Location About 3-4 miles north of Ras Abu Soma is another headland known as Ras Umm Hesiwa. To the northwest of here in the direction of Sharm El Naga is a little known reef called Shaab Saiman. A hard coral ridge runs parallel to the shoreline and is separated from the main reef by a Read more
Location Thirty minutes from the coast of Safaga, three chains of connected ergs come together to form an inverted Y-shape. They stand in 12-15m water on a white sand seabed and pose a navigational nightmare for the average diver, armed with anything less than a submersible GPS. To the north they join with Tobia Kebir. Read more
Location 10 minutes southeast of Tobia Island and only 30 minutes from Safaga is one large oblong reef with a chain of three ergs stretching southwards. The west side stands in 6-7m water and is naturally dead, like a lagoon. The east side shelves to 15m and catches enough current to be quite colourful. Sea Read more
Location About 30 minutes outside Safaga is a long reef topped at the south end by a sandy island (Tobia Island). At the north end is a long low rocky island and to the east of this is the dive site Tobia Hamra. The reef slopes gently to 35m as a series of hard coral Read more
Location Just inside the headland of Ras Abu Soma is a closely packed clump of erg known as Tobia Arbaa, Arbaa means four by Arabic, but there are actually seven of them, hence their other name, The Seven Pinnacles. As ergs go, they are unusually tall and narrow and they stand on a sandy seabed Read more
Location On the admiralty charts it’s known as Hyndeman Reef (that name is not used locally) and the name Shaab Sheer is attributed to Abu Kafan. These are fishermen’s names and are older than the admiralty itself. So forget the charts. Abu Kafan is Abu Kafan and Shaab Sheer is Shaab Sheer. The reef is Read more
Location At the southernmost point of the large shallow plateau surrounding ‘Shaab Sheer’ lays Shaab Hamdallah, which is about 90 minutes far from Safaga. It is a collection of tall ergs that rise up from 18m. They are arranged in roughly the same positions as the dots making up the five on a dice. The Read more
Location Shaab Claude is about 80 minutes away from Safaga and the second in a chain of small reefs that extend southward from the east end of Shaab Sheer. It has one prominent erg to the south east, whilst on its southwest corner is a long ridge composed of several ergs that have grown together Read more
Such an amazing team ! Thanks for making this day one of the most beautiful day of our lives ! Cheers guys !
Great team and really excellent teachers. Thank you for the great time and that very special experience we have spend here.
Did my OWD. My friend that was with me did her AOWD. We really had a good time.
Special thanks to our teachers Osman and Mahmoud!
Also to Adriano and Oscar.
Wanna come back surely!
It was more than a great diving experience with the whole team of the PDL Divers
Special thanks to Osman, Mahmoud, Oskar and Adriano!
The equipment and the boats are as good as new.
We can’t recommend the PDL Divers enough!!!
Was more than great to stay with all of you.
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Looking forward for the next dives with PDL