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S.S THISTLEGORM WRECKAdvanced Divers Only

The Thistlegorm is one of the most famous worldwide wreck dive sites. The wreck is located in Suez Gulf at approximately 2 hours navigation from RAS MOHAMMED National Park.

The Thistlegorm was a British navy boat built in 1940, the vessel cargo was transporting ammunition, trucks, motorbikes and part of Train. She set sail on her last voyage but on the early hours of  6th October 1941 was attacked by two German bombers. The vessel sunk in Shaa’b Ali area at a depth of 30 metres.

Discovered by Jacques Cousteau in the 50’s the wreck was kept as secret dive site until the beginning of the 90’s. The Thistlegorm is now one of the most famous wreck dive sites in the World.

The stern is open and allows an easy entrance, motorbikes, trucks, boots, ammunition, are preserved like in a museum. The grapeshot on the main deck is the symbol of this World War II ship.

The dive site is exposed to directional winds and strong currents, especially during the first 15 metres. Due to this conditions and the depth of the dive site which is 30 metres, that this wreck dive sites is recommended to Advanced divers with a minimum of 20 logged dives.

The trip has an early start, around 5am and it’s a full day diving trip till 5pm.

  • We do require any diver to complete at least a shore dive or a Local boat dive before to enjoy any wreck dive sites, this is to check air consumption and buoyancy control as the dive site has an overhead environment.

Throughout your dive package you can add this great dive excursion to your dive pack at any time just inform your dive guide.

PLEASE NOTE THAT TO DIVE THE THISTLEGORM YOU MUST HAVE A 25$ ALL EGYPT VISA IN YOUR PASSPORT AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE UPON ARRIVAL AT SHARM AIRPORT.

  • Supplement to dive package to pay or you can book after completing a shore dive with us
  • Listed in the top 5 Wrecks in the World to dive
  • Torch is required (available for rent if needed )
  • Return Transfers from any hotel
  • Early Morning Departure normally around 5am pick up from your hotel
  • Travco or Wattaneya Marine
  • Breakfast & Lunch

 

DAHAB DIVERS DAY

THE BLUE HOLE – DAHAB

The Blue Hole is a dive site famous for free diving training and is located just 2 Km north from the The Canyon area.

The Blue Hole is one of the Dahab dive sites most recommended to technical divers (trimix dives) due to the fact that the most interesting part of this dive spot is at approximately 60 metres depth where an underwater ”Arch” connect the dive site to the open sea.

The passage is 26 metres long and is subject to strong currents, due to this conditions we plan and suggest this dive site only to technical divers.

THE BELLS – DAHAB

Few metres after the Blue Hole we find The Bells, another Dahab dive sites with easy access.

Entering from a little crack directly from the beach, the dive site continue till the depth of 25 metres, where an ”Arch” full of marine life is accessible to all advanced divers.

This Dahab dive sites has many cracks and lots of soft corals which makes this diving spot unique and considered the beast Dahab dive sites.

Current offers easy conditions and ends on the Blue Hole saddle, where our safety stop takes place with an easy exit from the water.

Information: Diving trip to Dahab dive sites is subject to 50 Euro supplement, beduin lunch is available at just 10 Euro (drinks are included)

  • We do require any diver to complete at least a shore dive before this trip to enjoy Dahab dive sites, this is to check air consumption and buoyancy control as above dive sites are overhead environment.

THE CANYON – DAHAB

This Dahab dive sites is located at 6 Km north from the little town.

The dive site offers an easy access from the beach, crossing the lagoon just after few minutes around a depth of 15 metres we will find the entrance of The Canyon.

The Canyon is one of the most beautiful Dahab dive sites, as this is a real Canyon offering easy access to recreational divers.

Inside The Canyon, lights and bubbles are playing together, making this dive unforgettable. Glass Fish and Lion Fish are swimming all around the canyon walls.

Current is generally absent, this allow divers to enjoy the dive site in full.

The Canyon is a dive site recommended to all advanced divers .

Throughout your dive package you can add this great dive excursion to your dive pack at any time just inform your dive guide.

  • Air conditioned transfers to and from DAHAB from any hotel in Sharm el Sheikh
  • 1 Dive in the WORLD FAMOUS BLUE HOLE
  • 1 Dive in the Canyon Dive Site
  • Shopping Time to take a look around the tranquil village of Dahab
  • Freshly Prepared Lunch beside the sea

DUNRAVEN WRECK BY PRIVATE SPEED BOAT

Completely built in wood in 1873, the Dunraven vessel was loaded with Indian spices and cotton, due to a navigation error the Dunraven hit the reef. Some stories also tell that a fight on board was the real collission’s reason. The vessel went into flames and sunk upside down in Shaa’b Mahmoud at a depth of 30 metres.

Discovered in 1977 the Dunraven is one of the Sharm El Sheikh wreck dive sites that offers the most easy access due to his upside down position.

Entering from the prow groups of Glass Fish and  Bat Fish are swimming all around. The stern is completely covered with soft corals. The cargo was entirely lost, what is left today are the boilers at the entrance.

Leaving the Dunraven wreck, the dive continues on Beacon Rock, a very nice coral wall well known to divers as many Stone Fish are easily spotted.

 


SS MILLION HOPE BY PRIVATE SPEED BOAT

The Million Hope was a Japanese vessel built in 1972, 170 metres long and 25 metres wide, the Million Hope was carrying potassium and phosphates barrels.

The Million Hope is the biggest wreck in the Red Sea. On 20th June 1996, crossing the Straits of Tiran the Million Hope vessel hit the reef and went on flames. The 25 crew members were all rescued.

The dive starts outside the stern where thousands of Nudibranchs are populating the area. The main deck hosts Crocodile Fish. Crew rooms are open and the on board work-shop complete with tools is very well preserved. This wreck dive site has a depth between 6 and 20 metres.

  • Supplement to dive package to pay or you can book after completing a shore dive with us
  • Torch is required (available for rent if needed )
  • Return Transfers from any hotel
  • Departure from Island View Hotel, White Knight Bay
  • 1 Dive on the Wreck ( sometimes 2 dives can be arranged with 2nd being in a different dive site )

 


Information: All wreck dive sites are subject to additional supplement on top of the daily diving rate:

  • We do require any diver to complete at least a shore dive or a Local boat dive before to enjoy any wreck dive sites, this is to check air consumption and buoyancy control as wreck dive sites are overhead environment.
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