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Makadi Bay | Fort Arabesque Hotel, Makadi Bay, Hurghada, Egypt
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Awesome Team and Great Diving

I have just returned from my holidays in Egypt and as a PADI divemaster was keen to see as much of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ashw7
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Excellent and friendly owner and staff

Became an advanced Diver with Nitrox certification in a few days under the excellent guidance of my... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lucy P
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Prenton, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Makadi Bay | Fort Arabesque Hotel, Makadi Bay, Hurghada, Egypt
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"fort arabesque"
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"marine life"
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"nothing is too much trouble"
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"octopus"
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"next year"
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"dolphin trip"
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"moray eels"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have just returned from my holidays in Egypt and as a PADI divemaster was keen to see as much of the Red Sea as possible. I had contacted the Idive team before arriving and can honestly say they were prompt and informative when enquiring...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Became an advanced Diver with Nitrox certification in a few days under the excellent guidance of my teacher Matteo. The owner Carlo is a marine biologist and led some of the dives which is great as you get to learn so much more about the...More

Thank Lucy P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant best ever snorkelling trip. Food was really delicious. Staff very friendly & get you involved with everything you do & see. As well as the trip they pointed out different things along the way 😍

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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic trip but a long day We travelled for 5hrs out to sea to look for dolphins then u had to jump into a choppy sea with a strong current and swim at least a mile or more And u have to be careful not...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

I struggled figuring out how to write this review. I had a good time and the people were great but I can’t give iDive the company my recommendation. I really liked the dive guides and instructors at this shop - they were friendly and knowledgeable...More

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Carlo C, Proprietario at iDive Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Dear Sir/Madame, Thank you for your review that for us it is always important even honestly I do not understand some points. I would like to specify: 1) a group of 8 divers is a NORMAL group to handle with one instructor; 2) our dives...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

I cannot recommend IDive Makadi Bay enough as Carlo and the rest of the team were first class professionals. My 11 year old son and myself did the open water scuba diver certification with the instructor Gianmatteo who we called Matteo and he put us...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

I e-mailed Erika @ Idive about diving with them before we visited Makadi Bay, she was very helpful & a very quick responce. When we did visit them in Egypt we sorted out two days diving with them for us both, the first day was...More

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

I have to say for my first time visiting Egypt & diving in the Red Sea IDive was amazing. Carlo, Erika & Petra could not have done any more, very welcoming. The diving briefs on each dive where very good for all levels of divers....More

Thank Allen S
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We booked with iDive Makadi bay so I could complete my Open Water course, whilst in Hurghada on holiday. I did my course as a referral, having already done the confined water and theory exam elements in the UK. Carlo and Ivan were very welcoming,...More

Thank Ella C
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Had a super experience with Carlo, Ivan, Erika, Matteo who were warm, welcoming and throughly excellent. The whole family enjoyed the time spent with them and their expertise was much appreciated. They helped one of my sons to complete his open water and then they...More

Thank 923luke
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Taylor S
May 5, 2018|
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Hi Taylor, can you book in advance on our website! Regards. IDive Team
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April 22, 2018|
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Response from sutherland990 | Reviewed this property |
They do try dives and many courses that get you used to diving. A really great team that will make feel at ease.
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Laima S
March 18, 2018|
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Dear Laima, please contact us by email. Regards. IDiveTeam
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