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Shaab El Erg is an 18-meter-deep dive site which can cater to all levels of divers, as the current here is of medium intensity.

The dive spot is accessed only by boat.

The horseshoe shape adds an extra layer of interesting things which can be explored here in an excellent visibility which can reach 30 meters, also helped by the sandy bottom of the dive spot. There are also ergs in the middle of the dive site.

This means that Shaab El Erg is an incredible dive site for underwater photographers, which can never get bored here.

Divers exploring Shaab El Erg can enjoy here a coral garden with hard corals, table corals, brain corals as well as majestic pinnacles.

The fish inhabiting the reef here include pufferfish, butterflyfish, Napoleon wrasse, triggerfish and bannerfish.

Moray eels, blue spotted stingrays and occasionally dolphins, reef sharks and turtles make Shaab El Erg a truly exciting dive for anyone.

Dive site info provided by Ben Jakobsen on Feb 25, 2019

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Nearby Dive Centers

Ordered by distance, within a range of 25km

Scuba Hurghada Diving Center

Email: info@ScubaHurghada.com Telephone: +2-0122-2763806

          The dive team of Scuba Hurghada teaches PADI dive courses at all levels with pleasure, from Scuba Diver to Dive Master. Children can already start from 10 years old to participate in PADI dive courses and become certified as a PADI Junior Diver. Scuba Hurghada teaches in small groups. Their boat provides guests with lots of space to move around and enjoy all its facilities (equipment area, salon, shower and toilets, sun deck and shaded upper deck).

Tako Diving Hurghada

Email: info@takodiving.com Telephone: +20106578204

          They offer PADI courses, diving trips, snorkeling.

Piano Diving Club King Tut Resort

Email: info@pianodivingclub.com Telephone: (002) 011 22 22 2425

          They offer full services for Water sports, snorkelers, non-divers, beginners and certified divers and advanced divers.

Nurkowanie Hurghada - Polskie Centrum Nurkowe

Email: nurkowaniehurghada@yahoo.com Telephone: (+48) 668-36-40-48

          They offer: - transfer from the hotel to the assembly, - equipment necessary for diving ie mask, fins, foam, - double descent into the water, - the possibility of "snorkeling" - basic and advanced diving courses PADI and CMAS - day and night diving aqualungiem, from a boat or from the shore, - the beautiful reefs and wrecks of the Red Sea - Intro - introductory dive with aqualungiem, under the supervision of an instructor, for those without certification - cruises

Red Sea Divers Optimist

Email: info@optimistdivers.net Telephone: +201119502344

          They offer: - Made-to-measure diving packages for groups. - Free transfers from any hotel in Hurghada - Dive the best sites with the most experienced & friendly instructors. - 10% discount online – on all dive packages and selected services

Diving Star

Email: info@diving-star.com Telephone: +201064018818

          Diving Star offers a variety of diving services that include Snorkeling, Daily Dives, Wreck Diving, Safaris and so much more, they also provide with the necessary skills and qualifications to become part of the worldwide PADI family with their extensive Scuba Diving Courses Programmes.

Diving Stars

Email: office@diving-stars.com Telephone: +48 734 158 572

Divers' Lodge

Email: office@divers-lodge.com Telephone: +2 012 7608 1111

          Established in 1993, the award-winning dive centre in Hurghada offers a complete programme of Recreational and Technical Diving including courses, daily diving, special trips, snorkeling and safaris.

Crazy Dolphin Diving Center

Email: Crazywavesone@yahoo.com Telephone: +201010506000

          They offer daily diving and dive courses (PADI, NDL), snorkeling, sea trips and excursions and have insurance for all their guests. Diving Center Crazy Dolphin offers professional diving services with traditional Egyptian hospitality. There is wide range of diving activities - both for beginners and certified divers: introduction dive, daily diving and dive courses (PADI, NDL).

Hurghada Dive

Email: hassan-diving@hotmail.com Telephone: +20 127 147 6155

          Hurghada Dive center offers everything one might require in scuba diving activities such as diving courses, daily diving, live boards, nitrox, night dives. Hurghada Dive has a lot to offer from beginners up to experienced divers.
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