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Dahab Dive Experience

Dahab (3)
from/per person 365
  • Scuba Diving

Description

Diving in Dahab has a unique style

For certified divers, this is the most popular way to spend a week with us!

  • Start with 3 days/6 dives in Dahab
  • Finish with an overnight Camel Diving Safari to Ras Abu Galum, the highlight of many Dahab diving holidays

Ras Abu Galum

Ras Abu Galum is a remote Bedouin fishing settlement and Protected Area, stretching from the Blue Hole in the south to Ras Mamlah and Nuweiba in the north. It’s home to a beautiful stretch of coral reef, an underwater photographer’s paradise:

  • stunning coral garden
  • pinnacles
  • sloping reef walls
  • octopus, turtles and rays common
  • plus a huge variety of reef fish and invertebrates.

What is a Camel Diving Safari?

Camel Diving Safaris are the highlight of many diving holidays to the Sinai:

  • Load dive equipment and tanks onto the camels
  • Ride your camel along a beautiful beach path
  • Just 1 hour to Ras Abu Galum or Gabr El Bint
  • Dive, snorkel or freedive for 2 days along stunning coral reef
  • Eat healthy food freshly cooked on the fire
  • Sleep in simple Bedouin beach huts with carpets and blankets under the stars.

Life will never be the same again!

What’s included

  • 3 days/6 dives Dahab
  • Overnight Camel Diving Safari to Ras Abu Galum or Gabr El Bint (2 days, 4 dives and a glorious night camping under the stars. Full board)
  • Tanks/weights for all diving
  • Dive guide and transportation
  • 7 nights accommodation (based on 2 people sharing a budget room) and airport transfers
  • Lots of options

Booking options

  • You can book this 1 week package including accommodation and airport transfers
  • You can add extra dive, extra nights, upgrade your accommodation, etc, as you book
  • Or you can contact us and we’ll be happy to tailor a package for you.
  • If you have any questions, just ask!

 


Schedule

We’re often asked about the itinerary for a Camel Diving Safari. As always, exact schedule is flexible and dive sites are subject to conditions and diver experience, but this will give you a good idea about how you spend your time:

Day 1 Check in 9am. 2 dive in Dahab, e.g. Lighthouse, Islands

  • Option to do a Check Dive as 1st dive
Day 2 The South - Golden Blocks, Om Sid or The Caves / Three Pools

  • Option to start PADI Advanced Open Water course
Day 3 Canyon / Blue Hole / 5pm Safari briefing

  • Option to complete PADI Advanced course with Deep and Drift dives at the Canyon and Blue Hole
Day 4 Camel Diving Safari to Ras Abu Galum!

  • 6:30 By jeep to Blue Hole
  • 7:00 Load tanks and equipment onto camels
  • 7:30 Camel trek along a beautiful beach path. Relax and enjoy the ride!
  • 9:00 Unpack, breakfast now that we’re awake
  • 9:30 Dive 1 Dheyla Pinnacle
  • Lunch
  • 2:00 Dive 2 Drift Sabah House Reef / Sand Canyon
  • Relax, snorkel, walk to the Laguna for an afternoon swim or explore the mountains
  • Sunset - gather round the fire for dinner and a perfect night under the stars
Day 5 Camel Diving Safari

  • Sunrise - Wake with the sun and an early morning swim!
  • 7:00 - tea with fresh baked Bedouin bread
  • 7:30 - Dive 1 A'Maeid
  • 9:00 - Breakfast
  • Relax, snorkel, enjoy the sea
  • 12:00 Dive 2 any of Tonsils / Big Stone
  • 1:30 Lunch
  • 3:00 Load camels
  • 3:30 Camel trek to Blue Hole
  • 5:00 Jeep to Dahab
  • Shower! and start planning your next trip to Ras Abu Galum - you'll want to stay a week!!
Day 6 No fly time

  • Option to try Freediving or Rock Climbing - the adventure just keeps going!

 

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Reviews

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3 Reviews
  • Overall Experience

- Oct, 06, 2017 -

Matthew L

"Amazing" 10 minutes and I had friends for life. The people of dahab and dessert divers are the most welcoming and kind people. It's like once you arrive you will never want to leave!

- Jan, 16, 2016 -

Liv B via TripAdvisor

“Great diving and really amazing staff !” I can highly recommend Desert Diving. Communication pre-travel ran super smooth, we got picked up at the airport, and were met by Tanis the next morning, who sorted out our dives and gave some great recommendations about Dahab. The vibe is super chilled, and besides from the diving, the place offers great climbing experiences in the desert, and yoga-classes at the Lvovich Art Cafe across the beach (which had really great food too). Dahab is a really nice city, loads of great restaurants with fair prices. People are super friendly, and the service is really good. For non-divers, there’s great snorkelling, kite or windsurfing. Thank you so much for a great week, Tanis, Said, Khaled and Sameh.

- May, 26, 2015 -

tease82

"Perfect stay... thank you again!!!" dear all.... we've been back the second time and it was just great... the crew took perfect care of us all and we where really spoiled... the crew was verry attentive!!! thank you all for the lovely stay... we will be back (again yes!) in september/oktober 2015....