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Dive Review of Lucky Divers in
Red Sea/Sharm el Sheikh Egypt

September, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Roberta Levin, CO, USA
Report Number 1777
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Indonesia, Caymans, Mexico, Belize. BVI's,
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
76   to 0    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
25   to 75    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
4 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
Getting to Sharm from Israel wasn't easy, no direct flights, so we flew to
Eilat and drove 3 hours. It was well worth the effort. Lots of hotels
offering all classes of accomodation. We stayed at the Hyatt which was not
walking distance to Naama Bay, but did have good shore diving and a water
park. We dove with Lucky Divers and they were terrific with us and our two
inexperienced 13 year old divers.  Many companies will share a large,
comfortable boat, and Lucky Divers provided us with the same guide for just
the 4 of us for 2 days without even asking . We spent all day on the boat
as they are very slow, but the trip to Ras Mohammed was a highlight. The
corals are spectacular, healthy and very colorful. Lots of tropical fish,
little to moderate currents. We didn't need to go very deep (restricted to
60 feet with the kids) and didn't feel like we were missing much except
maybe a dive to see lots of hammerhead sharks!
Sharm in the summer is hot, very hot and I wouldn't recommend it if you are
not into diving. It's a big resort area with a couple of casinos, but not
much in the way of culture that we could see. The ATV ride into the desert
was lots of fun and a good way to spend our last evening.
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