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Diving in Egypt

Explore diving in Egypt

Egypt’s reefs are teeming with life; bright corals and clouds of fish dazzle with a kaleidoscope of colour. With wonderfully calm and clear conditions, Egyptian reefs offer ideal conditions for new divers, marine life enthusiasts, wreck divers or anyone simply interested in exploring light-filled reef systems.

Due to the excellent visibility and the easy access to excess depths it’s an attractive location for technical diving and training. Egypt offers the full gambit of diving opportunities; wrecks, walls, drifts, pinnacles, shore dives, day boats and liveaboards.

Many of the diving destinations offer access to famous Egyptian historic sites, but it’s also easy to arrange a holiday split over a couple of locations so you can experience a variety of dive sites and some culture too.

Dive sites and dive shops in Egypt

Find local PADI dive shops and explore the top dive sites with our map.

Common marine life sightings for Egypt

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Where to dive in Egypt

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Divers usually enter at Hurghada, Sharm el Sheik or Marsa Alam International airports. You can also fly through Cairo and connect to your destination from the same terminal.
Time Zone
UTC+02:00
Phone
+20
Currency
EGP
Voltage
220 V
Pressure
Bar (bar)
Plug
C, F
Languages
Arabic
1st Stage
INT / Yoke / K
International airports
Cairo Intl (CAI)

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Egypt: top locations for diving

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