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Dive Review of Piano Diving Club/Old Palace in
Red Sea

Piano Diving Club/Old Palace: "Quick trip to the Red Sea", Oct, 2019,

by Stuart Waite, MO, US ( 1 report). Report 11198.

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Morning view from Old Palace Dive prep space Sun deck End of day Lunch is served
Lets get in! Zodiac shuttle

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments A trip to Egypt cant really be complete if you don't get to the Red Sea--especially if you are divers. Our primary purpose of visiting Egypt was to see the antiquities and historical markers of time! However, we did not want to travel that far without diving the Red Sea.

In planning our trip we carved out 4 days to stay at an all inclusive resort called the Old Palace. It is a big beautiful place on a quiet cove of water where you can relax and enjoy the warmth of E ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Piano Diving Club   Old Palace

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Cayman, Cozumel, Thailand, Great Barrier, Belize, Saba, New Zealand, St Kitts, Martinque,
Closest Airport Hurghada Getting There We flew to Cairo, then to Luxor and drove to Hurghada. Flew back to Cairo

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 79-82°F / 26-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-70 Ft/ 15-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Multiple levels of diving experience on these day trips. Dive masters took groups of 2-5 people based on experience and certification.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available?

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 4 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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