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Risks Associated with Scuba Diving

Barotrauma as explained by Boyle’s law, explains the risks associated with scuba diving: Altitude Sickness Headache caused by a quick ascent, usually associated with airplane travel. Divers will experience this when then ascend rapidly from deeper depths Lung Expansion Injuries Again potentially very fatal, where it is caused by scuba divers holding their breath whilst ascending to the surface Decompression Sickness (a.k.a. “the bends”) Where nitrogen gases are released  from a solution within the tissues of your body (nitrogen embolism) which is a result of accelerated decompression Inner...

Diving Holidays In Egypt

Choosing a holiday destination takes some effort especially for divers. Whether it be a shore based or liveaboard holiday all scuba divers with want to plan a diving holiday to suit their diving interests. With hundreds of diving locations around the world (The Caribbean, The Maldives, The Far East, The Australian Continent) a scuba diving fanatic is often spoilt for choice. The Red Sea, most often a rivalling alternative, offers a wealth of diving experiences to suit all scuba diving enthusiasts. Whichever destination you choose within the red sea, your diving holiday can be a great combination...

Red Sea Diving

Offering a seascape of treasures, the Red Sea is unquestionably one of the most beautiful in the world and is famous for its rich and varied sea life. From turtles that roam the sea to a variety of species of rays hovering over the cleaning stations and dolphins gliding past reefs and playing in lagoons, the Red Sea is a diving experience that all scuba divers cannot afford to overlook. Away from costal reefs, the red seas is inhabited by schools of barracuda and an array of shark species ranging from grey reef sharks and leopard sharks to hammerhead sharks. Not only filled with varied corals and...

Scuba Diving in Hurghada

Once only a small fishing village, Hurghada was actually the first commercial diving destination in the Red Sea, and not the widely acclaimed Sharm El Sheikh. The lively resort of Hurghada, offering a real glimpse of the ‘real’ Egypt, is situated on the west coast of the Red Sea and is only an hour flight from the UK. It is also only one hour flight from Cairo and Sharm El Sheikh. Whether you are looking for a superb diving experience and/or a holiday diving combined with all the facilities a modern resort has to offer, Hurghada is populated with a host of outstanding hotels. Coupled with all...

Oceans Divers Crash Pad

Oceans Divers offer its own accommodation, which is designated for scuba enthusiasts. Our one bedroom apartment can hold up to 3 or 4 persons (2 double bed sofa beds in living room). Obviously, it is more spacious when only 2 people are accommodated. Nevertheless, it can accommodate an additional person or two should you require.  Being one minutes walk to our dive centre it is ideal for all diving requirements.   Oceans Divers Crash Pad Location The Oceans Divers Crash Pad is located within a new and prime development within Hurghada. Hurghada Dreams is located in the Al Arabia area of Hurghada,...


Key Facts Hurghada is located on the West Coast of the Red Sea, with a coastline that stretches for approximately 36 km Population of 55.000, which includes around 7.000 foreigners Plays host to approximately 200 hotels Attracts around 70.000 European tourists every week Benefits from 99% days of sun throughout the year The hottest months are July and August The coldest months are January and February   Location Located on the West Coast of the Red Sea, Hurghada provides the perfect strategic location within the Red Sea, offering a coastline stretching 40km. Hurghada is un-commercialised...

Travelling To Hurghada & Information

Location Hurghada (the second largest city after Suez) is located on the Red Sea coastline, adjacent to the southernmost tip of the Sinai Peninsula and stretches for about 22 miles (36 km). Until recently, Hurghada was a small fishing village, but today plays host to 248,000 inhabitants. Hurghada has now developed into the Red Sea’s leading seaside destination.   Climate & Temperature Hurghada has a subtropical-desert climate, with mild-warm winters and very hot summers. The summer season, pretty much, lasts all year round. Temperatures in the period December, January and February...

Hurghada’s Destination

Hurghada is divided into three parts - Downtown (El Dahar) is the old part; Sekalla is the city center, and El Memsha (Village road) is the modern part. Sakkala is the relatively modest hotel quarter. Dahar is where the town’s largest bazaar, the post office and the long-distance bus station are situated. Hurghada was founded in the early 20th century, and since the 1980s has been continuously developed becoming the largest and leading seaside resort on the Red Sea. Holiday sport facilities range from sail boarding, yachting, snorkelling and above all scuba diving. Hurghada stretches for...

Land Based Attractions in Egypt

Egypt is world famous for tourist attractions above water and needs no introduction! Below is just a handful of the many exciting attractions you may wish to visit while in Egypt. We are able to organise all of your land based sightseeing tours to ensure that you get the most from your Oceans Divers Egyptian experience!   Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx: The Pyramids of Giza represent one of the greatest architectural achievements of man. The Great Pyramid of Giza (the last surviving member of the Seven Wonders of the World) is one of the world’s oldest tourist attractions and attracts...

PADI Courses Explained

Bubble Maker Course (8 years old +) From the age of 8 a PADI ‘Bubble Maker’ course can be attained. To become a PADI Certified Junior Open Water Scuba Diver, it is required that you are at least 10 years old. This certification requires diving to be made with a certified parent, guardian or PADI Professional at no greater than a depth of 12 metres. Ten to 14 year olds must dive with a certified adult. Junior PADI Certification can be upgraded to a regular Open Water Diver Certification but only at the age of 15.     Discover Scuba Diving (Introductory 1 Day Trial) This is where...
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