One of Egypt’s top dive destinations, Hurghada offers dramatic walls, pinnacles and large plateaus swathed in colourful corals. Discover classic Red Sea marine life below the water and surface to stunning desert landscapes.
Diving in Hurghada
Best time to dive
Types of diving
What to see
Hurghada in its entirety is made up of so many different dive areas and dive sites and they all provide something different and unique. Diving in El Gouna means there is a big chance that Sea Turtles, Moray Eels, Barracuda, Napoleon Wrasse, Crocodile Fish and, on fantastic days, dolphins. Sahl Hasheesh has an array of reef species which you can spot during these dives including Nudibranchs, Stonefish, Scorpionfish, Seahorses, Octopus and Spanish Dancers. If you have the opportunity to visit Hurghada in March and April, then you will be able to spot Manta Rays as they come by during these months in Umm Gamar. White Tip reef sharks can also be spotted here.
Best places to dive
Open Water Diver prices range from €254-€420. See all Open Water Diver courses in Hurghada.
Advanced Open Water Diver prices range from €186-€345. See all Advanced Open Water Diver courses in Hurghada.
You can obtain your Open Water Diver in El Gouna.
You can obtain your Advanced Open Water Diver in El Gouna.