Diving in Marsa Alam $55

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Diving in Marsa Alam

Diving in Marsa Alam can be done from the ship or from the beach. We offer both diving for people without any experience and for people with diving certificates. You can decide for yourself whether you prefer to dive from the beach or from the ship, whether you want to go down with the cylinder under the water only once or twice.

Beach dive for beginners (intro ) – 1 descent – $50
Beach dive for beginners (intro ) – 2 dives – $80 Boat
dive for beginners (intro ) – 1 descent – $60
Boat dive for beginners (intro ) – 2 descents – 80$
Diving from the ship for certified divers (daily dive) – 2 descents – 80$ (if you do not have your own equipment, surcharge for equipment 20$)
For sea cruises from Marsa Alam, you must always have a photocopy of your passports

Marsa Alam is a resort in the south of Egypt, which is becoming more and more popular. Not only among tourists who enjoy the charms of an intimate resort and its high-class hotel base, but also among divers. The underwater life here is very rich and the coral reefs are in great condition. You can dive here all year round, and under the water you will meet turtles and the most interesting coastal dugongs.

In addition to beautiful reefs, there are also some interesting shipwrecks in the Red Sea near Marsa Alam.

Diving conditions
Diving in Marsa Alam is possible all year round, and the conditions here are excellent. Underwater visibility is very good. The number of sunny hours in winter is on average 8 hours, and from March to October the sun shines here even after 12-13 hours. The water temperature actually does not fall below 22°C, from August to November it is even 30-31°C.

In Marsa Alam there are also a lot of great diving centers with instructors, equipment rental and the possibility of doing diving courses.

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Wycieczka do Doliny Królów z Hurghady
Wycieczka do Doliny Królów z Hurghady
Wycieczka do Doliny Królów z Hurghady
Wycieczka do Doliny Królów z Hurghady

✓ Transfer from and to the hotel in Marsa Alam
✓ instructor
✓ diving equipment
✓ snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins)

✓ Tips – baksheesh
✓ Photos/videos bought from photographer

✓ for sea cruises from Marsa Alam you always need to have photocopies of passports
✓ towels (necessarily)
✓ camera
✓ sunblock
✓ headgear
✓ own snorkeling equipment
✓ seasickness tablets
✓ in winter (November to March) it is worth taking a warm sweatshirt, preferably hooded
✓ in winter you can bring your own snorkeling wet suit

Questions and answers about Diving in Marsa Alam

Can I dive if I can't swim?

Of course! Swimming is not required for diving. What's more, diving is often much better perceived by people who can't swim/are afraid of water than snorkeling with a mask and a snorkel.

How old does a child have to be to be able to scuba dive?

At least 8 years.

How deep will we go?

By default, in diving for beginners, it goes down to 5-6 m. However, we approach each person individually, so if someone is very afraid, we dive less, if someone is very good at water, the immersion is deeper.

How long is this journey?

The diving cruise lasts from approx. 8.00 to approx. 15.00. Of course we pick up from hotels in advance, usually between 7am and 7:30am depending on the location of the hotel.

Why does the trip last almost all day if we only dive twice for 20 minutes?

First of all, you need to swim to the reef before diving. A maximum of 2 people with one instructor go under the water at the same time. There are several instructors, but with 20 divers there will definitely not be 10 instructors. So you dive one by one, and people who don't dive within a certain time can dive with a mask and snorkel. In addition, there is also lunch on the ship between one dive and another, and after lunch a break before going down to the water.

Can I dive if I've never done it before?

Of course! Diving for beginners, the so-called intro diving is diving for people who do not have (or have little) diving experience.

When can't I dive?

It is forbidden to dive 24 hours before the flight.

How many people go underwater with one instructor at the same time?

Up to two people at a time, but usually one instructor per person.

How long is the dive?

A beginner's dive consists of two dives of approximately 20 minutes each. However, the length of time a person stays underwater depends to a large extent on the person. If someone feels comfortable underwater and is good at diving, he stays underwater longer than a person who, for example, has a problem with regulating the pressure in the ears.

Can a person who does not want to dive take part in the cruise?

Yes, there may be accompanying persons on the cruise who will only snorkel with a mask and a snorkel. The price of the tour in this case is lower - $ 25.

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