Nurkowanie w Egipcie
Nurkowanie w Egipcie
Safari Nurkowe – TOP Północy
Nurkowanie w Egipcie
Safari Nurkowe – TOP Północy

Diving Safari: Explore the Marvels of TOP North Dive Sites

Are you a passionate diver seeking thrilling underwater adventures? Look no further! Join our extraordinary Diving Safari – TOP North expedition, an unparalleled journey through the enchanting dive sites of the northern Red Sea. Prepare to be amazed as we take you on a remarkable underwater odyssey, exploring famous wrecks, vibrant reefs, and captivating marine life. This expedition caters to both advanced and intermediate divers, promising an unforgettable experience, whether you are a wreck diving enthusiast or simply seeking the wonders of the deep.

The Beauty of the Red Sea: A Diver’s Paradise

The Red Sea stands tall as one of the world’s most diverse and awe-inspiring dive destinations. With its warm, crystalline waters, abundant coral reefs, and teeming marine life, the Red Sea offers an unmatched paradise for divers of all levels. From vibrant schools of colorful fish to majestic sharks and historic shipwrecks, the Red Sea boasts an abundance of natural wonders waiting to be explored. The northern region, in particular, is renowned for its diverse diving spots, ranging from serene shallow lagoons to dramatic deep walls and peaks. Whether you prefer shore diving, day boats, or full board boats, there’s something for every diver in the Best Of North scuba diving Red Sea Dive Sites:

1. SS Thistlegorm: Unraveling History’s Treasure

The SS Thistlegorm, undoubtedly the most famous wreck in the Red Sea, holds a remarkable tale from the past. Once a British cargo ship, it met its untimely fate in 1941 when German bombers sank it while en route to supply the Allied forces in Egypt. Resting at a depth of 30 meters, the SS Thistlegorm remains an underwater museum, filled with trucks, motorcycles, tanks, guns, and other war equipment. Dive into history as you explore the ship’s decks, cabins, holds, and engine rooms, now adorned with thriving fish and corals. For an exclusive experience away from the crowds, indulge in wreck dives with a full board boat.

2. Shark and Yolanda Reefs: A Natural Wonderland

Nestled within the protected Ras Mohammed National Park, Shark and Yolanda Reefs are a testament to the Red Sea’s natural splendor. Shark Reef, a majestic vertical wall plunging over 700 meters, boasts a stunning display of soft corals, gorgonians, sponges, and sea anemones. Witness the mesmerizing dance of antias, fusiliers, butterfly fish, and angelfish, while larger species like napoleons, giant trevally, and barracudas roam freely. The nearby Yolanda Reef adds a unique twist to the experience, featuring peculiar remnants of a Cypriot cargo ship, including toilets, tubs, and fish basins that now coexist with the vibrant marine life.

3. Elphinstone Reef: A Shark Haven

If you’re seeking exhilarating encounters with pelagic fish and awe-inspiring sharks, Elphinstone Reef is your ultimate destination. This submerged reef, located near Marsa Alam, boasts two plateaus that attract an array of pelagic species, including tuna, horse mackerel, barracuda, and archerfish. The real stars of the show, though, are the sharks that grace these waters. Witness hammerhead sharks and white-tip reef sharks glide gracefully through the blue, creating an adrenaline-pumping experience that will stay with you forever.

Day-to-Day Itinerary of the Diving Safari – TOP North

Now that you’re brimming with excitement about the wonders that await you in the Red Sea, let’s delve into the day-to-day itinerary of our Diving Safari – TOP North expedition:

Day 1: Arrival and Boat Check-in

  • Arrive at Hurghada Airport and transfer to “Boats Dock” in New Marina.
  • Check-in and get acquainted with the boat.
  • Depending on your arrival time, enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner onboard.
  • Dive guide introduction, safety briefing, and information on the marine life and dive sites to be explored during the expedition.

Day 2: Shaab El Erg & Seven Pools

  • Start the day with a check dive at Shaab El Erg Reef while the boat heads to the location.
  • Dive once more at Shaab El Erg Reef to ensure gear and safety requirements are met.
  • Take a break for lunch and relaxation.
  • Embark on a second dive at Shaab El Erg Reef.
  • Sail to Ras Mohamed for the night dive at Seven Pools.
  • Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at Seven Pools.

Day 3: Ras Mohamed – Yolanda and Shark Reef & Jackfish Alley

  • Begin the day with a dive at Yolanda and Shark Reef after the dive site briefing.
  • Take a short break for breakfast.
  • Dive once more at Yolanda and Shark Reef to explore its mesmerizing beauty.
  • Relax during lunchtime.
  • Enjoy the third dive at Jackfish Alley.
  • Savor dinner while watching the captivating sunset.
  • Sail to Shaab Mahmoudat during the night.

Day 4: Shaab Mahmoudat Wrecks

  • Dive at the Dunraven wreck after the dive site briefing.
  • Take a break for breakfast.
  • Embark on the second dive at the thrilling Big Crack.
  • Relax during lunchtime.
  • Dive once more at The Small Crack.
  • Conclude the day with a night dive at Shaab Mahmoudat.
  • Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at Shaab Mahmoudat.

