The Blue Hole

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The Blue Hole is Located in the southeast of the Sinai Peninsula, about 20 kilometers, 20 minute’s jeep ride north of Dahab. A magical coast line on the Gulf of Aqaba in the Egyptian territories, the best to be dived along an eco-tour which we the designer and the operator of the program or to be accessed by Liveaboard tour which we also provide. It can easily be booked as well in any dive center in Dahab for day use, If you need recommendations please let us know Contact us

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The Blue Hole is unique circled structured, it has a maximum depth to reach within the hole of 101 m (330 feet). The known plan for the dive is to start at what’s called the saddle to the bells. You have to walk about five minutes if you doing shore dive with equipment on to get to the bells, a walk north of the blue hole on the beach. There is a shallow rocky pool opening to the sea around 6 m (20 feet) deep with 2x2 meters of size, enough to make a jump in, but dangerous in harsh waves (highly recommended never dive this dive without an experienced guide in the area, As all fatalities came from un guided), As well It’s prohibited by law to dive without a permitted and a licensed locally dive guide to lead the dive.
The dive starts by descending through a 32 m long (104 feet) in depth tube and diameter of 2 meters half opened facing the blue, known as "the bells ", the reason named the bell’s because divers may hit the side walls with their tanks and sound and looking like bells! 

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To do this dive you must be advanced open water with good bouncy and good air consumption that average 45 minutes dive time and starts at 30 meters to safely ending in the Blue hole. Diving with a 12 liters aluminum tank with minimum 200 bars is the normal, but using 15 liter steel is recommended for those low on air consumption.
We enjoy our Dive along the shore line reef; to reach from the bells to the blue hole shouldn’t take you more than 30 minutes dive, an outstanding fascinating hard corals and soft corals decorating the wall along the dive with mass amounts of anthies fish and funny float fishes that go’s sniffing the diver’s bubbles along the dive. Murray eels, parrot fishes, sting rays, tunas also inhabitants the area, additional to the common red sea fishes. And an amazing view of the depth of the drop off wall we be diving along the way, out of this planet feeling!
Ending your last 15 minutes or more crossing another amazing combination of colorful finger and table corals, Than start crossing into the blue hole at 6 meters saddle where a cross over possible on the top of the reef, the entrance of the blue hole is breath taking, once entering the blue hole, we take a round in an amazing feel and atmosphere of the wall structure and depth below us, with group of baby barracuda’s or sergeant fishes and goat fishes usually hanging around, additional to easily to spot scorpion, stone and crocodile fishes along the inside wall of the blue hole near the blue hole shore exist.

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For technical divers they have the most challenging lovely experience of diving the Arch, the Arch top is at a depth of 55 m (181 feet), and the Arch bottom falls away as it reaches the seaward side to about 120 m (394 feet). On the seaward side the depth drops steeply to over a thousand meters (3500 feet) deep. The Arch hole and the surrounding area have an abundance of coral and reef fishes that some are rarely to be seen on shallow waters. The Blue Hole is as well a hot spot for freediving because of the depth directly accessible from shore and the lack of current, but also some days aren’t good visibility inside the Hole and choppy waves which not recommended for freediving, and in general must be with an Instructor locally licensed for your safety…

The Blue Hole in Dahab is believed to be by far the most dangerous and deadliest dive site in the world, with some claims it to have taken the lives of more than 20 divers in the past decade. The main reasons for fatalities where un guided or guide by none experienced, nor licensed of the area foreign guides or local Bedouin, many which are technical divers who want to go un guided or some ones went solo without even a coast guard permissions!. The Blue Hole is dived all year around, with big number of tourist and divers in High season from April till November…
The Blue Hole Is recommended by Awesome Red Sea; As Awesome as It Can Get of a Dive Site…

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