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“First time snorkeler”
Review of Blue Hole

Blue Hole
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Blue Hole Snorkeling Trips from Dahab
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Blue Hole and 3 Pools Snorkel from Dahab
Ranked #2 of 36 things to do in Dahab
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Berlin, Germany
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“First time snorkeler”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

This was my first time snorkeling. We booked a half-day trip to the hole from King Tours in Dahab. They dropped us at a restaurant (no obligation to buy there, though), gave us flippers and goggles and off we went.
The Blue Hole is what the name promises: deep blue. You can enter the water at a few different spots and swim along the coral reef. Divers will go deep into the hole.
There are all kinds of colorful, mostly smaller fish in the corals. We even saw a Napoleon fish.
Food / drinks at the restaurants (no shops or food vendors around) are not cheap but reasonably priced. There is a central toilet that has to be paid for.
Bring a long shirt to protect yourself against the sun in the water. I've seen some nasty stuff...

Visited July 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“big hype”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

The blue hole is hyped as a great dive site, having entered at the bells (which is good) and finned for 45 minutes against current, the blue hole was finally reached and with on 70 bar left investigation was not possible. also the surrounding area of beach etc is little more than a rubbish dump. I have never seen so much rubbish and litter except at a civic amenity site

Visited October 2012
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Dearborn, Michigan
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“It's an amazing virgin place away from the world”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

It's so far one of the most attractive locations for diving and snorkeling in the whol world... It's a virgin place, away from civilization and modern beaches' noise and pollution.. So recommended for the snorkeling and diving lovers and of course the nature lovers .
It's about 20 - 25 Km away from Dahab and half the road isn't paved so you'll continue the way with camels and four wheelers convoys like some kinda journey through time ... Then you'll find some wooden terraces around the beach made by the locals there for eating, drinking and resting.

The coral reef is beyond what words can say ... You'll never regret snorkeling there but don't dive unless you're a professional diver cause it's a dangerous diving spot no kidding.

Visited September 2012
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Jersey Channel islands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Blue Hole”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

This is a good dive, the Bells where you enter to get to the blue hole is excellent, 27mts down to a arch which then takes you into the blue.

Visited October 2012
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blackburn uk
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“Amazing”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

No words can describe the beauty of this place so i wont even try. Go take a look for yourself and enjoy

Visited October 2012
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