2020 - 2021 Scuba Diving Holidays, Liveaboards and Learn to Dive Courses to the Maldives, Red Sea, Canary Islands, Far East, Caribbean and the Pacific.

Sportif Dive - diving holidays worldwide

Dive Sites El Qusier - El Quseir, Red Sea and Middle East

Our underwater experts SUB AQUA DiveCenter™ based at the Utopia Beach Club in El Qusier offer a wide range of daily dive and snorkeling trips to the many local submarine sites. You can take a full day trip or a family-friendly half-day excursion upon spacious diving boats or travel by land to the many other stunning dive sites along the fringing reef such as the legendary Abu Dabab or Elphinstone Reef.

Options: Daily boat trips to Local Dive Sites: A full day boat trip. Two dives with or without guide, food available onboard (3€ to be paid separately onboard), snorkelers welcome. The price of the trips is from £15 plus for divers the cost of the diving either singly or via a diving package.


Abu Dabab: (twice weekly, full day diving trip or twice weekly, half day snorkelling trip) A picturesque bay 50 minutes drive south by air-conditioned minibus. Abu Dabab has a beautiful secluded beach with sunbeds and parasols. Lunch is available for a small additional charge of €3 locally. Diving is via shore entry and the site is suitable for beginners. With a beautiful coral reef and a sea grass area this is a wonderful day trip. Turtle encounters are guaranteed and if you are lucky you may spot Dugong in the vicinity. Abu Dabab is also perfect for snorkelling.

Shaab Rahma: (twice weekly, half day morning trip) A dive site 50 minutes drive north by air-conditioned minibus featuring shore diving. The first 10 minutes of the dive are through a cave and canyon which open up into a beautiful coral garden. The majority of the dive is made here before returning back by way of the cave. Not suitable for beginners or snorkelers.

Elphinstone Reef: (full day trip, booked on request) A 1h15 minutes drive south  by air-conditioned minibus, this trip comprises 2 dives via a 20 minute zodiac ride with guide. The site is renowned amongst divers worldwide for the sharks which are attracted by the currents which they feed in. Not suitable for beginners or snorkelers.

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.