Hurghada, Red Sea & Middle East
Hurghada is one ot the original scuba diving holiday destinations on the southern Red Sea coast. It offers an excellent value beach or liveaboard diving holiday with around 37 dive sites including reefs, walls, caves & wrecks and choice of a hotels to suit all budgets. If you have not been to the Red Sea before, Hurghada is a good first choice. Originally just a simple fishing village, it has developed over the past 20 years into a cosmopolitan resort offering a range of excellent facilities.
The marine life is staggering with approximately 37 dive sites including reefs, walls, caves and wrecks as well as tech diving opportunities. Everything from tiny gobies to vast whale sharks, nudibranchs hiding in colourful coral reefs, amazing wall drift diving with majestic gorgonian sea fans and mantas gliding over reefs. Underwater photographers and beginners learnwill enjoy the shallow sive sites with a fantastic range of marine life.
Culture & Activities
Direct flights into Hurghada airport allow for short transfers. Hurghada is a bustling resort and offers a great range of activities and entertainment. Watersports centres on the beach offer a range of activities including windsurfing, kitesurfing, SUP plus Aqua park and go-karting. Local agents provide a range of desert & cultural excursions including quad bike safaris and bedouin camp dinners. In Hurghada centre, there is a huge choice of bars, restaurants, nightclubs.
Best Time: All Year.
Average Air temps: 20-35°C
Average Water temps: 19-28°C
Top Dive Sites: Giftun Island, Abu Nuhas, Um Gamar, Abu Ramada. 3 day mini liveaboards (North & South routes).
Great Reasons to Dive in Hurghada