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Dive Review of Red Sea Explorers in
Red Sea/Brothers, Daedalus, Elphinston

Red Sea Explorers: "Sharks and Walls", Nov, 2015,

by Lisa C. Evans, CO, US (Contributor Contributor 13 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8618.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving GBR, Philippines, Raja Ampat, Komodo, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Lembeh, Caribbean
Closest Airport Hurghada Getting There Egypt Air from Cairo. Direct flights from Europe.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas choppy
Water Temp 75 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 6
Water Visibility 40 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Max depth 35 meters or MOD.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 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 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Wide angle opportunities and some fish shots, though the fish were very shy. Not much small stuff. The boat had only 2 small rinse tanks that were su ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments This was our second week on the same boat. This company seems to deal mostly with a travel agent out of Scandinavia - everyone else on the boat was from Norway or Sweden. Very friendly folks, though.

The focus of this trip was sharks, and we saw at least one on most dives. We spent two days Brothers Islands - we saw grey reef sharks (2) and thresher sharks (2) and several oceanic white tips. There were also more medium/large fish here ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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