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Dive Review of Moon Divers/Viva Sharm in
Red Sea/Sinai peninsula

October, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Michael Joest, Kehl, DE
Sr. Contributor   (21 reports, with 4 Helpful votes)
"Sharm el Sheikh"
Report Number 8382
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
worldwide
Closest Airport
Sharm el Sheikh
Getting There
flight

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy, dry  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
28   to 29    Celsius  
Wetsuit Thickness
5
Water Visibility
30   to 40    Meters  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
30 m max  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
N/A
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Food
2 stars
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Snorkeling
4 stars  
 
 

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Comments  
Sharm el Sheikh  Moon Divers

On rather short notice I learned, I still have 5 days of vacation left for
this year. Immediately I looked for some warm place with good diving not
too far away. Red Sea I dove from Hugharda, Marsalam, El Quesier and Sudan,
so I thought why not try the other side once. My aim was as cheap as
possible some last minute booking package deal which I found on the
internet. Train to airport, direct flight, accommodation, all-inclusive one
week for 460  looked just right. Viva Sharm Hotel had only 2 stars, was a
bit worried, and looked into trip advisor, where some wild stories were
published. Well everybody has different ideas and feelings, so I booked the
place. Searched for some dive center close by and found Moon Divers right
next to the hotel, with these guys I prebooked  5 days of two tanks diving
including a trip to the wreck of the Thistlegorm. 
I wanted cheap and with Viva Sharm I got exactly that  you get what you
pay for .. The room and pool were the best things in that place. The hotel
is booked 80 % by Russians. Buffet offered a poor choice mixture of Egypt 
Russian food, was introduced to s ...
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