Day 5: SS Thistlegorm Wreck

  • Dive at the iconic SS Thistlegorm wreck after the dive site briefing.
  • Take a short break for breakfast.
  • Dive once more at the SS Thistlegorm to soak in its historical significance.
  • Relax during lunchtime.
  • Conclude the day with the third dive at the SS Thistlegorm.
  • Delight in the sunset view while having dinner.
  • Set sail for Abu Nuhas during the night.

Day 6: Abu Nuhas Wrecks – Giannis D, Carnatic, and Chrisoula

  • Dive at the Giannis D wreck after the dive site briefing.
  • Take a break and enjoy breakfast.
  • Dive once more at the Carnatic wreck.
  • Relax during lunchtime.
  • Embark on the third dive at Chrisoula K wreck.
  • Savor dinner while watching the breathtaking sunset.
  • Sail to Umm Gamaar during the night.

Day 7: Umm Gamar Reef

  • Begin the day with a dive at Umm Gamar Reef.
  • Take a short break and have breakfast.
  • Conclude the expedition with the final dive at Shabruhr Umm Gamar Reef.
  • Return to the “Boats Dock” and prepare for check-out and departure in the morning.
  • Enjoy dinner and your last night on the boat.

Day 8: Check-out and Airport Departure

  • Relish your last breakfast on the boat.
  • Check-out from the boat and bid farewell to the incredible journey.
  • Transfer to Hurghada airport for your departure.

Please note that the itinerary is subject to reorganization and modification on the last day based on the departure time. Embrace this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the wonders of the Red Sea and create unforgettable memories on our Diving Safari – TOP North expedition. Book your spot now and embark on a remarkable underwater adventure like no other!

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✓ Airport-boat-airport transfer (Transfer from/airport takes place at the outside gate of the airport, not from inside the airport) ✓ 8 days, 7 nights ((All stay times are on the boat from the time of transfer from the airport to the time
of route and transfer to the airport after the end of the trip)
✓ Three meals a day, fruit and snacks (on the first day meals start with dinner and on the last day with breakfast)
✓ Beverages: coffee, tea, carbonated drinks (except alcohol)
✓ Diving guides
✓ Fees for the national park
✓ Port fee – (in case of starting or ending safari in Port Ghalib)

✓ Airline ticket
✓ Egyptian visa
✓ Crew tip (€50 per person)
✓ Guide tip (€10 per guide)
✓ 15L tanks (€5 per tank per Dive) week €75
✓ Nitrox (€5 per dive) week 75 €
✓ Additional meals outside the boat

✓ English guide
✓ German guide
✓ French guide
✓ Italian guide
✓ Polish guide

Questions and answers about Diving Safari - TOP North

What are the main attractions of the northern Red Sea dive sites?

The northern Red Sea dive sites offer a variety of reef structures such as caves, coral blocks, plateaus, canyons, coral gardens and islets. You can also see a wide variety of marine life such as corals, fish, turtles, stingrays, sharks and dolphins. You can also dive some famous wrecks such as Thistlegorm, Giannis D, Carnatic and Gubal Barge.

What are the requirements to join this tour?

You must have at least 20 logged dives and an open water certification to participate in this tour. You also need to be comfortable with moderate currents, deep dives and changing conditions.

What type of boat and what facilities are available on this tour?

The boat that is provided on this tour is a comfortable houseboat that is equipped with spacious cabins, air conditioning, bathroom, dining room, lounge, sun deck and diving deck. The boat also provides meals, snacks, drinks, towels, linens, bottles, weights, belts and nitrox (extra charge).

What is the best season for this trip and what is the water temperature?

The best season for this trip is from April to November when it is warm and dry and the water is clear. The water temperature can vary from 22°C to 30°C depending on the season.

How long is the tour and where does it start and end?

The tour lasts 8 days and starts and ends in Hurghada. You will board a live boat that will take you to the best snorkeling spots in the area.

What are the diving conditions and challenges on this route?

Diving conditions on this tour may vary due to weather and currents. The water temperature can vary from 22°C to 30°C depending on the season. Visibility can range from 20 to 60 meters depending on the plankton. Currents can be moderate and unpredictable at times, so you must follow your dive guide and be prepared for drift dives.

How many dives does this tour include and what is the maximum depth?

The trip includes up to 17 dives in total. The maximum depth is 40 meters for recreational divers and more for technical divers (by prior arrangement).

How much does such a trip cost and what is included and what is excluded in the price?

The price of this tour depends on boat type, cabin type, departure date and availability. You can check prices online or contact us for more information. The price includes transfer on the route: airport - boat - airport, meals, snacks, drinks (except alcohol), diving services (except equipment rental). Diving guides (included) fees for the marine park (included). does not include: equipment rental (€25 per day), nitrox (€5 per cylinder), tips for the crew (€50 per person), tips for guides (€10 per guide). personal expenses (e.g. souvenirs or phone calls), travel insurance (recommended), diving insurance (mandatory).

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