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Natural Park of Abu Galum

Natural Park of Abu Galum Part of the effort of the National Park of Ras Mohamed’s authorities set out to preserve the natural environment in the peninsula; the Natural Park of Abu Galum is an unspoiled wild area, mainly due to the fact that it’s somewhat distant from the usual tourist attractions. The survival of specific marine life in this spot is essential to the...

Red Sea Fish

Red sea Lion fish Any attempt to describe the marine life of the Red Sea risks drowning in superlatives--it is extraordinary, unparalleled, marvellous, incredible, and truly wondrous. It was not by chance that Jacques Cousteau chose this region to first introduce the world to undersea life, and by the same token it is not by chance that so many people become diving...

Red Sea Wrecks: Dunraven and Thistlegorm

Red Sea Wrecks: Dunraven and Thistlegorm Storms, strong winds, dangerous currents and countless reefs have made the Red Sea difficult to navigate for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians were renowned shipbuilders and the Romans travelled along Red Sea shores. The advent of steam didn't diminish the number of wrecks. Even today it's not uncommon for ships to run aground on coral...

Brain Corals, Red Sea Corals

Red Sea Coral Reefs Corals belong to a group of animals called Cnidarians. This includes hard and soft corals, sea fans, gorgonians, jelly fish and sea anemones. Amongst other common characteristics is the presence of stinging cells (nematocysts) which are used to catch prey. A single coral animal is a polyp - the attractive "flowery" item looking like an anemone....

Emergency Medical Health and Rescue

Emergency Medical Health and Rescue SCUBA is short for "Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus." Scuba divers, while underwater, breathe through a mouthpiece that is attached to a tank of compressed air. Scuba diving is defined as pleasure diving to a depth of 130 feet. In the early days of the offshore diving industry it was considered desirable to transport (under pressure...

List Of All Red Sea Liveaboard Diving Sailboat Vessel Safari

List Of All Red Sea Liveaboard Diving Sailboat Vessel Safari Go diving in Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh, Nuweiba, Marsa Alam and El Gouna. Red Sea liveaboard holidays offer guests greater diving flexibility compared to land based packages, and are more suited to the adventurous diver. Diving in EGYPT - especially the more experienced divers from Europe enjoy the sometimes challenging liveaboard diving trips to...

PADI Dive Centers and Resorts In Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai

PADI Dive Centers and Resorts In Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is the world’s leading scuba diving training organization. PADI training materials and services let you experience scuba diving from nearly anywhere. PADI boats are member of PADI's International Resort and Retailer Associations (IRRA). Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They’re what the...

Sinai Diving Tips & News

Sinai Diving Tips & News Practical Information For Snorkeling and Diving Diving centres: Professionals manage most of the centres, and the necessary equipment is available for use. You will find diving centres in nearly all of the seaside resorts. Please note that these centres are privately owned. You may check List Of All PADI Dive Centers and Resorts In Sharm El Sheikh...

Diving Straits of Tiran & Nabq

Diving Straits of Tiran & Nabq The Strait of Tiran lies at the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba and is bounded by the west coast of Sinai and on the east by the island of Tiran, in the middle of this channel are four coral reefs lying in a north east, south west direction that were named after a 19th century English cartographers who drew the first nautical map of this region....

Sinai Shopping

Sinai Shopping In the simplicity of sun, sea, sand, mountains, the luxury of five-star hotels, water sports, shopping and entertainment centers, tourists from all over the world come to the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh regardless of the financial crunch. There are two types of shopping options in the Sinai and Red Sea area and visitors can enjoy...

SOHO Square, Sharm El Sheikh

SOHO Square, Sharm El Sheikh Sharm el Sheik does have its own superb shopping, an array of colourful bazaars and nightlife — including a Hard Rock cafe — along with scuba diving. Have developed various new restaurants, bars and shops. These include ‘Soho Square’, which has five specialty restaurants, Africa’s first Ice Bar, a night club, casino, six-lane bowling alley, ice...

Bedouin Herbal Medicine School, Sinai Desert

Makhad Trust to restore Bedouin herbal garden, sinai Hello St. Katherine's lovers, When you head to this divine place, make it a pint to check out the new Bedouin Herbal Medicine school run by Dr. Ahmed Mansour in Wadi El Raha. There you will be served some nice herbal tea, dates in olive oil and mint, and find yourself indulged in a nice (spiritual chat). Bedouin Herbal Medicine School is run by...

Al Karm Ecolodge, St Katherine, Sinai Desert

El Karm Echolodge in El-sheikh Awwad, Sinai Desert Al Karm is a Bedouin owned and managed Ecolodge situated in the beautiful surroundings of Wadi Gharba near Sheikh Awaad and Naqb el Hawa, the old pilgrims route to the monastery of St Katherine, South Sinai, Egypt. Its remoteness makes it an unique destination for eco tourists and peace-seeking visitors. It is also very suitable for workshops and...

Nuweiba, Taba and Pharaoh's Island - Sinai

Pharaoh's Island - Sinai Desert Taba & Nuweiba Nuweiba is situated some 465 km southeast of Cairo, the Red Sea coastal city of Nuweiba is ideal for backpackers. Nuweiba refers to both the town of Nuweiba and a large piece of coastline which stretches almost from the town up to Taba. Nuweiba, the town, is very little, with only a couple of restaurants and a bazaar. Sandwiched...

Wadi Feiran Oasis (Pearl of the Sinai) - Sinai Desert

Wadi Feiran Oasis (Pearl of the Sinai) -  Sinai Desert Mixing history and nature, Wadi Feiran, is not only one of the longest in Sinai as it covers quite a distance from the Gulf of Suez all the way to the Saint Catherine Monastery, is one of the most historically renowned Wadis, as it’s full of Biblical monuments and sites. Starting off wide and with a relatively smooth terrain, it evolves into a...