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For ScubaDiving, the Red Sea is one of the best place on earth ! Most famous are Hurghada, Safaga and Sharm el Sheik.

Several cruses are very nice, such as the North wreck cruise from Hurghada, and several southern cruses such as The Brother's islands, St John's reef, Zabargad, Rocky Island.

Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula
Geographic coordinates: 27° 0' N, 30° 0' E
Coastline km: 2,450 km km
Climate: Desert; hot, dry summers with moderate winters
Terrain: Controls Sinai Peninsula, only land bridge between Africa and remainder of Eastern Hemisphere; controls Suez Canal, a sea link between Indian Ocean and Mediterranean Sea; size, and juxtaposition to Israel, establish its major role in Middle Eastern geopolitics; dependence on upstream neighbors; dominance of Nile basin issues; prone to influxes of refugees
Elevation: lowest point: Qattara Depression -133 m highest point: Mount Catherine 2,629 m
Natural hazards: Periodic droughts; frequent earthquakes, flash floods, landslides; hot, driving windstorm called khamsin occurs in spring; dust storms, sandstorms
Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP)
Population: 77,505,756 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes
Capital: Cairo
Divisions: 26 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah); Ad Daqahliyah, Al Bahr al Ahmar, Al Buhayrah, Al Fayyum, Al Gharbiyah, Al Iskandariyah, Al Isma'iliyah, Al Jizah, Al Minufiyah, Al Minya, Al Qahirah, Al Qalyubiyah, Al Wadi al Jadid, Ash Sharqiyah, As Suways, Aswan, Asyut, Bani Suwayf, Bur Sa'id, Dumyat, Janub Sina', Kafr ash Shaykh, Matruh, Qina, Shamal Sina', Suhaj

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Zones (16) Dive sites Sub zones
Ain Sukhna 5 0
Dahab 29 0
El Gouna & Strait of Gubal 33 0
El Quesir 21 0
Hamata & Ras Banas 32 0
Hurghada 53 0
Marsa Alam 61 0
Nuweiba 3 0
Port Ghalib 6 0
Safaga 33 0
Saint John's reef, Zabargad & Rocky Is. 28 0
Sharm el Sheikh 39 0
Strait of Tiran 17 0
Taba 9 0
The Brother Islands 5 0
Wadi El Gamal National Park 18 0

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Elphinstone Resort House Reef - / -
12 m 30 m All divers

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Elphinstone Reef South
De chris
Mar 13, 2020
Elphinstone Reef South -
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Marsa El Shona
De chris
Mar 13, 2020
Marsa El Shona - Aire saturé en huile (problème compresseur) et visibilité très réduite (à peine 5m). Une tortue en surface mais rien au niveau des herbiers.
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Sha'ab Sharm
De chris
Mar 12, 2020
Sha'ab Sharm -
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Sha'ab Claudio
De chris
Mar 12, 2020
Sha'ab Claudio Caves -
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Sha'ab Sataya (Dolphin reef) South
De chris
Mar 12, 2020
Sataya South (Drift dive) -

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Viagem: Saint John's Reef cruise
De chris
Do Mar 8, 2020 ao Mar 14, 2020
With Dolce Vita liveaboard from Port Gahib

Viagem: Egypt Happy Dive
De thschu
Do Dec 5, 2019 ao Dec 11, 2019
Safari Red Sea Blue Pearl

Viagem: sharm 2019
De robinherbrink1
Do Sep 21, 2019 ao Oct 5, 2019
duikvakantie 2019
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Viagem: Sinai
De gaziv
Do Mar 21, 2019 ao Mar 24, 2019


Viagem: Mar Rojo
De jcrufe
Do Oct 27, 2018 ao Nov 3, 2018
Vida a bordo con Blueforce


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