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Egypt / Extra Divers Port Ghalib

RIGHT IN THE PORT GHALIB MARINA AND CLOSE TO THE TOP DIVE SITES IN SOUTHERN EGYPT!

The Extra Divers dive centre is located directly on the Corniche in the Port Ghalib Marina. There are several hotels in the immediate vicinity: The Palace, Siva, Port Ghalib Resort and Sunrise Marina Resort. Along the esplanade in the marina there are many shops, restaurants and bars inviting you to wander in and stay a while. Divers have a choice between the beautiful house reef, minibus tours, and boat trips to the top sites in the area. The boat for day trips leaves from the pier, just a few steps away from the centre, to cruise to the famous Elphinstone Reef, among others.

Diving/Dive spots

The house reef, rich in diversity, is about 400 metres from the entrance to the Extra Divers dive centre and is one of the most beautiful in the south of Egypt. With plateaus, steep walls and depths ranging from 5 to 40 metres, the roughly 2-kilometre-long intact reef offers a variety of dive opportunities. Besides exceedingly beautiful coral gardens with an abundance of schooling fish and moray eels, you can also encounter eagle rays, turtles, napoleon wrasses, barracudas and, with any luck, dolphins and whitetip reef sharks. The centre’s own Club Cars transport the divers and all their equipment conveniently to the entry points and pick them up again after the dive.

Other dive sites can be reached in 15 to 90 minutes and are suitable for beginners and advanced divers. There are various attractions around the southern reefs that are within the centre’s reach, including Elphinstone, where there’s a chance of seeing oceanic whitetip sharks and hammerhead sharks, and the dive sites at Abu Dabab and Abu Saile. The dive centre’s range extends from Zerib Kebir in the north to Abu Dabab in the south. There are half and full-day boat or minibus tours on offer. After diving you can take a break from it all and have a drink in a cosy corner back at the centre.

Team & Education

The spaciously designed Extra Divers dive centre is under professional German-speaking management and is open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. The well-trained and experienced team provides multilingual small-group training in compliance with SSI, PADI and CMAS standards, from Open Water Diver to Divecon / Divemaster, as well as all popular specialities. Trial dives and special diving courses for children aged 8 and over are also offered regularly. Nitrox is free for certified divers.

Facilities

• 60 complete sets of equipment from Aqua Lung and Subgear
• 8, 10, 12 and 15-litre aluminium tanks (DIN & INT)
• Nitrox 32% (free for nitrox-certified divers)
• UW digital camera hire
• house reef – easily accessible in the resort’s own Club Cars
• minibus trips and daily boat trips
• bar and boutique
• shop for all diving needs (Aqua Lung dealer)
• workshop with full service

Payment on-site

Cash in €uro, US$ or Egyptian LE.
For credit card payment (VISA, MasterCard, MaestroCard) plus 2% fee per transaction.

Highlights & Specials

Nitrox for free for certificated divers!!!

Environement

On location: daily reef-save fee of 3,-€ per Person.

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