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Dive Review of Red Sea Explorers in
Red Sea/South and St. Johns

Red Sea Explorers: "Sharks and Corals", Oct, 2015,

by Lisa C. Evans, CO, US (Contributor Contributor 13 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8617.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving GBR, Philippines, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Komodo, Raja Ampat, Lembeh, Bali, Caribbean
Closest Airport Hurghada Getting There via Cairo. Easy.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm
Water Temp 86 to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Dives were generally about 60 minutes. Stayed with the guide. Max depth 35 meters or MOD.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 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 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 ta ... 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 company seems to deal mostly with a travel agent out of Scandinavia - everyone else on the boat was from Sweden.

Because tiger sharks had been seen at Rocky Island (not on the itinerary), we went there - and did see the tiger sharks and also oceanic white tips.

The diving is mostly wall diving, with a few coral gardens. Coral appears to ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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