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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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Ordered by distance, within a range of 25km

Dive Point Red Sea

Email: hurghada@dive-point.com Telephone: +20 122 325 5483

          They offer the complete range of PADI (Recreational and Technical Diving), DAN, IART, IANTD, TDI & RAID courses is available from introductory levels up to Instructor qualifications. Their dedicated and service oriented staff team is the most experienced in the training of PADI Professionals in the Red Sea, consisting of 3 PADI Course Directors and 6 IDC Staff and Master Instructors working fulltime in the field of Instructor training. One example of their continuously developing customer service is the large investment made in a Nitrox membrane system. The safety of their guests is their major priority and for this reason all Nitrox certified divers, receive SINCE 2001 Nitrox 32 FOR FREE in their dive centers. As a TDI training facility offering also PADI, IART, IANTD & RAID training up to Advanced Trimix Diver they are in the same time THE experts for rebreather diving in Hurghada. Ambient Pressure Inspiration & Evolution, JJ-CCR, Hollis Explorer & Prism2, Poseidon Se7en & ISC Megalodon Rebreathers are available in their rental department including spare parts & service facilities. They have an extensive stock of technical diving rental equipment, a gas filling station with Helium and Oxygen fills up to 250 bar. Top quality storage and cleaning facilities for guest equipment are right in the diving centre as well as toilets and fresh water showers. A complete workshop with trained technicians offers the chance of equipment fixing and servicing. The setup is completed by a full dive store, which offers diving equipment for sale and in the middle of the centre is the "50 BAR Safety Stop" Tiki Bar for the time in between or after dives.

Dive In

Email: info@divein.net Telephone: +39.06.58.33.59.18

          They are Italian divers with an international staff. They brought Dive In in the Red Sea in 1995, and only in these waters, they have accompanied more than 120,000 people.

Dima Red Sea

Email: info@dimaredsea.com Telephone: +20.100.693.8552

          Dima Red Sea is an authorized PADI Dive Center and PADI Dive Store Member since September 26, 2016. It is a leading scuba diving service provider located in Hurghada (Red Sea - Egypt) and also sells scuba diving equipment and PADI training materials. It offers PADI scuba diving training and education, organized and guided snorkeling, scuba diving, and liveaboard diving safaris in addition to sailing trips in the Red Sea. Dima Red Sea also offers special programs tailored to the needs of women, children, and people with special needs. Dima Red Sea stands out by being a pioneer around the world in offering special training workshops to corporate businesses in leadership, team building, communication and time management using water activities.

Golden Dolphin Diving Center Hurghada

Email: info@gdolphins.com Telephone: +20 1223134902

          Golden Dolphin Diving Center was established by Sameeh Zakaria in 1998. They offer excellent diving and guiding, professional PADI instructor education in many languages: English, Russian, Polish, French, German, and Arabic.

White Dolphin Diving Center

Email: whitedolphin.divingcenter@gmail.com Telephone: +20 122 771 3752

          They offer diving courses, tours, equipment for rental.

Sundlex Diving Centre

Email: the_dolphn77@yahoo.com Telephone: +20 111 983 8346

          They offer daily boat trips for novice and advanced divers, trial dives, snorkeling and recreational dives, as well as PADI courses.

Pirates Diving Network

Email: info@piratesdiving.com Telephone: 002-012-2450532

          They hold the highest award of excellence in the scuba diving industry since 1990.

Gdolphin Diving Center

Email: info@gdolphins.com Telephone: +20 1223134902

          Divers will get excellent diving and guiding, professional instructor in PADI’s education system and their staff speaks English, Russian, Polish, French, German, and Arabic.

Aquarius Diving Club

Email: info@aquariusredsea.com Telephone: +20 1001600714

          Aquarius Diving Club has an air conditioned classroom, great diver training facilities, multilingual staff, a huge array of PADI Specialties, a divers shop, training pool and an island at the doorstep.

Octopus Diving Center

Email: info@octopusredsea.com Telephone: +20 114 250 0055

          They offer Diving trips, Snorkeling trips, Giftun island, Fishing, Water sports, Kite, Windsurfing, Water sky, Parasailing, Dolphin World, El Gouna trip.
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