Scuba Diving in the Red Sea

 

Scuba Diving in the Red Sea – Sudan is a popular water sport for those looking to explore the waters of the historic Red Sea. The untouched reefs, beautiful corals and abundant undersea life make for a perfect dive whether you are going in for a day dive or a night dive.

 

Location

 

Scuba Diving in the Red Sea – Sudan kicks off at Port Sudan. There are dive spots in the northern parts of Port Sudan as well as in its southern parts but most divers and dive operators go down the northern dive spots as this is where most of the interesting dive spots are located.

 

Port Sudan is within the Red Sea State.

 

Getting There

 

You can fly in via the Khartoum Airport or the international airport in Port Sudan, although international flights at the Port Sudan airport are limited. From the airport in Khartoum, you can get a car hire service which will take you directly to Port Sudan for your scuba diving in the Red Sea – Sudan adventure and there here is a major thoroughfare that links Khartoum to Port Sudan.

 

What to See

 

Scuba Diving in the Red Sea – Sudan, there is plenty to see and explore. Famous reefs such as the Shaab Rumi, Sanganeb and Angarosh give you excellent opportunities for viewing hammerhead sharks, tiger sharks, oceanic sharks, grey reef sharks and even thresher sharks.

 

There are also schools of humphead parrot fish plus plenty of other small fishes swimming about.

 

There is also the wreck of Umbria, the Blue Belt wreck and Jacques Cousteau underwater habitat.

 

Brief History

 

It was Hans Haas who first discovered the wreck of Umbria down in Sudan’s part of the Red Sea back in the late ‘40s. Scuba Diving in the Red Sea – Sudan became a popular water sports ever since this first discovery of the wreck.

 

Diving in the Red Sea via Port Sudan is more pleasurable to most people as the dive sites are not as crowded as compared to other dive sites in the world.

 

You can enjoy your diving expedition relatively unhampered by other divers giving you more freedom to explore and discover everything that Sudan’s Red Sea has to offer.

 

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Posted on June 7, 2013, in Sudan life style and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. scuba diving is a popular water spot in a sea.beautiful corals and abundant undersea life make for a perfect dive whether you are going in for a day dive or a night dive.

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