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Address: Hurghada, Egypt

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Nice diving spot not too far from Hurghada

This diving spot is often visit by the day cruices and diving visits as it is close to Hurghada. During our visit there was only 2 other boats with divers visiting Umm Gamar so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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115 reviews 115 reviews
30 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This diving spot is often visit by the day cruices and diving visits as it is close to Hurghada. During our visit there was only 2 other boats with divers visiting Umm Gamar so it was not too crowded. The currents are good to have checked before planning the dive. If ligt current it is a good place for OWD... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Umm Qamar what means mother off the moon, this of cause the shape off the part from the ree upside the sea.a lovely place with some very nice penakels surrounded by dancing glassfishes and waving softcorals and gorgonians. you find here many kinds off fishes from lionfish to groupers and stonefishes,napoleon, turtles,porcupinefishes,very big onesbutterfly's and for sure you will have... More 

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Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Left Hurgada early in the morning with my hosts of Voodoo Diving. This is not only a diving school but a Dutch led organization behind dedicated Egyptian people that love their work and pamper their guests on a daily basis. The pride that these people have for their surrounding reflects in their guests respect for the breathtaking ocean envirnment. A... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

as most of dive sites this one is great, lo of fishes and corals. as i know the place is um gamaar in coclusion you should go there if you are in hurghada

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Hurghada, Egypt
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

it has a a diverse marine and coral life all along the platae and by the east side there are a unique cave on 27 meters . a must dive , if you are an advanced diver travelling in hurghada .

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Landgraaf
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

the name from this dive site is Umm Qamar what means mother off the moon, this of cause the shape off the part from the ree upside the sea.a lovely place with some very nice penakels surrounded by dancing glassfishes and waving softcorals and gorgonians. you find here many kinds off fishes from lionfish to groupers and stonefishes,napoleon, turtles,porcupinefishes,very big... More 

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