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Dive Review of Seawolf /Seawolf Dominator in
Red Sea/Southern

Seawolf /Seawolf Dominator: "Excellent Red Sea diving", Jul, 2018,

by Patrick Ryan, CO, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10379 has 2 Helpful votes.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments [NI went to Egypt to do a Nile River cruise. So, I saw some of the most amazing sights that Egypt has to offer. After checking out places like the Egyptian Museum, the pyramids, Memphis and the Cairo Bazaar we flew to Luxor – an incredible series of monuments followed, culminating with Abu Simbel. From there it was a seven-hour ride across the desert to reach Port Ghalib – our departure port.

We arrived late – 9.00 pm – but the crew were waiting for my group (11 of us) and fed us an amazing dinner. We were given a briefing by our dive instructor Mimo and then gear set up followed so we didn’t get to bed until 11.30 pm and that was after a 4.00 am start.
The following morning, we met the other divers – mostly from Europe. We totally outnumbered them 11-6 and they were visibly overwhelmed by our group presence. But only good folk go on my dive trips. Within an hour we were all getting on well and swapping dive anecdotes. Hats off to my group – we never sat en bloc at meals but always mixed.

Our first dive was an easy introduction – here we met our other divemaster Gamal, not only a highly accomplished dive master he was also a linguist – made me feel very humble. That first dive was the usual cluster fu#k. One of my group was grossly u ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving New Zealand, Fiji, Honduras, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Belize, Malawi, Mexico, Bahamas, Australia, Philippines
Closest Airport Marsa Alam Getting There Fly to Cairo and then to Marsa Alam

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 80-90°F / 27-32°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 80-120 Ft/ 24-37 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions We were ostensibly limited to one hour but as the divemasters became more familiar with our dive capabilities we were able to extend this somewhat
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments [None]I mentioned this in my main report.

The good:

Plenty of recharge outlets
Careful crew handling of dive gear

The bad:

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