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 Egypt

Africa

For ScubaDiving, the Red Sea is one of the best place on earth ! Most famous are Hurghada, Safaga and Sharm el Sheik.

Several cruses are very nice, such as the North wreck cruise from Hurghada, and several southern cruses such as The Brother's islands, St John's reef, Zabargad, Rocky Island.

Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula
Geographic coordinates: 27° 0' N, 30° 0' E
Coastline km: 2,450 km km
Climate: Desert; hot, dry summers with moderate winters
Terrain: Controls Sinai Peninsula, only land bridge between Africa and remainder of Eastern Hemisphere; controls Suez Canal, a sea link between Indian Ocean and Mediterranean Sea; size, and juxtaposition to Israel, establish its major role in Middle Eastern geopolitics; dependence on upstream neighbors; dominance of Nile basin issues; prone to influxes of refugees
Elevation: lowest point: Qattara Depression -133 m highest point: Mount Catherine 2,629 m
Natural hazards: Periodic droughts; frequent earthquakes, flash floods, landslides; hot, driving windstorm called khamsin occurs in spring; dust storms, sandstorms
Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP)
Population: 77,505,756 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes
Capital: Cairo
Divisions: 26 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah); Ad Daqahliyah, Al Bahr al Ahmar, Al Buhayrah, Al Fayyum, Al Gharbiyah, Al Iskandariyah, Al Isma'iliyah, Al Jizah, Al Minufiyah, Al Minya, Al Qahirah, Al Qalyubiyah, Al Wadi al Jadid, Ash Sharqiyah, As Suways, Aswan, Asyut, Bani Suwayf, Bur Sa'id, Dumyat, Janub Sina', Kafr ash Shaykh, Matruh, Qina, Shamal Sina', Suhaj

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Zones

Zones (16) Dive sites Sub zones
Ain Sukhna 5 0
Dahab 28 0
El Gouna & Strait of Gubal 33 0
El Quesir 21 0
Hamata & Ras Banas 32 0
Hurghada 48 0
Marsa Alam 59 0
Nuweiba 3 0
Port Ghalib 6 0
Safaga 33 0
Saint John's reef, Zabargad & Rocky Is. 30 0
Sharm el Sheikh 39 0
Strait of Tiran 17 0
Taba 9 0
The Brother Islands 5 0
Wadi El Gamal National Park 18 0

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Elphistone Restort House Reef - / -
12 m 30 m Don't know

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Torfa Fanous West
De marcgoodbuddy
24 mars 2018
fanous with Ivo clean tooth - Ok Milou visibility 5 beaufort wind by coming out........
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Sha'ab Sabrina
De marcgoodbuddy
23 mars 2018
sabrina drift with Ivo - Ok but navigatie is difficult folowed adri group
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Hamda
De marcgoodbuddy
23 mars 2018
hamda deep with Martin Ian (GB) en Ivo - deel dive no special encounters 39m.
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El Fanadir
De Jenja
16 déc. 2017
DSD -
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El Fanadir South
De Jenja
16 déc. 2017
DSD Юля - {mospagebreak}{mospagebreak}
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Viatge: Clubsafari 2017
Per chasty
Des de nov 18, 2017 fins a nov 25, 2017
Andreas Hofer Rudolf Kelinrath Roman Schneider Michael Sombori Mario Reisner Dieter Reisner Günter Lehner Alfred Mannen Günter Schwarz Werner Kapfenberger Ulrich Lielacher Günter Vorwerk Fritz Werdenik 
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Viatge: Egypt
Per Tanduay
Des de nov 8, 2015 fins a nov 12, 2015
Groep: Paul Braeckman Rudy Van Impe Danny Van Durme Ivan De Smet Stefan Hoffman Marino De Ruyck Tom De Rijcke Franky Vanlemberghe  Luc D'haese   
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Viatge: safari wrakowe północne 2013
Per Abo
Des de mai 30, 2013 fins a jun 4, 2013
Safari Północne "wrakowe" po Morzu Czerwonym. Łódka Tiramisu, port Hurghada.
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Viatge: safari rafowe południowe 2012
Per Abo
Des de oct 28, 2012 fins a nov 2, 2012
Safari Południowe "rafowe". Port Ghalib, łódka Red Sea Shark.
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Viatge: Marsa Alam 4
Per fabpad
Des de set 22, 2012 fins a set 29, 2012

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