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Anyone with an average level of fitness and health can enjoy scube diving

However - some heart, breathing and lung problems (such as asthma) could rule out your participation.

Before enrolling onto a PADI training course you would need to complete the PADI Medical Questionaire and answer "YES" or "NO" to each question.

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Diving Holidays Sharm El Sheikh

For the ultimate underwater experience, diving holidays to Sharm el Sheikh can’t be beaten. It’s why we’ve been teaching diving and taking you on underwater excursions here for over a decade. We’ve got three state-of-the-art dive centres in Sharm el Sheikh – there’s our main one at the Sensatori Sharm El Sheikh resort, plus two at the Hilton Fayrouz Hotel and Hilton Waterfalls Hotel. It doesn’t matter where you’re staying, though. Book one of our courses or excursions, and we’ll pick you up from any hotel in the resort for free.

Diving holidays in Sharm el Sheikh is all about the amazing underwater world, which is why we based ourselves here. The area tots up around 20 dive sites, including well-known ones like Ras Um Sid. Lookout for table coral, pufferfish and schools of lionfish while you’re here. Plus there are wrecks including the famous Victorian steam ship, Dunraven, which sank in 1876. Inside, divers can spot giant morays, batfish and the rare ghost pipefish. It’s no wonder diving holidays to Sharm el Sheikh often pip destinations like Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to the post in customer surveys.

Of course, diving holidays to Sharm el Sheikh offer a lot more than just underwater adventure. This is a resort that knows how to do great holidays with stylish hotels, white sands and romantic desert scenery. The 60-kilometre beach is the star attraction, backed by the modern resort’s shops and nightlife. If you have time, it’s well worth trying a desert safari by quad bike, 4x4 or camel. Or how about a trip to Cairo, home to blockbuster sites like the ancient Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum.

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Why book with Ocean College?

  • Awards for our diving excellence.
  • Made-to-measure diving packages for groups.
  • Free transfers from any hotel in Sharm.
  • Dive the best sites with the most experienced & friendly instructors.
  • 10% discount online – on all dive packages and selected services.

Weather & Water Temps

The sun shines in the Red Sea 365 days a year with virtually no rain.

Depending on the time of year, the thermometer hovers between 24°C and 39°C and the water temperature is 22°C to 26°C – so diving is great year-round.

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