El Gouna is a great divers' destination in the Red Sea Riviera. For new divers, heated pools and calm local reefs provide an excellent start to your diving experience. For more experienced divers, El Gouna's range of walls, reefs and wrecks are among the finest in the Red Sea; thus it guarantees an unforgettable diving holiday. El Gouna, although officially does not belong to any of the Red Sea national parks, has a very strong conservationist philosophy. A mooring buoy project has been privately sponsored by the resort’s investors and diving centres, and a system to avoid overcrowding of the dive sites have been implemented since years. more
El Gouna Diving Services
All diving centres in town are top-class and offer a complete range of courses of internationally recognized agencies for beginners and professionals, both in recreational and technical diving. Facilities for rebreathers and underwater photographing and video shooting are also, available. They all offer all sorts of scuba diving services, from entry-level courses to professional courses, introductory dives and diving packages, with one, two or more dives per day, for those who are certified. And, what a better place to learn to dive in the Red Sea than El Gouna? With its number of easy shallow dive sites teeming with life, getting your scuba diving certification here is a pleasure and an unforgettable experience.
At El Gouna divers can enjoy world-class diving locations, in secluded coral gardens teeming with life and colours. All are reachable in between half to two hours of cruising on the comfortable diving boats. Some of them are among the most famous dive sites of the Red Sea Riviera in Egypt.
DIVE SITES IN EL GOUNA:
The ship graveyard of Abu Nuhas (at only an hour away by boat), a fascinating step into history with four interesting wrecks: from the romantic Carnatic, a 19th century ship, to the impressive Chrisoula K, all of them teeming with underwater life.
Dolphin House, in Sha’ab el Erg, a big aquarium where everything can happen – even to dive for an hour with 25 dolphins!
The legendary tekkies' paradise of the SS Rosalie Muller, another historical wreck basically untouched due to its remoteness.
Sha’ab Ruhr Umm Gamar, with i ts plummeting drop off and wealth of pelagics, a definitive “must” for the experience diver.