Learn to Dive


All about diving in Egypt, Sharm El Sheikh, home of Red Sea Diving.

Learn to Dive - Scuba Diving Lessons


Learn to Dive


Scuba Diving Lessons

Learn to dive in Sharm

Diving UK

Padi Certification

Dive at Tiran Island

If you are staying in Sharm El Sheikh then Diving off Tiran Island is a must.  If you learn to scuba dive in Sharm, make Tiran Island top of your diving 'to do' list.

Red Sea Dive Sites

Ras Mohamed Diving

Boat Diving - Ras Mohamed is a fantastic place for a boat dive.  Even learners will enjoy  it but do make sure you are accompanied safely with good dive guides and equipment.

Red Sea Dive Sites

Diving Instructors

When you learn to dive you will find that diving schools and often even the individual diving instructors vary a great deal as does the quality of the equipment.  Watch for our recommendations.


Hotels in Sharm

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Used Diving Equipment

Most of us, when we begin taking diving lessons, soon start to think about having our own diving gear.  Then we realise how expensive buying your own equipment.  Our page Used Diving Equipment should offer an alernative.  See also Diving Cylinders.



Learning with PADI

PADI Certification
PADI Confined Water Dive 1
PADI Confined Water Dive 2
PADI Confined Water Dive 3
PADI Confined Water Dive 4
PADI Confined Water Dive 5
PADI Open Water Dive 1
PADI Open Water Dive 2
PADI Open Water Dive 3
PADI Open Water Dive 4
PADI Open Water Skin Dive
PADI Open Water Diver Course
Diving Hand Signals


Sharm El Sheikh

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Diving in Eqypt

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PADI Open Water - DVD

Info. below  is my personal interpretation so please double check with your centre before booking.  

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No mask swim

Neutral buoyancy hovering

Buddy breathing


Performance Requirements:

By the end of this confined water dive the student will be able to:

  • Swim underwater without a mask for a distance of not less than 15 metres/50 feet and replace and clear the mask underwater.
  • Using buoyancy control only hover without kicking or sculling for at least 30 seconds.
  • Buddy breathe sharing a single air source for a distance of at least 15 metres/50 feet under water both as a donor and a receiver (optional skill).

Highly Recommended: Why not do your PADI Open Water Course at Aquarius Red Sea Diving

















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