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Fitness & Health

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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PADI Diving Centre Red Sea

Looking for a PADI diving centre in the Red Sea who can help to ease you in to the world of diving? Ocean College come up trumps. We’ve got brilliant introductory courses for beginners who’ve never taken the plunge and experienced what it feels like to breath underwater. Take a look at our introductory dives or our PADI Discover Scuba Diving course – they give you a really good feel for diving and teach you all the basics to get you going.

If you love it as much as we think you will, you can sign up for one of our follow-on courses. You’ve got a number of options, from our two-day PADI Scuba Diver, which can count towards your PADI certification, to our four-day PADI Open Water – the world’s most popular learn to dive certification course. We also have a three-day eLearning course where you’ll learn all the fact based know-how you’ll need. You can complete the knowledge side of things online and then once you get to Sharm, you can start diving from the off.

If you’re a first-timer and nervous about diving for the first time, relax. You couldn’t be in better hands. Our PADI diving centres in the Red Sea have first-rate crews who work really hard to make sure your diving experience is as stress-free and magical as possible. As well as having first-class credentials, they’re a friendly bunch and will gently guide you at a pace you’re comfortable with. They’ve got a lot of experience under their belt, too – over 10,000 new and experienced divers take the plunge with us every year.

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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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