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EL GOUNA FEB 2020 Scuba Diving Vacations & Trips

El Gouna 24th February - 2nd March 2020

Join us for our next adventure....in fabulous El Gouna!!

Dreaming of turquoise blue waters? Perfect white sand? Turtles? Dolphins? Rays? Then book your trip with Dive Wimbledon today and discover what the legendary Red Sea has to offer.

Our trip includes:

  • 5 or 6 days diving (fun diving and courses available)
  • 7 nights staying at the Sultan Bey Hotel, El Gouna
  • All meals included - Egyptian and Western food (Local alcoholic beverage included)
  • Diving is with UK owned Emperor Divers and includes boat trip, guides, tank and weights

El Gouna is the gateway to the exciting Southern Red Sea and its myriad pristine reefs. Diving is by boat day trips with the onsite dive centre and heading out to some of the best sites in the area. 

Learning to Dive: El Gouna is the ideal place to dip your fins into the water for the first time. There are a large number of safe and sheltered sites that offer superb visibility to appreciate the fabulous marine life. Plentiful reefs sit in shallow water that is perfect for beginners. A full range of courses are offered by Dive Wimbledon and qualifying dives are undertaken at sites situated just a short boat ride away. For the qualified diver, El Gouna’s many dive sites offer an abundance of reef marine life and an incredible diversity of corals, including impressive towers and pinnacles to explore.

There are some dramatic walls and drop-offs which are richly decorated with soft corals, sponges, gorgonians and fans with an abundant reef fish population and the chance to see reef sharks and dolphins. There are also famous wrecks to choose from.

Diving at Sha’ab El erg there is a large, horseshoe-shaped reef creates a shallow, turquoise lagoon that is frequented by dolphins. The diving here typically takes place between 10-15 metres.

Cost: £895 (The price depends on current flight costs and will go up as we get closer to departure) including flights, taxes and transfers on an All Inclusive basis in a twin shared room. If anybody would prefer not to share then the single supplement is £224. We have arranged this holiday through Diverse Scuba. They are ATOL and CAA protected.

Hotel: The hotel is the 4* Sultan Bey Hotel El Gouna.

The Sultan Bey hotel at El Gouna a offers all inclusive accommodation in rooms ranging from Garden to Lagoon View rooms on its own beaches as well as a free boat ride to Zeytouna beach. If you would like to upgrade from a standard room please enquire about supplements.

All rooms are air conditioned with en-suite facilities, a private balcony or terrace and views of the garden or swimming pool, TV and wifi etc.

There are swimming pools at the hotel with plenty of sun loungers . The dive centre is conveniently located nearby, while non-divers and divers can enjoy the leisure activities on offer including table tennis, volleyball or pool.

There are also a buffet restaurant, A la Carte diving ir the restaurant at Zeytouna beach for a supplement. There are also several bars onsite.

The Resort hosts its own beach and is conveniently close to the centre of El Gouna and only 15 -20 minutes from Hurghada airport.

Diving Costs: The diving is being arranged through Emperor Divers who are located nearby. The cost of a 5 day dive package (10 dives) is £252, 4 and 6 day dive packages (12 dives £303) are available. This price includes guide, tank and weights. Full equipment can be rented in Egypt from 25 Euros a day. if you would prefer we can rent the equipment for £10/day. For those completing the Open Water or Advanced courses with Dive Wimbledon the equipment is provided free of charge. We will be instructing the courses with a local guide accompanying us. It is possible to complete more dives per day or night dives so let us know if you are interested and we can quote you the prices.There is a 3 Euro government environmental fee pppd, lunch on the boat can be purchased for 7.50 Euros and anything purchased locally incurs a 10% sales tax. There is free Nitrox for all those who are Nitrox certified but we need to book this before the holiday.

Courses: We will be running the following courses depending on demand:

PADI Open Water Diver
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
PADI Rescue Diver
PADI Divemaster
PADI Enriched Air Diver
PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy
PADI Deep Diver
PADI Night Diver

Please enquire for other courses or course package prices

VISA: EU nationals travelling to Hurghada can purchase a VISA from Hurghada Airport on arrival for $25. If you would prefer to arrange a VISA before arrival this can be purchased from the Egyptian Consulate in London for £20.

Payment: If you have any questions or are interested in joining us on this fabulous holiday please contact Roger on 02085406874 or by email (roger@divewimbledon.com).

A deposit of £250 is required with the balance due 10 weeks before departure (2nd December). If signing up after this then full payment is required on booking. Payment can be made by cheque payable to Dive Wimbledon, BACS, or over the phone using a card. The balance of the holiday can be paid by cheque, debit card or BACs. 

Do not miss this incredible opportunity! Start your PADI Adventure in some of the best dive sites in the world, continue your dive education in crystal clear viz or just explore the amazing Egyptian marine life for fun!