Learn the first steps to becoming a certified scuba diver on this PADI Discover course in the Red Sea.
Go from clueless to curious on this one-day introduction to scuba diving course in Sharm El-Sheikh. Get to know the basics of this endlessly interesting activity and get a chance to dive at one of the world's most exciting reefs, too! Rich with colourful coral types, tropical fish species and pelagic marine life! Swim with turtles, sharks and dolphins as you start the building blocks to a lifetime of underwater adventure.
Egypt’s most popular diving destination, Sharm El-Sheikh is situated on the Sinai Peninsular close to neighbouring Nabq, Na’ama Bay and Sharks Bay. On the Red Sea, its two main reefs - Far Garden & Temple are renowned for their turtle, shark and dolphin populations, whilst wrecks like SS Thistlegorm, the Straits of Titan, the SS Dunraven and Dahab bring more challenging deep dive conditions for advanced divers.
A full day PADI Discovery course ideal for beginners, families and children, this PADI introduction to scuba diving will take you from the safety of the pool to the open ocean in one day - ensuring you understand how your equipment works and how to operate it. A quick and easy course for those curious to take their training further - although this is not a scuba certification course, you'll learn all the steps it takes to be a PADI certified diver. There is also a Discover PLUS option for those searching for added skill building during the day. Whatever PADI Discovery option you choose, both will help you to understand the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive. Under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional, complete a fun shore dive and explore stunning coral gardens near the beach.
Dive Site Options
Far Garden: Depth 5-45 m
Far Garden is renowned for its series of large coral formations and colourful tropical fish in a varied spectrum of colours. You will see gorgonian fans, lionfish, glassfish and frequently mantas and turtles.
Temple Reef: Depth 5-30 m
This is a flat, sloping reef covered with soft and hard corals, fan corals and reef fish. Lionfish, parrot fish and mantas are all native to this dive site.