Attractions

Top Choice Dive Site in Dahab

Blue Hole

Carved into a reef just offshore, 8km north of Dahab, is Egypt’s most infamous dive site. The Blue Hole is a gaping sinkhole that drops straight down – some say as deep as 130m. Exploring the deeper depths should be…
Top Choice National Park in Sinai Coast

Ras Mohammed National Park

The waters surrounding this peninsula, 20km west of Sharm el-Sheikh, are home to spectacular coral reefs, including the world-famous Shark and Jolanda Reefs dive sites. Snorkelling just off the shore here is truly r…
Top Choice Mountain in St Katherine Protectorate

Mt Sinai

Known locally as Gebel Musa, Mt Sinai is revered by Christians, Muslims and Jews, all of whom believe that God delivered his Ten Commandments to Moses at its summit. The mountain is easy and beautiful to climb, and …
Top Choice Monastery in St Katherine Protectorate

St Katherine's Monastery

This ancient monastery traces its founding to about AD 330, when the Byzantine empress Helena had a small chapel and a fortified refuge for local hermits built beside what was believed to be the burning bush from wh…
Dive Site in Sharm el-Sheikh

Shark & Jolanda Reefs

This two-for-one special off the southern tip of Ras Mohammed is among the most famous dives in the Red Sea, and rated one of the top five dives in the world. Strong currents take divers on a thrilling ride along sh…
Dive Site in Sharm el-Sheikh

Ras Um Sid

One of the best dive sites in the area, Ras Um Sid features a spectacular gorgonian forest along a dramatic drop-off that hosts a great variety of reef fish. It's opposite Hotel Royal Paradise. Depth: 15m to 40m. Ra…
Dive Site in Sharm el-Sheikh

Thomas Reef

The smallest, but easily the most spectacular, of the Tiran reefs, Thomas is home to steeply plunging walls that are lined with soft coral, schooling fish and patrolling sharks. Depth: surface to more than 40m. Rati…
Park in Sinai Coast

Ras Abu Gallum Protectorate

The starkly beautiful Ras Abu Gallum Protectorate covers 400 sq km of coastline between Dahab and Nuweiba, mixing coastal mountains, narrow valleys, sand dunes and fine-gravel beaches with several diving and snorkel…
Park in Sinai Coast

Nabq Protectorate

Thirty-five kilometres north of Sharm el-Sheikh, Nabq is the largest coastal protectorate on the Gulf of Aqaba. Named after an oasis that lies within its boundaries, Nabq straddles 600 sq km of land and sea between …
Dive Site in Sharm el-Sheikh

Gardens

At the perennially popular Gardens there are actually three sites in one. Near Garden is home to a lovely chain of pinnacles; Middle Garden features a fringing ridge that gently slopes down to a bed of sandy 'trails…