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El Quseir Dive Centre - El Quseir, Red Sea and Middle East

The El Quseir Dive Centre is a Professional dive centre, with multi-lingual instructors, located close to the marina and the Utopia house reef.

Based at the Utopia Beach Club in El Quseir, the centre is close to the marina. The well-known Utopia house reef lies just infront of the centre. 

Facilities & Services
Quality equipment and service for safe and relaxed diving. On all the boats there are Oxygene and first aid kits, VHF Radio and mobile phones for your safety. The centre has good storage and quality rental gear along with FREE Nitrox 32 for Nitrox certified divers.

The house reef in front of the centre is one of the best in the Southern Red Sea. It has a shallow lagoon and a slow fall to 30meters. This is a great spot for both novice and advance divers. Ras Maheleg reef has a drop off to 40meters and is home to many marine life and spectacular coral garden. Elphintone Reef is accessible by boat from this area as a day excursion. Boat or jeep safaris are organised by request and paid locally. 

Dive Courses
PADI and SSI courses are available for beginner to advanced divers. Courses include the use of equipment (advanced tank/weights) and course materials. Certification fee is approximately €55 which is payable locally.

Price from:
  Open Water Dive Course £259
  Advanced Open Water Dive Course           £165


Dive Packages
Includes unguided shore diving tank/weights. 

Price from:
 6 Dives £89
 10 Dives    £140
 Non Limit Diving £239

Red Sea diving packages - A government tax fee of minimum 3.00 Euro, per diver per diving day and per snorkel per day on board of a boat, is payable locally on arrival before diving/snorkelling can commence. All rental equipment must be booked and confirmed in advanced with additional payment to your diving package. Please bring your passport along with you for Red Sea boat diving to present to the Captain of the dive boat, as per local Government regulations. Lunch on day boat dives is not included and payable locally. The above fees can change without notice and will be confirmed at the dive centre on arrival.

Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving






Best Time: Year round

Average Air temps: 21-40°C

Average Water temps: 21-30°C

Visibility: 30-100m 

Top Dive Sites: Sharm Fugani, Ras Mahaleg & Erg Malek. Excursion available to Elphinstone, Salem Express & Abu Dabab. More Dive Sites>

Dive Centres:

Sub Aqua Dive Centre > Superb house reef, shallow lagoon.

Pharaoh Dive Club > PADI & BSAC shore & boat diving for all levels.

Great Reasons to Dive in El Quseir, Red Sea

  • 30 dive sites - varied coral gardens, caverns, wall.
  • Uncrowded diving
  • Variety of topography
  • Novice dive sites
  • White tip & grey shark
  • Shore, zodiak & day boat diving available
  • Stay right on the shore diving spot
  • PADI & BSAC dive centre



Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.