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

Moon Divers/Viva Sharm: "Sharm el Sheikh", Oct, 2015,

by Michael Joest, Kehl, DE (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 28 reports with 14 Helpful votes). Report 8382.

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
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 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 ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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