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Sinai Divers - Dive the Red Sea

Sinai Divers – Over 45 years of excellence

Diving the most beautiful sites in the Red Sea

Our dive centers are led by Rolf Schmidt and Petra Röglin, who started diving here over 45 years ago. They are counted among the most experienced diving pioneers of the Sinai and the Red Sea. All Sinai Divers’ guests stand to benefit from their extensive knowledge and experience.

Sinai Divers operates 3 diving centers in various regions of the Red Sea. Our centers are located in the Bedouin village of Dahab, 100 km north of Sharm el Sheikh; in the Egyptian deep south, near Marsa Alam, we operate our own dive resort, “The Oasis”, in cooperation with Werner Lau Diving Centers. In 2009 we opened our first Sinai Divers location in Aqaba, Jordan.

Our Dive Centers

Dahab

Dahab is a relaxed Bedouin village with an easy-going vibe, beautiful beaches and incredible views of the Sinai Mountains. It offers some of the best wall dives the Red Sea has to offer, along with interesting caverns and canyons.

Marsa Alam

The region around Marsa Alam is a diving paradise. It is much quieter than other parts of the Red Sea. Here there is something for everyone, including diving on the house reef, going to isolated bays by car or taking the boat to legendary reefs like Elphinstone, Abu Dabab and Samadai Reef.

Aqaba

Aqaba is an ideal destination for divers and snorkelers, as well as serving as a hub for trips to the famous desert city of Petra and desert adventures in Wadi Rum. Time moves slower here and it is the ideal location to experience the Arabian atmosphere without the crowds. Diving in Aqaba is about quality over quantity.

Dive Sites

The Red Sea offers some of the best dive sites worldwide. The dive sites from our northernmost centre in Aqaba down to the deep south offer an incredible variety of flora and fauna. There are dives sites of many depths and profiles; from shallow reefs with colourful coral gardens and small creatures such as ghost pipefish, seahorses, Spanish dancers and nudibranchs, all the way down to incredible drop-offs, caves and deep canyons. Ras Mohammed is considered one of the top 5 dive sites in the world. Schools of barracuda and snappers, as well as groupers, napoleon wrasse and sharks are all regularly sighted there. The magnificent Straight of Tiran offers incredible reefs with the chance of big encounters. The Canyon and the Blue Hole in Dahab are must-dive locations for every technical diver. The Thistlegorm, the Dunraven and the wrecks of Abu Nuhas are absolute highlights for every wreck diver.

News & Specials

Corona Update – New Cancellation Conditions  

Corona and no end.
 
To give a little more security, we have adapted our cancellation conditions for the OASIS Dive Resort in Marsa Alam.
 
From now on for all bookings with arrival at the latest 30.04.22:
The bookings can be cancelled or rebooked for free up to 3 days before arrival. The rest payment is only due 10 days before arrival.
 
Now the BAG (Federal Office for Health in Switzerland) has also set Egypt on the list of countries with dangerous virus variations. This also means for vaccinated and tested Swiss or those who fly via Zurich:
Mandatory 10-day quarantine on return.
 
That’s a crass decision, which will hopefully be corrected very soon. Omikron has already arrived throughout Europe (world)!
 
Now you can imagine what that means for us: a wave of cancellations.
Most of them, our dear repeaters, were just before departure to Marsa Alam or were looking forward to celebrating Christmas and the turn of the year with us.
 
Of course, we have found solutions for them. It’s absolutely neither their fault nor ours!
 
Take good care of yourselves and stay healthy
 
Rolf and Petra

Situation in the Oasis Dive Resort – Corona protective measures  

In order to give you a great and safe time in the current situation in our resort, we have taken Corona protective measures on site:

All employees are vaccinated

All employees wear masks indoors

We check the vaccination or test status from our guests upon arrival

Our guests and employees wear masks in the transfer buses (dive site/airport/excursion)

Sufficient disinfectant dispensers, masks and gloves are available

We also recommend that our guests wear masks in the closed rooms

New National Park daily fees  

Dear clients, colleagues and friends

As divers and underwater ambassadors, any change towards a positive impact on the environment is one we can all agree on supporting.

Therefore kindly be informed that as of 1st June 2020, as per a recent decree issued by the Ministry of Environment, new National Park daily fees will be applicable to diving operations and divers performing scuba diving and snorkeling activities in dive/snorkeling site located in the following area:

Blue Hole  in Dahab – USD 10.00 per visitor

The entrance fees are paid directly at the dive sites.

The new fees will be nurturing the funding of the National Park Authority and support its recently enhanced efforts aimed at protecting, maintaining, and monitoring the health of our beloved Red Sea, both on land and underwater.

For the time being, the new fees will only be applicable to the above mentioned areas of Ras Mohammed N.P., the Straits of Tiran and Dahab.

As responsible divers, we greatly welcome this move and strongly believe in the implementation of environmental based restrictions, aimed at reducing the diving/snorkeling tourism impact on our lucky area of the world.