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Egypt Tours Advanced Open Water Tour 8 days
Egypt | Dahab Diving
This tour extends your diving training and qualification from the PADI Open Water Course. You complete 5 set dives, including a Navigation Dive, Deep dive and three 'Adventure' dives (from our selection). This is a short, exciting course based in Dahab with its world-class dive sites, which is designed to give the Open Water diver a broader understanding of diving in the open water environment.

Highlights:
Red Sea coral reefs & fish; Relaxed Dahab atmosphere; PADI Advanced Open Water Course qualification

Transport:
Air-conditioned bus/minibus/car

Meals:
Breakfast: 7 | Lunch: 0 | Dinner: 0

Itinerary

Egypt Tours Where better to advance your diving certification than on the coral reefs of the Red Sea. This tour enables you to obtain your PADI Advanced Open Water Course while diving in the beautiful, clear waters that surround the Sinai Peninsula. There is ample time for extra dives to see more corals and fish, and in the evenings you can relax at the unique beachside cafes of this former Bedouin settlement

 

 

Day 1:Arrive in Sharm-el-Sheikh.

We meet you in Sharm-el-Sheikh airport and transfer you to your hotel in Dahab (approx 1&1/2 hours). An extension to the Pyramids, Sphinx and Museum in Cairo is available if you wish.

Day 2: Dahab

We take you to the dive centre, Dahab Divers, this morning which is located in the Lighthouse area of Dahab where we will introduce you to the team there.They will give you a briefing of the Advanced Open water course and what will you be required to do before you start the course today.

Day 3: Dahab

You continue today with the Advanced Open water Course which consists of 5 speciality dives. There are two speciality dives which are compulsory and then the other 3 can be chosen by yourself and your instructor. The two dives which must be completed for the course are the underwater navigation dive and a deep water dive.

Day 4: Dahab

Today will be the last day of the Advanced Open water course when you will do the remaining dives which have been chosen by yourself and your instructor. There is also a manual to accompany the course which you will need to read and also an exam to be successfully completed at the end.

Day 5: Dahab

You may need to finish any theory or dives today but after this the rest of your time in Dahab is free. You can arrange to do some extra dives with the dive centre as you will now be an Advanced Diver you can dive more of the dive sites of Dahab such as the Bells and the Canyon which are 30 metre dives and can only be done by advanced divers.

Day 6: Dahab

This will be your last day of diving if you chose to do some more dives as 24 hours must be allowed after your last dive before you fly or you may wish to just relax after the course.

Day 7: Dahab

You have another free day today or you can try out some of the other activities and options available in Dahab, such as the Jeep Safari to the Coloured Canyon or a day tour to Petra in Jordan.

Day 8: Dahab

Your time is free today until we transfer you to Sharm-el-Sheikh airport in time for your flight home.

Tour description

Egypt Tours

Neutral Buoyancy in the Caves, Dahab, EgyptWe begin the tour in Sharm el Sheikh, where you are met at the airport and then transferred to Dahab
(we can also extend the tour to start & finish in Cairo, giving you the chance to see the pyramids & sphinx while in Egypt). Once in Dahab, we’ll introduce you to the staff at the Dive Centre.
The Advanced Open Water Course is only open to certified Open Water divers. The course is conducted over a 3 day period, during which you will take 2 compulsory 'core' dives, plus 3 chosen optional Adventure Dives.

Egypt ToursYour Core dives will be a Deep Dive, and a Navigation Dive. Your optional 3 dives will be selected from the following: Boat Dive, Drift Dive, Wreck Dive, Night Dive, Blue spotted Stingray in the Three Pools, Dahab, EgyptUnderwater naturalist, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Search and Recovery. This course is designed to enhance your knowledge and awareness of recreational diving. This course can be done in conjunction with the Open Water Course, following straight afterwards.
You then have two free days in Dahab to either relax or treat yourself to a few extra dives or some other activities such as a jeep or camel safari into the desert.

Otional extras

Listed below is a selection of optional extras that can be added to your tour. Just select which options you want to add to your booking when you reserve your tour, or alternatively just let us know and we'll add them to your booking. Further options are also available when you get to Egypt (such as Sound & Light shows, dinner cruises, scuba-diving courses).

Day trip to Petra

This is a long but exciting and rewarding day trip from Dahab to the fabulous & colourful rock-carved city of Petra in Jordan. You leave Dahab very early (around 05.00am) and drive to Taba (approx. 3 hours) or a short 1-hour ferry to Aqaba in Jordan (no visa fee for most nationalities). Then it is another drive (approx. 1 1/2 hrs) into the mountains and the city of Petra. We include a half day inside the site, including a 2 1/2-hour guided tour, lunch, entrance fees, and some free time to walk up to the High Place of Sacrifice or the Monastery with its huge carved facade and stunning views over the Jordan valley. We then make the drive & ferry crossing back to Dahab, arriving late in the evening. Note: The option price is based on doing this option on a sharing basis with other travellers not booked with us.
We can also run the tour privately for you, but for a higher price - please contact us for details if required.

Single Supplement

Extra Night in Cairo pre-tour - 4-star

This option adds an extra night to the start of your tour, staying in the same hotel as the main tour itself (subject to availability at the time of booking). Your airport arrival transfer is still included.

Extra Night in Cairo post-tour - 3-star

This option adds an extra night in Cairo to the end of your tour, staying in a 3-star hotel. Your departure airport transfer is included. If you would like to add more than one extra night, please make a note when you make your reservation and we will add them to your booking.

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