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Blue Hole

South Sinai | North of Dahab, Dahab, Egypt
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Ranked #2 of 9 attractions in Dahab
Type: Geologic Formations, Caverns/ Caves
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Giza, Egypt
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

view was just amazing under the water cafes were not that expensive i guees it lacked rescue team available

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I paid a Bedouin for the ride in and back. In the way we picked several Bedouin kids, which of course, ride for free. It was about 45-minute ride from Dahab. The Blue Hole is impressive to swim and do snorkering. It is a natural pool in the Red Sea where beautiful coral fish come to the surface. Not a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Visibility was about 20 metres and the reef is utterly outstanding. Free Divers use the hole as well as divers and snorklers. The waters are teaming with marine life and the coral is just stunning. Watch out for the flies though when having lunch in the restaurants. You'll end up fanning them away with one hand while eating as fast... More

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North Wales
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6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Went to the Blue hole three times this visit with Reef 2000 - A fantastic time and amazing coral and fish to see. Please ignore the negative travel advise this is one of the safest places I have visited in recent years.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

I have now had the privilege to snorkel at the Blue Hole on a few occasions and must say the corals and the array of fish on view are absolutely outstanding. My snorkel was over a year ago and to say on first entering the I was scared as it was so deep but on my way around the coral... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I did a drift dive from 'Hells Bells' to the 'Blue Hole' as part of the Advance Open Water PADI certificate. Stunning is an understatement, this was just incredible. Dahab is an amazing place for a holiday even if you don't dive but if you do dive, you need this in your log book. I can imagine high summer could... More

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Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Cold waters for snorkeling or diving. The dark blue sea in contrast with the beige corals is impressive. Not very nice area out of the sea and beggers following you ruins the Blue Hole experience itself.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Hasstled All The Time For Money! Not Safe! As the last 3 years of Political unrest has made everyone hungry for money and an increase in lawlessness in Sinai and rest of Egypt! Gangsters! and they see this as a time to intimidate and rob and harass tourists!! Stay Away, Do Not Go Here!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

It's so famous that you feel that you have to visit. It's great if you are a diver but I'm not and I wondered why I bothered.

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Denver, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

To have a 25 metre drop safely enclosed and a step away from the shore is phenomenal for a cautious snorkeller like myself. March was a bit overcast so visibility was down a bit. So were the crowds.

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