(Our dive training is conducted according to the guidelines of IAC, SDI and PADI. In the Tec area we train according to TDI standards)
Your Open Water Diver Course in Safaga: Individual & Professional
Individual support is our standard! We give diving courses only in very small groups and take our time. This way we are able to teach diving to the more “cautious” students, unlike large diving schools.
Your beginner diving course, the Open Water Diver, runs over 4 days. Your diving course is divided into theory and practice. For the theory we use our modern training room and diving literature.
The practice of your Open Water Diver course in Safaga takes place in the fascinating Red Sea. Enjoy the warm water and the sunshine! Let the fishes swarm around you. Where else in the world do you have the opportunity to learn to dive in such beautiful conditions?
We have the claim that you can dive anywhere in the world after completing a diving course with us.
Duration: 4 days (without previous knowledge possible, under 10 years only accompanied by parents)
Price: 340,- EUR per person
The Dive Sites
The diving area around Safaga is still one of the most beautiful diving areas in the Red Sea. Fauna and flora offers everything that makes a diver’s heart beat faster:
- Coral gardens
- Steep walls
- and wrecks are easy and fast to reach
From beginners to professionals. Here nature offers diving experiences for everyone! All this with departure times from only 30min to 90min.
Also for your physical well-being is provided. Daily freshly prepared our crew spoils you with a buffet. Soft drinks, water and tea complete the culinary offer.
As an active member of the HEPCA (Reef Protection Organisation and the Project Aware of PADI) we treat the environment in harmony.
Here we present our 4 most popular dive sites. All dive sites of Safaga can be found on this page:
The house reef
Max. depth: approx. 10 meters
What you can see: morays, turtles, crocodile fish, squid, ghost fish, good chance to see seahorses
Specifics: The house reef consists of 2 coral complexes, which are connected by beautifully overgrown metal frames.
Max. Depth: ca. 30 meters
What you can see: lots of schools of different fish just as very often sighted stone and scorpion fishes are the brand name of this place.
Specifics: Long-drawn reef, only 40 min by boat from MenaDive, stretches from the north to south.
Ras Abu Soma
Max. depth: approx. 25 meters
What you can see: Encounters with grey reef sharks, white tip reef sharks, fiddle rays, stingrays, eagle rays, and hammerheads are possible.
Specifics: On the plateau you can find up to 4 m large, ancient table corals.
Max. depth: 15 meters
What you can see: harem bannerfish and hatchetfish, but also napoleons, barracudas, turtles and much more
Specifics: This place is made for photographers.
From the beautiful dive center we go directly to our own jetty where the boats are ready for the trips. With our extensive diving offer there is something for everyone:
- Full day tours
- House Reef Diving
- Tec-Diving (more info here)
- and wreck diving
Where the sun always smiles you can of course also take a diving course! ☀️
You can expect crystal clear water with pleasant temperatures all year round. Colourful coral fish from the first minute on – this is no dream. With us it is reality. Convince yourself!
After your diving day the MenaDive Bar is your place to end the day with friends.
What awaits you:
- 30 complete rental sets of good quality equipment
- Diving suits in all common sizes. Also for children.
- Diving bottles from 6 – 15 litres
- UW lamps & dive computer
- Training room
- Top maintained compressor
Spared from mass tourism, 50 km south of the airport Hurghada and 5 km before the small dreamy port town Safaga, the Hotel Menaville is located directly on the sea with a beautiful sandy beach.
Here you can experience the Red Sea from its most beautiful side.
Safaga is originally a fishing village, which has kept its typical Egyptian charm until today.
800m away from Menaville, on the opposite side of the road is the Hotel Alibaba. A city hotel with typical Egyptian cuisine in a quiet atmosphere.
- extensive green spaces
- long sandy beach
- Disco, billiards and café corner
- Fish Restaurant & Pizzaria
- Swimming pool with bar
and a lot more for your well-being! 🙂
– Season 2020 –
For diving, a current fitness to dive examination is required.
Up to 40 years of age this must not be older than 2 years, over 40 years of age not older than 1 year.
Typing errors reserved. Special prices for families and groups on request.
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