefs in Deit el-Bahari temple at Luxor. Legend has it that the expedition returned with two live panthers and 31 incense trees. The 16th-century fortress of Sultan Selim, still...

Port Safaga/ Bur Safaga on the Coast of the Red Sea

Port Safaga/ Bur Safaga on the Coast of the Red Sea Safaga has numerous diving sites which are accessible to everyone, thanks to the excellent visibility and generally weak currents which characterise the local waters. Rich and colourful fauna abound in the sumptuous coral gardens, especially at Ras Abu Soma and Sha’ab Tobia. From Tobia Arbaa to the mythical spot at Panorama Reef, passing through...

Hurghada, Red Sea

marmaid (statue in Sakalla) - symbol of Hurghada, Red sea About Hurghada Founded in the early 20th century, Hurghada has gone on to become the foremost tourist resort of the Red Sea coast and an international center for aquatic sports. if it takes place in or on the water you can do it here: windsurfing, sailing deep-sea fishing, swimming, but, above all, snorkeling and diving. The unique underwater...

Suez and Ain Sukhna

Suez and Ain Sukhna Suez has been a commercial port since the 7th century. The spice trade and pilgrimages to Mecca made it prosperous throughout the Middle Ages, it became a naval base in the 15th century and, in 1869, the opening of the Suez Canal ensured its development as a modern city. Today, Suez is one of Egypt's largest ports. Also Ayun Musa (Moses springs);...

Red Sea Coast

Red Sea Coast Egypt's Red Sea coast runs from the Gulf of Suez to the Sudanese border. Its mineral-rich red mountain ranges inspired the mariners of antiquity to name the sea Mare Rostrum, or the Red Sea. Egypt’s Red Sea Coast is the Caribbean of Africa. Turquoise waters. Colorful corals. Tropical sea creatures. This stretch of seashore, more than 800 km from...

Pemba Dive Sites

Image - Pemba Dive Sites Pemba offers superb diving opportunities with unspoilt coral gardens and a vast array of marine life. At present only the West and South coasts have been explored and all the sites mentioned are in these areas. While most diving is from live-aboard boats, it is also possible to make exciting shore dives Experience Pemba is best suited to the...

Zanzibar Dive Sites

Image - Zanzibar Dive Sites Diving is becoming more popular in Zanzibar as the word spreads of the excellent sites on offer. The water is shallower and calmer than at Pemba and visibility is good. At present most of the sites are on the West side of the island and the East is largely unexplored. When to go Whilst the protected West side offers good diving year round the best...

Dar Es Salaam Dive Sites

Dar es Salaam Most of the dive sites in Dar es Salaam are located to the north of the city with a concentration of sites off Bahari Beach. The reefs are in good condition and there are several wrecks to visit. When to go Whilst the protected West side offers good diving year round the best months are October and November. Experience There are...

Mafia Island Dive Sites

With the Chole Bay area protected as a marine park the highlight of these sites is Kinasi Pass Wall, but in general Mafia offers superb diving and snorkelling opportunities. Summary With the Chole Bay area protected as a marine park the highlight of these sites is Kinasi Pass Wall, but in general Mafia offers superb diving and snorkelling...

Tunisia Dive Sites

Image - Tunisia Dive Sites Graced by more than 700 miles of coastline, Tunisia enjoys great popularity among watersport enthusiasts. Now the country is beginning to reveal its hidden depths by emerging as a leading scuba diving destination. With charming resort, high standard hotels offering superb value for money and a wealth of historical sites to discover, Tunisia...