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Address: Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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Description: Great diving and snorkeling area.

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Excellent diving especially for beginners like me Coral and fish everywhere and only 50 metres off shore

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent diving especially for beginners like me Coral and fish everywhere and only 50 metres off shore

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Weston-super-Mare
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Ras Umm Sidd beach area has a very wide reef flat, with mainly dead coral but masses of incredible fish - it's really easy to get good photos. You can swim further to the drop-off which has plenty of lovely coral and more beautiful fish. There are several beaches along this bit of coast, particularly the public Al Fanar... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Make sure you get a good dive guide/company as the currents can be tricky. Luckily I've always had good dives here, and I would recommend Rami Mahmoud at Action Sport as he knows this (and all the other dive sites in Sharm) like the back of his hand.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

If you are not on the boat, then this is the best diving spot from on shore diving. Amazing!!!. It is not so often you want to dive secand time in the same place, but belive me, it is a place to do it more then twice :)

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We did a drift dive on the reef here as part of our Advance Open Water Diver Course Wow, what a fantastic experience. Definitely the best of the dives we have done so far, The reefs and fish here are amazing

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Did part of our AOW certificate along this reef, was absolutely amazing! Saw my first Barracuda here, the corals are fantastic

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Hadaba is our favourite place,my sister and i always come back here, it is quiet,less traffic, more relaxed people in shops,no hussle.we dive,and have oure favourite dive senter through many years, HANY ORBIT DIVERS ,it is safe Hany is a very good and calm instructor,he has good ,controlled equipment,he always think :safety first,and have safe divers working whith him. Highly... More 

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Havant, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Seen a white tip reef shark here, the waters are crystal clear and the reef is amazing,with 1000's of fish and coral.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

the hotel we were in was great no complaints whats so ever,the beach is beautiful no complaints and the beach bar and restaurant was good

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akbuk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I have been to Sharm many times and always make it a point to go to Elfanar at least once per trip. It will cost £6 to get in but worth it.

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