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Hurghada, Red Sea and Middle East

Hurghada is one of 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 and wrecks and the 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 will enjoy the shallow sive sites with a fantastic range of marine life.

Culture and Activities
Direct flights into Hurghada airport allow for short transfers. Hurghada is a bustling resort and offers a great range of activities and entertainment. The watersports centres on the beach offer a range of activities including windsurfing, kitesurfing, SUP, an Aqua park and go-karting. Local agents provide a range of desert and cultural excursions including quad bike safaris and bedouin camp dinners. In Hurghada centre, there is a huge choice of bars, restaurants, nightclubs.

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Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving






Best Time: All Year.

Average Air temps: 20-35°C

Average Water temps: 19-28°C

Visibility: 15-25m 

Top Dive Sites: Giftun Island, Abu Nuhas, Um Gamar, Abu Ramada. 3 day mini liveaboards (North & South routes).

Dive Centre: Daily boat diving, PADI Courses & mini liveaboards. More > 

Great Reasons to Dive in Hurghada

  • Shore based & mini liveaboard diving.
  • Wrecks, walls, drift, reefs.
  • Learn to Dive.
  • Free Nitrox.
  • Luxury All inclusive beach hotels.
  • Family friendly.
  • Watersports & activities.
  • Bustling nightlife with many bars & restaurants in Hurghada town 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.

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